The occupants of two vehicles were involved in a shootout near a Watsonville shopping center Saturday, police said.
A naked man, accused of attacking police after allegedly jumping on cars, was transported to a hospital to be evaluated for what police said may have been a narcotic-induced reaction.
A brush fire burning in the Santa Cruz mountains Friday evening was around 90 percent contained, according to a Cal Fire official.
A 48-year-old man wanted for a 1986 attempted murder and kidnapping out of Salinas was arrested Thursday in Watsonville after a police officer found he was living under assumed identities, police said Friday.
Watsonville police officers learned that a group of males believed to be gang members apparently approached a 13-year-old boy and shot him in the head without provocation
Watsonville police officers were notified that three males had driven up to the emergency room entrance at Watsonville Community Hospital and dropped off a male victim suffering from a single gunshot wound.
A farmer was arrested Friday on suspicion of sexual assault and false imprisonment after a woman reported he attacked her at a farm in Watsonville last month, according to the Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office.
Police were searching for a 22-year-old Watsonville woman who was last seen by her family on Thursday.
A male was arrested for attempted homicide and false imprisonment Friday night in Watsonville.
An inmate at a minimum-security facility in Watsonville walked away and escaped the grounds Thursday morning and the Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help finding him.