Suspect Wounded In Aptos After Opening Fire On Santa Cruz County Sheriff's DeputiesA suspect who opened fire on Santa Cruz County Sheriff's deputies late Tuesday night was wounded by return fire and expected to recover from his injuries, authorities said.
$2 Million Hash Oil Haul Seized From Hidden Lab, Pot Grow In Boulder CreekDetectives arrested two suspects Tuesday after the Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office found a "highly flammable" hash oil lab with cannabis concentrate estimated to be worth more than $2 million at a rural marijuana grow in Boulder Creek.
CZU Lightning Complex: Neighbors With Hoses Fight Fires as Crews Urge Them to StopWith California firefighters strapped for resources, residents have organized to put out flames themselves in a large swath of land burning south of San Francisco, defending their homes despite orders to evacuate and pleas by officials to get out of danger.
Alleged Santa Cruz Mountain Gunman May Be Connected To Oakland Federal Officer SlayingSteven Carrillo, the alleged gunman who ambushed and killed a Santa Cruz sheriff deputy and wounded two other law enforcement officers, was a staff sergeant assigned to Travis Air Force base and may have a connection to the slaying of a Federal Security officer killed in Oakland during a night of violence related to the death of George Floyd.
Capitola Paddle Boarder Shark Attack Closes Nearby Beaches In Santa Cruz CountyA paddle boarder's close call with a shark near Santa Cruz has resulted in several beaches being closed, according to authorities.
26-Year-Old Man Fatally Stabbed In Watsonville; Suspect ArrestedA 26-year-old man was fatally stabbed early Friday morning at a Watsonville home and authorities have arrested a suspect in the slaying, according to the Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office.
Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Deputy Fatally Shoots Knife-Wielding Boy Suspected Of 2 StabbingsA knife-wielding 15-year-old boy accused Saturday morning of stabbing two people just north of Watsonville was killed when a Santa Cruz County sheriff's deputy shot him.
Search On After Inmate Walks Away From Work Crew In Santa CruzThe Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office is looking for an inmate who walked away from a work crew in Santa Cruz Thursday morning, a spokesman said.
Santa Cruz County Residents Warned To Be On Lookout For FugitiveThe Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents about robbery and burglary suspect Dimitri Storm, who victimizes those who leave their cars and homes unlocked, a sheriff’s spokeswoman said.
Man Attempts To Grab Teen Jogger On State Park Trail Around 3 p.m. on Jan. 25, the Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a suspicious man in the Fall Creek area of Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park.
San Jose Cops Facing Layoffs Find Work In Santa Cruz Co.San Jose's loss may be Santa Cruz County's gain - at least when it comes to their respective law enforcement units.
Woman Dies After Jumping Form Aptos Highway OverpassA woman jumped to her death off the State Park Drive overpass on northbound state Highway 1 in Aptos Tuesday morning, a California Highway Patrol officer said.
Santa Cruz Inmate Faces 29 Charges In Armed EscapeThe Santa Cruz County District Attorney’s Office Tuesday filed 29 charges against an armed jail inmate who allegedly attacked a sheriff’s deputy last week at a hospital in Santa Cruz and prompted a five-hour manhunt.
Santa Cruz Inmate Escapee Terrorized Pre-School ClassA tranquil day at a Santa Cruz preschool was shattered when an escaped inmate burst through a door and pointed a gun at the head of a teacher caring for several infants, the preschool's owner said Tuesday.
Deputy Released From Hospital After Santa Cruz Escapee AttackA Santa Cruz County sheriff’s deputy allegedly beaten and attacked with a Taser by an inmate who escaped from her custody is out of the hospital.