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June 19, 2024

Scammers swindled nearly $900K from PG&E customers in 2023

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CENTRAL COAST — Scammers continue to take advantage of Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) customers.  In fact, in 2023, PG&E received nearly 43,000 reports from customers who were targeted by scammers impersonating the company, and customers lost approximately $875,000 in fraudulent payments, with the...

Salinas Valley Police Reports | Published May 22, 2024

Police Reports are obtained from the local police departments. SOLEDAD May 110:55 a.m. Theft on Monterey St. May 26:09 a.m. Obstruction on H De La Rosa Sr St.11:25 a.m. Misconduct on Market St.1:46 p.m. Verbal domestic on Fourth St.4:35 p.m. Assault on H De La...

Housing Authority warns residents of fake social media posts about Section 8 housing

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MONTEREY COUNTY — The Housing Authority of the County of Monterey (HACM) has received copies of misleading ads circulating on social media platforms, luring individuals with promises of “Affordable Housing Programs” or similar enticing titles. One advertisement stated, “Section 8 Waiting List Now Accepting Applications”...

Monterey County youth drug education gets a sliver of marijuana taxes, grand jury says

MONTEREY COUNTY — Monterey County collected more than $70 million in marijuana taxes but spent just $93,000 for youth drug education — the top priority set by residents — according to a civil grand jury report. Some of the largest expenditures the grand jury noted...

Salinas Valley Police Reports | Published May 15, 2024

Police Reports are obtained from the local police departments. SOLEDAD April 238:07 a.m. Fraud on Capistrano Wy.8:40 a.m. Property vandalism12:51 p.m. License plate recovered on San Vicente Rd.8:00 p.m. Property damage on Vineyard Dr. April 246:20 a.m. Agency outside assistance on 11th St (Greenfield)8:36 a.m. Agency...

Salinas Valley Police Reports | Published May 8, 2024

Police Reports are obtained from the local police departments. KING CITY April 10Domestic Violence on Sussex Wy.Case follow-up on S. First ST.Case follow-up on Lynn St.Case follow-up on Bassett St.Report of suspicious person on Division St.Civil Matter on S. First St.Civil Matter on Broadway St.Violation on...

Three suspects arrested for King City mass shooting, double homicide near Soledad

Monterey County Sheriff’s Office press conference King City
KING CITY — Three suspects have been arrested in connection with the King City mass shooting that killed four residents on March 3 and the double homicide near Soledad that resulted in the deaths of two cousins on Feb. 4, announced local law enforcement...

Law enforcement agencies to announce breakthrough in South Monterey County double homicide, King City mass shooting and Salinas armed robbery cases

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KING CITY — Monterey County Sheriff’s Office, King City Police Department and Salinas Police Department have scheduled a joint press conference Friday morning to make a major announcement involving three ongoing investigations. Officials are planning to unveil “significant developments” related to the double homicide that...

King City man arrested for stabbing on Broadway Street

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KING CITY — King City Police Department (KCPD) responded to the report of a stabbing on May 2 at about 10 p.m. in the 200 block of Broadway Street. On arrival, officers contacted the victim, a 40-year-old male, who reported that the suspect, 42-year-old Rene...

Salinas Valley Police Reports | Published May 1, 2024

Police Reports are obtained from the local police departments. KING CITY April 54:49 a.m. Door ding incident on Broadway St.11:33 a.m. 72-hour vehicle tag on N. Third St.1:23 p.m. Vehicle blocking driveway on Canal St.1:41 p.m. Non-injury traffic accident on N. Vanderhurst Ave.2:00 p.m....
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