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25 July 2021
07/24/2021: Lewd Acts with a Minor Arrest

07/24/2021: Lewd Acts with a Minor Arrest

On July 7, 2021, Monterey Police Officers responded to a report of a past tense lewd and lascivious act involving an adult male and a minor.  Through further investigation, Jin Jung, 48, of Monterey, was identified as the suspect in this case.  On July 23, 2021, detectives served a search warrant on Jung’s residence and arrested him. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF

19 July 2021
07/18/2021: Fatal Collision Investigation

07/18/2021: Fatal Collision Investigation

On July 18th, 2021 at 12:26 a.m., Monterey Police Officers were dispatched to a single vehicle collision in the 600 block of Casanova Avenue.  Officers arrived on scene and observed a single motorcycle, which was carrying two people, appeared to have lost control and crashed while traveling northbound on Casanova Avenue. Officers and medical personnel attempted to render aid to the driver and passenger. Tragically, the driver succumbed to his injuries sustained from the collision.  The driver was identified as Giovanni Jimenez, 27 years old of Monterey.  The passenger was transported to Natividad Medical Center in critical condition. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF

17 July 2021
07/17/2021: Update - Arrest - Annoying a Minor

07/17/2021: Update - Arrest - Annoying a Minor

On July 16, 2021, Monterey Police Detectives identified Charles Trembley, 61 years old of Hollister, as the suspect in this case. Trembley is the registered owner of a truck with distinct features matching the suspect vehicle description provided by witnesses.  Trembley was also identified by witnesses as the suspect. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF

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16 July 2021
07/15/2021: Annoying a Minor

07/15/2021: Annoying a Minor

On July 15, 2021 at 12:02 p.m., Monterey Police Officers were dispatched to Dennis the Menace Park at 777 Pearl Street regarding a report of a male loitering in the area and attempting to entice young children into his vehicle with candy.  An adult in the area saw this and intervened.  The male suspect left the area before officers arrived. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF

25 June 2021
06/25/2021: The 26th Anniversary of Operation Chill

06/25/2021: The 26th Anniversary of Operation Chill

This summer, the Monterey Police Department will be dispensing well-deserved Slurpee justice to good kids in Monterey.  For the 26th year, 7-Eleven is working with local police and Sheriff’s departments to distribute free Slurpee drink coupons to children and youth through its popular Operation Chill community-service program. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF

 

12 June 2021
06/11/2021: Imitation Firearm Arrest

06/11/2021: Imitation Firearm Arrest

On June 11th, 2021 at approximately 10:17 a.m., Monterey Police Officers were dispatched to the 300 block of Tyler Street regarding a report of a male inside a parking garage brandishing a handgun. A witness reported the subject was standing on the upper floor of a parking garage and pointing a handgun at pedestrians on a sidewalk below him. All Monterey Police officers on duty responded to the parking garage and surrounding areas and searched for the subject for over an hour. The MPD worked with other City of Monterey employees, State Parks and adjacent law enforcement agencies. The search included a very strategic and deliberate search of the two garage structures and surrounding areas. As would be expected, the MPD deployed a number of tactical tools to address a potential issue of a subject with a gun in a highly populated area. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF

12 June 2021

06/07/2021: Domestic Violence Arrest

On June 1, 2021 at approximately 6:30 p.m., Monterey Police Officers were dispatched to the 300 block of Casa Verde reference a past tense domestic violence incident. The victim reported the suspect, Jay Hill, 31, of Seaside, forcibly kicked the front door to her residence open and battered her. Hill stole the victim’s cell phone, which recorded the incident, and threatened to harm the victim if she called the police. Officers learned Hill had 5 active misdemeanor warrants for his arrest, totaling $50,000 bail. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF
 

12 June 2021
06/07/2021: Felonious DUI/Hit and Run Arrest

06/07/2021: Felonious DUI/Hit and Run Arrest

On June 6, 2021 at approximately 7:33 p.m. Monterey Police Officers were dispatched to a hit and run injury collision in the area of Del Monte and Camino El Estero. The collision involved three vehicles and resulted in minor injuries and complaints of pain. Marcelo Munoz Sixto, 18, of Salinas CA was identified as the driver who caused the collision. Munoz Sixto and his passenger, Fidencio LopezDaniel, 21, of Santa Rita, CA ran from the scene of the collision prior to police arrival.  NEWS RELEASE IN PDF

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