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22 October 2019
10/22/2019: Community Alert: Suspected Fentanyl Overdoses

10/22/2019: Community Alert: Suspected Fentanyl Overdoses

Over the last week, Monterey Peninsula law enforcement agencies have been dispatched to an increasing number of calls related to overdoses of counterfeit drugs suspected of containing fentanyl. Since Friday, October 18, 2019, the past several days, law enforcement has been made aware of five overdoses on the peninsula. It is suspected there are additional unreported overdoses. NEWS RELEASE AND MONTEREY COUNTY INFORMATION SHEET IN PDF

17 October 2019
10/17/19: Armed Robbery Update

10/17/19: Armed Robbery Update

UPDATE FROM ORIGINAL NEWS RELEASE POSTED ON OCT. 8, 2019: NEWS RELEASE
During the course of the investigation into the armed robbery on 10/7/19, the Monterey Police Department located photos of the two suspects involved. The department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying these individuals.

Anyone with information on the identity of these suspects is encourage to contact Detective Zook at 831-646-3810. Or to remain anonymous call (831) 646-3840.

08 October 2019
10/08/2109: Armed Robbery

10/08/2109: Armed Robbery

On 10/07/19 at 9:47 PM Monterey Police Officers were dispatched to a report of an armed robbery that occurred in the area of Beach Way and Spray Avenue. Two victims reported they were walking together on foot through the area when they were confronted by two male suspects. One of the suspects was armed with a handgun which was passed back and forth between the two suspects. The suspects stole personal items belonging to the victims and fled in one of the victims’ cars. The stolen car was later recovered unoccupied by the Monterey County Sheriff’s Office on Canario Street in Salinas. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF
 

07 October 2019
10/07/2019: Burglary and Warrant Arrests

10/07/2019: Burglary and Warrant Arrests

In April and August of 2019, several Monterey businesses were burglarized and the suspects stole lottery scratchers. During the same time, other businesses in Monterey County were burglarized wherein the suspects took lottery tickets. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF

04 September 2019
09/03/2019: Attempted Murder Investigation

09/03/2019: Attempted Murder Investigation

On 9/1/19 at 1:54 AM the Monterey Police Department was dispatched to the Indian Summer bar at 220 Olivier Street, Monterey for a report of a stabbing. Upon arriving on scene, officers located a victim suffering from multiple stab wounds. The victim was transported to Natividad Medical Center and is expected to survive. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF

14 August 2019
08/14/2019: Traffic Fatality

08/14/2019: Traffic Fatality

On August 14, 2019 at approximately 8:59 a.m. a vehicle versus pedestrian traffic fatality occurred at Madison Street and Pacific Street, Monterey. The Monterey Police Department (MPD) and Monterey Fire Department were on-scene immediately after the accident occurred. Unfortunately, the pedestrian succumbed to injuries at the location of the collision. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF

13 August 2019
08/12/2019: Car Week Traffic Enforcement

08/12/2019: Car Week Traffic Enforcement

Car week in Monterey has arrived and the Monterey Police Department (MPD) would like to remind drivers to obey the rules of the road. Last year during car week, the MPD saw an in increase in speed related violations, equipment violations, and truck route violations. In response to community input regarding the problems associated to car week last year, the MPD has increased staffing and will vigorously enforce violations. NEWS RELEASE AND MAP

Also see monterey.org/Portals/0/Newsroom/2019/19_0801-Car-Week-NR.pdf

15 July 2019
07/16/2019: PRVNT Homicide Arrests

07/16/2019: PRVNT Homicide Arrests

On 5/21/19 at 1:12 PM, a homicide occurred in the City of Seaside. The victim, Tremain Calloway was shot multiple times while driving in the area of 1500 Yosemite Street. Calloway died at the scene of his injuries. The Seaside Police Department and the Peninsula Regional Violence and Narcotics Team (PRVNT) investigated the homicide. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF

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