4th of July Press Conference
On October 6th, 2017, the Peninsula Regional Violence and Narcotics Team served a search warrant on Casanova Ave in Monterey. During the service of the search warrant, a handgun, several hundred rounds of ammunition, over four ounces of cocaine, a scale, packaging materials and over $12,000 cash were seized.
For the past several months, the Peninsula Regional Violence and Narcotics Team (PRVNT) has conducted an investigation into members of a suspected street gang operating on the Monterey Peninsula. As a result of this investigation, search warrants and arrests warrants were obtained for multiple persons in Monterey County. On 9/18/17, members of the Monterey County Sheriff’s Office SWAT Team, Salinas Police Department Violence Suppression Unit (VSU), Monterey Peninsula Regional Special Response Unit (SRU), California Highway Patrol, Marina Police Department, Seaside Police Department, Monterey Police Department, and PRVNT served warrants at locations in Salinas, Seaside, and Marina.
On 8/15/17 at 12:18 AM, a single vehicle collision occurred in the 2100 block of Del Monte. The vehicle was traveling eastbound on Del Monte when it left the roadway and struck a low wall. The resultant damage to the vehicle caused it to immediately catch fire with the sole occupant driver still inside.
On July 12, 2017 at approximately 4:37 a.m., Monterey Police Officers were dispatched to the 300 block of Calle Principal on a report of an assault and carjacking which had just occurred.
The Monterey Police Department Records Lobby will be closed for construction on July 6, 2017 and is expected to reopen mid-August 2017. A temporary Records lobby will be located in the modular building in the rear Police parking lot. The temporary lobby will be open Monday through Friday, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 6 p.m.
The Monterey Police Department (MPD) has received a grant from the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) to conduct Impact Inspection. The objective of the inspection was to conduct visits of licensed premises to reduce alcohol related crimes in and around licensed establishments.
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