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17 November 2017
11/17/2017: Highway 68 Traffic Collision

11/17/2017: Highway 68 Traffic Collision

On November 16, 2017 at approximately 2:12 p.m., the Monterey Police Department responded to an injury collision on Highway 68 between Olmsted Road and Canyon Del Rey Boulevard involving two vehicles.

20 October 2017
PG&E Better Together Giving Program Grant

PG&E Better Together Giving Program Grant

The City of Monterey was awarded a $1,500 grant from the Pacific Gas and Electric Company Better Together Giving Program. The funds will be used to purchase portable carbon monoxide detectors and other emergency supplies.

09 October 2017
10/06/2017: Narcotic Sales Arrest

10/06/2017: Narcotic Sales Arrest

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.

18 September 2017
09/18/2017: Gang Members Arrested

09/18/2017: Gang Members Arrested

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.

 

01 September 2017
9-1-1 Call if you can, text if you can't

9-1-1 Call if you can, text if you can't

9-1-1 text messageCALL IF YOU CAN, TEXT IF YOU CAN'T... that is the message being spread by Monterey, Santa Cruz, and San Benito County emergency communications centers. You can now text 911 to reach emergency responders in the tri-county area. Texting to 9-1-1 can be a benefit to those who are hearing impaired or in a situation where calling may put them at a greater risk such as domestic violence, while hiding from an intruder, or in a vehicle being driven by a drunk driver.

Texting 9-1-1 should be used as a last resort as calling 9-1-1 is faster; text messages can take longer to receive and may come in out of sequence. Location accuracy isn’t always as good as calling and, if you’re roaming or the text can’t get through, it will bounce back with a message saying “call 9-1-1."

Currently there are no language translation services available; all text messages to 9-1-1 must be in English using the Latin (regular) character set. The text messages should not include acronyms, emojis, or photos and they cannot be sent as a group message.

If you are deaf, hard of hearing or speech disabled and the service is unavailable, use a teletypewriter or TTY if available.

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