(07:20) King City - A man was arrested after he attacked another man on Tuesday in King City. The incident took place just after 6:30 p.m. on the 500 block of Canal Street. Officers reported that the victim, a 30 year-old man, got into a fist fight with 30 year-old Joel Arciniega. Yesterday officers located Arciniega in the 300 block of Bassett King City. He was charged with battery causing bodily injury, felony battery and an outstanding felony warrant. Arciniega was booked at the Monterey County Jail.
(06:25) Carmel - Caltrans announced emergency tree removal is scheduled to take place today along Highway 1 in Carmel. The right lane north or Flanders will be closed from 9:30 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. Motorists are advised to expect delays.
10 more commercial cannabis businesses have been approved to receive permits in Salinas. 5 of those are dispensaries, while 3 are delivery companies, and 2 are manufacturing locations. All told, Salinas city leaders have approved 19 such businesses.
Based on the results of a recent Pilot Program, California’s drivers could soon be charged for the miles they drive. Authorities say that the gas tax is un-sustainable because of the number of alternative-fuel vehicles that are expected to be on the road in the coming years….and so they’ve been looking at how to garner the funds they need to keep the 50 thousand miles of state maintained roadway in reasonable repair.
Red Cross volunteers are going door to door in some areas, to install smoke detectors in people’s homes in Santa Cruz, Monterey, and San Benito counties. They are specifically targeting homes in mobile home parks because typically those residents have less than 2 minutes to safely get out of their homes once a fire erupts….and those fires can spread from home to home very rapidly.
A 21 year-old Castroville man, and a 17 year-old Seaside boy, were arrested this week. That after they were found to be in possession of stolen handguns. The firearms were reportedly taken from a Pacific Grove home last month.
The man who was the 28th homicide victim in Salinas this year has been identified. 37 year-old Vicente Hernandez Cardenas was riding his bicycle when he was shot multiple times. He was declared dead at the scene. Anyone with information about the November 27th shooting, or the shooter, is encouraged to contact their local authorities.
A truck driver was robbed at gunpoint yesterday in Marina. The 2:40 p.m. incident, that took place outside a motel on Reservation Road, is the latest in a string of robberies on the Monterey Peninsula. Anyone with information on any of these robberies is encouraged to contact their local authorities.
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