2 men were arrested this morning in connection with coordinating parties in vacant homes in Monterey county. 18 year-old Monterey resident Christian Lee Baney, and 19 year-old Soledad resident Luis Angel Navarette were booked into Monterey county jail.
A 22 year-old reckless driver has been arrested, after he led law enforcement officers on a short chase through Hollister. Cody Giovanni Leyva faces charges connected with driving under the influence of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance, and evading police in a car. Leyva was booked into San Benito county jail.
A Friday night stabbing in Watsonville is still being investigated. The 7 p.m. incident occurred in the first block of West Front Street, and the 20 year-old victim was found a short ways away in the 100 block of Rodriguez Street. He is currently being treated at an area hospital. Anyone with information about the stabber is encouraged to contact the Watsonville Police Department.
The 215-acre Beaver Fire in San Benito county, is now considered to be 95 percent contained. The wildfire is burning near the intersection of Coalinga Road and Airline Highway…..East Of King City.
A structure fire in Seaside has been put out. The blaze was called in around 1 o-clock this afternoon on Nadina Street. Although a propane tank there exploded during the house fire, no one was injured in connection with that blaze, however, it did spread to a neighbor’s shed, which was destroyed by the fire.
A local archeologist, historian, lecturer and author has died. Salinas native Doctor Gary Breschini would have been 72 years-old this June 27th. Doctor Breschini, who was a longtime president of the Monterey Historical Society, was known as an expert on the lifestyle of the Native American people of this area. Breschini is survived by his wife, partner, and collaborator, Trudy Haversat, and friends and family are invited to a celebration of life that will start at 4 p.m. June 21st , at the Church Of The Good Shepherd at 301 Corral De Tierra Road in Salinas. The ceremony will be followed by a potluck gathering in the picnic grove there.
A 32 year-old man was arrested in Salinas Chinatown after he was found to be in possession of 23.1 grams of marijuana and 600 dollars in cash. After arresting the man, it was discovered that he had hidden 43.2 grams of crack cocaine and 1 gram of heroin internally. He was booked into Monterey county jail.
The body of an 8 foot-long Great White Shark washed up below Seascape Beach Resort yesterday. Why the 500 pound young male shark died will hopefully be discovered during a necropsy….that is being handled by U.C. – Santa Cruz.
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