A man was arrested by the California Highway Patrol in Santa Cruz last night. 35-year-old Steve Anthony Gallegos was stopped on East Cliff Drive, because his car did not have two license plates. During the stop, the officers saw illegal drugs in his car. Gallegos ran off, but was quickly caught and booked into Santa Cruz County Jail.
A lockdown at a Salinas school was lifted a short-time after it was put in place. The lockdown was put in place at Oasis Charter School today, after Angel Roman Montez tried to get into the school, while fleeing from law enforcement officers. Montez was arrested and booked into Monterey County Jail.
(07:50) Salinas - A Vigil was held on Saturday for a little league coach, who was hit and killed by a drunk driver on Thursday. 38 year old Billy Henry was hit by a drunk driver while he was walking on a sidewalk, on Work Street, early Thursday morning in Salinas. The Atlantic Little League, as well as the Salinas community, gathered together to honor Coach Henry. The drunk driver, Jaime Garcia, fled the scene after hitting Henry, but was later found and arrested. Garcia was on probation for a DUI in 2014 and was driving on a suspended license.
(06:55) Santa Cruz - Santa Cruz Police Department detained a man who was seen hoping fences and riffling through backyards on the Westside of Santa Cruz on Friday. SCPD Officer located the suspect in the back yard of a residence on Younglove Avenue. The suspect was in possession of stolen items from a near by residence. The SCPD reminds the community to keep your doors locked, secure all windows, trim hedges below the window level to eliminate hiding spots for criminals, and install outside motion security lighting.
(05:50) Salinas - A man was shot and killed last night in Salinas. The incident happened around 10:30 on the 500 block of Leslie Drive. 28 year-old Victor Sausedo was shot and drove himself to the Natividad Medical Center. Sausedo succumbed to his injuries a short time later. Police are investigating the case as gang related. This is the 14th homicide of the year for the City of Salinas.
(17:13) SALINAS- The victim of a fatal shooting in Salinas last Thursday has been identified. Police have identified the man who was shot on the 2100 block of North Main Street as 43 year old Jess Gonzales. Gonzales was shot and killed as he walked home from a store at about 11:30 p.m. He was Salinas’s 12th homicide victim of the year.
(16:37) SCOTS VALLEY- Friday’s rains triggered a Highway 17 landslide in the early afternoon. The slide took place in southbound lanes near Pastiempo Drive shortly after 12 p.m. The slide backed up traffic for several miles until the roadway was cleared. Both lanes were reopened a t about 4 p.m.
(16:27) BOULDER CREEK- The California Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) has announced a planned burn. The department announced that starting today (Monday) crews are planning to ignite up to 30 slash piles up at Castle Rock State Park, off of Highway 35. The burns wikll be conducted throughout the week as weather conditions allow. The operation is designed as a wildfire prevention measure.
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