Santa Cruz police are investigating a Saturday night stabbing. At about 10 p.m. patrol units responded to a reported stabbing at the Beach Boardwalk. At the scene officers located a 17 year old male victim suffering multiple stab wounds to the torso. The victim was transported to a trauma center. $ people have been detained while the incident is investigated.
Morgan Hill Police are asking the publics help in identifying an attempted kidnapper. Authorities say that shortly after 3 p.m, on Thursday a 15 year old male was grabbed from behind on the 400 block of Burnett Street near Sobrato High School. The juvenile was able to break free and escape to safety. A police sketch of the suspect can be viewed at facebook/kscoam1080. Anyone with any information is encouraged to contact Morgan Hill police.
A recent study is showing record levels of election interest by college students. The Panetta Institute's "Youth Civic Engagement Survey" is an annual survey in its 20th year. The poll is conducted at colleges across the nation. This year the poll indicates the highest level of interest in a primary election ever recorded. The result is linked to concerns over personal finances, with a third of pol-lees reporting skipping meals due to finance constraints.
The chance of voters seeing a debate by candidates for Monterey County Sheriff is unlikely. Candidate Scott Davis has issued a debate challenge to the incumbent Sheriff Steve Bernal. A spokesperson for the Sheriff says the campaign has already address all of the challenger’s allegations. They also state that with the election less than a month away scheduling the event would be problematic.
The Public Works Department of County of Santa Cruz, has announced a Soquel Drive roadway project. Beginning Monday morning Soquel Drive in Aptos between Spreckles Drive and Trout Gulch Road will be subject to traffic delays with lane closures between the hours of 8:30am to 4: These delays and lane closures are necessary for geotechnical investigations for upcoming roadway repairs.
The Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office has opened their new re entry facility in Watsonville. Officials say that the Rountree Rehabilitation and Re-Entry facility is part of a tiered incarceration plan for inmates who have demonstrated their commitment to changing their lives. The building will provide educational and vocational programs, interview and counseling rooms, classrooms, and indoor recreational areas.
Monterey County Sheriff’s deputies arrest two people following a crash on Thursday. Shortly after 11 a.m., officers responded to a report of two people fleeing the scene of a crash on Natividad Road. Arriving deputies apprehended 27 year old Luis Lozano and 22-year old Patricia Nason running through a strawberry field. A search of the wrecked vehicle turned up stolen property. The suspects were arrested on multiple charges including resisting arrest.
Scotts Valley police apprehended a suspected DUI motorcyclist early Friday. Authorities say that the motorcyclist was spotted driving recklessly, a patrol unit attempted to stop the vehicle but the rider sped off until it crashed in a yard. An officer then subdued James Balco who was attempting to flee the scene. Balco was booked into Santa Cruz County Jail on multiple charges.