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Flooding, Road Closures As Heavy Rains Fall On Saturated Ground

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(07:45) Santa Cruz - The Santa Cruz County Anti-Crime Team’s Gang Task Force arrested a gang member on Friday.   Officers served a search warrant at the residence of 25 year-old Javier Diaz in the 600 block of Riverside Avenue.   Officers seized 345 grams of herion, a loaded .45 caliber firearm and $20,000 in cash.  Diaz, who is known gang participant, was arrested on eight charges including the sale and transport of narcotics, gun charges and gang enhancements.

 

(06:35) Santa Cruz - Santa Cruz Police Department reported a man was arrested Friday, after he was caught passed out in a car with drugs inside.   The incident took place around 1:00 p.m. on the 100 block of Blaine Street in Santa Cruz.   Officers contacted two individuals slumped over inside a silver BMW.   After knocking on the windows, officers were eventually able to wake up the occupants.   Officers found heroin, methamphetamine, cash, and additional drug paraphernalia in the vehicle.   37 year-old Paul Otey was arrested and booked into Santa Cruz County Jail.

 

The  name  of  a  man  who  was  reported  missing  last week,  and  who  died  as  the  result  of  a  solo-vehicle  accident  on  Bear  Creek  Road,   has  been  released.      33  year-old  San  Lorenzo  Valley  Resident  Ryan  “Rocky”  Duane  Pebbles,  was  a  well-known  fixture   in  the  local  music  community.     His  dog  “Indi”,  who was  unharmed  in  the  accident,   was  also  found  inside  the  vehicle.

Governor  Brown  appointed  3  people  today,   and  one  of those  was  a  Corralitos  woman.    59  year-old  Jody  Belgard  was  appointed  to the  14th  District  Agricultural  Association,   Santa  Cruz  County  Fair  Board  Of  Directors.      This  position  does  not  require  senate  confirmation.  

A  starving  sea  lion  pup  was  reportedly   rescued  recently  by  a  Santa  Cruz  surf  instructor.     It  was  high tide  when  the  little  sea  lion  was  spotted  trying  to  make  it  to  shore.     The  pup  was  then  picked  up  by  a  volunteer  of  the  Marine  Mammal  Center  to  be  taken  to  their  rehabilitation  center.   A  Marine  Mammal  Center  spokesperson  suggests  that contact  between  humans  and  marine  critters  be  minimized,  so  the critters  do not get used  to people.  

A  52  year-old  Gilroy  man  died  when  his  motorcycle  crashed  into  an  S-U-V  in  Gilroy  Saturday  evening.      The  driver of the S-U-V,  and  his 2 passengers,  suffered  minor  injuries  in  the  5:25  p-m  incident  on  Leavesley  Road.      The  cause  of  the  fatal  accident  is  still  being investigated.

A  man  who  killed  2  of his  estranged  wife’s  relatives  in  Salinas  in  2015  has  been  sentenced.       Samuel  Ejaz,  who  Pleaded  Guilty  last  month  to  trying  to  kill  his  wife  (and  3  of  her  relatives),  was ordered  to  spend  the  rest  of  his  life  in  prison.    The  shooting  took place outside  the  social security  office  in  Salinas.

(11:30) Santa Cruz - Two of Santa Cruz's county supervisors have sent a letter to Assemblymember Eggman, to take Santa Cruz County off a pilot supervised injection services program.   Assembly Bill 186 would allow heroin addicts to shoot up in a supervised injection site.   In a letter to Assemblymember Eggman, Supervisors Ryan Coonerty and Bruce McPherson stated that Santa Cruz is actively working on strategies to address opioid addiction, but an injection services program is not part of the county’s approach.  The Safe Injection Site Bill is scheduled to go before the state assembly public safety committee tomorrow.

 

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