(07:55) Soledad - A Soledad man faces a minimum of 5 years in state prison after he was found guilty of 28 charges related to domestic violence. 36-year-old Rudy Revillas Jr. is charged with stalking, felony vandalism and violating a domestic violence restraining order. Revillas Jr. was also found guilty of being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm. He faces a minimum of 5 years and a maximum of 8 years in state prison. If you or a loved one are experiencing domestic violence and need assistance, call the YWCA at 831-372-6300 or the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233).
(07:25) Salinas - A Salinas man has been sentenced for sexually abusing a teen. 35-year-old Justin Flickinger pled guilty to sexually abusing a 13-year-old girl. Flickinger was sentenced to 25 years and four months in state prison on Tuesday.
(07:25) Salinas - A gang member was arrested after he was caught with drugs and a loaded gun. The incident took place yesterday just before 4:30 p.m. in Salinas. An officer conducting a traffic stop pulled over a vehicle with 4 occupants inside. 19 year old Carlos Torres was searched and a loaded firearm was found concealed inside his waistband. He was also found to be in possession of marijuana and prescription drugs. Torres was booked into Monterey County Jail.
The City of Salinas along with the Transportation Agency for Monterey County are planning improvements to the Old Town area. A self imposed business tax and measure x funding will be used to add platers, improve sidewalks and replace streets. A meeting to discuss the project is scheduled for this Monday at 6 p.m. at City Hall.
The Monterey Peninsula Regional Violence and Narcotics Team is asking the public’s help in identifying two armed robbery suspects. The unidentified men committed three armed robberies on November 29th beginning at Motel 6 in Salinas. Several hours later they robbed a Marina 7-11 before robbing a Seaside gas station just before 7 a.m. Anyone with any information is encouraged to contact authorities. To view surveillance photos visit ksco news 1080 am facebook page.
The Santa Cruz Port District is announcing a holiday Santa Claus will be at the harbor this weekend. Santa will show up at the harbor at 12 p.m. on Saturday. After touring the area and local businesses Santa will board the Harbor Patrol vessel and continue on his voyage. For more information call 831 475 6161
Monterey county health officials are concerned about a possible hepatitis A outbreak. Officials are monitoring homeless populations throughout the county after a homeless man was hospitalized with the disease. 21 deaths have been linked to outbreaks in San Diego, Los Angeles, and Santa Cruz counties.
Morgan Hill police arrested a man following an investigation into inappropriate touching. 36 year old Kevin Cole works as an independent sound and lighting contractor. Last Friday authorities received reports alleging Cole was inappropriately touching children during costume changes during a theatrical production at Sobrato High School. Anyone with any similar experiences are encouraged to contact Morgan Hill police.