A group of men broke into a morgan hill home Thursday- morning and tied up the residents, before stealing marijuana plants from the backyard. Between 4 to 6 suspects came into the house on hale avenue at 7:15 a.m. they bound 3 residents at gunpoint, and fled with the plants in several vehicles. Those vehicles were described as a 2000s light colored Toyota sequoia, a 2000s brown chevy suburban, and a black Volvo sedan with black rims. santa clara county sheriff’s detectives are investigating the case.
Salinas police have made an arrest in connection with the armed carjacking of a man at a salinas car wash. The victim was washing his car Monday night on the 11-hundred block of east alisal street, when a man demanded his wallet and keys at gunpoint. On Wednesday, officers arrested 19-year-old esteven regalado for the crime. He was booked into monterey county jail for robbery and carjacking.
A man was arrested in salinas thursday following an attempted residential burglary. Miguel angel Vasquez was arrested near the 2-hundred block of cross avenue, where he had attempted to break into a house. Vasquez was already on probation. He was booked into mco jail on multiple charges.
An emergency drill was conducted by multiple agencies in monterey on Wednesday. The drill on the presidio of monterey involved a scenario in which a chemical bomb failed to explode, leaking gas into the area. students at monterey institute of international studies were asked to “shelter in place” during the exercise, which also involved a hostage rescue simulation at the monterey coast guard station. The monterey county sheriff’s department, u-s coast guard, the army, monterey county health authorities, and several area fire and police departments all participated in the drill.
The city of soledad is changing course on a plan to have jail inmates perform maintenance around the city. soledad mayor fred ledesma first raised objections to the proposal last month. The city will now hire a public works crew to do cleaning and maintenance at least once a month.