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SCPD Investigates Seabright Stabbing 04-24-19 17:20 DC

The Santa Cruz Police Department is investigating a stabbing that occurred in the Seabright Neighborhood (Logan St.) on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, @ 8:45 pm

The victim reported being stabbed three (3) times while smoking a cigarette outside of their house. The victim was unable to see who stabbed them and was incapable of seeing where the suspect went.

The victim was transported to a hospital in the San Jose area as a precaution. The injuries were determined to be non-life threatening and they have been released from the hospital.

Santa Cruz Police Detectives have processed the scene and are following up on all leads. Currently, the Santa Cruz Police department has stepped up its patrol efforts in the area.

The Santa Cruz Police Investigations Section asks anyone who has a home or business surveillance system within the area to please check their footage, to see if they captured anything they believe may assist in the case.

If anyone has any information regarding this case please call the Santa Cruz Police Department Investigation Unit @ (831) 420-5820.

If you want to make an anonymous call regarding the incident, please call 831.420.5995

For additional information, contact: Lt. Warren Barry Phone: (831) 420-5859

Source: Santa Cruz PD

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PG Beach Advisory Lifted 4-24-19 1600 DC

The beach advisory has been lifted at Lovers Point in Pacific Grove. The advisory was posted yesterday due to high bacteria levels found in water samples taken Monday. The advisory was lifted today/Wednesday after new water samples showed that bacteria levels had decreased to safe levels for water contact by humans.

 

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SV Mayors Ask Newsom For Help 04-24-19 15:19 DC

The mayors of several South Monterey County cities are asking Governor Gavin Newsom to intervene in the decision as to where a new county courthouse will be constructed.

The mayors of Greenfield, Gonzales, Soledad and King City have signed a joint letter to the governor and the mayor of Salinas is expected to send a letter of his own.

The Salinas Valley mayors cite growth, citizen access, and fairness as reasons why the new courthouse should be built in Greenfield. But the mayors said they have so far been unsuccessful in convincing judicial authorities to build in Greenfield.

No word back from the governor at this time.

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Salinas Man Found Guilty in Cop Assault 4-24-19 1500 DC

KION Television reports that a Salinas man was found guilty of assault with a deadly weapon on a peace officer, evading a peace officer and filing a false report of vehicle theft.

It was August 21, 2017, when a Salinas police officer attempted to stop a car for running a stop sign. 44-year-old Arnulfo Bravo, 34, was driving sped up rather than stopping.

That led to a chase that was eventually called off when it became dangerous to pursue Bravo.

A second officer found Bravo shortly after that chase. He turned into an apartment complex that had a closed gate. Bravo tried to run down that officer and later attempted to report his car as stolen, but the officer he tried to hit recognized him when Bravo attempted to file the false report.

Bravo faces a maximum of 5 years and 8 months in prison. He will be sentenced in May.

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