The death of a 19 year-old inmate is being investigated. Jose Alcantar-Ortega suffered fatal stab wounds in his cell at Salinas Valley State Prison on Friday. He succumbed to those injuries yesterday. 26-year-old Alberto Cortez, and 25-year-old Jaime Romero, were also in the same cell, and have been named the suspects in this homicide. Both were in possession of inmate-manufactured weapons at the time of the Alcantar-Ortega’s stabbing.
A Hollister man has confessed to committing 6 armed robberies. Matthew Aaron De La Rosa said he committed armed robberies in Capitola, Seaside, Monterey, Morgan Hill, Sunnyvale, and San Jose. De La Rosa was booked into Santa Clara County Main Jail.
City officials in Monterey hope to get a grant to widen the Rec Trail between Fisherman’s Wharf and the Coast Guard Pier. The city wants to widen the trail by expanding it toward the roadbed at Lighthouse Curve. They’re seeking an $8-million state grant.
An estimated 200,000 honey bees were killed recently. Vandals reportedly tipped over 100 beehives, and sprayed the bees with diesel fuel. The incident took place Saturday at a property along Echo Valley Road in Prunedale. Anyone with information about the perpetrators is encouraged to contact the Monterey County Sheriff’s Department.
A body was recovered from the ocean off of Moss Landing Harbor today. A fisherman first spotted the body about 200 yards off Moss Landing Beach. Investigators are still working to determine how the person died, however, foul play is not expected.
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