a man was robbed at knifepoint in salinas last night while he was bicycling on central avenue. 3 suspects blocked his path, and one pulled out a knife and held it to the victim’s throat. the other 2 suspects took the victim’s wallet and cell phone before all 3 fled eastbound on central avenue. the 3 men suspected of this armed robbery have been described as hispanic males around 18 years of age. anyone with any information on this incident is asked to contact the salinas police department.
salinas police are looking for two men who robbed an east laurel drive business last night. two suspects, one of which was armed with a semi-automatoc handgun, entered the metro p.c.s. store on the 100 block of east laurel drive just before 7 p.m. the clerk turned over an undisclosed amount of caSH after the suspects demanded money from the register. both men fled into an alley behind the shopping center. anyone who might have witnessed this armed robbery is asked to contact the salinas police department.
DOZENS OF PEOPLE TURNED OUT FOR A FUNDRAISER THAT WAS HELD IN GILROY THIS PAST WEEKEND. THE MONEY RAISED AT THE EVENT, WHICH WAS HELD ON NATIONAL MISSING CHILDREN’S DAY, IS DESTINED TO HELP WITH THE SEARCH FOR MISSING 15 YEAR-OLD GILROY RESIDENT SIERRA LAMAR. SEARCHES FOR THE TEEN WERE CALLED OFF FOR THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND, HOWEVER, THEY ARE EXPECTED TO RESUME TOMORROW (WEDNESDAY).
MONEY WAS ALSO RAISED (FOR THE SEARCH EFFORT) AT THE MORGAN HILL MUSHROOM MARDI GRAS.
A 66 YEAR-OLD LOCAL BOXING COACH WAS ARRESTED LATE LAST WEEK. DANIEL LUJAN FACES 4 CHARGES OF CHILD MOLESTATION. LUJAN, WHO HAS BEEN VERY INVOLVED WITH THE COMMUNITY) RAN THE BOXING CLUB AT CLOSTER PARK IN SALINAS. AT THIS TIME IT IS NOT KNOWN IF LUJAN HAD INAPPROPRIATE CONTACT WITH ANY OTHER MINORS. ANYONE WITH ANY INFORMATION, THAT MAY PERTAIN TO THIS CASE, IS ENCOURAGED TO CONTACT THE SALINAS POLICE DEPARTMENT.
THE GILROY POLICE DEPARTMENT ANTI-CRIME TEAM SEIZED OVER 450 MARIJUANA PLANTS, BEING GROWN INSIDE A 15 -THOUSAND SQUARE FOOT WAREHOUSE, ON THE 5300 BLOCK OF MONTEREY STREET. 33-YEAR OLD VINCENT KINNY JR. WAS FOUND INSIDE THE WAREHOUSE. HE WAS BOOKED INTO SANTA CLARA COUNTY JAIL. KINNEY FACES CHARGES RANGING FROM CULTIVATION OF MARIJUANA TO POSSESSION FOR SALES. HE IS ALSO ON PROBATION FROM A NEARBY COUNTY.
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