Posts Tagged ‘Salinas’


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Gang member crashes into cop car in Santa Maria

A Northern California gang member crashed his car into a police cruiser in Santa Maria on Saturday, causing moderate damage to the vehicle. [KEYT] Salinas resident Marcello Alvarez, 35, reversed his car into the police vehicle after an officer pulled... (Continue reading)

Salinas interpreter molests deaf students

A former sign language interpreter for deaf students at North Salinas High School pled no contest to sexually molesting three underage students, officials announced Friday. On March 14, school authorities contacted the Salinas Police Department to report inappropriate sexual contact... (Continue reading)

Drivers airlifted from crash near Shandon

A California Highway Patrol helicopter airlifted two drivers injured in a three-car crash on Highway 46 near Shandon Tuesday morning. CHP officers responded to a collision on Highway 46 east of Shandon at about 9 a.m. Tuesday. A woman driving... (Continue reading)

Court rules the names of officers involved in shootings are public

The California Supreme Court ruled Thursday that in most cases police departments must divulge the names of officers involved in on-duty shootings. [KXBW] In the past, departments claimed officer safety as a reason for withholding names. In a 6-1 decision,... (Continue reading)

Man arrested for Morro Bay man’s murder

A Salinas man was arrested Thursday for allegedly murdering a Morro Bay man in December. Salinas Police officers arrested Hector Martinez at the Monterey County Courthouse where he was appearing on an unrelated case. Officers booked Martinez into the Monterey... (Continue reading)

Salinas crop circle, marketers not aliens

The unique crop circle discovered in a Salinas farm last week was created by marketers not aliens. On Sunday at an electronics show in Las Vegas, Jen-Hsun Huang, the CEO of computer graphics company NVIDIA, announced his company created the... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay man murdered in Salinas motel

Salinas police have identified a man found stabbed to death in a Salinas motel Thursday as 53-year-old Bobby Dick Jr. of Morro Bay. On Dec. 5, a maid at the Laurel Inn noticed Dick’s motel room door was ajar. The... (Continue reading)

Atascadero man dies while fleeing police

An Atascadero man who worked as a prison guard died last week while fleeing from police in San Benito County. [Tribune] On July 12 at 12:34 a.m., California Highway Patrol officers attempted to pull David John Calmere, 41, over for... (Continue reading)

Salinas boy kills dog by hanging

A 12-year-old Salinas boy allegedly hung and killed his terrier-mix dog on Friday. [TheCalifornian] Police said he told them he was angry at the 12-pound dog and wanted to see it die. Shortly after 4 p.m., a 911 caller hung... (Continue reading)

E. coli found in Salinas lettuce

Romaine lettuce samples  from a Salinas farm  have been found to be contaminated with E. coli and a recall was voluntarily initiated by the producer on Sunday. Canadian food inspectors notified Tanimura & Antle producers that a check of the... (Continue reading)



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