Articles Tagged With ‘Monterey County Sheriff’s Department’




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Woman dies at Twin Cities after attending music festival at Lake San Antonio

A Ventura woman died at Twin Cities Community Hospital in Templeton early Sunday after being transported away from a music festival at Lake San Antonio in southern Monterey County. Doctors pronounced 20-year-old Ventura College student... (Continue reading)

Aerial footage shows extent of Highway 1 landslide

A massive landslide that occurred Saturday at Mud Creek in Big Sur has shut down an approximately one third-mile stretch of Highway 1 on the Central Coast for the foreseeable future. The closed stretch of... (Continue reading)

Search is on for couple last spotted at Ragged Point

A North Hollywood couple was due to return home from a trip to Big Sur in time for Christmas, yet the man and woman are still missing. The couple’s path has been tracked to San... (Continue reading)

Monterey County robbery suspects arrested in Atascadero

Suspects from a Monterey County roadside robbery were arrested Tuesday at an Atascadero motel. On Monday evening in the town of Chualar, which is about 10 miles southeast of Salinas, a 16-year-old girl flagged down... (Continue reading)

Woman drowns in ocean off Big Sur

A 20-year-old woman drowned Friday after slipping off a Big Sur cliff and falling into the ocean. At around 2:30 p.m., Medina Faraz of Union City was hiking in the area of McWay Falls, near... (Continue reading)

Sex offender caught growing pot in San Miguel

Monterey County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a registered sex offender who was allegedly using stolen electricity to power a 1,500-plant marijuana growing operation in San Miguel. [KRON 4] Douglas King, 36, had 1,502 marijuana plants, as... (Continue reading)

Panga delivers at least $18 million of pot to Big Sur

A panga boat with approximately $18 million worth of marijuana popped up in Big Sur Friday, prompting Monterey County investigators to track down four suspects who were traveling in San Luis Obispo County. [Mercury News]... (Continue reading)

Salinas mothers found guilty of torturing girl

A Monterey County jury found two Salinas women guilty Friday of torturing, starving, and chaining an 8-year-old girl inside their home. [Monterey Herald] In March 2014, Monterey County Sheriff’s deputies discovered the 8-year-old girl who... (Continue reading)

Eight arrested after Thanksgiving panga beaches by San Simeon

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies arrested eight suspects and confiscated at least one ton of marijuana after a panga boat beached near San Simeon early Thursday morning. Around 3:30 a.m., deputies saw a white,... (Continue reading)

National Guard airman’s body found at Big Sur

Rescue workers found the body of a 24-year-old National Guard airman submerged in 20 feet of water by a Big Sur beach Wednesday morning. [Monterey County Herald] San Jose resident Khiem Nguyen was fishing with... (Continue reading)



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