Creeper Arrested Downtown After Home Invasion
Tuesday morning around 1:30AM, SCPD responded to the 300 block of Walnut Avenue after getting reports of a possible occupied home invasion. After they arrived, they arrested a 56 year old male and charged him with burglary and indecent exposure after illegal entry of an occupied dwelling. This is where I kind of wish the story included a big, angry dog. He still got arrested and he’s still sitting in jail on a $50K bond.
Turd on the Run
Wednesday morning around 10AM, SCPD responded to the 2200 block of Mission Street where they arrested a 45 year old male and charged him with domestic violence, false imprisonment, stealing a car, and violating a court order. He’s currently in county jail on a no bail hold.
In 2019, just two years ago, he was arrested for assault to commit rape and mayhem. Then just over a year later, he’s arrested in Monterey for domestic violence, disobeying a court order, and vandalism. Then 4 months later he does his latest damage. Do we have to wait until someone dies to actually keep this turd in jail?
Say It Don’t Spray it
Sunday morning around 1:30AM, reports came in about some kind of incident in downtown Santa Cruz involving a male pepper spraying a bunch of people near Laurel and Pacific. I don’t think anyone was arrested.
Oh Thank Heaven
Around 2:30AM on Sunday morning, SCPD responded to the 7-11 on Laurel and Chestnut Streets for a report of a fight inside the store. The witness reported seeing 2 males and a female beating up an employee. Initial reports were that a gun or taser was involved, possibly in an attempted robbery. No arrests were made.
Maybe He Was Salivating for a Jumbo Jack
Monday night around 11PM, SCPD responded to the Jack in the Box on Ocean Street for a report of a man on meth throwing stuff at cars. Witnesses reported he was foaming at the mouth and may not have been wearing any pants. SCPD arrived and determined the guy apparently wasn’t a threat and left.
The Gifts That Keep on Giving
Earlier this week, SCPD responded to the bum central area of Delaware and Natural Bridges, where they got reports that a female randomly attacked someone’s tent and threatened to stab that person with a needle. Yup, sounds believable! Witnesses described a bald woman with a white towel wrapped around her head. Later they arrested a female suspect and charged her with being under the influence of drugs and brandishing a deadly weapon. Last check she’s still in jail and her bail is set at $2500. I’m amazed they didn’t let her out for a penny. She’s well known around law enforcement, county probation, and the district attorney’s office. She’s been arrested for felony violation of parole 5 DIFFERENT TIMES since 2014. Here’s a peek at her local rap sheet:
This is what running her through the system over and over gets us. Criminal recidivists.
The Weekly Trick or Treat
Monday morning around 10:30AM, SCPD responded to the 100 block of Acadia Avenue for a reported assault and battery. They arrested a 23 year old male and charged him with 11 charges, including assault with a deadly weapon, making criminal threats, battery, disobeying a court order, and of course, wait for it, FELONY PROBATION VIOLATIONS. See what happens when your Sheriff hands out Get Out of Jail free Cards like candy?
Wildfire Scorches Big Basin Near Boulder Creek
This past Sunday afternoon, fire crews from CalFire contained a small wildfire in the Santa Cruz mountains that began within the burn zone in Big Basin Redwoods State Park, according to Cal Fire. The fire was first reported around noon burning in an area that was decimated by last year’s CZU Lightning Complex fires. Boulder Creek, Ben Lomond and Santa Cruz fire departments aided in the fire fight.
The Least Surprising News This Week
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Penny bail! Who needs a CCW permit when we’ve got penny bail for carrying a concealed weapon?
Not the Weekly Dump You Were Looking For
California is giving incarcerated individuals the opportunity to be released earlier if they have been on ‘good behavior,’ all in an effort to reduce the state’s prison population. Early release also applies to inmates who have been convicted repeated felonies and some violent offenders. Under court orders, California needs to reduce it’s saturated prisons, which once peaked at 160,000 in 2006. The new rules took into effect on May 1st, as part of Proposition 57, which was approved by voters in 2016.
The Latest COVID Numbers in Santa Cruz County
There have been 16,062 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Santa Cruz County, according to the Santa Cruz County Health Services Agency, with 116 currently active cases. 205 people have died, 492 have been hospitalized, 2 are currently hospitalized, and none are in the ICU. 15,741 people have recovered from the disease. A total of 134,028 people have tested negative. Santa Cruz County is in the orange tier of the Blueprint for a Safer Economy. Its adjusted case rate is at 2.2, and it needs to be at 1.9 or below to move up. It also has a 0.7% positivity rate, and that needs to be at 1.9% or below to move up.
Handicapping the Rumors For Ryan’s Seat
Odds based on nothing more than random rumors I’ve heard, innuendo, and gut feelings:
- Steve Pleich 1:1 (hell we all know he’s gonna run again….)
- Hilary Bryant 3:1
- Donna Meyers 3:1
- Justin Cummings 3:1
- David Terrazas 3:1
- Cynthia Mathews 5:1
- Renee Golder 5:1
- Martine Watkins 5:1
- Chris Krohn 5:1
- Sandy Brown 10:1
- Sonja Brunner 10:1
- Shebreh Kalantari-Johnson 10:1
- Kayla Kumar 10:1
- Brent Adams 10:1
- Keith McMuffin 25:1
- Crabby Samuels 25:1
- Bad Mom 25:1
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