Dispatch Log
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Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office

Aug. 12

Midnight: A man was arrested on suspicion of being under the influence of methamphetamine and possessing drug paraphernalia during a vehicle stop on the 6300 block of Highway 9 in Felton.

4:34 p.m.: Deputies arrested a man on suspicion of public drunkenness on the 13100 block of Central Avenue in Boulder Creek.

Aug. 10

Noon: Someone reported several belongings as missing following the burglary of a parked vehicle at 37 Conference Drive in Mount Hermon.

9:38 p.m.: A 32-year-old Boulder Creek man and a 33-year-old Santa Cruz man were arrested at the intersection of East Zayante and Zayante School roads in Felton when deputies stopped them on a motorcycle that had been reported stolen. The Boulder Creek man was arrested for stealing the motorcycle and the Santa Cruz man was arrested for driving without a license and under the influence of alcohol. Both men were also found to be in possession of other stolen items.


Aug. 9

1:36 p.m. A woman was arrested for four misdemeanor warrants when deputies caught her allegedly trespassing on the 400 block of High Street in Boulder Creek


Scotts Valley Police Department

Aug. 11

8:11 a.m.: An unlocked vehicle was reportedly burglarized on the Scotts Valley High School campus. Among the items reported missing were the faceplate of a Kenwood car stereo, a circular saw, two electric drills and a tool set containing sockets and wrenches.

6:45 p.m.: Jewelry valued at about $50,000 was reported stolen from a booth at the Scotts Valley Art & Wine Festival at Skypark.


Aug. 10

12:15 a.m.: Several items were reported stolen from inside an unlocked vehicle parked on Scotts Valley Drive.

7:29 a.m.: The front passenger window of a parked vehicle was smashed on Scotts Valley Drive. The vehicle owner guessed that it was an act of vandalism, as nothing was noticed to be missing, including the GPS device.

9:04 a.m.: A company truck was reported stolen from an engineering firm on Green Hills Road. The truck was described as a red-and-silver 1995 Ford F-150 extended cab. The theft, at about 3 a.m., was recorded by the company’s security cameras.


Aug. 8

12:13 a.m.: A teenager was cited when officers spotted him out past curfew, riding a bicycle without a helmet in the middle of Mount Hermon Road near the intersection with Christel Oaks Drive.

6:05 a.m.: A broken window and a missing cash register were reported at a business on the first block of Mount Hermon Road.

9:22 a.m.: A woman was arrested on suspicion of shoplifting at a business on the 200 block of Mount Hermon Road.

10:02 a.m.: A cellphone and an iPod were reportedly stolen during a vehicle burglary on La Cuesta Drive.

10:25 a.m.: A roll of quarters, a USB charger, and a faceplate for a ham radio were reported stolen from a vehicle parked outside a home on Whispering Pines Drive.

1:18 p.m.: Two suspected shoplifters were arrested at a business on the 200 block of Mount Hermon Road where they had been stopped by loss-prevention employees.

3:35 p.m.: A man was arrested at bus station on Kings Village Road after he was reported to be drunk and to have smoked while riding a bus.

8:32 p.m.: A teenager who had allegedly been spotted shoplifting Aug. 7 at Nob Hill Foods, 222 Mount Hermon Road, returned to the store, was recognized and was arrested.


Aug. 7

7:33 p.m.: A stop sign was reported missing from the intersection of Whispering Pines Drive and Lundy Lane.


Aug. 6

6:21 p.m.: Police took a report of an incident at a gas station on Mount Hermon Road wherein an attendant claimed that a man took a swing at him when he refused to fill the man’s gas tank. The attendant also told police that the man grabbed a pen from his hand and threw it to the ground when the attendant tried to write down his license plate number.


This column includes items reported in dispatch logs of the listed agencies and records of the California Highway Patrol and area fire departments. Additional information may be based on reports from other agencies and officers. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty, and charges may have been added or dropped as of publication.

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