Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office
Midnight: A man was arrested outside a feed store on the 6200 block of Highway 9 in Felton after deputies found him drunk and passed out in the parking lot.
9 a.m.: A laptop computer was reported stolen following a house party the night before on the 15500 block of Forest Hill Drive in Boulder Creek.
10 p.m.: A man reported being attacked and beaten by an unknown person on the 100 block of Pool Road in Boulder Creek.
Midnight: A man was confronted about speeding by another motorist on the 500 block of Sylvan Avenue in Boulder Creek. The man said he was shoved four times before he slapped the other man’s hands away, leaving a mark. Deputies issued the second man a citation and released him at the scene.
Scotts Valley Police Department
5:45 p.m.: During a traffic stop, officers conducted a probation search of the car and allegedly found 35 grams of crystal methamphetamine, illegal prescription medication, paraphernalia and more than $1,800 in cash. They arrested the driver, a 26-year-old transient woman, who was also allegedly found to have been driving with a suspended license.
10:45 p.m.: Police searched a vehicle and arrested a man near the Camp Evers Fish Pond on Glen Canyon Road after someone reported that its occupants, two men and two girls, were throwing bottles into the bushes. A loaded .22-caliber firearm and an unloaded .25-caliber firearm were found inside the vehicle. One of the men, a 19-year-old from Boulder Creek, was arrested on suspicion of possessing of a loaded, concealed firearm. Both men were on probation for previous narcotics violations. The guns were registered to the arrested man’s father.
California Highway Patrol
5:38 a.m.: A 22-year-old Boulder Creek man was taken to Valley Medical Center in San Jose with major injuries after fire crews extracted him from his wrecked 2005 Chevrolet following a head-on collision with another vehicle on Highway 9, south of Stapp Road, in Boulder Creek. The other driver, a 57-year-old Brookdale man, sustained moderate injuries and opted to find medical attention on his own.
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.