Dispatch log
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Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office

Feb. 24

10:59 a.m.: A man was arrested by deputies on the 9600 block of Brookside Court in Ben Lomond for an outstanding felony warrant.

Feb. 22

3 p.m.: A 19-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of elder abuse on the 5200 block of Graham Hill Road in Felton. Deputies found the 89-year-old man for whom she was supposed to the caregiver in poor living conditions. She is also suspected of trying to steal money from the man.

Feb. 20

6:29 p.m. A man reported that a group of teenaged boys wearing dark-colored clothing threw stones at him during an altercation at the dam on Fairview Avenue in Boulder Creek. The man, who received stitches, contacted the sheriff’s department but declined to make a full report. None of the teens were located.


Scotts Valley Police Department

Feb. 26

4:15 p.m.: Officers took a report after a hair salon on Victor Square reported that a man received a haircut and left without paying.

Feb. 25

5:27 p.m.: Two businesses on the 200 block of Mount Hermon Road reported that two women had been spotted by security cameras stealing a total of 12 containers of baby formula. The thefts were not discovered until after they had left.

5:29 p.m.: A man was arrested and released with a court date after officers allegedly saw him outside a grocery store on the 200 block of Mount Hermon Road with a bottle of wine and a steak that he had allegedly concealed in his coat.

Feb. 24

10:30 a.m.: Several residents of the 200 block of Tabor Way reported that several mailboxes had been damaged by large rocks.

Feb. 22

10:37 a.m.: A utility tool and an owner’s manual to a 2013 Ford Escape were reported stolen after an unlocked vehicle parked on Arabian Way was burglarized.

3:43 p.m.: Officers took a report after a vehicle was vandalized with a key in the parking lot of Scotts Valley High School.

6:51 p.m.: A 69-year-old man was arrested on the 4200 block of La Madrona Drive on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol after the sport-utility vehicle he was driving was spotted going the wrong way down a city street after it allegedly struck two parked vehicles near the intersection of Mount Hermon Road and La Cuesta Drive. The driver is also suspected of damaging city-maintained landscaping and at least one street sign.

Feb. 21

3:59 p.m.: Officers arrested a suspected shoplifter at a business on Victor Square after an employee confronted the man when he allegedly tried to leave the premises with a package of prawns and a box of flour.

6:06 p.m.: A purse was reported stolen from inside a parked vehicle on Vine Hill School Road after someone smashed the passenger side window with a rock.

- 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.

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