Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office
7:40 p.m.: Deputies arrested a man on the 13200 block of Highway 9 in Boulder Creek for alleged public drunkenness.
Midnight: A man was arrested on the 12700 block of Hillside Terrace in Boulder Creek after he allegedly threatened his mother into giving him her welfare card.
11:46 a.m.: Jesse Warren Parsons, a 35-year-old white man, escaped from the Santa Cruz County Jail by successfully posing as another inmate with similar physical features. He is described as being 6 feet tall, 180 pounds, with brown hair and hazel eyes. He was last seen wearing a long-sleeved red plaid shirt, blue jeans and black shoes.
9:30 p.m.: Tools and food were reported stolen from a home on the 100 block of Tucker Lane in Scotts Valley.
10:30 a.m.: Deputies arrested a man on the 19000 block of Bear Creek Road in Boulder Creek based on a search that allegedly revealed 4.2 grams of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia in his possession.
Midnight: While detaining a man for a report of illegal wood harvesting on the 11500 block of Highway 9 in Boulder Creek, deputies found him to be in possession of illegal drugs and arrested him.
Scotts Valley Police Department
4:41 p.m.: Officers arrested a male massage therapist on suspicion of sexually assaulting a female client during a massage at a business on Mount Hermon Road. Further investigation led police to three additional women who claimed to have been assaulted in the same fashion. The man was an independent subcontractor and was not employed directly by the business.
8:18 a.m.: A man reported that his credit card had been lost at a gas station on Scotts Valley Drive and had been used by someone other than himself.
12:03 a.m.: Officers arrested, cited and released a motorist on the 200 block of Mount Hermon Road after they noticed false registration tags on a vehicle.
11:07 p.m.: Officers reported finding graffiti on the side of a building on the 5200 block of Scotts Valley Drive.
4:03 p.m.: A real estate agent told police that someone had damaged walls and left evidence of drug use strewn about in a vacant home on Zinfandel Circle.
6:20 p.m.: A cellphone was reported missing at a park on the 300 block of Kings Village Road.
1:17 a.m.: A man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol following a report that a pickup truck had struck a sign for the former Bethany University at the corner of Scotts Valley and Bethany drives.
1:53 p.m.: A man allegedly failed to follow officers’ instructions and tried to leave the scene of a three-car injury accident at the intersection of Mount Hermon Road and La Madrona Drive. He was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.
9:01 a.m. Officers arrested, cited and released a motorist on Mount Hermon Road after they noticed 2013 registration tags on a vehicle whose registration was listed as expired in 2011. The vehicle was towed.
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.