Dispatch log
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Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office


March 9


12:28 a.m.: A business on the 9700 block of Highway 9 in Ben Lomond reported receiving a bomb threat. No explosives were found and the threat was determined to be false.


March 8


2:14 a.m.: During a DUI stop near the intersection of Mount Hermon Road and Highway 17 in Scotts Valley, deputies arrested the driver after finding nunchaku in the vehicle.


Scotts Valley Police Department


March 10

11:14 a.m.: A report was taken after staff of a hotel on La Madrona Drive found that a couple had spent the night in an unregistered room that they had found unlocked. When confronted, subjects fled in their vehicle.

12:14 p.m.: Staff at a Scotts Valley elementary school reported that an emotionally disturbed child had threatened suicide and pulled a knife on a staff member. It was determined that the child was not trying to harm himself or others, but was upset and wanted to be left alone. The child was taken to Juvenile Hall for brandishing a weapon.


March 9


11:51 a.m.: A resident of the Spring Lakes mobile home park reported that someone had been stealing prescription medication from the residence. The pill bottles were taken for fingerprinting.

4:43 p.m.: Officers arrested a man outside a liquor store on Scotts Valley Drive after he allegedly brandished a billy club at another motorist during what was described as a road rage incident.


March 8


1:59 p.m.: Loss prevention staff at a store on Mount Hermon Road stopped a young man that was allegedly attempting to shoplift three video games. Officers were called to the scene and a report was filed. The young man was released to his parents.


- 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. The Press-Banner reminds its readers to lock their vehicles and homes.

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