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02 December 2020
12/02/2020: Burglary

12/02/2020: Burglary

On November 28, 2020 at approximately 6:57 p.m., Monterey Police Officers were dispatched to Mandeville Court on a report of a burglary in progress at a closed business.  The person reporting the incident observed the suspect inside the business removing items before leaving in a pickup truck.  Responding officers located the truck on Highway 68 and stopped it. NEWS RELEASE AND PHOTO IN PDF

23 November 2020
11/23/2020: Sexual Batter on Recreation Trail

11/23/2020: Sexual Batter on Recreation Trail

On Friday, November 20, 2020, at approximately 6:40 a.m., Monterey Police Department officers were dispatched to the recreation trail near the area of 2600 Sand Dunes related to a sexual battery. A female was jogging on the recreation trail near Del Monte and Ramona when she was grabbed from behind. The unknown suspect groped the female. The victim fought off the suspect and he fled the scene toward Sand City. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF

13 November 2020
CHP Monterey Leads Seat Belt Safety Campaign

CHP Monterey Leads Seat Belt Safety Campaign

The California Highway Patrol (CI-IP) Monterey Area, and participating Monterey County law enforcement agencies, will kick off a Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement mobilization, reminding everyone that seat belts save lives. Click It or Ticket combines enforcement with a public awareness campaign on television, and social media in both English and Spanish. In an effort to spread the word about the importance of buckling up, the enforcement mobilization will be from November 15-21, 2020. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF

Click it or Ticket

05 November 2020
11/05/2020: Monterey Police Warning Residents of Reports of Scam Calls Claiming to be from City of Monterey

11/05/2020: Monterey Police Warning Residents of Reports of Scam Calls Claiming to be from City of Monterey

The City of Monterey and Monterey Police Department are warning residents to be aware of scam phone calls reportedly coming from City of Monterey staff to residents asking for social security numbers and other personal identification information. The City became aware of this scam this morning when a resident notified an employee in the Public Works Department that they had received a call that appeared to be from a City phone number, shown on caller ID. This type of phone scam is called phone spoofing. The resident explained he received a call requesting that he provide his social security number to them immediately or his social security number would be cancelled/stopped within the next four hours. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF

Phone-Scam-Alert

27 October 2020
10/27/2020: Controlled Substance for Sale Arrest

10/27/2020: Controlled Substance for Sale Arrest

Over the past month, the Monterey Police Department received information that large quantities of methamphetamine were being transported and sold on the Monterey Peninsula. During the investigation, detectives learned that Kristopher Crow, 29, of Monterey, had been supplying the methamphetamine. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF

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Administrative Office
Monterey Fire Department
610 Pacific Street
Monterey, CA 93940

Phone: (831) 646-3900
Fax: (831) 646-3723
Non-Emergency: (831) 646-3914

Fire Prevention Bureau
Phone: (831) 646-3908
Email: Fireprevention@monterey.org


Infectious Control Officers
Primary: Jim Courtney
(831) 646-6965
Secondary: Gaudenz Panholzer
(831) 646-6957 
Alternate: On-Duty Division Chief
(831) 901-5002