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The Monterey Police Department offers a Prescription Drug Drop Box Program

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Monterey, CA 93940
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NEW! Taxi Driver and Vehicle Permits Online

The Monterey Police Department is now processing taxicab driver and vehicle permits electronically. CLICK HERE  for more information and to download the taxicab driver and vehicle permit applications.

Recent Commendations



On December 16, 2020: MPD units were dispatched to a disturbance. As MPD units were responding they learned one or more of the subjects were armed. Officers located four individuals: one suspect was armed with an AR style pistol and the other was armed with an imitation firearm.

As officers detained the four suspects, two of them fled on foot. Officers and detective’s set-up a perimeter and began searching for the two outstanding suspects. One officer interviewed a neighbor and learned the suspects fled to a nearby apartment. The officers and detectives responded to the apartment and safely took the two outstanding suspects into custody.

All four suspects were verbally abusive to the officers and detectives at the scene and they continued verbal assaults towards the Police Services Technicians while being booked, or released on a citation. One suspect physically resisted officers at the scene, while another resisted booking at the jail.

All of the MPD staff worked together to make four arrests and remove a dangerous firearm from the community. This was a great example of teamwork and all should be commended for their professionalism, demeanor, and performance during this incident.


See all recent commendations at https://monterey.org/police/Get-Informed/Commendations-and-Complaints/Past-Commendations

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07 January 2021
01/07/2021: Possession of Firearms Arrest

01/07/2021: Possession of Firearms Arrest

On January 5, 2021 at approximately 2:30 p.m., Monterey Police Officers were dispatched to the 1200 block of Munras Avenue, Monterey regarding a report of subjects trespassing inside a hotel room. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF

17 December 2020
12/17/2020: Firearms Arrest

12/17/2020: Firearms Arrest

On December 16, 2020 at approximately 2:20 p.m., Monterey Police Officers were dispatched to the 700 block of West Franklin regarding a call of subjects arguing, and racking the slide of a firearm. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF

03 December 2020
12/03/2020: Attempted Armed Robbery

12/03/2020: Attempted Armed Robbery

On November 30, 2020 at approximately 8:23 p.m., Monterey Police Officers were dispatched to West Franklin Street and Larkin Street regarding an attempted armed robbery.  The victim reported he was walking westbound on West Franklin toward Larkin when a pick-up truck stopped next to him. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF

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



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