Police News

08 July 2019
07/06/2019: Attempted Homicide

07/06/2019: Attempted Homicide

On July 6, 2019 at approximately 8:43 P.M., the Monterey Police Department (MPD) responded to multiple calls of a large fight involving approximately fifteen to twenty subjects in the area of Figueroa Street and Del Monte Avenue. One witness related they observed one of the subjects with a gun. When Monterey Police arrived at the scene, they were advised that a subject pulled a gun and pointed it at several people and pulled the trigger. The victims heard a click and the magazine from the firearm fell to the ground. The victims tackled the suspect and the suspect then escaped when a second suspect pulled a knife and threatened the victims. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF

05 July 2019
2019 Summer Cheer Camp at the Monterey Sports Center

2019 Summer Cheer Camp at the Monterey Sports Center

Come join the fun this summer at the Monterey Sports Center Cheerleading Camp! Youth ages 6-12 years will learn sideline cheers, crowd cheers, performance cheers and a dance routine. Campers also go swimming and take a field trip to Dennis the Menace park. The next session starts July 8. Sign up now for a fun filled week of camp at the Monterey Sports Center. For further information, please call 646-3730. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF

03 July 2019
07/02/2019: Armed Robbery Series Arrest

07/02/2019: Armed Robbery Series Arrest

Subsequent to the media release regarding these cases, PRVNT received several tips from the community regarding the identity of the suspect. Garrett Carter, 27 of Monterey, was identified as a suspect and was located in a vehicle parked in a parking lot in the 300 block of Lighthouse Avenue in Monterey. Monterey Police and PRVNT contacted Carter and he surrendered without incident. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF

02 July 2019
07/02/2019: Armed Robbery Series

07/02/2019: Armed Robbery Series

The Peninsula Regional Violence and Narcotics Team and its law enforcement partners are investigating a series of armed robberies on the Monterey Peninsula.On 6/29/19 at 10:14 AM, a robbery occurred at a business in the 400 block of Canyon Del Rey Road in Del Rey Oaks. The suspect entered the business and brandished a handgun at an employee of the business while demanding money. After receiving money, the suspect fled on foot. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF | SURVEILLANCE VIDEO OF SUSPECT

27 June 2019
06/27/2019: Cities of Monterey and Pacific Grove Solidify Agreement for Fire Services

06/27/2019: Cities of Monterey and Pacific Grove Solidify Agreement for Fire Services

The City of Monterey and the City of Pacific Grove solidified a new fire contract agreement with the respective approvals of the Monterey and Pacific Grove City Councils at coinciding Special City Council meetings on June 26, 2019. The two Cities have been in partnership for fire services since 2008, at which time Monterey hired all Pacific Grove Firefighters and integrated them into the Monterey Fire Department. The new fire services agreement terms are for eight years, plus another five-year option by mutual agreement of the Cities. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF


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