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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

06 May 2019
05/04/2019: Public Information - Solicitation for Sex Arrest

05/04/2019: Public Information - Solicitation for Sex Arrest

On May 03, 2019 at approximately 2:30 p.m., Monterey Police Officers were dispatched to a report of a male subject who had approached a female adult and asked her to have sex with him in the area of Montecito Avenue and Dela Vina Avenue, Monterey. When she told him no, he began following her through a nearby apartment complex. Good Samaritans in the area helped by walking the victim home and the suspect left the area.

18 April 2019
04/17/2019: Multi-Disciplinary Outreach Team (MDOT) Joint Press Conference, 11:00 AM, Wednesday, April 24, 2019

04/17/2019: Multi-Disciplinary Outreach Team (MDOT) Joint Press Conference, 11:00 AM, Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Joint Press Conference, 11:00 AM, Wednesday, April 24, 2019

WHO: The Monterey Police Department and City of Monterey, Monterey County District Attorney’s Office, Monterey County Adult Protective Services, Montage Health/Community Health Innovations, Monterey County Behavioral Health, and the local YWCA.

WHAT: Partnering agencies will hold a joint press conference to introduce a new Multi-Disciplinary Outreach Team (MDOT). MDOT evolved from both the Homeless Exchange and a City Liaison group, led by the Monterey Police Department.

WHERE: The steps of Colton Hall Lawn at Monterey City Hall, 580 Pacific Street, Monterey, California, 93940

WHEN: 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, April 24, 2019

WHY: To introduce this new collaborative resource that provides broad expertise to address prevalent issues affecting the community, including homelessness, quality of life complaints, domestic violence, substance abuse, and associated chronic health life-style issues. These collaborations have developed strong connections that have resulted in team problem solving efforts that include input and ideas to creative and long-lasting solutions.

Individual interview opportunities as well as success story handouts will be available after the press conference.


13 April 2019
04/11/2019: Narcotic Sales Arrest

04/11/2019: Narcotic Sales Arrest

On April 10th, 2019 at 1:22 PM, PRVNT, with the assistance of the Seaside Police Department and the Monterey County Sheriff’s Office, served a search warrant in the 1700 block of Kenneth Street, Seaside. Upon searching the residence, detectives located approximately a half pound of methamphetamine, one ounce of heroin, two pounds of marijuana, and numerous prescription pills. Detectives also located scales, bags, and other evidence of ongoing narcotic sales at the residence.


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