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Monterey Police Proudly Participates in the One Mind Campaign

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Prescription Drop Off

The Monterey Police Department offers a Prescription Drug Drop Box Program

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Recent Commendations


  • On February 10, an officer was investigating a suspicious vehicle with two subjects passed out in the vehicle. Both subjects appeared under the influence of a controlled substance. One suspect was found to be in possession of over 9 grams of methamphetamine. The other suspect had a prescription bottle with a different name on the bottle. The officer confirmed the name on the bottle was recently a victim in a vehicle burglary. The officer then located a car full of property and began to investigate further. He found property stolen from Felton two weeks prior, and located six additional victims of vehicle burglary ranging from Watsonville, Castroville, and Monterey. The officer has already received a thankful letter from one of the victims whose property was recovered.

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

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Monterey, CA 93940
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01 April 2019
03/29/2019: Stole Vehicle Arrest

03/29/2019: Stole Vehicle Arrest

In March of 2019, Monterey Peninsula law enforcement agencies observed an increase in vehicle thefts. The following agencies reported vehicle thefts in that month:
Marina Police Department – 7 vehicle thefts.
Seaside Police Department – 9 vehicle thefts.
Monterey Police Department – 6 vehicle thefts.
Pacific Grove Police Department- 2 vehicle thefts.
Carmel Police Department – 1 vehicle theft.

17 March 2019
03/15/2019: Monterey Continues Regulation to Ensure Massage Businesses are Operating Legitimately

03/15/2019: Monterey Continues Regulation to Ensure Massage Businesses are Operating Legitimately

The Monterey Police Department continues to ensure that massage businesses operating in the City of Monterey are legitimate and are not furthering prostitution and human trafficking.


17 March 2019
03/12/2019: Homicide and Arson Arrest

03/12/2019: Homicide and Arson Arrest

On Thursday, March 7, 2019, at approximately 3:26 PM, Presidio of Monterey (POM) Police and Fire responded to a structure fire on POM property at 412 Brittany Road Seaside. Upon extinguishing the fire, a deceased male was located inside the residence along with evidence the fire may have been set intentionally. Due to the condition of the body, the cause of death and identity was not immediately known.

03 January 2019
01/03/2019: Narcotics Sales Arrest

01/03/2019: Narcotics Sales Arrest

On December 28th, 2018, the Peninsula Regional Violence and Narcotics Team and the Seaside Police Department conducted a probation compliance check in the 1700 block of Laguna Street in Seaside. During the compliance check, two handguns, cocaine, over 800 counterfeit prescription pills, a scale, packaging materials and over $5,000 cash were seized.

24 December 2018
12/22/2018: Attempted Murder Arrest

12/22/2018: Attempted Murder Arrest

On December 21, 2018 at approximately 9:11 p.m., Monterey Police Officers were dispatched to the Monterey Transit Plaza regarding a stabbing that had just occurred. Upon arrival, officers found one male victim stabbed in the neck.