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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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18 October 2018
10/18/2018: Burglary and Attempted Burglary Arrest

10/18/2018: Burglary and Attempted Burglary Arrest

On October 05, 2018, at approximately 11:50 p.m., a subject was recorded on video surveillance trying to break into a residence in the 900 block of Casanova, Monterey.

02 October 2018
10/02/2018: Cold Case Project: Khalik Kennedy Homicide Suspect Identified

10/02/2018: Cold Case Project: Khalik Kennedy Homicide Suspect Identified

Formed in 2005, the Peninsula Cold Case Project (PCCP) is a collaboration between local, state and federal law enforcement partners, the Department of Justice, and the Monterey County District Attorney’s Office. The mission of the PCCP is to close unsolved homicides and this regional investigative effort has resulted in a number of homicide case closures including the 1998 abduction and homicide of 13-year-old Christina Williams. Recently PCCP members were honored by the California Peace Officers’ Association with the 2017 Outstanding Cold Case award for their work on the Christina Williams case which resulted in the filing of criminal charges against her killer.

01 October 2018
10/01/2018: Cold Case Project: Homicide Closure

10/01/2018: Cold Case Project: Homicide Closure

The Peninsula Cold Case Project will be holding a press conference at 9:00AM on October 2nd 2018 to announce the identification of a suspect in a cold case homicide. The location of the press conference will be at the Monterey Emergency Operations Center located behind the Monterey Police Department at 351 Madison Street, Monterey.

12 September 2018
09/12/2018: UPDATE - Shots Being Fired/Assault Weapon Charges

09/12/2018: UPDATE - Shots Being Fired/Assault Weapon Charges

Arrest Update
On 9/11/18, Monterey Police Detectives booked 60-years-old Daniel Piggott of Monterey into the Monterey County Jail for charges which included; manufacturing an assault weapon, possession of an assault weapon, possession of high capacity magazines, negligent discharge of a firearm and discharge of a firearm in a school zone. The investigation stemming from the incident on 9/7/18 revealed that Piggott was responsible for the original shots fired call. Evidence recovered at the scene indicated that Piggott had fired multiple rounds, several of which struck a wall on a patio that was adjacent to his apartment.

08 September 2018
09/07/2018: Shots Being Fired

09/07/2018: Shots Being Fired

On 9/7/18 at approximately 2:33 PM, several people reported hearing shots being fired in the area of Helvic Ave. and Palo Verde Ave., Monterey. Monterey Police Officers responded and identified an apartment complex where they believed the shots were fired from in the 100 block of Helvic Ave. Officers immediately contained the area where they believed the subject to be located in an apartment.