NEW! Firearms/Weapons Laws - Effective Jan. 1, 2017, firearms that currently have a "bullet button" will be considered assault weapons. If you are in possession of an affected firearm, it must be registered by June 30, 2018.
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On November 23, 2016, Raul Melendez was the victim of a shooting homicide that occurred in the 600 block of Wave Street in Monterey. The Monterey Police Department (MPD) assisted by the Peninsula Regional Violence and Narcotics Team (PRVNT) identified the suspect in this homicide as Jorge Luis Mendoza and a warrant was obtained for his arrest.
On March 11, 2017, the Monterey Police Department took part in the Statewide “Shoulder Tap” Operation subsequent to receiving a grant from the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC).
The Monterey Police Department has received a grant from the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) to conduct Minor Decoy operations, Shoulder Tap Programs, and Informed Merchants Preventing Alcohol-Related Crime Tendencies (IMPACT) Inspections of ABC licensed businesses.
On February 12, 2017 at 10:27 PM, Monterey Police Officers responded to the Exxon Gas Station, 398 Fremont in Monterey, regarding an armed robbery that had just occurred. The suspects fled in a black Dodge Dart prior to police arrival.