On July 6, 2018, an MPD Patrol Officer investigated a case regarding a prowler who was harassing an ex-girlfriend. The officer utilized video camera evidence, put together a solid investigation and was able to get the suspect to come to the police station to discuss the incidents. The officer was able to get incriminating statements from the suspect, and the suspect was subsequently arrested and pled guilty to the crimes.The victim and family were very appreciative of the great job the officer did on this case.
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May 28th, 2017 at 12:35AM, Monterey Police Officers were dispatched to the 300 block of Tyler Street in Monterey for a robbery. Two victims had been walking though the area when they were approached from behind and knocked to the ground by the suspect. The suspect took a purse from one of the victims and threatened to shoot them with a firearm. No firearm was actually observed. The suspect fled on foot and was then observed driving away in a vehicle.
On May 25, 2017, the Monterey Police Department (MPD) along with the Alcohol Beverage Control (ABC) conducted a minor decoy operation, “Shoulder Tap” subsequent to receiving a grant from the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control.
On May 9,2017 at 12:11 PM, Monterey Police Officers investigated a sexual assault that occurred on Hannon Street at Del Monte Avenue. The incident occurred on May 9, 2017 at approximately 2:30 AM.
On May 8,2017 at 6:37 PM, Monterey Police Officers responded to a report of an armed robbery in the 2400 block of North Fremont Street. The suspect entered the business concealing his identity with a ski mask and demanded money while brandishing a knife. The suspect was given an undisclosed amount of money and fled the business in a silver vehicle. There were no injuries reported.