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On Wednesday, November 23, 2016, at approximately 1:41 am, the Monterey Police Department (MPD) responded to the 600 block of Wave Street in Monterey on the report of gunshots being fired. MPD arrived and located one victim at the entrance to the Cannery Row Parking Garage, located in the 600 block of Wave Street.
On Monday November 21, 2016, at approximately 4:07 p.m., Monterey Police Officers responded to the 300 block of Glenwood Circle in Monterey on a request from neighbors to check on the welfare of an individual who had not been seen recently. A first floor apartment was flooded with water, which had originated in the second floor apartment where the individual lived.
UPDATE, Nov. 17, 2016: News Release in PDF
On November 14, 2016 at 1:32 PM, Monterey Police Officers responded to a report of an attempted child abduction at the Monterey Library, 625 Pacific Street. News Release in PDF
On November 12, 2016 at 3:23 PM, Monterey Police Officers located 26 year old Adrian Chronister of Pacific Grove on the Recreation Trail between Wharf 1 and the Coast Guard Pier. Chronister was on felony probation and suspected of several commercial burglaries on the Monterey Peninsula. Chronister had also evaded police earlier in the week after leading officers on a foot pursuit in Downtown Monterey.