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Police Investigate Two Burglaries in Santa Cruz

SANTA CRUZ — Police are seeking the public’s help in solving two recent break-ins which occurred two days apart. One suspect was caught on CCTV on Laurent Street and two

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Three Arrested After Craigslist Exotic Dancer Scam

(L to R) Maria Torres, Timothy Towsel, Denzel Freeman SANTA CRUZ — Police arrested three suspects on Sunday morning after they tried to rob two people who went to a

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Notorious Santa Cruz Drug Dealers At It Again

Calvin Carlson (L) and Suzanne Winchel (R) SANTA CRUZ — Two notorious drug dealers — 52-year-old Calvin Carlson and 40-year-old Suzanne Winchel — are behind bars again after a police

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Suspects At Large after Drive-By Shooting in Santa Cruz

A Santa Cruz Police officer inspects the Beach Flats Park sign after it was struck by a stray bullet SANTA CRUZ — The Santa Cruz Police Department is calling on

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Drugs Discovered by K9 During Traffic Stop

Michael Condito booking photo SCOTTS VALLEY — Police have arrested 28-year-old Michael Condito of San Jose after a traffic stop near the Scotts Valley Shopping Center shortly before midnight on

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Stolen Purse Returned in Time for Christmas

Credit: Santa Cruz PD SANTA CRUZ — Police helped a woman recover her purse after it was stolen with Christmas money still inside. 30-year-old Anthony Rodriguez is now behind bars

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Watsonville Man Sentenced for 2015 Murder

WATSONVILLE — Luciano Acevedo of Watsonville has been convicted of second-degree murder as of Friday, December 9th, in a Santa Cruz County courtroom for the killing of Carlos Martinez. He

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Bad LSD Trip Ends Tragically for 15-Year-Old

Luke Smith (15 years old) WATSONVILLE — Aptos High School is mourning the loss of one of their own after an adverse reaction to LSD led to the stabbings of

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Street Gang Members Arrested after Graffiti Incident

WATSONVILLE — Police have arrested three criminal street gang members after reports from concerned citizens provided detailed descriptions of three suspected vandals. Arrested were 38-year-old Alejandro Hernandez, 21-year-old David Hernandez,

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Santa Cruz Hit-and-Run Suspect Turns Himself In

Jesse Covarrubias booking photo SANTA CRUZ — Police have arrested 26-year-old Jesse Covarrubias of Rancho Cucamonga for his role in the hit-and-run incident that killed 20-year-old college student Alexandria Arceneaux