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20-Year-Old Arrested for Sexual Relationship with Minor

Shawn Michael Cox SANTA CRUZ — 20-year-old Shawn Michael Cox has been arrested after an investigation into a criminal complaint of statutory rape of a 14-year-old girl. The two had

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Man Found Passed Out in Car Arrested on Drug Charges

Paul Otey booking photo SANTA CRUZ — Police arrested 37-year-old Paul Otey after finding him passed out in a vehicle on the 100 block of Blaine Street. A concerned citizen

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Search Warrant Leads to Drugs, Weapon Arrest

Guillermo Garcia arrest photo SANTA CRUZ — The SCPD’s Neighborhood Enforcement Team (NET) served a search warrant on Thursday, March 23rd, after an investigation led them to suspected drug sales.

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Officers Find Drugs After Stopping Plate-less Vehicle in Santa Cruz

Janina Miller-Morales booking photo SANTA CRUZ — Police have two in custody tonight after an area check of Canfield Avenue and San Lorenzo Boulevard led them to cross paths with

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Victim Tracks Stolen Phone to Suspect’s Vehicle in Santa Cruz

Jose Sanchez (L) and Jessica Morrissey (R) Police have put two suspects behind bars after an incident last Sunday that began over a stolen iPhone from Four Mile Beach earlier

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Police on the Hunt for “Smash n’ Grab” Robber

Above: CCTV photos of suspect issued via press release SANTA CRUZ — Santa Cruz PD detectives are working with the FBI to obtain leads in a case of “smash n’ grab”

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Gang Member Gets Life in Prison for 2006 Murder

Stock photo | Wikimedia Commons SANTA CRUZ — Superior Court Judge Timothy Volkmann has sentenced career criminal Oscar Amezcua Cabrera to life without the possibility of parole for the March 2006

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Inmate Attempts Suicide While in Custody

Stock photo | Source unknown SANTA CRUZ — County Sheriff correctional staff saved the life of an inmate who tried to hang himself one day after being arrested for the attempted

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Federal Agents Arrest 12 Gang Members

SANTA CRUZ — Yesterday, the Department of Homeland Security conducted a series of raids throughout Santa Cruz County in conjunction with a five-year investigation into the dealings of a notorious

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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