On the evening of July 11, 2019 37-year-old Alfonso Nevarez was shot dead near Market way and Soledad Street.
With help from tips, investigators named 38-year-old Peter Mendoza as the murder suspect.
As the investigation continued, information developed that Mendoza was “staying in the area of the railroad tracks near China Town.”
Finally, after midnight on February 18, detectives located the suspect around North Main and East Rossi Streets.
He was “booked into the Monterey County Jail for homicide and probation violation.”