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Watsonville man accused of fatally stabbing girlfriend, fleeing to Mexico

A Watsonville man accused of fatally stabbing his girlfriend and fleeing to Mexico has been arrested, according to police. On the evening of Tuesday, July 13, officers responded to an

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Santa Cruz Police: Man turns himself in, confesses to unreported murder

Photo: Beau Paepke | Santa Cruz Police A Santa Cruz man has been taken into custody after turning himself in for an unreported homicide, police say. 30-year-old Beau Joseph Paepke

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Hit and run, followed by chase, ended in another crash

Photo: crash scene Originally published as a Watsonville Police Department Facebook post –  “A 60-year-old man was taken into custody after leading officers on a brief car chase and crashing

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Drunk driver hits two people

Photo: Rosendo Avila Aguilar Originally published as a Watsonville Police Department Facebook post –  “Two people, including a Watsonville firefighter are recovering after being struck by a suspected drunk driver

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Man taken into custody after allegedly tearing car interior apart while under influence of narcotics

Originally published 6-22-21 via Facebook by Santa Cruz Police: “When working as a Police Officer, you never know what type of call you’ll be dispatched to next. Last night, community

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Santa Cruz Police: Burglary suspect had 7 outstanding warrants, cut off his ankle monitor

Photos: Santa Cruz PD Originally published 6-3-21 via Facebook by Santa Cruz Police: “This suspect burglar broke into Holy Cross School, stole multiple items, and ransacked a classroom on Tuesday,

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WANTED SEX OFFENDER ARRESTED!

Photo: Troy Walker under arrest Originally published as a Santa Cruz Police Department Facebook post –   “On Thursday, 6/3/21, the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office in North Carolina notified SCPD that

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Two arrests in Santa Cruz for various crimes

Photo: scenes from the arrests Originally published as a Santa Cruz Police Department Facebook post –  “Here are just two highlights from last night’s proactive patrols. 21S-02843: Officers Pizano and

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Another Wanted Felon Arrested with Loaded Firearm

Photo: confiscated gun Originally published as a Santa Cruz Police Department Facebook post –  “SCPD is always on the lookout for wanted felons in our city. Officer George immediately recognized

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Five gang members arrested in connection with attacks

Originally published as a Watsonville Police Department Facebook post –  “Watsonville police officers have arrested five gang members behind two separate violent attacks that left several people injured. The first