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Santa Cruz

Gang Task Force Arrests Two For Loitering

Caller Called Police Because They Were Drinking WATSONVILLE—The Santa Cruz County Anti-Crime Team Gang Taskforce arrested two Watsonville residents on Wednesday night after they responded to a citizen compliant about

Santa Cruz

Watsonville Police Still Looking for Three In Attack

Victim Was Asked If He Was A Gang Member The Watsonville Police Department is still looking for three men who beat and robbed a man in an alley between Jefferson Street

Santa Cruz

Faulty Taillight Leads to Jail Time

Suspect ditched Firearm in Backyard WATSONVILLE—The Santa Cruz County Anti-Crime Task Force arrested known gang participant and Watsonville resident 21-year-old Marcial Arana Castillo after he was spotted by agents driving

Santa Cruz

Man Arrested In Double Homicide

One Victim Was A 4-year-old Child WATSONVILLE—the Watsonville Police Department arrested 31-year-old Michael Angelo Escobar for his part in a disturbance in the parking lot between the Fish House Bar

Santa Cruz

Vehicle Pursuit Ends In Arrest, Suspect Found Hiding in Bathroom

WATSONVILLE—Members of the Santa Cruz County Gang Task Force (SCGTF) arrested a woman and man after an armed robbery in Watsonville turned into a pursuit, and ended in a home invasion. On Saturday

Santa Cruz

Traffic Stop Led to Four Being Arrested

Vehicle Was Seen Speeding Down Street WATSONVILLE—Agents with the Santa Cruz County Gang and Narcotics Task Force arrested four individuals after their vehicle was seen speeding down Holly Drive in


Teen Stabs Man at Watsonville Levee

Victim Was Pronounced Dead At The Scene WATSONVILLE—Investigators with the Watsonville Police Department arrested a 16-year-old teenager on Monday in connection with a stabbing death of 51-year-old Lorenzo Colimote Avalos

Santa Cruz

Arrest Made in Valentines Day Attack

Suspect is a Known Gang Member WATSONVILLE—Investigators with the Watsonville Police Department have made an arrest in the Valentines Day attack that left a teenager with a prosthetic eye.  They

Santa Cruz

13-Year-Old shot in the Head During Valentines Day Altercation

Victim was Walking in the Area of Loughead Street WATSONVILLE—The Watsonville Police Department is looking for several individuals that are believed to be in a gang after one of them