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Salinas Police looking for a missing man not seen in almost two weeks
SALINAS, Calif. (KION-TV)- Salinas Police said they are looking for a 39-year-old man who has not had contact with his family since May 27. Kristofer Torres, 39, is said to frequent the Sherwood Park and South Main Street areas. He was reported missing Saturday, said police. If you have any...
Police seek charges in accidental shooting death of young girl
SALINAS, Calif. — Salinas police are now seeking charges against the brother of an 11-year-old girl who shot and killed herself with her brother’s gun. Natalie Puente was a fifth grader at Creekside Elementary School when she got a hold of her brother’s gun. It was a tragic accident, according to investigators who also say the gun was an illegally modified automatic Glock.
13-Year-Old Reported Missing
Police in Watsonville are searching for Ellie Chavez Merino, a local 13-year-od reported missing early Wednesday. Merino was last seen in the 0 to 100 block of Airport Road about midnight. Anyone with information regarding the teen's location is asked to call (831) 471-1151. Copyright © 2023 Bay City News,...
Driver says potholes on Williams Road in Salinas caused her to get into an accident
SALINAS, Calif. (KION-TV)- It was more than just a bumpy ride Monday morning for Yuriko Romero, after she got into an accident she said was due to a pothole. The city recognizes the problem but says more money needs to be allocated for the repairs. "Tried to avoid it, it's...
Shot Monterey County deputy released from Salinas hospital
SALINAS, Calif. — The Monterey County Sheriff Deputy injured in a standoff in Salinas was released from the hospital on Sunday. Deputy Jesse Green, a 17-year veteran of the sheriff’s office, was hospitalized after being shot on Wednesday. He was shot in the side and arm. Personnel from...
Suspect arrested in weekend robbery and attempted carjacking
MONTEREY, Calif. — Officers from the Monterey Police Department arrested a suspect connected to a robbery and attempted carjacking on Sunday. Police were dispatched around 10 a.m. to the 800 block of Foam Street in Monterey after receiving a call regarding a robbery. According to police, the victim was near his vehicle when two suspects approached him and demanded his keys at gunpoint. Both suspects began punching the victim in the face and head. At one point during the altercation, the victim was hit on the head with something hard, causing a small laceration on the back of his head. The suspects stole the victim's phone and left the scene.
Bat found in Seaside euthanized after testing positive for rabies; pet cat in quarantine.
County officials are reiterating warnings to vaccinate your pets against rabies as the warmer months bring more active animals in the area. A bat found in Seaside tested positive for rabies, and was euthanized after being played around with by a cat. The cat's owner found the bat near La Salle Avenue and brought it to Hitchcock Road Animal Services Tuesday, May 30, according to a County of Monterey Health Department press release.
Monterey Artichoke Festival
Monterey County Convention and Visitors Bureau’s new Artichoke Trail turns the spotlight to the region’s edgiest of veggies. The Artichoke Trail incorporates over 20 stops, including restaurants, farm stands, and attractions that highlight the numerous ways visitors can enjoy and experience this unique vegetable in Monterey County, California.
Salinas Valley chamber of commerce to cancel Salinas’ membership in organization
SALINAS, Calif. — Salinas city leaders got notice Monday morning that their membership in the Salinas Valley Chamber of Commerce will be canceled once it expires at the end of June. That decision comes just days after the chamber put its president/CEO Steve McShane on leave. McShane is also...
Monterey man found guilty of 28 counts of child molestation sentenced to 440 years to life
MONTEREY COUNTY, Calif. — A Del Rey Oaks Police Department investigation dating back to 2021 has led to a Monterey man being found guilty of 28 counts of child molestation. Monterey County District Attorney Jeannine M. Pacioni announced 71-year-old Miodrag Vuletic's charges last Thursday. Vuletic was found guilty of three counts of oral copulation on a child 10 years old or under, 23 counts of lewd acts on a child under 14 years, and two counts of forcible lewd acts on a child under 14 years.
Ten Marina firefighters recognized for two lifesaving missions
MARINA, Calif. — Ten firefighters from the city of Marina earned a distinguished honor for two separate lifesaving missions. "I'm so incredibly proud of the whole Marina fire department as a whole they do they work hard to do a great job. This is a small measure of our appreciation,” said Doug McCoun, Marina fire chief.
Salinas Police: Reports of shots fired at Safeway parking lot in Salinas, no victims
SALINAS, Calif. (KION-TV) -- Salinas Police confirm they're investigating reports of shots fired at the Safeway parking lot in the Creekbridge area of the city. They're also confirming to KION that there are no victims in this apparent shooting. The investigation is preliminary and police say they're still working on suspect information. Police are asking The post Salinas Police: Reports of shots fired at Safeway parking lot in Salinas, no victims appeared first on KION546.
Salinas dog thought to be stolen returned to owner
SALINAS, Calif. — The daylong search for a dog thought to be stolen turned out to be a misunderstanding between the dog's owners and a man attempting to find the dog's home. The family of the year-old Yorkie told KSBW that the dog ran out the back door of the house on Saturday. No one noticed the dog was missing, so they left the house.
Six arrested in relation to Hollister collision, shooting
Local authorities arrested several people—including four juveniles—for gun-related offenses and are seeking information on possible additional suspects in relation to a collision, followed by a shooting, that occurred June 1 in Hollister, according to police. About 8pm, police were dispatched to the 1000 block of Nash Road, less...
Monterey peninsula residents can buy fresh produce daily as Seaside establishes new farmers market
SEASIDE, Calif. — A new farmers market will open in Seaside next Thursday, June 15. The Seaside Certified Farmers Market is the result of a partnership between the city of Seaside and Everyone's Harvest. The market will be held weekly at Laguna Grande Park from 3 to 7 p.m. In addition to plenty of produce, the market will feature cooking demos, a kid's table, live music and more.
'Drinkertainment' mini golf course Tipsy Putt holds Monterey groundbreaking ceremony
MONTEREY, Calif. — The mini golf bar and restaurant Tipsy Putt is scheduled to open a new location on Cannery Row this month. Tipsy Putt features an indoor golf course, bar, restaurant and more. A groundbreaking ceremony will be held on Tuesday, June 20, at 4:30 p.m. The public is invited to stop by, eat tacos and practice their putting.
Salinas Police investigating a dog theft case
SALINAS, Calif. (KION-TV)- Salinas Police are investigating a dog theft that took place on Saturday evening The reported theft happened around 6:27 p.m. at a house on the 600 block of Larkin Street. The dog's owner, Andrea Ferreyra provided the Ring Camera footage of the reported theft to KION which you can watch below. Ring The post Salinas Police investigating a dog theft case appeared first on KION546.
Paying It Forward
Aerobatic star Sean Tucker knew that he wanted to give back what he had learned from decades of flying. That’s one reason the performer launched Every Kid Can Fly, an after-school program, in 2014 with his son Eric. And starting in January 2016, the Tuckers began the transformation of that program into the Bob Hoover Academy—in honor of Sean’s mentor and aviation legend Robert A. “Bob” Hoover.
California Stores on the Brink: Score Big Savings with 50% Off at Iconic Retailer's Closing Event
Three California stores are set to close by June 26. The party is over for three more stores in California. Party City, the leading party goods and Halloween specialty retailer by revenue in North America, is closing several stores this month.
Salinas Valley Police Reports | Published May 31, 2023
Police Reports are obtained from the local police departments. 11:51 a.m. Vehicle towed (unlicensed driver) on 3rd St. 12:17 p.m. Suspicious circumstances (juvenile with cuts on forearm) on 7th St. 2:51 p.m. Vandalism (unknown driver ran over fence and plant) on Apple Av. 3:30 p.m. Non-injury traffic collision on El...
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