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14July 2016

Homicide Investigation

On July 13, 2016 at 9:30 pm Deputies received a 911 call about gunshots in the area of El Rancho Way, Salinas. When deputies arrived they found a male, in his 20's with multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to the Natividad Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. [...]

08June 2016

On June 6, 2016 , the victim reported that sometime during the evening hours of May 17 and May 18, 2016 an unknown suspect stole his 1957-1958, Austin-Healey convertible from a barn on his property, located on Hebert Rd. in Salinas. The victim believes the picture below is of his [...]

08June 2016

Church funds stolen

On June 7, Sheriff’s Deputies received a report that an unknown suspect had entered into an office at the Cypress Church sometime between 6/5/16 at 1100 hrs, and 6/6/16 at 0900 hrs, opened a safe, and stole a bag containing an undisclosed amount of checks and a large amount of [...]

01June 2016

Inmate Welfare Fund Committee Meeting

Agenda Thursday, June 9, 2016 – 11:00 AM Probation Department Juvenile Hall Conference Room 1420 Natividad Rd., Salinas, CA 93906 ITEM AGENCY I. CALL TO ORDER Sheriff A. Roll Call II. PUBLIC COMMENT Pursuant to the Brown Act, each public agency must provide the public with an opportunity to speak [...]

17May 2016

Drowning Soledad Area

On May 14th Emmanuel de Leon and his cousin Javier de Leon were horseback riding in the Soledad area.  Emmanuel rode his horse into a private reservoir, possibly for training purposes and was thrown from his horse into the reservoir.  Emmanuel was unable to swim out of the reservoir and [...]

Our Mission Statement

The mission of the Monterey County Sheriff’s Office is to safeguard the lives and property of the people within our county. We perform our law enforcement and custody duties with honor and integrity in order to guard the public trust. Our highly trained and competent workforce reflects the diversity of our community and demonstrates the highest standards of professionalism.


Model Leadership Excellence With Honor and Integrity

Compassionately Embrace Diversity

Serve with Dedication, Loyalty and Respect

Objectively Perform Our Responsibilities with Sacrifice and Courage

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