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01November 2016

Body found in Carmel Identified

The body discovered on August 26, 2016 at 3645 Rio Road in Carmel has been identified by DNA as Remie Casillas of Santa Cruz. The cause of death is still under investigation. If the public has any information regarding the circumstances of her death please contact Detective Bret Speirs at [...]

18October 2016

DEA Rx Drug Take Back

MONTEREY COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE TAKING BACK UNWANTED PRESCRIPTION DRUGS OCTOBER 22, 2016 AT THE FOLLOWING PARKING LOT LOCATIONS: Pine Canyon Fire Station - King City, CA 93930 51251 Pine Canyon Road - King City, CA 93930 Crossroads Mall - Carmel, CA 93923 Rio Rd/Hwy 1 - Carmel, CA 93923 Prunetree [...]

09August 2016

Investigations lead to two arrests for Child Pornography

The Monterey County Sheriff’s Office culminated two investigations into Child Predators this week. The first investigation was into Matt Grenzebach (pictured on the left), 36 years old from North Monterey County. Grenzebach came to the attention of the Sheriff’s Office during a domestic incident at his residence in the City [...]

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 [...]

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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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