As you get ready to file your tax returns, be wary of thieves trying to beat you to the punch. Tax identity theft is one of the fastest growing forms of theft in the United States. Tax identity theft mostly occurs when your personal information is stolen for a fraudulent refund. More specifically, tax identity theft can involve: filing a tax return using another person’s Social Security number, claiming someone [...]
DON'T GET CAUGHT BY FAKE PHISHING EMAILS! Last week you likely saw the news about Anthem’s data breach affecting more than 80 million customers, with cyber criminals gaining access to names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses, and other sensitive information. Phishing Emails Targeting Anthem Customers: In a one-two punch for victims, individuals who were impacted by the massive cyberattack are now being targeted by scammers with emails designed to [...]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Type of Incident: Search Warrant Case # 15-00814 Inv. Deputy: S. White (W1504) Approving Supervisor: Sgt M. Burns Suspect: Groves, Russel Address: 39985 Carmel Valley Rd, Carmel CA Arrested? YES Age: 29 DOB: 5/27/1985 Sex: M Race: W HT: 5’7” WT: 165 lbs EYES: Brown HAIR: Brown MONTEREY, Calif. (February 11, 2015) - A search warrant was conducted at a property located in Carmel Valley [...]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Type of Incident: Homicide Case # 15-00763 Inv. Deputy: Inv S. Jorgensen Approving Supervisor: Sgt T. Kaiser Victim: Mendez, Antonio Address: King City CA SALINAS, Calif. (February 8, 2015) – On February 7, 2015 at approximately 11:09 PM, deputies responded to the 101 River Drive trailer park in King City in response to several 911 calls advising of a shooting having just taken place. Upon arrival deputies [...]
Effective 12/08/2014 the Monterey County Jail will not allow greeting cards of any type to be mailed in to any inmate. This will pertain to store bought cards, handmade cards or any other sort of greeting card. There will be no exception to this restriction. Inmates will still be able to purchase greeting cards via “commissary” and send them out of the facility, but no cards will be allowed to [...]
MCSO has kicked off their ANNUAL TEDDY BEAR DRIVE and is now accepting donations of NEWLY PURCHASED Teddy Bears and stuffed animals. To lear more about this program, please visit the Teddy Bear Program page here.
Welcome to the new Monterey County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) website. Our organization is committed to providing you with the most current and relevant information possible regarding the work we do and the services we provide to our communities. The Sheriff’s Office is charged with extending the best law enforcement services possible here in Monterey County. We are pleased to include this website along with Facebook and Twitter in our communications [...]
Join CIT International and Monterey County Behavioral Health as we host the 2014 CIT International Conference. This year’s conference will prove to be another exciting meeting that brings informative national speakers, a variety of workshops, a time to develop or improve your CIT programs and the opportunity to network and learn from others. Monterey has a lot to offer so plan to bring the family and stay a few days. [...]
Interviews were held August 25th thru August 28th.
For the first time, the Coastal Station hosted a National Night Out event in Carmel. The venue was located on the State Parks Property known as “Marathon Flats” that is located at the southeast corner of Highway 1 and Rio Road. In addition to a Crime Prevention Information Table with Doris Tejada and Deputy Frank Duenas covering, several MCSO special units were also in attendance: Sgt. Kobayashi, Detective Rahiri and [...]