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Santa Cruz Police Department Press Releases

Official press releases for the Santa Cruz Police Department.
Date following item link is date posted on Internet.


   
Homicide Investigation  8/23/16    
Gang Related Shooting & Arrest 8/11/16    
Arson and Vandalism Arrest  7/14/16     
Carjacking Case 16S-05824 7/13/16    
SCPD Online Bike Registration  7/12/16    
Shut Down Illegal Nightclub 7/11/16    
JULY 4th Weekend 2016 Stats and Cases of Interest
7/5/16    
Fireworks Prohibited & Safety Enhancement Zone July 3-5, 2016 6/28/16    
Help Identify Suspects in Stolen ATM Case  6/24/16    
Child Molester Arrested 6/21/16     
Hit and Run Suspect Arrested  6/6/16     
Memorial Day Weekend Stats 2016 5/31/16    
Washburn Ave. Shooting Investigation and Arrest 5/26/16    
Two Arrested in Separate Child Pornography Investigations  5/18/16     
Assault with A Deadly Weapon 5/13/16     
Arrest in Child Pornography Investigation 4/29/16    
Suspect Barricaded Inside Home  4/17/16    
Attempted Sexual Assault - Suspect Arrested 4/6/16     
2015 Year- End Crime Statistic 3/14/16     

Six UCSC Students Arrested in Ecstasy Drug Investigation

3/7/16    
Stabbing Arrest 16S-01868  3/3/16    
2/28/16 Shooting Investigation 16S-01777 2/29/16    
Suspect Arrested in Stabbing Investigation  2/29/16    
Stabbing Investigation and Shooting Investigation 2/27/16    
Armed Robbery  2/24/16     
Drug Sales Arrests 2/22/16     
Church Vandalism 2/21/16    
Shooting Investigation & Suspects Arrested  2/11/16    
Help Identify Child Luring Suspect  2/10/16    
Massage Parlor Sting & Human Trafficking Investigation  2/2/16    
Stolen Ipad Leads to Arrest in Home Burglary & Fencing Operation 1/21/16    
Vandalism Arrest 1/20/16    
Wanted Felon & Narcotics Arrest  1/14/16    
Jewelry Store Burglary 1/11/16    
Identities Released Homicide-Suicide  1/11/16     
Scam Alert- Hoax Kidnapping Calls 1/10/16    
Carjacking  1/7/15    
Homicide - Suicide Investigation 1/6/15    
Two Suspicious Deaths 1/5/16     
Shooting Investigations & Firearms Arrest  1/4/16    
January 1st New Year's Eve Stats 1/1/16    
New Year's Eve 2015/16   12/28/15    
Parolee Arrested with Gun, Drugs & Burglary Tools 12/21/15    
Butane Hash Oil Explosion Investigation  12/17/15     
Stolen Car Recover after Pursuit - Suspect Arrested  12/15/15    
Home Burglar Arrested -Thanks to Tip from Public  12/11/15    
Stolen Vehicle Recovered in High-Risk Stop 12/9/15    
Help Identify Home Burglar  12/9/15    
12/5/15 Shooting & Hit and Run Incident 12/7/15    
Shooting Investigation  11/23/15    
Vehicle & Pedestrian Collision 11/9/15    
2015 Halloween Stats 11/1/15    
Halloween Safety Zone Enhancement & Road Closures 10/22/15    
Update - Vehicle Collision Off SC Wharf  10/19/15    
Vehicle  Collision  10/17/15    
Help Identify Sketch of Prowling Peeping Suspect 10/15/15    
Update - Shooter Identified 9/24/15    
Shooting Investigation 800 Block of Ocean St. 9/22/15    
Update Identify Pedestrian in  Collision  9/21/15    
Auto and Pedestrian Collision  9/21/15     
Beach Flats Mural Vandalism 09/15/15     
Stabbing arrest 09/09/15    
8/31/15 Bank Robbery & Suspect Arrested  09/1/15    
Update Weapon Violation Arrest 08/27/15    
Domestic Disturbance & Weapon Violation Investigation 08/27/15    
Vandalism Arrest  08/26/15    
Identify Annoying Child Suspect 08/3/15    
Homicide Investigation 07/28/15    
Missing Child Homicide Investigation  07/27/15    
Update#1 Missing Child 07/27/15    
Missing Child Alert 07/26/15    
Drug Arrest 07/21/15    
Collision Leads to Stolen Loaded Rifle and Credit Cards 
07/14/15    
Hit and Run Collision DUI Drug Arrest 07/9/15    
SCPD July 4th Overview & Stats 07/6/15    
July 3rd to July 5th, 2015 Citywide Safety Enhancement Zone  06/30/15    
Drug Sales Arrests in Unified Sting Operation 06/23/15    
2nd Update Fatal Hit & Run -Help Identify Vehicle 06/19/15    
Identify Annoying Child & Indecent Exposure 06/18/15     
Updated Fatal Hit and Run  06/12/15     
Fatal Hit and Run  06/10/15     
Hit and Run with Injury 05/17/15     
Shooting Investigation  05/13/15     
Subway Robbery 05/13/15    
Sergeant Promotions  05/07/15     
Lewd Acts with a Child--Arrest Made  05/04/15     
Child Annoying 04/29/15    
Sexual Battery Arrest 04/23/15    
Mrs. Doubtfire Bank Robber Arrest 04/22/15    
Manufacturing Hash Oil Lab  Arrests 04/16/15    
Lewd Acts with a Minor 04/15/15    
Bank Robbery 04/07/15    
Assault with a Deadly Weapon Update with Photos 04/07/15    
Homicide 2nd Arrest Made 04/07/15    
Assault with a Deadly Weapon 04/06/15    
Homicide Arrest Made 04/06/15    
Homicide 04/06/15    
Bomb Threat  Arrest 03/13/15    
Arrest of Peeping and Burglary Suspect 03/13/15    
Suspect in Burglary-Peeping 03/12/15    
Shooting Downtown 03/09/15    
Subject with a Rifle 03/02/15     
Fatal Collision Update-Victim Identification 02/10/15    
Fatal Collision Update 02/06/15    
Vehicle vs Pedestrian Fatal Collision-Arrest Made 02/06/15    
Hit and Run Fatal Traffic Collision Arrest  01/30/15    
Attempted Murder on Pacific 01/26/15    
Updated Hit and Run Fatal Traffic Collision 01/12/15    
Assault On An Officer 01/08/15    
New Year's Eve Warp Up 01/01/15    
New Years Eve 2014/15  12/30/14     
Updated Hit and Run Fatal Traffic Collision  12/29/14    
Updated Hit and Run Fatal Traffic Collision 12/29/14    
Hit and Run Fatal Traffic Collision 12/26/14    
Serial Tagging Arrest 12/16/14    
Downed Tree and Rescue 12/11/14    
Threat to High School Campus 11/19/14     
Halloween 2014 Stats and Cases of Interest  11/01/14     
Phone Scam Alert  10/30/14     
Halloween Safety Enhancement Zone and Road Closures Announcement  10/27/14     
Replica Firearm on School Campus  10/24/14     
Promotion of Lieutenant Christian LeMoss  10/23/14    
Possession of a Firearm on Campus 10/09/14     
Brandishing Replica Firearm and Threats Arrest 10/09/14     
Hit and Run/Attempted Homicide 10/03/14     
Domino's Pizza Armed Robbery 09/21/14    
Female has Standoff with Police  09/13/14     
Officer Recovering from Stab Wound  09/03/14     
Armed Robbery  08/29/14     
Hit and Run with Serious Injuries 08/25/14    
Robbery and Hit and Run ARREST 08/06/14     
Announcing Operation Chill w/ 7-11 07/28/14    
Homicide ARREST Update 07/09/14
Homicide Arrest 07/08/14
Gang Related Stabbing 07/05/14
Fourth of July Police Activity 07/05/14
Update to Shooting Death Investigation 06/17/14
Shooting Death Investigation 06/17/14
Attempt Homicide ARREST 06/06/14
Sexual Assault ARREST 05/28/14
Chemical Attack ARREST 05/21/14
Victim of a Shooting 05/20/14
BASTA Website Announcement 05/08/14
Drive-By Shooting 05/01/14
Sergeant Promotion 04/28/14
Child Annoying / Indecent Exposure 04/25/14
Assault on Security Officer ARREST 04/23/14
Robbery 04/19/14
Fatal Collision UPDATE 1 04/05/14
Fatal Injury Collision 04/04/14
Robbery ARREST 04/03/14
Sexual Assault ARREST 04/02/14
Battery on a Police Officer ARREST 03/14/14
False Report of an Emergency ARREST 03/14/14
ARREST in Sexually Motivated Attacks on Women 03/12/14
Robbery 03/02/14
Battery on a Police Officer 02/23/14
Battery, Brandishing, Poss. of a Firearm, Hate Crime ARREST 02/23/14
Pursuit of Wanted Felon 02/19/14
Assault with a Deadly Weapon (Stabbing) 02/09/14
Collision and Suicide 02/06/14
Child Molest Arrest 02/03/14
Child Pornography Arrest 01/21/14
Purse Snatch Robbery Suspect ARRESTED 01/09/14
New Year's Eve Statistics 01/01/14
New Year's Eve Closures 12/30/13
Major Injury Vehicle Accident with a Pedestrian 12/24/13
Sergeant Promotion Announcement 12/23/13
Carjacking and Attempt Murder ARREST 12/20/13
Community Information Technology Upgrades 12/13/13
1994 Homicide Victim Identified 12/05/13
Homicide Investigation Update 1 11/26/13
Death Investigation 11/26/13
Memorial Garden Announcement 11/12/13
Harbor Press Release 11/10/13
ADW, Brandishing a Firearm 11/08/13
Robbery - Shooting Investigation 11/06/13
Halloween 2013 Statistics 11/01/13
Domestic Violence ARREST And Firearms Seizure 10/25/13
Halloween 2013 10/24/13
Homicide ARRESTS 10/14/13
Butane Hash Oil Explosion 10/10/13
Gas Explosion/Suspicious Fire Update 09/30/13
Body Identified as Homicide Victim 09/30/13
Gas Explosion/Suspicious Fire 09/30/13
Child Annoying And Child Pornography Arrest 09/26/13
Update on Stabbing 09/18/13
Stabbing 09/17/13
New Location Identified in Surf School Case 08/28/13
Gang Drug Sales ARRESTS 08/23/13
Surf School Case Expands 08/22/13
Residential Burglary ARREST 08/22/13
Armed Robbery UPDATE 08/22/13
Armed Robbery With Suspect Image     08/22/13
Lewd and Lascivious Acts with Children ARREST 08/17/13
Child Pornography ARREST 08/16/13
Campsite Cleanup 08/15/13
International Predictive Policing Day Of Action 08/15/13
Attempted Homicide -- Gang Shooting ARRESTS 08/13/13
Attempted Homicide - Gang Shooting 08/10/13
Homicide ARRESTS 08/06/13
Robbery Suspects ARRESTED 08/03/13
Bank Robbery 08/03/13
Mission Street Homicide 08/03/13
Burglary at Top Alot Yogurt 07/23/13
Major Injury Collision on Walnut Avenue 07/21/13
Robbery Attempt Murder Suspect (Sketch) 07/11/13
Enforcement stats for the 4th of July 07/05/13
Arson Arrests 06/21/13
Burglary Arrest 06/20/13
Elder Abuse and Drug ARRESTS 06/15/13
Teen Public Safety Academy 06/08/13
Sergeant Promotion - Sgt. Crofts 05/31/13
Stolen Property Arrest with photo of suspect 05/30/13
Bank Of The West Robbery 05/29/13
Conspiracy and Firearms ARREST 05/25/13
DUI Check Point Results     05/21/13
Stabbing in the Beach Area 05/19/13
DUI Checkpoint 05/18/13
Mountain Lion Capture 05/17/13
DUI Check Point 05/15/13
State Parole Partnership 05/06/13
Indecent Exposure with photo of suspect     05/04/13
13S-03482 and 13S-03484 Sexual Battery Cases - Sketch of Suspects 05/03/13
Sexual Assault - Sketch of Suspect 04/26/13
Letter from Baker Family 04/08/13
Letter from Butler and Wu Families 04/08/13
Burglary Suspect ARREST 03/23/13
Purple Heart Left By Unidentified Soldier 03/23/13
Firearm ARREST 03/22/13
Post-Memorial Update 03/08/13
Memorial Procession Route 03/05/13
Public Casket Viewing 03/05/13
ARREST Home Invasion Robbery         03/05/13
SCPD Announce Local Opportunities to See Memorial Service 03/04/13
Memorial Change Location 03/02/13
Scholarship Fund Contribution 03/01/13
Memorial Announcement 03/01/13
Auto Theft ARREST 02/22/13
Home Invasion Robbery Warrant 02/22/13
Home Invasion Robbery 02/21/13
Reward Offered 02/20/13
Burglary 02/17/13
Robbery-Attempt Homicide - Victim Statement 02/16/13
Robbery-Attempt Homicide - Update with Sketch 02/13/13
Robbery Attempted Homicide 02/12/13
Homicide Update 1 02/09/13
Homicide 02/09/13
Armed Robbery 02/06/13
Bike Theft Suspects ARRESTED 01/31/13
Child Pornography ARREST 01/30/13
Stabbing 01/27/13
Drive-By Shooting ARREST - Corrected Location 01/18/13
Drive-by Shooting ARREST 01/18/13
Sexual Battery - Groping 01/18/13
Sexual Battery - Child Annoying 01/12/13
Vehicle Arsons 01/11/13
Death Investigation 01/05/13
Burglary Arrests 01/02/13
New Year's Eve Statistics 01/01/13
Mark Sanders Retirement 12/28/12
Sgt Barry Promotion to Lt. 12/26/12
Minor Decoy Operation 12/16/12
Homicide ARRESTS Update 11/19/12
Homicide Investigaton     11/17/12
Smash & Grab Jewelry Store Robbery 11/17/12
Sergeant Promotions 11/15/12
Armed Robbery 11/11/12
Halloween Statistics 2012 11/01/12
Attempted Kidnapping 10/09/12
Major Injury Bike Accident 09/23/12
Assault with Deadly Weapon 09/23/12
Lieutenant Promotion - Sgt. Flippo 09/11/12
Stolen Vehicle ARRESTS 08/25/12
Homicide Investigation 08/09/12
Armed Robbery Arrests 08/07/12
Failure to Yield, Concealed Firearm, Possession ARREST 08/06/12
Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Brandishing of Knife 08/06/12
Attempted Sexual Assault - Police Standoff     07/22/12
Attempted Arson 07/14/12
SCPD/Parks and Recreation Joint Press Release 07/09/12
Robbery 07/07/12
Stolen Firearm and Evading Officers ARREST 07/02/12
Assault with a Deadly Weapon 06/02/12
Counterfiet Money ARREST 05/22/12
Criminal Threats, Sexual Battery 05/20/12
Bicycle Fatality     05/13/12
Firarm Brandishing ARREST 05/12/12
Assault with Injuries 05/12/12
Homicide Press Release by SCR911 05/10/12
Homicide ARREST 2nd Update 05/08/12
Homicide ARREST Update 05/08/12
Homicide ARREST 05/07/12
Church Vandalism 05/07/12
Shoulder Tap 04/25/12
Droid Apps 04/19/12
Identity Theft Alert 04/17/12
Loaded Firearm and Posession of Controlled Substance ARREST 04/09/12
Bank Robbery - Named Suspect 04/07/12
Assault with Deadly Weapon  ARREST 04/03/12
Shoulder Tap and Alcohol Enforcement Operation 04/02/12
Child Molest ARREST Update 03/30/12
Minor Decoy 03/28/12
Residential Burglary  ARREST 03/27/12
Child Molest ARREST 03/22/12
Minor Decoy Operations 03/21/12
Drug ARRESTS 03/18/12
Shoulder Tap Decoy Operation 03/17/12
Shooting into Residence 03/15/12
Vandalism with Hate Language 03/12/12
Indecent Exposure  ARREST 03/12/12
Narcotics ARREST 03/12/12
Attempted Homicide ARRESTS 03/10/12
Armed Robbery  ARREST 03/07/12
Theft, Drug Warrant ARRESTS 03/04/12
Attempted Commercial Burglary ARREST 03/04/12
Counterfeit Money and Narcotics ARRESTS 03/02/12
Felony Vandalisms ARREST 03/02/12
UCSC Protest 03/01/12
Multiple Vandalisms Update  ARREST 02/28/12
Drug-Related, Evidence Destruction ARREST 02/19/12
Drug-Related, Evidence Destruction ARREST-2 02/19/12
Catalytic Converter Thefts  ARREST 02/14/12
Drug-Related Search Warrant ARREST 01/29/12
Armed Robbery 01/27/12
Felony Warrant / Heroin Transportation ARRESTS 01/22/12
Red Cross/Badges Contest 01/11/12
Drug / Narcotics Violations ARRESTS 01/08/12
Arsons ARREST 01/08/12
New Year's Eve Statistics and Key Cases 01/01/12
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