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Monday Jun 22 | via Monterey County Herald
Miss >> Every criminally violent act is abhorrent and tragic. But perhaps lost in the headlines from Monterey last week about the stabbing death of a man behind the Monterey Public Library is the sad and often dangerous existences of those we identify as “transients.” The 40-year-old victim, reportedly a former Monterey wharf employee, was identified by police, along with another man, 22, who was stabbed in the altercation. Comment?
Monday Jun 22 | via Patch.com
A 32-year-old man suspected of fatally shooting a homeless man in Watsonville earlier this month was arrested over the weekend in Salinas, Watsonville police said today. Luciano Acevedo Jr. was arrested on suspicion of fatally shooting 27-year-old Carlos Vasquez Martinez on June 12 in a homeless encampment behind 999 Main St. near Watsonville Slough, police said. Comment?
Monday Jun 22 | via Santa Cruz Sentinel
WATSONVILLE >> A 32-year-old man was arrested in Salinas on Saturday on suspicion of shooting to death Carlos Vasquez Martinez near a Watsonville slough on June 12. Vasquez Martinez was shot once near the 900 block of Main Street in Watsonville, said Watsonville police Sgt. Eric Montalbo. Comment?
Sunday Jun 21 | via KSBW-TV
Police have arrested the man they believe killed a homeless person in Monterey, he is 32-year-old Jesse Quiming. Sheriff's deputies found him along highway one near Ocean Avenue. Comment?
Saturday Jun 20 | via KSBW-TV
Police arrested a man in connection to a fatal stabbing late Friday night. Authorities believe Jesse Quiming, 32, stabbed a homeless man to death. Comment?
Friday Jun 19 | via KION 46
UPDATE 6/22/2015 12:34 p.m.: The Monterey County Sheriff's Office has released the identity of the man who was stabbed to death behind the Monterey Public Library early Friday morning. The coroner's unit said Scott Mendez Long, 40, was homeless and had been living in Monterey for at least ten years. Comment?
Saturday Jun 6 | via Santa Cruz Sentinel
PAJARO >> A Watsonville police officer was shot in the upper torso by a fleeing suspect on the Pajaro River levee just before 7 p.m. Saturday, Lt. Saul Gonzalez said. Comment?
Tuesday Jun 2 | via Monterey County Herald
Salinas >> Police say they have arrested the man matching the description of an armed robber that hit nine businesses in three Central Coast counties. Bobby Ray Knight, 60, is believed to be a transient in Salinas who robbed two Monterey cupcake stores, a Sand City mattress store, four Subway restaurants, a See's Candies and a Baskin Robbins in Salinas during the past couple of months, police said. Comment?
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