Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office
12:51 a.m.: A woman was arrested when deputies responded to a report of a burglary in progress at an apartment on the 6700 block of Highway 9 in Felton. The woman had been recently evicted from the apartment and had re-entered by breaking a window.
2:18 p.m.: A resident of the 1500 block of Robin Hood Lane in Boulder Creek was arrested after a police investigation determined that he had stolen an all-terrain vehicle and sold it in November by using falsified Department of Motor Vehicles documents and forging the owner’s name.
Scotts Valley Police Department
8:29 a.m.: A man was arrested for public drunkenness after employees of a bank on the 200 block of Mount Hermon Road were unable to open the front door because he was asleep in his sleeping bag in front of the bank.
10:40 a.m.: A purse was reported stolen by a customer at a restaurant on the 200 block of Mount Hermon Road. The purse, which held an iPod and a cellphone, was left behind overnight by its owner, a young girl, who forgot it in the lobby. The restaurant owner claims to have security footage of the purse being taken.
1:31 a.m.: A man was allegedly attacked by his brother and lacerated with a knife at a residence on Mount Hermon Road. According to witnesses, several people were at the residence drinking, and the man asked them to leave. The brother became angry, kicked down a door and attacked the man with a knife before being restrained by the others. The wounded man was not seriously hurt. His brother was arrested.
9:43 a.m.: Employees of a business on the 200 block of Mount Hermon Road reported that the back wall of the building had been tagged with graffiti.
10:21 p.m.: During a traffic stop for a defective taillight, a motorist was issued a citation for driving with a suspended license on northbound Highway 17 near the Santa’s Village Road exit. His vehicle was towed from the scene.
4:30 p.m.: Several young teenagers were caught on the roof at Scotts Valley Middle School and issued a warning for trespassing on school property.
1:28 p.m.: A vehicle was reportedly vandalized with a key and its license plates stolen while it was parked outside a business on Scotts Valley Drive.
3:17 p.m.: A woman who was allegedly yelling and screaming at people on the 300 block of Kings Village Road was arrested for public drunkenness.
10:19 p.m.: A vehicle that had been reported stolen in San Jose was found unoccupied outside a business on the 200 block of Mount Hermon Road. License plates from another vehicle were found on it, and the ignition had been drilled. The vehicle was towed.
12:54 a.m.: During a traffic stop on Glen Canyon Road, officers determined that the driver had been driving on a suspended license and had a warrant out for his arrest. He was arrested and released with a court date.
10:20 a.m.: Employees of a gas station on Scotts Valley Drive reported receiving a counterfeit $50 bill on Dec. 30.
This column includes items reported in dispatch logs of the listed agencies and records of the California Highway Patrol and area fire departments. Additional information may be based on reports from other agencies and officers.