Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office
Midnight: Deputies arrested a man during a probation search on the 1100 block of Pilger Road in Boulder Creek after they allegedly found him with methamphetamine, hypodermic needles, training bullets and a loaded firearm.
5:55 p.m.: Deputies found a man passed out and blocking a walkway near the intersection of Mill and Main streets in Ben Lomond. He was arrested on suspicion of being drunk in public.
6:14 p.m.: Deputies arrested a woman on suspicion of being drunk in public on the 8400 block of East Zayante Road in Felton. Her boyfriend had reported that she left home on foot wearing no shoes and in a drunken state.
9 p.m.: Deputies arrested a teenager in Boulder Creek after a mother reported that she had been struck by her daughter. The teenager was taken to juvenile hall.
4 p.m.: A woman was arrested in front of a grocery store on the 13100 block of Central Avenue in Boulder Creek for being drunk in public after deputies responded to a call stating that a woman was passed out in front of the store.
Scotts Valley Police Department
9:01 a.m.: Hard drives and computers were reported stolen from inside a business on Mount Hermon Road.
5:04 p.m.: A woman was arrested at a fast-food restaurant on Victor Square after employees of a nearby grocery store reported that she had shoplifted $150 worth of alcohol from their store. Officers found the woman with the merchandise in the restaurant and took her into custody.
2:06 a.m.: A man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol by officers who reportedly spotted his vehicle speeding and straddling lanes near the intersection of MacLeod Way and Scotts Valley Drive.
9:18 a.m.: Multiple pieces of jewelry were reported stolen from a home on Kerry Court.
7:23 p.m.: Officers saw a vehicle swerving along westbound Mount Hermon Road and arrested the driver on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.
2:35 p.m.: Staff members of a restaurant on Mount Hermon Road reported that someone had stolen money from the tip jar.
9:33 a.m.: A residence on San Augustine Way was reportedly burglarized by someone who entered through a bathroom window. Numerous items, including alcohol and electronics, were reported as missing by the owner, who had recently purchased the home and had not yet moved in.
2:29 a.m.: Officers arrested a man on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol after they stopped a vehicle for speeding at the intersection of Granite Creek Road and Meadow Way.
10:12 p.m.: Officers responded to a report of an intoxicated man slashing tires in the parking lot of a movie theater on the 200 block of Mount Hermon Road. The man left before the officers arrived, but witnesses provided a description of the vandal and a description and license plate number of the vehicle in which he left. The vehicle was recognized as associated with a man who lives in Scotts Valley near the theater. Officers found the vehicle and found a man matching the description in the driveway trying to dispose of a hubcap, which was believed to be from one of the vandalized vehicles. The 28-year-old man was found to be in possession of the knife believed to have been used during the tire slashing, and officers arrested him.
2:48 p.m.: Officers took a report after workers at a car wash on Scotts Valley Drive claimed that someone had stolen multiple handbags and stuffed animals that were sold inside the store.
6:52 p.m.: A laptop computer was reported stolen from someone’s home on Christel Oaks Drive.
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.