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Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
Officials Say Body Found in Kings Canyon National Park Was Missing Teacher From Santa Cruz

Officials Say Body Found in Kings Canyon National Park Was Missing Teacher From Santa Cruz

The body of Gregory Muck, 46, was found at about 12,000 feet in elevation northwest of Mount Gardiner.
Santa Cruz County Man Arrested In Connection With Brush Fires

Santa Cruz County Man Arrested In Connection With Brush Fires

Suspect, 52, linked to more than 50 arson cases, police said.
Body Found In Area Where Fremont Teacher Was Hiking

Body Found In Area Where Fremont Teacher Was Hiking

Gregory Muck of Santa Cruz planned to hike by himself in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, but never returned this week as planned.
Teacher Reported Missing on Backpacking Trip in Sequoia & Kings Canyon Parks

Teacher Reported Missing on Backpacking Trip in Sequoia & Kings Canyon Parks

Authorities said people who may have seen Gregory Muck should call National Parks at (510) 565-3118.
Police Seek Shooters in Watsonville Drive-By

Police Seek Shooters in Watsonville Drive-By

A house and car were hit Tuesday night.
Santa Cruz Deputies Search For Man Reported Missing From Psychiatric Hospital

Santa Cruz Deputies Search For Man Reported Missing From Psychiatric Hospital

The missing gentleman, 24, has medical issues and his life could be at risk if he does not receive the treatment he needs.
PG&E Pleads Not Guilty, Denies Obstructing Justice in 2010 San Bruno Fire

PG&E Pleads Not Guilty, Denies Obstructing Justice in 2010 San Bruno Fire

The court action came today in a federal court in San Francisco in connection with the explosion and fire that killed eight and injured 66.
Police Arrest Woman, 19, In Vacaville For March Accident That Injured Watsonville Boy

Police Arrest Woman, 19, In Vacaville For March Accident That Injured Watsonville Boy

The 10-year-old is still in the hospital after being struck in a crosswalk.
Man Wanted In Alleged Attack With Stun Gun

Man Wanted In Alleged Attack With Stun Gun

Santa Cruz deputies say John Campos assaulted a female acquaintance and fled the area.
Second Suspect Arrested In Double Murder Near Watsonville

Second Suspect Arrested In Double Murder Near Watsonville

Two men were found shot to death behind a parked car one year ago today -- Aug. 11.
Shooting Suspect Arrested After 2 Months of Hiding

Shooting Suspect Arrested After 2 Months of Hiding

He evaded capture after a SWAT standoff.
Hash Oil Lab, Marijuana Grow Busted in Live Oak

Hash Oil Lab, Marijuana Grow Busted in Live Oak

Marijuana plants, processed marijuana, a hash oil extraction lab, guns and methamphetamine were seized.
Man Hit by Hail of Gunfire in Watsonville

Man Hit by Hail of Gunfire in Watsonville

The victim was wounded in the head and back.
4 Teens Arrested for Assaulting Woman, Stealing Phone

4 Teens Arrested for Assaulting Woman, Stealing Phone

One suspect ran over the victim's arm, causing a compound fracture.
As Wildfires Rage, Gov. Brown Declares Emergency

As Wildfires Rage, Gov. Brown Declares Emergency

Thousands of acres have been burned in the past week.
Man Accused of Exposing Self to Young Girls at Middle School

Man Accused of Exposing Self to Young Girls at Middle School

Watsonville police say the man has previous arrests on record for the same offense.
ASK A COP: Damn Those Deafeningly Loud Motorcycles

ASK A COP: Damn Those Deafeningly Loud Motorcycles

What's it take to give a ticket to unmuffled cycles that rattle the earth and destroy any chance of enjoying nature?