Police Blotter: Sexual Assault, Betty's Burgers Robbery and Baseball Bat Beating

Information is provided by the Santa Cruz Sheriff's Office and Capitola Police Department. Arrests do not indicate convictions.

Aug. 12:

Rape/Sexual Penetration with Foreign Object/Victim Intoxication/Oral Copulation: 800 block, Capitola Road, 4 a.m. More info to come. 

DUI: 800 block, Bay Avenue, 3:16 p.m.

Vandalism over $400: An unknown suspect smashed the windows of a car at 3010 N Main St. in Soquel, leaving over $1000 in damages. 

Aug. 11:

Battery/Public Intoxication: A person was arrested at Bay Bar in Capitola Village at 11:46 p.m.o

Assault with a Deadly Weapon: A man on the 8000 block of Soquel Drive was struck with glass cup, leaving a large laceration at 12 a.m.

Vehicle Burglary: 300 block, McCormick Avenue, 3:35 p.m.

Aug. 10:

Assault with a Deadly Weapon: A man was beaten with baseball bats by two other men in a home at Encino Drive and Bonita Drive in Aptos. He was taken to Watsonville Community Hospital with injuries to his head, arms and legs. 

Residential Burglary: An unknown suspect broke into a shed at 3750 Purling Brook Ln. in Soquel and stole several items at 10:15 p.m.

Aug. 9:

Public Intoxication: Thomas Patrick Bigbee was arrested at 4700 Soquel Dr. at 2:50 p.m. He was . 

Vandlism/Public Intoxication: 4300 block, Capitola Road, 10:49 p.m.

Burglary: 1100 block, 41st Avenue, 11 p.m.

Aug. 8: 

Commercial Burglary: A commercial storage on the 2200 block of Soquel Drive was burglarized at 8 a.m.

Robbery/Carrying a Concealed Dagger/Possession of Drug Paraphernalia: 4000 block, Capitola Road, 6:56 p.m.

Public Intoxication: A man was arrested in front of Safeway in Soquel at 1:40 p.m.

Vandalism with Property Damage: A vehicle was damaged on the 600 block of Park Avenue at 5 p.m.

Public Intoxication: A man was arrested near Rabobank on Mission Drive after he was in a physical altercation at 8:54 p.m.

Petty Theft: A male with warrants was arrested on the 1800 block of 41st Avenue at 11:33 a.m.

Aug. 7:

Passing a Fictitious Check: 4000 block, Capitola Road, 4:04 p.m.

Vandalism under $400: 4000 block, Jade Street, 10:59 p.m.

Aug. 6:

Petty Theft/Public Intoxication: A man was arrested for stealing the tip jar from Betty's Burgers on 41st Avenue and for being drunk in public at 9:42 p.m. 

Possession of Unlawful Paraphernalia: A female was cited on the 1000 block of 38th Avenue at 2:30 p.m.

Armed Robbery/Participation in a Criminal Street Gang/Battery: 2100 block, 41st Avenue, 8:35 p.m.

DUI: Beulah Drive and Burlingame Avenue, 9:22 p.m.

Robbery: 4200 block, Capitola Road, 8:50 p.m.

**Questions about this blotter can be directed to jacob.bourne@patch.com.


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