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Police Blotter: Thirteen Crimes over Seven Days

Petty theft was the most common crime in Capitola and Soquel over the last week.

April 17:
Misrepresentation as Access Cardholder: 4300 block, Clares Street, 2:42 p.m.

April 16:
Violation of Probation: Lindsay Nelson was arrested at 1475 41st Ave. in Capitola at 2:25 a.m. Police said she was found to be in possession of hypodermic needles, burglary tools and possibly stolen cellphones.

Willfully Resisting an Officer: Ben Kindurski is suspected of fleeing the scene of an arrested for a warrant at midnight at 24925 San Jose Rd. in Soquel. He was not apprehended. 

April 15:
Possession of Controlled Substance Paraphernalia: Deirdre Lyons, 46, was arrested by .

Receiving Known Stolen Property: Gregory Hamm was arrested at 1 p.m. in Soquel for possessing a stolen bicycle. 

April 14:
Petty Theft: 800 block, Bay Avenue, 8:47 a.m. 

April 13:
Petty Theft: 800 block, Bay Avenue, 1 a.m.

Battery: Cory McDonald was arrested by .

Parole Violation: Benjamin Mendoza, 29, was arrested by Santa Cruz police. 

April 11:
Petty Theft: 4000 block, Capitola Road, 10:08 a.m. 

Use of Controlled Substance: Amina Hitchcock, 38, was arrested by Santa Cruz PD. 

Driving with Suspended License: Elizabeth Rivas was arrested by Capitola PD.

Inflicting Corporal Injury on Spouse: Richard Pooch, 46, was arrested by Capitola PD. 

Jacob Bourne (Editor) April 19, 2011 at 02:01 AM
Anyone surprised by the violent crime we seem to have every week in Capitola and/or Soquel?
Jacob Bourne (Editor) April 21, 2011 at 02:20 AM
Kathlean, that is really interesting. I will look into it.
Peking April 26, 2011 at 04:48 PM
Crime of any sort never surprises me in any community because where there are people there will be crime. However, two words you use do surprise me: "violent" and "seem." Violent crimes are murders, rapes, armed robberies with assaults, domestic crimes, sex slavery, and any sexual abuse of children. Are these happening or seem to be happening in Capitola and Soquel? What do you mean by "seem"?
Jacob Bourne (Editor) April 26, 2011 at 05:22 PM
We had battery and inflicting corporal injury in the same week. I shouldn't have said seem. It was and is a reality.

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