**A Boulder Creek man was arrested after his live-in girlfriend of eight years reported that he had struck her in the head, causing a large bump, at 10:43 p.m. The woman did not want the man arrested and turned down an emergency protective order. She declined to speak with a women’s crisis counselor.
**A resident of the 400 block of Zayante School Road in Felton reported that vandals had damaged property valued at more than $400 at 10:41 p.m.
**At 2:48 p.m., a man was arrested at his home on the 11300 block of Alameda Avenue in Brookdale on suspicion of felony parole violation.
**At noon, a man and a woman were arrested on the 200 block of Hart Road in Ben Lomond after a probation search turned up a hypodermic needle, a sterile water bottle and a small amount of methamphetamine.
**A Boulder Creek woman reported at 8 a.m. that she had been held against her will, physically battered and restrained with duct tape by her fiancé.
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.