Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office
12:30 p.m.: Items valued at about $550 were reported stolen from inside a vehicle owned by Granite Rock Corp. on the 1500 block of Lockhart Gulch Road in Scotts Valley.
6 p.m.: A woman was cited and released on the 200 block of Hoot Owl Way in Boulder Creek after allegedly shoving another woman when an argument turned physical.
9 p.m.: A resident of the 14600 block of Bear Creek Road in Boulder Creek reported that someone had tampered with a window screen on his garage, which he said might be related to a burglary incident in August.
8:30 p.m.: Property valued at about $500 was reported stolen when a locked, parked vehicle was burglarized on the 500 block of Huckleberry Lane in Boulder Creek. Burglars gained access by forcing a tool into the lock on the passenger-side door and forcing the door open.
Scotts Valley Police Department
9:18 p.m.: A white Toyota 4-Runner with black bumpers was reportedly stolen from the parking lot of a hotel on the 6000 block of La Madrona Drive. The vehicle had a surfboard attached to the roof with a cable.
6:06 p.m.: Officers took a report after a man allegedly pulled a vehicle to the side of the road at Estrella and Caliente drives near where a 15-year-old girl was walking, opened the door and began masturbating. The man was described as an overweight Caucasian in his mid-20s with short, black hair, wearing a black shirt. The vehicle was described as a small, black vehicle with two doors, possibly a Honda.
9:28 a.m.: A stereo face plate, tote bag, and other items were reported stolen from inside a vehicle parked at a tire service center on the 200 block of Mount Hermon Road.
11:06 a.m.: A man was arrested on suspicion of public drunkenness in front of a drugstore on the 200 block of Mount Hermon Road after he popped the hood of his vehicle, took a bottle of hard alcohol from a hidden compartment near the engine and started drinking from the bottle.
11:54 p.m.: Someone spread garbage all over the fish park on Glen Canyon Road.
2:13 p.m.: A resident of Coast Range Drive reported that someone had stolen her purse from inside her vehicle while it was parked on her driveway the night before.
5:41 p.m.: A tip jar was stolen from Jamba Juice, 214 Mount Hermon Road. A man and woman left the area in a black car.
2:35 p.m.: A woman was arrested on suspicion of shoplifting $50 worth of shoes and earrings from Kmart, 270 Mount Hermon Road.
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. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty, and charges may have been added or dropped as of publication.