October 9, 2015

3 Arrested in Drug Ops on Ocean Street

The Santa Cruz Police Department’s created a specialized unit called NET (Neighborhood Enforcement Team) whose primary focus is the suppression of crimes of violence, gangs and drugs throughout the City of Santa Cruz.

On 10/05/2015, SCPD’s Neighborhood Enforcement Team served three search warrants related to an investigation into narcotics sales and stolen property at an apartment complex on the 300 block of Ocean Street. Three residents were arrested during the service of the search warrants.

Jose Rodriquez-Becerra, 58, was arrested for possession and methamphetamine for sale.
Misael Mijia, 23, was arrested for possession of methamphetamine and heroin for sale and Child Endangerment.
Inocensio Maldonado, 32, was arrested for possession of methamphetamine for sale and Child Endangerment. 

This was a successful drug arrest operation. Bindles of Meth and heroin was found packaged for sale along with a variety of stolen property.

The Santa Cruz Police Neighborhood Enforcement Team has plans to continue with a variety of enforcement strategies to address problems in our neighborhoods. 

Please continue to contact SCPD when suspicious activity occurs in your neighborhood.
The Santa Cruz Police Department (831) 420-5820.  Anonymous tips can be sent through our Tip Line (831) 420-5995 or Online Crime Tip Form -http://www.cityofsantacruz.com/…/leave-a…/report-a-crime-tip