Arrest of Third Suspect from Alisal High School Incident

Release Date/Time: 1/27/2014 11:45 AM

Incident: Arrest of Third Suspect from Alisal High School Incident

Report #: 14-011109

Date: Saturday, 1/25/2014

Time: 8:30 pm

Location: 1000-block of Montana St.

On Friday, 1/24/14, three non-students went onto the campus at Alisal High School and started a fight with a student as well as school officials.  Two of the suspects, Juan Ortega (18) and a 16 year old, were arrested that day.  The third suspect fled the scene, but was later identified by officers.  On Saturday, 1/25/14, officers were dispatched to an unrelated call in the 1000-block of Montana St.  While there, they noticed the third suspect at the scene.  Justo Rivas, 19, was taken into custody and booked into the Monterey County Jail for several charges including battery against a school official, conspiracy, trespassing, and gang enhacements.

Release Authorized by: Commander Henry Gomez

Telephone: (831) 758-7250