My neighbors keep a rooster in their backyard. Is this legal?
No. The Salinas Municipal Code prohibits any fowl or livestock to be kept as pets. This includes pigs, goats, sheep, chickens, ducks, etc. Roosters are especially bothersome because of the noise they create and the fact they are sometimes used for cockfights and gambling.
How many pets am I allowed to have at my house?
Salinas City residents are allowed to have four pets per household. This includes any combination, such...
City Wide Directed Enforcement
Release Date/Time: 8/3/2013 12:45 AM
Incident: City Wide Directed Enforcement
Date: Friday, 8/2/2013
Time: 12:00 PM
In response to the recent spike in violence in the City of Salinas, the Salinas Police Department (through its partnerships at the Law Enforcement Operations Center) requested assistance from allied agencies to assist in directed enforcement and messaging to individuals who may be likely to participate in ongoing violence.
Based on data and intelligence, a number of various law enforcement techniques were utilized in order to maximize the efforts effectiveness.
Participating agencies paid their own costs in assisting the Salinas Police Department. Led by members of the Monterey County Joint Gang Task Force, The Monterey County Narcotics/Violent Crimes Task Force, and the Salinas Police Department's Violence Suppression Unit, Approximately 70 officers from local, State and Federal law enforcement agencies participated. We are grateful to the following agencies for their assistance and participation:
Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms, Federal Bureau of Investigations, Homeland Security Investigations, United States Marshall's Office, CA State Parole, Monterey County Probation, California Highway Patrol, Monterey County Sheriff's Office, Soledad Police Department, Greenfield Police Department, and the Peninsula Regional Violence and Narcotics Task Force,
In all, 10 residential Probation/Parole searches were conducted, over 70 traffic stops, and numerous pedestrian checks were conducted in areas known for gang activity or recent acts of violence. While not all names are available at this time, arrested were:
Germain Jimenez, Misdemeanor warrants
Jose Guadalupe Castro, Felony Warrants
Jesse Martinez, Parole Violation
Recia Esteban, Felony Warrants
Jose Alvarado, Narcotics Possession
Jesus Chiquito, Narcotics Possession
Miguel Villa, Narcotics Possession
Ruben Garcia,Narcotics Possession
Perez DeLa Torre, Probation Violation
Jesus Toparedes, Narcotics Possession
Angel Perez, Probation Violation
Release Authorized by: Stan Cooper, Task Force Commander
Monterey County Joint Gang Task Force
Monterey County Narcotics/Violent Crimes Task Force
Telephone: (831) 758-7041