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...
Gang member with gun / drug sales
Release Date/Time: 7/29/2013 6:28 PM
Incident: Gang member with gun / drug sales
Report #: 13-071546
Date: Monday, 7/29/2013
Time: 3:09 PM
Location: P/L 888 E. Alisal
Members of the Salinas Police Department's Violence Suppression Unit observed a wanted subject, Ramon Mercado (30) in a vehicle. Mercado is a known gang member with a lengthy and violent arrest history dating back to 1995. Mercado had a $30,000 felony warrant for his arrest.
While attempting to take Mercado into custody, he put up resistance and officers had to use force to safely take him into custody. Mercado was in possession of a loaded revolver, gang indicia, ammunition and methamphetamine. The methamphetamine he possessed was consistent with drug sales.
Mercado was booked into the Monterey County Jail for possession of meth for sales, firearms charges, gang enhancements, resisting arrest, possession of burglary tools and his outstanding warrant.
Release Authorized by: Sgt. Gray
Telephone: (831) 758-7250