Sherrif: Gun Arrest Made in Boulder Creek

From the Sherriff’s report:

Location: Highway 236 at Central Avenue, Boulder Creek

SUSPECT: Tyler Thomas, 27

The arrest occurred at about 11:30 AM on Wednesday after deputies contacted a group of people sitting in a car in Boulder Creek. They found one of the passengers, Tyler Thomas, was on probation and was subject to search.

The search revealed that Thomas had a .45 caliber handgun concealed in his jacket along with other drug paraphernalia and methamphetamine.

 

 

NEWS: Boulder Creek Highway 9 Pedestrian Crossings to be Updated

9 and Forest Street in Boulder Creek 9 and Pool Drive in Boulder Creek are going to be getting “a combination of treatments, including installation of high-visibility striping and signage, advance warning flashing beacons, and Rectangular Rapid Flash Beacons.”

Press release from the Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) is below…..

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NEWS: Bear Creek Canyon Shooting

From the Santa Cruz County Sheriff…

LOCATION: 200 Block of Bear Creek Canyon Road, Boulder Creek

SUSPECT ARRESTED:
James D. Campos DESCRIPTION OF INCIDENT:

32 Years Old Santa Cruz County resident

On 3/2/18 just after 3 AM, deputies were dispatched to a victim of a shooting who arrived at the Boulder Creek Fire Station. Deputies learned the shooting occurred on Bear Creek Canyon Road near Bear Creek Road. The suspect, James Campos and the victim had gotten into an argument in the 200 Block of Bear Creek Canyon Road over a vandalism that occurred. Campos was armed with a rifle and shot at the victim at least once, striking him in the leg. The victim fled the area and was brought to the Fire Station for medical assistance. The victim was transported to a Bay Area trauma center where he was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Detectives were able to identify Campos and began searching for him. Campos was found at a home in Brookdale where he was arrested without incident. Campos was interviewed and subsequently booked into the Santa Cruz County jail on charges of Assault with a Deadly weapon.

If anyone has any information relating to this case, please contact Persons Crimes Sergeant Dan Freitas at (831) 454-7635.

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