SLV Random Shooting Spree – Arrests Made!

SLV Random Shooting Spree – Arrests Made!

From the Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office:

This case is still being investigated. Should you or anyone you know had their vehicles or residences shot during this period and near the areas described, please contact the Sheriff’s Office at 831-471-1121.

Sunday night, between about 10pm and 1:00am, the Sheriff’s Office received multiple reports of shots being fired in the Felton and Ben Lomond areas. During the investigation a total of 5 separate locations were identified as having been the victim of gun shots. One residence, one business, and multiple vehicles were struck by gun fire. Additionally, one vehicle had property stolen at one of the shooting scenes. Despite the shootings, luckily no one was injured.

As this investigation continued a suspect vehicle was seen on surveillance footage from one of the shooting locations. Deputies located the suspect vehicle at the 1000 block of Emeline Ave. where evidence was believed to be found in the vehicle. Samantha Self and Brett Caplin were arrested for their involvement in the shootings and charged with multiple offenses to include; shooting into an occupied dwelling, negligent discharge of a firearm, felon in possession of a firearm, and felony vandalism. During a subsequent search of Self’s residence a firearm was found.

This case is still being investigated. Should you or anyone you know had their vehicles or residences shot during this period and near the areas described, please contact the Sheriff’s Office at 831-471-1121.

Locations –
400 Block of More Dr., Boulder Creek (Occupied residence)
Corner Stone Automotive, 6320 SR 9, Felton (2 Vehicles)
Felton Automotive Sales, 6420 SR 9, Felton (1 Vehicle, Business)
8700 block of SR 9, Ben Lomond (2 Vehicles in front of occupied residence)
8700 block of SR 9, Ben Lomond (1 Vehicle in front of occupied residence)

Persons Arrested –
Brett Caplin, 22 years old from Santa Cruz
Samantha Self, 18 years old from Boulder Creek

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Opening Reception: Blasts from the Past – The Explosive Story of the California Powder Works

Blasts from the Past – The Explosive Story of the California Powder Works
Opening Reception: February 25, 2017 2-4pm 
Where: The San Lorenzo Valley Museum, 12547 Highway 9, Boulder Creek. Refreshments will be served.
Cost: Free, Donations Appreciated.

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TONIGHT: Eat Sushi…. Support Boulder Creek Elementary

We’ve said it before, and we’re happy to say it again: We are lucky to have a top shelf, wonderful, Sushi restaurant in this small mountain town.

Tonight, Tae’s Edo is donating 20% of proceeds to Boulder Creek art programs.

If you’re looking for an excuse to enjoy some great food…. now you have it. Starting tonight at 5:00 p.m.

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DIO Fest – 3-day Music Festival and much more in Boulder Creek

Want to volunteer or be a vendor at this year’s DIO Fest? Click HERE to apply and for more info.

DIO Fest  2017 will be held at Camp Krem from April 28-30. This will be the FIFTH year for this event – and it does keep getting better. The event supports “music enrichment for special needs through music, art, camping and stoke.”

For more info visit the DIO Fest page at http://www.doitourselvespresents.com/

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To read up on past Boulder Creek Insider posts on DIO Fest, click HERE

 

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