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Meth, Heroin, Illegal Weapon, Stolen Goods Land 5 Probationers Back in Pokey in Santa Cruz

Varying charges led these individuals to be re-arrested during probation checks Wednesday throughout the county, officials said.

Brooke McLean. (Photo:SCCSO.)
Brooke McLean. (Photo:SCCSO.)
Five Santa Cruz-area probationers -- with known histories of property crime offenses -- were re-arrested Wednesday after law enforcement found them with varied violations of their probation, according to the Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office. 

County deputies, along with the Santa Cruz Police and Santa Cruz Probation’s Post Release Community Supervision (PRCS) AB109 unit conducted an organized sweep of subjects on probation throughout the city and county in an attempt to reduce property crime.

Fourteen locations were checked and arrests were made of five suspects for offenses including suspected possession of stolen property, possession of narcotics, possession of illegal weapons and outstanding warrants, authorities said.

Police list the arrested suspects and their charges as:

  • John Ekizian- Suspected possession of methamphetamine, possession of stolen property, and an outstanding warrant; 

  • Thomas Dohnke - Suspected possession of methamphetamine, possession of illegal weapon, and an outstanding warrant; 
  • Emily Duncan-  Suspected possession of methamphetamine and heroin, possession of stolen property, and attempting to bring narcotics into the jail; 
  • Brooke McLean-  Suspected possession of methamphetamine and heroin; 
  • Jennifer Peterson-  suspect possession of methamphetamine and heroin, four outstanding warrants, and attempting to bring narcotics into the jail.
These arrests led to additional investigations now underway, police said.
Pat Kittle March 28, 2014 at 02:46 PM
Make these parasites clean up trash 8 hours a day (starting in our greenbelt)! Most of it comes from people like this anyway.
Johnny at the Harbor March 28, 2014 at 06:12 PM
Losers to the max and proves one thing, probation doesn't work well for drug addicts...

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