In the early morning hours of Saturday, March 18, 2017, officers were dispatched to a subject breaking car windows in the 100 block of Forest Ave. Witnesses provided a description of the subject to dispatchers and that assisted officers who located Bentley Palmer, 32, a Salinas resident.
Office detained Palmer for public intoxication and one of the witnesses identified Palmer as the person they observed smashing car windows. The investigation revealed Palmer broke the windows of three vehicles, causing approximately $3,000 in damage. Palmer was arrested and transported to Monterey County Jai where he was booked for vandalism and public intoxication.
The Pacific Grove Police Department reminds residents to call when they observe suspicious activity. The Department credits this arrest as an excellent example of the partnership between residents and the police.