The driver of the this Chrysler Concorde died on the scene from injuries delivered in a wreck caused by a driver heading the wrong way on Highway 17 in the silver Acura SUV at rear under the Highway 1 overpass Monday afternoon. Shmuel Thaler/Sentinel
A seven hour standoff in Watsonville ended early Tuesday morning after the Sheriffs Office SWAT team entered the house to find the two inside dead. Photographic coverage of the event was provided by Shmuel Thaler and myself, John Williams.
Silhouettes of a SWAT team enter the house on Lawrence Ave around midnight where a seven hour standoff ended with two dead in Watsonville. (John Williams/Sentinel)
@scsentinel Santa Cruz Sentinel June 21, 2011 Elliott Dess, accused of the hit and run death of cyclist Zachary Parke, is arraigned Tuesday. (Dan Coyro/Sentinel) #scsnews In this photo (Add/Edit Faces): Elliott Dess, accused of the hit and run death of cyclist Zachary Parke, is arraigned Tuesday. (Dan Coyro/Sentinel)
Twenty-three pounds of marijuana buds worth more than $80,000 as well as 1,400 marijuana plants were found inside a house the 3800 block of Redwood Drive in Aptos Saturday. In addition, Santa Cruz County sheriff's deputies confiscated nine guns as well as more than $40.000 cash and arrested one man.
Carlos Abrego describes how he was left hanging over the bridge guard rail after another driver hit him head-on on the Mount Hermon Rd. bridge which traverses Zayante Creek nearly 100 feet below. (Dan Coyro/Sentinel)
County workers clean up the broken beer bottles on the the Mt. Hermon Rd. bridge which traverses a canyon, homes on Bucklein Way and Zayante Creek, which is nearly 100 feet below. (Dan Coyro/Sentinel)
Dozens of cases of beer and wine were smashed in the accident that left the delivery truck hanging precariously over the guard rail of the roadway bridge. The driver Carlos Abrego can be seen at far right being interviewed by the only reporter on the scene, Stephen Baxter of the Santa Cruz Sentinel. (Dan Coyro/Sentinel)
Carlos Abrego thought he was going to die when his beer and wine delivery truck was struck by another vehicle and nearly pushed over the bridge connecting Felton to Scotts Valley thursday morning. Abrego said the etire cab of his truck was hanging over the guard rail seen n the background. (Dan Coyro/Sentinel)
An early look at the Sentinel's A1 for Nov. 30, 2010. (Photo by Shmuel Thaler)
Booking mug shots of people arrested during Operation Southern Exposure are posted at Santa Cruz Police Headquarters as Interim Chief Kevin Vogel addresses the media on Wednesday. (Shmuel Thaler/Sentinel
Drugs, money and weapons seized during Operation Southern Exposure are displayed at Santa Cruz Police Headquarters on Wednesday. (Shmuel Thaler/Sentinel)
Homeland Security Assistant Special Agent In Charge Joe Vincent, right, is joined by Santa Cruz Police Department Interim Chief Kevin Vogel and Drug Enforcement Agency Agent in Charge Amy Clark at a press conference at Santa Cruz Police Headquarters on Wednesday. (Shmuel Thaler/Sentinel)
Interim Santa Cruz Police Chief Kevin Vogel, center is joined by members of his department as well as Drug Enforcement Agency Agent in Charge Amy Clark, third from left, and Homeland Security Assistant Special Agent in Charge Joe Vincent, fourth from left, at a press conference detailing the progress of Operation Southern Exposure on Wednesday. (Shmuel Thaler/Sentinel)
Weapons seized in Operation Southern Exposure are displayed on a table at the Santa Cruz Police Department as a television videographer shoots booking mugs related to the operation before a press conference on Wednesday. (Shmuel Thaler/Sentinel)