SALINAS

Prostitution sting nets 11

A prostitution sting by the Salinas Police Department resulted in the arrest of 11 people.

Nine suspects were cited in the operation shortly after 10 p.m. Friday in Central and East Salinas. Two were booked into Monterey County Jail for prostitution and probation violation.

The suspects ranged in age from 19 to 30 and hailed from Salinas, Fresno, Sacramento and Stockton.

KING CITY

Pot, heroin, meth found in home, deputies say

Large amounts of illegal drugs were recovered Friday after a search warrant was served on a King City home, Monterey County sheriff's deputies said.

Deputies said they arrested Jennie Louise Sturgill, 52, at her home in the 45000 block of Royal Drive, where they found 4.4 grams of concentrated cannabis, 114.5 grams of marijuana, 11.5 grams of heroin and more than 15 grams of methamphetamine.

Sturgill tried to flee, deputies said, but was later arrested for possession of narcotics for sale.

Another person at the home was cited for being under the influence of methamphetamine, deputies said.