City officials announced Wednesday that former Chief Terry Medina will serve as interim chief.
- Retired Police Chief Terry Medina Named Interim Leader
- Watsonville Police Chief Manny Solano Diagnosed With Cancer
Solano left his staff with this message:
"Sometimes we're dealt certain cards and you just got to accept it. I am a man of faith. I am a blessed man beyond measure... most importantly I'm so proud of the men and woman of the Watsonville Police Department and I can't wait for my return. Again, stay strong, stay safe and just believe."
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