February 28, 2024

SANTA CRUZ — A Santa Cruz enterprise proprietor criminally charged with capturing a Glock 9mm handgun at tried burglars was launched from his home arrest Tuesday.

Derek Hubbard 

Decibel Gardens co-owner Derek Hubbard, 36, was restricted to his house in November after he allegedly chased down fleeing masked thieves who had been interrupted attempting to interrupt into his hashish cultivation and packaging enterprise within the early morning hours of Nov. 13. The tried break-in was Hubbard’s second that 12 months the place a big group of thieves had focused his enterprise at its Harvey West neighborhood locale, his legal professional instructed the courtroom throughout a bail listening to and arraignment in November.

Hubbard’s newly retained legal professional, San Diego-based Vikas Bajaj, requested that Hubbard be allowed to return to work from 8 a.m. to eight p.m. day by day, counting on a brand new safety system to inform his enterprise associate of break-in makes an attempt. Prosecutor Michael McKinney famous that being the previous safety alarm system’s major contact “obtained him into bother within the first place.”