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Murder suspect may have killed three more women prior to his shooting death by police

July 25th, 2014 (0)
SUNNYVALE – On Thursday, June 5, Sunnyvale police shot and killed 53-year-old Glen Griggs while he held a pellet rifle, having refused to drop the weapon. Officers were serving a warrant for his arrest for PC 187, murder, in the killing of Molly ...

Copper wire thief caught vandalizing city light poles

July 25th, 2014 (0)
SAN JOSE – Bolivar Sanchez Lopez, 30, was remanded on $50,000 bail from charges under PC 484-487(a) – grand theft, PC 594(a)/(b)(1) – vandalism, PC 496 (a) – receiving or concealing stolen property, with prior allegations under PC 667.5/1170 ...

Hit-and-run driver’s vehicle found two miles from the scene of the collision

July 24th, 2014 (0)
25-year-old Richard Zargoza was charged with a felony complaint for a felony warrant that was signed out of Santa Clara County on April 29, 2014. The arrest warrant was set at $75,000 for charges ranging from VC 20001 (a)/(b) ...

Arrest made after a records check revealed an oustanding search warrant

July 24th, 2014 (0)
On July 13 the San Jose Police Department arrested 28-year-old Matthew Conrad Castillo and 35-year-old Daniel Marcial Cardenas on an outstanding arrest warrant for narcotics and possession of an illegal AR-15 firearm. A SJPD officer patrolling the area of ...

Known prostitute faces manslaughter charges for injecting john with heroin

July 18th, 2014 (1)
SANTA CRUZ – 26-year-old Alix Tichelman, a known prostitute, is being charged with manslaughter after leaving her john to die after being injected with a fatal dose of heroin. She was arrested by Santa Cruz detectives on July 4 ...

100 grams of Methamphetamine Seized

July 17th, 2014 (0)
MORGAN HILL, Calif – On Wed, July 16, the Morgan Hill Police announced the arrest of two suspects after seizing 100 grams of methamphetamine when a suspicious vehicle was found parked in a handicapped parking zone without a placard. According ...

O’Reilly Auto Parts to pay more than $1.5 million in lawsuit settlement

July 11th, 2014 (0)
SANTA CLARA COUNTY – According to Tiyen Lin, Deputy District Attorney of the Consumer Protection Unit, “In a settlement filed this month with the court, the corporate parent of O’Reilly Auto Parts agreed to pay more than $1.5 million in ...

Auto Theft suspect plows into fire-hydrant flooding street

July 11th, 2014 (0)
MILPITAS – A red Honda Accord was found at the scene by Milpitas Police Officers after a report of a car hitting a fire hydrant located near 1300 block of Dempsey Road near French Court. The car’s driver, 26-year-old ...

Great Mall Petty Theft suspect is well known by store employees

July 10th, 2014 (0)
MILPITAS Calif, – At 23, Lashonda Dawn Gilfillan has now been arrested for petty theft at least ten times since her 18th birthday. With multiple prior charges in Santa Clara County and in San Mateo County, Gilfillan – aka ...

Sexual assault suspect held on 135K bail

July 9th, 2014 (0)
MILPITAS – With 26 missed calls, stalking and malicious harassing being only a part of 34-year-old Victor Hugo Nieto’s charges, the motive behind all the threats was his intent to control a former ex-girlfriend who had tried to separate after ...
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