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A Recidivist Feels the Heat after Crashing a Carload of Narcotics

Photo: Mistachkin’s wrecked car NOVATO — A recidivist criminal is feeling the heat again. He got arrested this time after crashing a 2020 BMW fully loaded with illicit drugs—while being

Santa Clara

Man Arrested in Connection with Fatal Supermarket Shooting

Photo: Antonio Llabres SAN JOSE — A man suspected of fatally shooting another man inside an eastside supermarket was arrested last weekend. The suspect was apprehended and detained by a


Son Arrested for Murder of his Father, Attempted Murder of his Mother

Photo: William East-McCormack HAYWARD — A young man was arrested at home—where he allegedly murdered his father and attempted to murder his mother. The suspect is also accused of threatening


SWAT Team Arrests 2 Suspects One Day after Fatal Shooting

  BERKELEY — Two suspects were arrested by a Berkeley police SWAT team one day after a 20-year-old man was murdered. The victim was fatally shot to death while driving


Man Charged with Murdering his Friend during an Argument about Dog

OAKLAND — Two longtime friends got into an argument about a dog loose on the streets of East Oakland. It ended with one man dead and the other man being

Alameda Breaking News

Architect Faces Misdemeanor Charges after Traffic Stop Turns Violent

Photo: Paul W. Powers PLEASANTON— A prominent architect is facing misdemeanor charges after allegedly assaulting an Alameda County Sheriff’s Office deputy. The suspect and deputy both suffered minor injuries during


Retired Firefighter Arrested for Attempted Murder of his Caretaker

Photo: scene of shooting NOVATO — An 85-year-old retired firefighter is in custody for allegedly shooting his caretaker on the morning of March 11. The victim survived the shooting which


Driver Arrested on Golden Gate Bridge for Aiming a Laser at CHP Officers

Photo: Tyler Hickerson in custody SAUSALITO — A foolhardy driver was arrested on the Golden Gate Bridge for blinding California Highway Patrol officers with a laser. The suspect pointed a


Suspect Arrested at Golf Course for Possession of Child Pornography

Photo: Kevin S Shipley BERKELEY — A man was arrested on suspicion of possession of child pornography at Tilden Regional Park. The suspect was until recently employed as the golf


4 Persons Arrested on Suspicion of Stealing Catalytic Converters

Photo: example of stolen catalytic converter SAN RAFAEL — Catalytic converter thefts are problematic throughout the San Francisco Bay area. Accordingly, San Rafael, where police recently arrested four suspected thieves,