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2 Men in Custody for Gunfire near UC Berkeley Campus

BERKELEY — Two men remain in custody following reports of gunfire on April 13th near the University of California campus. Police confiscated one handgun and several pounds of cannabis when


Middle-Age Man Arrested for Lewd Behavior in Front of Children

Photo: Jose Ortiz-Felix FREMONT— A middle-aged man is in trouble for lewd behavior in front of children. Police arrested Jose Ortiz-Felix following a reported incident inside a recreation center. Ortiz-Felix,

Breaking News Marin

Morgan R. Baugh, Wanted for Armed Burglary, is Arrested

Photo: Morgan R. Baugh SAN RAFAEL — Three law enforcement agencies coordinated efforts to arrest a dangerous fugitive on the lam for two weeks. Morgan R. Baugh, 38 of San


Felon Convicted 4 Times Returns to Jail on New Firearms Charges

Photo: Kevin  Gilmore Greene Jr. BERKELEY — A four-time felon who spent time in prison for firearms-related crimes is in jail again. Kevin Gilmore Greene Jr., 32 of Berkeley, was


Frequent Felon in Custody is Accused of Murdering a Man

OAKLAND — Trouble finds a friend. A frequent felon who has been in custody since the beginning of this month has been in legal trouble many times. However, things haven

Contra Costa

Witnesses and Cameras Lead Police to Arrest Murder Suspect

PITTSBURG — A murder suspect was arrested several hours after a deadly stabbing incident occurred on Thursday. Witnesses and surveillance cameras led police 14 miles away to arrest the murder


Chronic Offender Rams Police Car, Crashes before Latest Arrest

Photo: James J Pizzagrani and Morgan Baugh SAN RAFAEL — Two armed-burglary suspects are proving to be easier to identify than arrest. One chronic offender rammed a police car and


Burglary Suspects Arrested, Face Further Criminal Investigation

SAN LEANDRO — Two men led police on a high-speed freeway chase and a foot chase across Interstate 580 on Wednesday March 3rd. Both suspects were arrested for burglary and

Contra Costa

Man Planning to Kidnap and Rape Women Gets Arrested Instead

Photo: Matt O. Caruso WALNUT CREEK — A man with plans to kidnap and rape women was arrested. Authorities apprehended the suspect at his home, one day after a woman


Catholic Priest Arrested on Suspicion of Child Sexual Abuse

Photo: Rev. Hector D. Mendoza-Vela FREMONT — A Roman Catholic priest is in trouble with the law. Alameda County Sheriff’s deputies arrested the Rev. Hector D. Mendoza-Vela on suspicion of