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Elderly Man Dies, Daughter and Son-in-Law Arrested for his Death

Photo: Edmund P. St. John and Laura A. Lawrence MARTINEZ — First, an elderly man was found dead at a residence located on Escondido Drive. Police later arrested his daughter

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Two Men Face Murder Charges Following Bicycle Dispute

CONCORD — A dispute over a bicycle left one man dead and two other men facing murder charges. The two men arrested claim the bike was stolen and belongs to

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Man Arrested for Attempted Stabbing of his Father, Stabbing an Officer

PITTSBURG — A man arrested with a knife in his possession is accused of trying to stab his father, and of later stabbing a police officer. Both the suspect and

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Vehicle Burglary Suspects Arrested, Stolen Items Recovered

Photo: here’s what they did SAN RAMON — Two vehicle burglary suspects were arrested while allegedly making their rounds at shopping center parking lots. The pair was picked up by

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Man Accused of Murdering his Homeless Girlfriend Outside Church

Photo: Grace Lao Lutheran Church RICHMOND — A man suspected of beating his girlfriend to death was arrested on suspicion of murder. The victim was evidently down on her luck

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Sexual Assault Suspect Arrested Across from El Cerrito Police Station

Photo: Freddy Penate-Melara EL CERRITO — A 42-year-old man is in custody for  an attempted sexual assault on two young girls. The suspect was arrested across the street from the

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Robot Assists in Arrest of Driver who Crashes into Police Car

Photo: Francisco Lima WALNUT CREEK — For a man who is no stranger to handcuffs, his latest arrest was a more high-tech experience for him. This time a police robot

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County EMS Chief Faces Embezzlement and Drug Charges

MARTINEZ — A Contra Costa County official arrested earlier this month is facing felony and misdemeanor charges. The county EMS chief is accused of embezzlement and possession of controlled substances.

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Transient Arrested for Multiple Burglaries and Stealing Firearms

Photo: Zaragoza and items he stole OAKLEY — A transient was arrested last weekend on suspicion of committing multiple burglaries, and among other things stealing firearms. Residences and vehicles were

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4 Agencies Help Pinole Police Arrest Fleeing Burglary Suspects

PINOLE — Four other law enforcement agencies assisted Pinole Police in capturing three fleeing burglary suspects. However, a fourth suspect remains at large. Officers from Pinole PD were first to