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Woman Arrested and Charged for Filing Fraudulent Insurance Claims

ANTIOCH — A woman has been arrested and charged for filing false insurance claims. If found guilty, she faces up to five years in state prison and a fine up

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Co-owner of Martial Arts School Arrested for Alleged Sexual Misconduct

Photo: Ramon Pruitt DANVILLE — A co-owner of a martial arts school has been arrested on suspicion of sexual misconduct with a minor. His arrest follows a six-week investigation prompted

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Man Arrested on Suspicion of Robbing 3 Wells Fargo Banks this Month

Photo: Brendan Gray LAFAYETTE—Three bank robberies in Contra Costa County have been linked to one man. The suspect identified as Brendan Gray, 41 of Alamo, was taken into custody by

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Four employees at body repair shops nabbed for fraud

CONTRA COSTA — After an undercover sting operation, four people were arrested and eight felony counts of insurance fraud resulted. Various body repair shops were the targets of the investigation.

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License Plate Reader Detects Stolen Vehicle, Leading to 5 Arrests

Photo: stolen car recovered BRENTWOOD — Surveillance cameras deployed on Brentwood city streets spoiled President’s Day for a group of visiting out-of-towners. They were caught driving around in a stolen

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4 Suspected Shoplifters Arrested while Driving Away in a Stolen Vehicle

Photo: scene of the crime Moraga — Police responding to a shoplifting incident arrested four persons driving away in a stolen vehicle. This foursome allegedly took off without paying for

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SWAT Team Arrests Man Accused of Committing Sex Crimes with a Child

Photo: David M. Justice WALNUT CREEK — A SWAT team arrested a man accused of committing rape—and lewd and lascivious acts with a child. But before being taken into custody,

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Cold Case Resolved: 3 Arrests Made for Gang-Related Murder in 2005

Photo: Brain Gray (l) and George Siever (r) ANTIOCH — Authorities resolved another cold case. Three suspects are finally in custody for a gang-related murder that occurred in 2005. Once

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Suspect Fleeing from Deputies Apprehended with a Helicopter Assist

Photo: Contra Costa County helicopter ANTIOCH — A suspect on probation fleeing from deputies on special patrol was arrested on January 24. The suspect was caught with assistance from a

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Man Arrested during Traffic Enforcement Stop on Suspicion of Murder

Photo: Jordan Martes Thompson ANTIOCH — A man who evaded police for one year was arrested during a traffic enforcement stop. The suspect was wanted in connection with a fatal