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233 citations for distracted driving issued in safety effort

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO – April was Distracted Driving Awareness Month. The main target of this endeavor is to prevent drivers from using their cell phones while they drive. The larger

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Two thieves arrested in “burglary hot spot”

Photo: Addison Mazagodoy and Javier Becerraramirez SAN MATEO – Shortly after midnight on Wednesday April 10th, a vehicle pursuit ended with the arrest of two suspects. The two suspects had

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Pair of garbage bin arsonists arrested thanks to surveillance

Photo: Carlos Cristerna and Wilbert Ramirez SAN MATEO – In the early morning of March 21st, a fire occurred in an alley behind the first block of Second Avenue.  A

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Attempt to fill Fake Prescription ends up with Arrest of Trio

Photo: Aileen Sun, Jordan Rush and Eliot Rodriguez SAN MATEO – A phone call from the CVS pharmacy on January 22nd led to the arrest of three people for various

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Bruising Assault on Woman as she Walks on Sidewalk

Photo: Marcelo Garcia Martinez PALO ALTO – A woman was attacked as she walked down a Palo Alto sidewalk on December 20th at 6:00 p.m.  The incident occurred in the

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Man Brandishing Replica Handgun Quickly Arrested

Photo: Rushing’s replica gun SAN MATEO – On the afternoon of November 8th the San Mateo Police Department arrested a man for brandishing what was at first was thought to

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Suspect Arrested in Violent Sexual Assault in August

Photo: Brandon Sherman SAN MATEO – A victim reported a violent sexual assault by a supposed Uber driver on August 14. The 7 p.m. attack occurred near the 1400 block

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Home Security Video Helps Catch Residential Burglary In Progress

SAN MATEO – A resident’s home security video helped the SMPD arrest a man attempting to burglarize the home. On October 3 at 11:00 a.m. the resident called the SMPD

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Violent 7-11 Robbery and Two Quick Arrests

Photo: Melton Nau SAN MATEO – A violent 7-11 robbery early on Saturday morning August 18 soon resulted in arrests of the two robbers. The call to SMPD  came in

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Rock In a Sock was His Weapon of Choice

Photo: Thomas Waddell REDWOOD CITY – The suspect put a rock in a sock and used it as a weapon. That choice landed him in jail. On July 8 RCPD