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Man Arrested for Setting Brush Fire in Parkland near Populated Area

Photo: Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve ANTIOCH — Authorities arrested a man believed to be responsible for setting a brush fire in parkland on the outskirts of a populated area.

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4 Teens in Custody Suspected of Committing Home Invasion Robbery

Photo: 2000 block of Goldpine Way ANTIOCH— Four teenagers, including a 16-year-old minor have been arrested on suspicion of committing a home invasion robbery. The teens allegedly entered and robbed

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Video Recording Leads to Fast Arrest of Suspected Bicycle Thief

Photo: recovered bicycle DANVILLE — While nuisance criminals like bicycle thieves are ordinarily not high priorities, technology continues to improve law enforcement capabilities. Such is the case with a video

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Father and Son in Jail, Accused of Sexually Abusing Multiple Children

ANTIOCH — A father and son are in custody in separate Contra Costa County jails on charges of sexually abusing multiple children. Both men were arrested earlier this month. In

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Security Guard Suspected of Being in Cahoots in Armed Robbery

Photo: Vincent Timmons and Gary Dillahunty CONCORD — A former security guard and another man suspected of being in cahoots have been arrested for an armed robbery. They allegedly robbed

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Two Men Arrested for Pimping, One Woman Convicted for Pimping

Photo: Mychal D. Nelson RICHMOND — A special law enforcement unit dubbed Bravo is targeting human trafficking crimes. So far this month, two men were arrested on suspicion of pimping

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2 Suspects in Custody as Murder and Assault Investigations Continue

Photo: crime scene BAY POINT— Two suspects remain in custody, as authorities investigate possible links between a murder and a separate assault. Both crimes occurred within less than a half

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Man Arrested for Hate Crimes for Defacing Buildings with Racist Messages

Photo: Jacob Leigh caught on camera SAN RAMON — An 18-year-old man is accused of hate crimes for defacing commercial buildings with racist messages. He was arrested thanks to help

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Man Previously Arrested For Attempted Murder Now Faces Murder Charges

PACHECO — A man on probation, previously arrested for attempted murder is back in custody—this time for a murder. Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested him on July 5th

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Man Held without Bail for Threatening to Kill 2 Children

Photo: Scenes from the incident CONCORD — A man accused of threatening to kill two children last week remains in custody with bail denied. A police SWAT team arrested the