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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

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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

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Man Arrested on Suspicion of Murdering his Roommate

Photo: Mark Gretler and Edna Aquino PITTSBURG — A man considered armed and dangerous was recently arrested on suspicion of murdering his roommate. The suspect had a $1 million warrant

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Weapons Seized during SWAT Team Raid near Police Station

Photo: Ferguson’s guns ANTIOCH — Authorities arrested a resident, who lives two blocks away from the Antioch Police Department, for possession of illegal weapons. A cache of handguns and rifles

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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