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Costco employees report fraudulent credit card transactions totaling more than $60,000

30-year-old Geino Earl Gosey Jr., A.K.A. Tran Viet Quoc, faces 16 charges under PC 530.5(a), Felony possession of identity through the use of a credit card, and grand theft under PC 484-487(a). In Sept of 2013, Gosey, with another man – Jermaine Brewer, were found to be in collusion with each other using the same identifiable information to illegally ...Full Article

K-9 Unit Makes Dogged Effort to Find, Apprehend Car Thief

SAN LEANDRO — A dog may be a man’s best friend, but 37-year-old Juan Amezquita of Oakland discovered early Monday morning that a police dog can be a car ...Full Article

Oakland PD conducts gang sweep to curb local violence

OAKLAND – Thirteen suspected gang members, allegedly active in attempted murder and other violent crimes, were arrested through the Oakland Police Department’s Operation Ceasefire, officials announced Tuesday The department’s Criminal ...Full Article

Identity Theft ringleader arrested after escape

A woman wanted for running an identity theft operation was arrested last Thursday night after escaping detectives who were looking for her at her San Pablo apartment two weeks ...Full Article

Oakland man arrested for sexual assault

The Oakland Police Department has announced the arrest of a man suspected of assaulting a woman last week in the area near the Good Samaritan Church of God and ...Full Article

Man Arrested for Attempted Robbery After Allegedly Brandishing Handgun at Safeway

San Leandro Police officers responded to the Safeway in the 1400 block of Washington Avenue regarding a subject who brandished a handgun, threatening one of the store employees on ...Full Article

Man Arrested for Allegedly Trying to Sell Puppies Stolen from Livermore on Craigslist

A San Leandro man was arrested on Wednesday after he allegedly tried to use Craigslist to sell two German Shepherd puppies taken from the Springtown area of Livermore last week. ...Full Article

FBI Helped Crack Dublin Teen’s Alleged Bomb Threats to ‘Heleena’

Montana officials are taking a hard line against a Dublin teenager – who they blame for three days of school bomb threats that caused panicked administrators and police to call ...Full Article

Jewel and Identity Thief captured

SONOMA – It looked like Ryan Mahoney was on a major jewelry shopping spree in January, as his credit card was used to buy three gold bracelets worth a ...Full Article

UPDATED: Assault Suspect Who Goes By the Name Kevin Bacon Captured

A violent fugitive from Montana spotted in several Bay Area cities last week was captured Friday night in Portland, Ore., an FBI spokesman say. Kevin Anthony Briggs, who was wanted ...Full Article
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