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Alameda Man Locked Up Friday for Kidnapping That 9-Year-Old ‘Victim’ Now Says Never Happened

The Alameda Police Department reported today that the attempted kidnapping of a child that reportedly occurred Friday was false. Once the kidnapping report was deemed unfounded, APD personnel went to Santa Rita Jail, Dublin, and filed paperwork to immediately release the 53-year-old Alameda man arrested Friday afternoon. … Full Article

Mother arrested after her daughter found deceased

A woman and man have been detained as suspects in the suspected murder of a three-year-old girl. The Napa police were alerted to a possible problem when some called ...Full Article

Woman’s Swift Call to Police Leads to Arrest of 3 Would-Be Burglars

El Cerrito Police officials say three Oakland men were arrested on Jan. 29 after they allegedly tried to break into a woman’s home for the second time in two ...Full Article

Have You Seen This Purse-Stealing Suspect? UC Police Want to Know

UC Berkeley police are asking the public’s help in locating a suspected purse thief captured on video in a campus building. Police this week released a photo frame from the footage ...Full Article

Teen Arrested for Attempted Murder at Wendy’s in Concord

Concord Police detectives arrested a man suspected of shooting another man in the parking lot of Wendy’s and leaving him to die. Police told Patch they have two suspects ...Full Article

Suspected Robber Nabbed After Knife Attack Next to UC Campus

A robbery suspect armed with a knife was found and arrested after he allegedly injured a victim in a struggle next to UC Berkeley on Monday, campus police reported today. The attempted robbery occurred about ...Full Article

Scam Callers Pose as Police, Request Credit Card Info

The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff is warning the public about an individual who is impersonating an employee of the Office of the Sheriff. The scammer, who ...Full Article

Student Assaulted, Robbed of Cell Phone on Berkeley Campus

A 23-year-old UC Berkeley student sustained minor injuries when he was robbed of his cell phone by two males on Sproul Plaza at UC Berkeley Monday night, according to campus police. The student ...Full Article

Woman Robbed in People’s Park Monday Morning

A woman reported being robbed in People’s Park early Monday morning, according to UC police. The victim told officers that a person of indeterminate sex grabbed her arm, threatened to ...Full Article

40 Million Target Customers’ Credit Card Info May Have Been Stolen

The credit and debit card information of millions of customers could be at risk after potential data theft at Target stores across the country, various media outlets are reporting. The Secret ...Full Article
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