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Santa Barbara

Child Torture and Abuse Arrest

Photo: Stock Image It’s unlikely that 35-year-old Santa Maria resident Jenny Altaira Patino will soon be nominated as Mother of the Year if the felony charges filed against her by


Pharmacy Burglar Busted

Photo: Stock Image With controlled substances, illegal drugs, and purloined pills persisting as hot commodities in the world of street crime, it’s no wonder that more of the folks dealing


Avocado Thief Busted with Meth

Photo: Stock Image The eternal question (“Are avocados a fruit or a vegetable?”) may continue to go unanswered, but there is no such unresolved issue when it comes to picking


Arrested with Gun on Court Property

Photo: Stock Image If 40-year-old Port Hueneme resident Sean Briseno was competing for an early high ranking in this year’s “Darwin Awards” (recognizing the most stupid behavior each calendar year),


Fugitive Mother Arrested for Allegedly Torturing Her Daughter Decades Ago

Photo: Stock Image HAYWARD — A fugitive mother wanted for allegedly torturing her daughter decades ago is behind bars at Alameda County Santa Rita Jail. Hayward police recently apprehended Greisy

Contra Costa

Man Arrested for Threatening to Kill His Wife, Detectives Confiscate a Small Arsenal

Photo: Stock Image SAN RAMON —A distraught man phoned police, threatened to kill his wife, and barricaded himself inside their residence. The Central County SWAT team was activated to help


Intoxicated Man Arrested after Gunfire Disturbs Canal District Residents

Photo: Stock Image SAN RAFAEL — Police arrested a man after early morning gunfire disturbed residents in the Canal District. The incident occurred April 29 outside an apartment complex. Nardo


Butte County Sheriff’s Office Makes Arrest in Connection with Oroville Homicide

“APRIL 27TH OROVILLE HOMICIDE UPDATE: During this investigation BCSO detectives located evidence indicating Perkins was in the Stockton, California area. On the evening of April 26, BCSO detectives located Perkins


Healdsburg Police Investigate Double Stabbing on Foss Creek Pathway

“On Sunday, April 21st, at about 10:30 pm, the Healdsburg Police Department received a call from a victim of a stabbing on the Foss Creek Pathway behind the area of


Vallejo Police Arrest Suspect in Connection with Homicide on Garnet Circle

“On March 16, 2024, at approximately 12:21 P.M., Vallejo Police Department (VPD) officers responded to a call for service to assist the Solano County Major Crimes Task Force in conducting