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Suspect in Custody for Crash Injuring California Highway Patrol Officer

BERKELEY — A suspect in custody is believed responsible for injuring a California Highway Patrol officer in a hit and run accident. The accident occurred on Interstate 80 near University


Woman Faces Charges for Sales of Counterfeit Trademark Products

Photo: Recovered evidence DUBLIN — A woman faces charges for allegedly selling counterfeit trademark products and possession of cannabis for sale. The suspect was arrested following a sting operation, which

Contra Costa

Two Suspects Arrested in Connection with a Shooting Near San Pablo Creek

 Photo: recovered in Oakley SAN PABLO —Two persons are in custody in connection with a shooting not far from San Pablo Creek on the night of May 17. Both suspects


BART Police Identify and Arrest Passengers with Outstanding Warrants

OAKLAND — Passengers not paying to ride BART trains are getting free rides to jail for more than fare evasion. Identification checks of miscreants and fare evaders turn up many


DNA Evidence Links Man Arrested 18 Times to Another Crime

FREMONT— David L. Spears, 22, has reportedly been implicated in another crime by DNA evidence. Since he turned 18, Spears has been arrested 18 times, and on and off supervised

Contra Costa

Man Arrested Linked to Statewide Organized Retail Theft Ring

  PITTSBURG — A man suspected of being part of a statewide retail theft operation was arrested by California Highway Patrol investigators. In addition to his arrest, more than $700,000

Contra Costa

Suspect in Custody for Fatal Shooting at Homeless Encampment

CONCORD —A man is in custody for a fatal shooting at a homeless encampment earlier this month. The suspect is 28-year-old Guadalupe J. Robles, a transient who roams the streets

Contra Costa

Suspect Arrested in Texas for Crimes Committed in Contra Costa County

Photo: Kevin Brown  BRENTWOOD —The long arm of the law brought Kevin L. Brown back to Contra Costa County earlier this month. Brown was arrested in Texas on suspicion of


Bungalow shooting suspect charged with murder

Photo: Devin Carrihill BERKELEY — Two persons were arrested after one man was killed and a woman was injured at a bungalow with a history of shootings. The young man


Sting Operation to Combat Sex Trafficking Nets Arrests of 3 Men

SAN RAFAEL — Three men were arrested during a recent sting operation to combat sex trafficking in Marin County. Multiple agencies participated in a six-hour law enforcement action, which took