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A Longtime Criminal is Arrested for Stabbing a BART Passenger

Photo: Stock Image OAKLAND— A 44-year-old felon allegedly stabbed a passenger on a BART train who was minding their own business. Tamire B. Edwards, an Oakland resident with a violent

Contra Costa

Two Women Arrested on Suspicion of Organized Retail Theft

Photo: Stock Image BRENTWOOD — Two women were jailed for organized retail theft at the Streets of Brentwood shopping mall. Officers responding to theft at T.J. Maxx reportedly saw the

Breaking News Contra Costa

Nanny Charged for Possession and Distribution of Child Pornography

Photo: Stock Image ANTIOCH — A woman working part-time as a nanny allegedly possessed and distributed child pornography. Michelle N. Hildago, 28, of Antioch, was arrested by the Contra Costa

Alameda Breaking News

Son Allegedly Murders Mother, Stabs Two Other Victims, Steals a Car

Photo: Stock Image BERKELEY —A troubled unemployed man allegedly murdered his mother, stabbed his  stepfather, stabbed another woman, and then stole a getaway car. Jonah J. Roper, 36, of Berkeley,

Contra Costa

Diablo Valley College Professor in Custody, Charged with Sex Trafficking

Photo: Stock Image PLEASANT HILL— A Diablo Valley College professor on administrative leave faces nine charges involving sex trafficking. The suspect has been accused by two women, including one woman


Woman Arrested for Arson at a Homeless Encampment

Photo: Stock Image FAIRFAX — A homeless woman frequently in trouble with the law was arrested following a disturbance near Fairfax Town Hall. Kachina G. Moncrief, 48, is being held


Vagrant Arrested 56 Times is now Accused of Committing Arson

Photo: Stock Image MILL VALLEY—Ron A. Wilkins, a 62-year-old vagrant, has been arrested 56 times since 2016. Wilkins was most recently arrested by Mill Valley PD for arson. He allegedly


Unemployed Man Behind in Rent is Accused of Shooting a Contractor

Photo: Stock Image BERKELEY — An unemployed man was arrested after a contractor was wounded. Two shots were fired inside an apartment building near the Berkeley campus of the University


Suspected Mail Thieves in Custody at Marin County Jail

Photo: Stock Image NOVATO — Three persons were placed under arrest at Bay Vista at Meadow Park apartments after residents reported mail theft in-progress. They are being held at Marin


Man Arrested for Allegedly Murdering his Fiancée

Photo: Stock Image ALAMEDA — A multi-agency investigation culminated in the arrest of a murder suspect. John C. Roberts, 42, allegedly murdered and dismembered his fiancée. This tragic couple lived