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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

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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

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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

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Driver Arrested Faces Vehicular Manslaughter Charge for Death of a Bicyclist

Photo: car involved SAN PABLO — A driver arrested for vehicular manslaughter is being held in custody in lieu of $100,000 bond. The suspect is believed responsible for the death

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Woman and Boyfriend Face Charges for Murdering her Husband for Financial Gain

CONCORD — Charges have been filed against a man and woman for allegedly murdering the woman’s husband—for financial gain. The recently arrested duo remains in custody behind county bars. The

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Suspect Arrested for Allegedly Making Threats to Shoot Customers at Business

Photo: Taken from Green BRENTWOOD — A suspect was arrested for allegedly threatening to shoot terrified customers at a business. The man was quickly apprehended, and a firearm and ammunition

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Man with Machete Arrested for Alleged Attempted Robbery at Target Store

Photo: Rodriguez arrest photo WALNUT CREEK — Police arrested a man and recovered a machete that he allegedly used during a failed attempted robbery. The incident occurred last week at

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Defrocked Priest Arrested for DUI and Gross Vehicular Manslaughter

Photo: Stephen M. Kiesle WALNUT CREEK — A former priest with a criminal history faces charges for gross vehicular manslaughter while allegedly driving drunk. His vehicle flipped over on its

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Man with Outstanding Warrants Delays his Arrest with Fire and Sewage

OAKLEY — Officers assisting bail bond agents arrested Larry M. Davis, 43 of Sacramento, for numerous outstanding warrants. His arrest was delayed by fire, raw sewage, and an assault on

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Workplace Harassment Incident Leads to Arrests on Weapons Charges

Photo: Arrest scene WALNUT CREEK — An armed young man and a juvenile accompanying him were arrested following a workplace harassment incident. They were taken into custody a short distance