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Santa Barbara

Surf Shop Burglar Bagged with Booty

Photo: Michael Limon  February 25, 2021 – Santa Barbara County, Ca. The Surf Connection—a locally-owned surf and skateboard retail emporium serving the Lompoc community since the mid-1980s—known for a wide

Imperial

Sex Offender out of Santa Barbara Nabbed at the Border

Photo: sex offender arrestee CALEXICO, Calif. – El Centro Sector U.S. Border Patrol Agents arrested an anonymous man with prior conviction for a sexual offense early Sunday morning. The approximately

Mendocino

Five firearms seized with search warrant

Photo: seized firearms A fraud case was being investigated and on February 23 a deputy conducted a follow-up investigation at a residence in the 23000 block of Henderson Road in

Tuolumne

Sonora man accused of soliciting over 100 minors via Snapchat

Booking photo of David Pacheco | Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office A Tuolumne County man has been arrested for allegedly using Snapchat to solicit minors for sex in exchange for drugs,

Monterey

Police: Monterey man who initially refused to pull over reportedly caught with narcotics, ‘ghost gun’

Photo: Benjamin Gogarty | Monterey PD A Monterey man was arrested early last month following a traffic stop in which narcotics and a “ghost gun” were found in his vehicle,

Ventura

Drugged Big Rig Driver Busted…Twice

February 24, 2021 – Ventura County, Ca. As if it isn’t scary enough to pass big rig trucks on narrow freeways that seem to be constantly under construction throughout Santa

Marin

Woman Arrested for Attempted Murder of her Neighbor

  MARIN CITY — A woman was arrested at the Golden Gate Village public housing complex on suspicion of attempted murder. The suspect has frequent run-ins with the law, but

Ventura

$1.1 M Bail for Church Volunteer Accused of Multiple Sexual Assaults

Photo: Isaias Vasquez Based upon the recent arrests of Oxnard resident Isaias Vasquez—a frequent volunteer at Oxnard’s Iglesia Pentecostes Un Nuevo Florecer—local area churchgoers may be more careful in the

Mono

Domestic Violence Call Takes a Mysterious and Deadly Turn

Photo: William Ralph Wilson BENTON – The mystery behind a Domestic Violence phone call to Mono County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) Dispatch has been brought to light. It all started on

Ventura

Probation Search Leads Right Back to Jail

Photo: Jose Luis Torres  February 24, 2021 – Ventura County, Ca. The rules surrounding probation in the State of California are easy enough for anyone—particularly those who have been convicted

Santa Barbara

Student Charged with Attempted Murder of Classmate

Photo: Cora Vides February 22, 2021 – Santa Barbara, Ca. While the parents of public school students fret over the unpredictable effects of school shut- downs on their kids during

Ventura

Heroin Retailer Arrested

Photo: Antonio Osuna February 24, 2021 – Ventura County, Ca. The heroin epidemic plaguing Southern California—evidenced by the ongoing flow of overdose cases and fatalities showing up in hospital emergency

Mendocino

Container’s false bottom contained heroin, meth

Originally published as a Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office press release –  “On 02-22-2021 at approximately 3:25 A.M., a Mendocino County Sheriff’s Deputy observed a suspicious vehicle in the 3200 block

Sonoma

SRPD Narcotics Detectives Seize 70 Pounds of Methamphetamine & Arrest One Suspect

 Originally published as a Santa Rosa Police Department press release –  In the beginning of January 2021, detectives from the Santa Rosa Police Department’s Narcotics Team initiated an investigation into

Mendocino

Mendocino County: Two arrested after ammo, paraphernalia found during traffic stop

Originally published 2-24-21 by the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office: “On 02-22-2021 at approximately 9:13 A.M. a Mendocino County Sheriff’s Deputy was on routine patrol in the 3900 block of North

Amador

Ione man arrested on suspicion of murder following discovery of two women’s bodies

Photo: Dante Michael Campbell | Amador County Sheriff’s Office An Ione man has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the discovery of two women’s bodies, according to the Amador

Fresno

Two men arrested for auto theft in Fresno

Photo: Paul Winters Originally published as a Fresno Police Department Facebook post –  “On 2/22/21, Detectives from the Career Criminal Auto Theft Team (CCATT) assisted Southwest District patrol officers with

Celebrity News

ZACHERY TY BRYAN PLEADS GUILTY IN DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CASE

Photo: Zachery Ty Bryan Originally published as a TMZ story –  “Zachery Ty Bryan struck a plea deal in his domestic violence case … and it looks like he won’t do

Los Angeles

LA woman sentenced for involvement in staged collision insurance fraud ring

The ring’s scheme resulted in over $135,000 in undeserved insurance payouts …. Originally published as a CDI SIU blast –  “LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Zandra Monterrozo, 44, of Corona, pleaded

Humboldt

Additional felony charges filed against insurance agents in $748,000 grand theft scheme

Originally published as a CDI SUI blast –  HUMBOLDT, Calif. — Additional charges of felony grand theft were filed against licensed insurance agents Robert Farmer, 66, of Camarillo, and Marion Urcan,

Kern

Button Willow warehouse worker arraigned for alleged workers’ compensation insurance fraud

Originally published as an SIU e-blast –  BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Crescencio Velasco Covarrubias, 45, of Button Willow, was arraigned on multiple felony counts of insurance fraud after allegedly failing to disclose

Kings

Kings County: Man with twelve warrants leads deputies on pursuit

Photo: Rene Luna Jr. | Kings County Sheriff’s Office LEMOORE — A man who led Kings County deputies on a pursuit was found to have numerous active warrants upon finally

Tuolumne

Sonora man arrested after allegedly setting fire in hotel room

Photo: Robert Anson | Sonora PD Originally published 2-17-21 via Facebook by the Sonora Police Department: “On February 16, just before 6 A.M., our office received a call of a

San Diego

Adult and three juveniles in a car with a gun

Photo: here’s the gun Originally published as a San Diego Police Department Facebook post –  “A vigilant community member called us when they saw four people inside a car, one

Sacramento

Department issues Cease and Desist Order against former Orangevale insurance agent 

Originally published as a California Department of Insurance press release –   “SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The California Department of Insurance issued a Cease and Desist Order against former licensed insurance agent Jason

Santa Cruz

CASE DETAILS IN SCPD PRESS RELEASE

Photo: Jason Anton Richardson Originally published as a Santa Cruz Police Department Facebook post – “On Wednesday, February 17, 2021, at approximately 4:30 a.m., Santa Cruz Police Department Officers (SCPD)

San Mateo

HABITUAL RESIDENTIAL RECKLESS DRIVER APPREHENDED

Originally published as a South San Francisco Police Department Facebook post –  “Over the past two weeks, South San Francisco Police Officers received several citizen complaints regarding multiple vehicles driving

Santa Cruz

Detectives arrest suspect behind deadly January 7 shooting

Photo: Ricardo Garcia   Originally Posted on Watsonville Police Departments Official Facebook page-   “The suspect behind a deadly January 7 shooting on S. Green Valley Road has been arrested.

San Mateo

ARREST MADE- ILLEGAL FIREARM AND NARCOTICS

Photo: confiscated gun Originally published as a South San Francisco Police Department Facebook post –  “On 02/21/2021, an SSFPD officer on patrol received broadcasted information, regarding armed suspects who’d robbed chain-convenient

Alameda

Man Arrested on Weapons Charges and Threats on Social Media

Photo: Reginald Jackson OAKLAND — A man arrested 14 times since 2015 is presently behind bars for threats to beat, rob, and kill Asians. Threats posted on his social media

Fresno

Man and juvenile arrested for six Fresno robberies

Photo: Eric Newsome Six armed robberies occurred in Fresno from February 2 through February 15. The two suspects used the social media app Tinder as a vehicle for their crimes,

Sacramento

Galt PD: Two arrested in connection to nearly thirty mail thefts

Originally published 2-17-21 via Facebook by the Galt Police Department: “GPD has been investigating a series of break-ins regarding community mailboxes. There has been a total of 28 reported mail

San Diego

Police call on public to keep an eye out for domestic violence suspect

Originally published 2-22-21 via Facebook by the Escondido Police Department: “ESCONDIDO – On February 22, 2021 at approximately 2:47 a.m., The Escondido police department was called to the 1300 block

Placer

Trio of mail thieves caught and arrested

Originally published as a Placer County Sheriff’s Office Facebook post –  “Deputies arrest a trio of mail thieves! At one a.m. on February 18th, a watchful Placer County resident reported

Riverside

3 MEN ARRESTED FOR BURGLARIZING STORAGE FACILITY

Photo: recovered loot Originally published as a Riverside Police Department Facebook post –  “On Friday, February 19,2021, shortly after 7:00 a.m., Watch B officers responded to the Cube Smart storage

San Mateo

Three arrested in bakery robbery

Originally posted on San Mateo County Sheriffs Office official Facebook page- “These junior criminals thought they got away with the dough. Golden Glaze Bakery in North Fair Oaks was robbed

Contra Costa

Firefighter and medic struck by gunfire, shooter nabbed

Originally published as a Antioch Police Department Facebook post –  On Saturday, February 20, 2021, at approximately 8:51 PM, Antioch Police Officers were called to the 1900 block of Auto

Solano

Stolen vehicle operation leads to multiple arrests

Photo: Jorge Arrolo-Ramirez Originally published as a Solano County Sheriff’s Office Facebook post – “On 1/21/2021, detectives with the Solano County Auto Theft Task Force (SOLCATT) conducted an auto theft

Kern

Fleeing burglary suspect gets trapped in air duct

Originally published as a Bakersfield Police Department Facebook post –  “On Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at approximately 10:28 PM, officers were dispatched to the 4400 block of California Avenue for

Marin

2 Suspected Bicycle Thieves Arrested by Special Operations Unit

SAN RAFAEL —Two suspected bicycle thieves were nabbed by the San Rafael Police Department’s special operations unit. The unit focuses on quality-of-life issues in the downtown area, including persistent bicycle

Marin

Man Annoyed by Children’s Pranks is Arrested for Overreaction

Photo: Dean Taylor SAN RAFAEL— An old man annoyed by children playing pranks intended to teach them a lesson—but he overreacted. He was arrested on suspicion of kidnapping and threatening

Solano

No license, no seatbelt, no insurance…..but a loaded gun

Photo: confiscated gun Originally published as a Fairfield Police Department Facebook post –  “Tuesday morning, Feb. 16, 2021 Officer Turner was working traffic enforcement as an effort to increase multi-model

San Francisco

San Francisco man arrested in connection to unprovoked attack on 83-year-old man

A San Francisco man was arrested on suspicion of elder abuse after allegedly shoving an 83-year-old man to the ground for seemingly no reason, police say. On Sunday, February 14th,

Sacramento

Sacramento Police: Evidence of unemployment fraud discovered during gang enforcement operation

Photo: Sacramento Police Department Sacramento Police have reportedly discovered evidence of unemployment insurance fraud during a recent gang enforcement operation. On January 14th, the Sacramento Police Department’s North Gang Enforcement

Kings

Man arrested after numerous prank calls to 911

Photo: Heath Brazil On Wednesday February 17th the Hanford Police Department Dispatch Center began receiving calls from the same individual. Heath Brazil said he was at his residence and asked

Butte

Center Arrest of Convicted Felon with Firearms

Photo: Thomas Noble Originally published as a City of Chico press release –  “On 02/10/2021 at approximately 0400 hours Chico Officers contacted a subject at 701 E. Lassen Ave who

Del Norte

OFFICER ASSAULTED, SUSPECT DETAINED

 Photo: Christopher Moore Originally published as a Crescent City Police Department Facebook post – “Earlier today Crescent City Police Officers responded to a residence in the 500 block of H

Los Angeles

Lobbying and Campaign-Contribution Crimes Nets Arcadia Political Donor 12 Years in Prison

ARCADIA – The FBI Los Angeles has announced the February 18th sentencing of Imaad Shah Zuberi (50) of Arcadia, a venture capitalist and political fundraiser, who received 144 months in

San Diego

Shooter kills self after hours-long standoff

A man was shot on the morning of February 15th at a home in the 15700 block of Lyons Valley Road. The victim, discovered outside of the residence, was taken

Los Angeles

A Cold Case Answer Surfaces with DNA Evidence

EL MONTE – When a man was murdered in 1978 and found dead the next day – stabbed over 40 times – the question remained, “Who would do such a

Riverside

Operation “Winter is Coming” – M30 Fentanyl Deaths Thwarted

Photo: confiscated drugs COUNTYWIDE – An announcement on February 18th championed the partnering of nation-wide law- enforcement agencies with the Riverside Sheriff’s Department Special Investigations Bureau’s latest well-planned and well-executed

Calaveras

Calaveras County: Two arrested, contraband seized in two separate incidents on same day

Photo: K-9 Deputy Storm with evidence | Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office Calaveras County authorities have arrested two people and seized a notable amount of drugs in two separate incidents in

Butte

Chico Police: Man resisted arrest so violently he had to be put in full-body restraint

Photo: Trevell Jones | Chico PD An Oroville man was arrested earlier this month following a chaotic night that began when he left the hospital against medical advice and ended

San Joaquin

Pair nabbed after interrupted residential burglary

Photo: Collier and Duren Originally published as a Lodi Police Department Facebook post –  “On 2/3/21 just after 5:30 PM, Lodi Police Officers responded to the call of an interrupted

Kern

KCSO Seizes Large Amount of Fentanyl

Photo: gun and drugs Originally published as a Kern County Sheriff’s Office Nixle post –  “On February 18, 2021, the Kern County Sheriff’s Office, Narcotics Investigation Unit (California Multi-Jurisdictional Methamphetamine

Celebrity News

‘DANCE MOMS’ DANCER ARRESTED FOR SEXUAL BATTERY On Underage Students

Photo: Kevin Cosculluela                                                      

Alameda

3 Men Face Murder Charges in Connection with a Home Invasion Robbery

OAKLAND — Three suspects in custody face murder charges in connection with a home invasion robbery that occurred in November 2018. The victim died of suffocation while his home was

Sonoma

ARREST OF SUSPECT WHO SHOT AT A RESIDENCE

A shooting occurred on February 15 during the night in the 2300 block of Squire Lane. Arriving officers interviewed the victim, who had lacerations on his face. The victim knew

Alameda

Cell Phone GPS Data Links Suspect to Murder Crime Scene

OAKLAND — GPS cell phone data was used to help identify a man subsequently arrested on suspicion of murder. The suspect is being held in custody without bail. The murder

Sonoma

Santa Rosa Police: Three arrested after shooting at occupied vehicle with paintball gun

Photo: Santa Rosa Police Department Originally published 2-9-21 via Nixle by the Santa Rosa Police Department: “On Monday, February 8, 2021 at 7:30pm, SRPD officers responded to the area of

Sacramento

Folsom PD: Man who fabricated racially motivated attack now accused of sexual assault

Photo: Romey Kang / Folsom PD Originally published 2-17-21 via Facebook by the Folsom Police Department: “On January 9, 2021 at about 1:18 am our Communications Center received a 9-1-1

San Francisco

San Francisco Police arrest final suspect in kidnapping case

Originally published 2-17-21 via Facebook by the San Francisco Police Department: “On February 17, 2021, at approximately 1:30 PM, San Francisco Police Investigators located 27- year-old German Morazan of San

Imperial

El Centro Police find stolen vehicle at local motel; suspects detained

Above: Military ordnance discovered during search of motel room | Photos: El Centro PD Two people were arrested recently after El Centro police tracked a stolen vehicle to a motel

Kings

Suspects identified in fatal December 2020 shooting in Corcoran

Originally published 2-11-21 via Facebook by the Kings County Deputy Sheriff’s Association: “On Sunday, December 6, 2020, at about 0154 hours, Deputies responded to the area of Highway 43 and

Mendocino

Parole violator drives with meth and paraphernalia

Photo: Timothy Davis During the early morning hours of February 14th, a deputy conducted a traffic stop. The pickup truck’s driver  had a vehicle code violation. The driver, Timothy Davis,

Contra Costa

Suspect Arrested for Attempted Murder and Kidnapping a Baby on Highway 4

Photo: Dathen Rosales MARTINEZ — A man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder of a woman and kidnapping her baby. The suspect fled in a vehicle and left her

San Diego

Two arrested in connection with Lemon Grove shooting

Originally published as a San Diego County Sheriff’s Department press release –  “Two people are under arrest in connection with a shooting in Lemon Grove. The incident happened on February

San Diego

USBP Arrests Sexual Predator

Originally published as a U.S. Customs and Border Protection press release –  “TECATE, Calif. — Saturday morning, San Diego Sector (SDC) Border Patrol agents arrested a previously deported sex offender who

Yolo

Man with numeorus warrants located and booked

Originally published as a West Sacramento Police Department Facebook post – “This afternoon, members of the West Sacramento Police Department’s Special Investigations Unit located and apprehended suspect, Jayson “Bosco” Garcia.

Merced

Merced Police Arrest Suspect Fleeing the Scene of a Homicide

Originally posted on the Merced Police Departments Official Facebook Page on February 10th- “Merced – On 2-10-21 at 3:15 P.M. Merced Police Department responded to a shooting in the 600

Tuolumne

Suspicious vehicle with no plates has wanted felon inside

Photo: Brandon Hamilton Blas Originally published as a Sonora Police Department Facebook post –  “On Saturday night, the Police Department arrested 42-year-old Brandon Hamilton Blas of Sonora for multiple charges,

San Benito

POLICE ARREST MAN FOR DUI AND POSSESSION OF DRUGS FOR SALE

Photo: Sean Daudet Originally published as a Hollister Police Department Nixle post –  “HOLLISTER, CALIFORNIA – February 16, 2021– The Hollister Police Department arrested a local Man for driving under

Kern

100 pounds of marijuana seized, two arrested

Photo: 100 pounds of marijuana Originally published as a Kern County Sheriff’s Office Facebook post –  On February 12, 2021, the Kern County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Investigations and Operations Units

San Mateo

Driver and passenger both arrested with gun, drugs

Photo: gun, ammo, drugs, cash Originally published as a Daly City Police Department Facebook post –  Yesterday evening’s arrest: Subsequent to a traffic stop, 29-year old Ricardo Mendoza from San Francisco

Monterey

Transient distributor of child pornography arrested in his car

Photo: David Maloof Originally published as a Monterey County Sheriff’s Office Facebook post –  “The Monterey County Sheriff’s Office Investigations Division is part of the Silicon Valley Internet Crimes Against

Marin

Salesman Arrested in Connection with Indecent Exposure at Restaurants

Photo: Saunders under arrest  NOVATO — A salesman wanted in connection with several instances of indecent exposure was arrested last weekend. The suspect was positively identified by several witnesses at

Riverside

Probation search unveils guns, ammo, meth

On Wednesday February 10, the Murrieta Police Department Community Policing Team (CPT) were conducting extra patrol in the shopping center near Whitewood Road and Los Alamos Road when they contacted

Sacramento

Suveillance footage leads to package thief’s arrest

Photo: Nicholas McCloe Originally published as a Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office Facebook post –  “Deputies recently responded to Orangevale regarding a package that was stolen off of a resident’s porch.

Yolo

Update on Homicide Investigation

Originally published as a West Sacramento Police Department Facebook post – “On February 16th, 2021 at approximately 12:00pm, the West Sacramento Police Department, in conjunction with Yolo County District Attorney’s

Placer

Pair nabbed after traffic stop near casino

Photo: Johnathan Torres, Angela Gamoke Originally published as a Lincoln Police Department Facebook post –  “At about 11:23 p.m. on February 11th, a Lincoln Police Officer conducted a traffic stop

Trinity

Trinity County authorities investigate fatal shooting at marijuana farm

Photo: Kyle Adamson | Trinity County Sheriff’s Office A Trinity County man was arrested in connection to a fatal shooting, but later released after the District Attorney determined the shooting

Yuba

Oroville man identified as primary suspect in recent mail, package thefts

An Oroville man arrested on suspicion of burglary is also believed to be connected to a recent string of mail and package thefts, Marysville Police say. 44-year-old Bobby Heffley was

Sonoma

Petaluma PD: Man caught with loaded semi-automatic gun in public

Photo: Petaluma PD Originally published 2-6-21 via Nixle by the Petaluma Police Department: “On 02/05/2021 at approximately 8:22 PM. Petaluma officers were dispatched to a subject that was possibly armed

Placer

Motorcyclist unsuccessfully atempts to evade officers

Photo: Paul White Originally published as a Placer County Sheriff’s Office Facebook post –  “On February 7th at 2:15 a.m., a Placer County Sheriff’s deputy attempted to pull over a

Solano

Business burglaries lead to two arrests, stolen firearm

Photo: confiscated gun and ammo Originally published as a Fairfield Police Department Facebook post –  “Fairfield Police Officers have been working with local businesses on Walter Court and Walters Rd.

Placer

Man from North Dakota arrested in Auburn

Photo: Dunbar and McCuiston Originally published as a Placer County Sheriff’s Office Facebook post –  “On February 8th just before 1 a.m., a Placer County Sheriff’s deputy on patrol in

Fresno

Man arrested, other still loose, in dispensary robbery and shooting

Photo: Marcus Green The Devil’s Delights dispensary was the scene of a robbery and shooting on December 3, 2020 at 2:44 p.m. Two suspects entered the dispensary at 3746 N.

Los Angeles

Attempted Murder – Several Shots Fired near 2 AM Summons Detectives

Photo: Eddy Valarde and his gun GLENDORA – Detectives are investigating an ongoing mystery as to the frantic “Shots Fired” call at about 2:19 AM in the vicinity of the

Riverside

Sex-Trafficking of a Minor Arrest, Task Force Seeks Additional Victims

Photo: Steven Rawley  CORONA – Located 45 miles southeast of Los Angeles in western Riverside County, the Corona Station was linked to a referral by the Hemet Station to Riverside

San Diego

A Neighbor with Gun In-Hand Draws a Three-Hour SWAT Standoff

Photo: confiscated guns and ammo ALPINE – A mere 29 miles east of downtown San Diego in the Cuyamaca Mountains of San Diego County, Alpine is known as a safe,

Merced

Adult and two juveniles accused of armed robbery with replica gun

Photo: Replica gun used in armed robbery / Los Banos PD Three individuals, two of whom are juveniles, have been arrested in connection to an alleged armed robbery in Los

Fresno

Fresno “throuple” arrested on suspicion of sexually abusing 12-year-old girl

Photo (L to R): Jill Cox, Brent Cox, Tammy Schreiner / Fresno County Sheriff’s Office Three people have been arrested on suspicion of sexual abuse against a 12-year-old girl, according

Monterey

Salinas man arrested on suspicion of murder, wife arrested as accessory to murder

Photo: Andre Juan Lopez (L) and Jenna Marie Salas (R) | Monterey County Sheriff’s Office A husband and wife in Monterey County have been arrested on suspicion of murder and

San Francisco

San Francisco: Two arrested on suspicion of robbing TV news crew

Originally published 2-9-21 via Facebook by the San Francisco Police Department: “On February 6, 2021, at approximately 6:50 PM, a local television news crew was reporting on a story from

El Dorado

Burglar quickly stopped in his fleeing vehicle

Originally posted on the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office  Official Facebook Page on 02-04-21   Monday night the Sheriff’s Office responded to a burglary in progress in Shingle Springs. The

Stanislaus

Turlock Man Arrested for Narcotics Possession for Sales & Found with Replica Handgun

Photo: confiscated gun Originally published as a Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department Nixle post –  On Thursday, February 4, 2021, at 10:02 a.m., the newly-assigned Community Resource Deputy assigned to Waterford

Mendocino

Sexual assault after party

Originally published as  Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office press release –  “On 02-09-2021 at about 9:50 AM the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office received a call for service regarding a possible sexual

Santa Cruz

Man solicits sex from two boys

Photo: Edgardo DeJesus Castro Originally published as a Watsonville Police Department Facebook post –  “The Monterey County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a Las Lomas man for soliciting sex from two young

San Francisco

Suspect Arrested in Connection with February 6th Kidnapping Investigation

Originally published as a San Francisco Police Department Facebook post –  “Investigators from the San Francisco Police Department’s Special Victims Unit have identified a suspect wanted in connection with the

Amador

Pair shoplift $200 of groceries from Save-Mart

Photo: Overton, Tedesco and their car Originally published as an Amador County Sheriff’s Office Facebook post –  “On February 10, 2021, at 9:39pm, deputies responded to Save-Mart grocery store for

Ventura

$100K Bail for Young Meth Dealer

Photo: Richard Anthony Barajas January 8, 2021 – Ventura County, Ca. According to Ventura County Sheriff’s Department spokesman Sgt. Eduardo Malagon, the VCSD Narcotics Unit, working in concert with the

Ventura

Mailbox Thieves Busted by Alert Neighbor’s 911 Call

Photo: Richard Paul Winans February 6, 2021 – Ventura County, Ca. Sneaking around in the dark of night while stealing the contents of mailboxes may not sound like a major

Ventura

Catalytic Converter Thieves Converted to Inmates

Photo: Kevin Sanchez February 10, 2021 – Ventura County In spite of the fact that most of the cars on the road today are packed with high-end components, computer chips,

Santa Barbara

Robbery Rip-off Killers Arrested

February 8, 2021 – Santa Barbara, Ca. When 19-year-old local college students Marino Rastelli and Jasper Pieter van der Meulen, apparently looking for bargain-priced marijuana for their personal recreational use,

Santa Barbara

Car Thief Busted, Crashes into Cop Car

Photo: Ochoa’s damaged car  February 8, 2021 – Santa Barbara, Ca. If Simon & Schuster ever published a tome entitled “What Not to Do While on Felony Parole,” it’s doubtful

Contra Costa

Parents in Custody Charged for Murdering their 5-Week-Old Infant

Photo: (Daily Mail online) RICHMOND — The parents of a 5-week-old infant who died earlier this month are being held in custody in lieu of $1.1 million bond. They were

Alameda

Man Suspected of Robbing Bay Area Banks is Arrested near a Trash Dump

 Photo: Aklilu C. Asefaha BERKELEY — Several agencies coordinated an investigation leading to the arrest of a man suspected of robbing banks in the San Francisco Bay Area. Aklilu C.

Ventura

Trespassing Transient Caught with Half Pound of Meth

Photo: Daniel Gonzalez February 10, 2021 – Ventura County With the current retail street value of methamphetamine currently hovering above $1,000 per ounce, one has to wonder why anyone holding

Alameda

Violent Shoplifting: One Suspect Jailed, Second Suspect Released with a Citation

Photo: vehicle flees the scene  FREMONT — Two persons were arrested in connection with a shoplifting incident that turned violent. One suspect was booked into county jail and the second

Fresno

Man robs Subway, arrested the next day

Photo: Kyle Hill Originally published as a Fresno Police Department press release –  “On Wednesday, February 3, 2021, at 8:20 AM, a male suspect entered the Subway restaurant located at