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Tuesday Nov 17 | via San Jose Mercury News
Police are asking Monday for the public's help in identifying clothing, shoes or masks worn by suspects during a Halloween bank robbery. The robbery occurred around 10:42 a.m. October 31 at the Bank of the West at 4540 Balfour Road. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 10 | via Contra Costa Times
At 12:37 a.m., a resident reported that an inflatable Halloween decoration had been stolen from their home on Young Drive. Assault -- At 2:07 a.m., a person reported to police that he had witnessed a battery on Lone Tree Way. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 28 | via Contra Costa Times
More than a week after an alleged kidnapping and daring rescue of an 11-year-old girl that made national headlines, the 51-year-old Brentwood suspect, Santiago Salazar, has been released from custody and no charges have been filed, a senior prosecutor said Tuesday. Salazar had been arrested on suspicion of kidnapping the girl as she walked to school Oct. 16, and readers from across the country hailed Sutter Elementary School employee Sandra Ferguson as a hero for thwarting the alleged attempt. 2 comments
Oct 21, 2015 | via Nevada Appeal
At noon, Katrina Kaufman, 48, and Dale Welch, 47, both of Carson City were arrested on suspicion of felony possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell, felony possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia after deputies responded to reports of a couple possibly selling drugs at the Carson Street Roundhouse Inn. Bail for each was set at $13,500. Comment?
Oct 19, 2015 | via Christian Science Monitor
When a teacher's aide from Antioch, Calif., saw a former student in an unusual situation Friday morning, she spoke up, leading to the arrest of a suspected kidnapper. One of her former students at Sutter Elementary School, where she works as a teacher's aide, was sitting in the front seat of a man's car, wearing a look of fear, she told local media. Comment?
Oct 19, 2015 | via The Campbell Reporter
Sandra Ferguson had a weird feeling something was wrong when she drove past a young student early Friday morning on the way to her job at Sutter Elementary School. Convinced the girl looked nervous, and unable to shake her own unease, Ferguson made a quick U-turn, an action that likely foiled a child abduction, and has community members and school officials hailing her as a hero. Comment?
Oct 17, 2015 | via The Antioch Herald
An employee of Sutter Elementary School was on her way to work and noticed an 11-year-old female student in the front seat of a vehicle with an adult male. The employee was familiar with the female and knew that the male was not related to her. Comment?
Oct 17, 2015 | via Contra Costa Times
Two gang members convicted of murder in the shooting of an aspiring rapper as he filmed a video in a public park were sentenced Friday to life in prison. Clarence Cater, 21, was sentenced to life without possibility of parole, and Ohmad Burks, 24, was sentenced to an aggregate term of 50 years to life. Comment?
Oct 12, 2015 | via Daily Mail
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