Half Moon Bay Crime

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Recent Crime News

  • Week in review

    Thursday Oct 18 | via San Mateo Daily Journal 

    A couple strolling on the beach in San Mateo County on Saturday found a body near the shoreline, the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office said. The body of a bald man, about 5 feet 6 inches tall, 30 to 50 years old, with blue tennis shoes and burgundy shorts was discovered at about 2:50 p.m. Saturday by a couple walking on the beach between 12000 and 13000 Cabrillo Highway south of Half Moon Bay, sheriff's Lt.

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  • Transient gets 11 years for killing

    Sep 11, 2018 | via San Mateo Daily Journal 

    The transient accused of fatally beating a fellow homeless man last fall at a Half Moon Bay encampment a day after biting a chunk from the ear of the man's friend was sentenced yesterday to 11 years in prison on one count of voluntary manslaughter. The 11-year term was expected after being reached as part of a plea bargain that spared Brian David Ruckel, 48, trial for murder and the possibility of a 33-years-to-life sentence if convicted.

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