Palo Alto Crime
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Recent Crime News
59 min ago | via SFGate
Norbu Norbu, 22, of Palo Alto, turned himself in to authorities on Monday after he allegedly took a picture of a woman through her window in Palo Alto earlier this year. Palo Alto police arrested an accused peeping Tom on Monday, charging he tried to take a cell phone photo of woman in her bathroom earlier this year, authorities said. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via KRON 4
Police arrested a man earlier this week who used a cell phone to snap a picture of a woman in her own bathroom over the summer in Palo Alto. Palo Alto police received a call from a woman who told them someone was taking pictures of her. Comment?
Yesterday | via Daily Mail
A Harvard Law School graduate charged with kidnapping a woman in a California case that drew comparisons to Gone Girl because police initially dismissed it as a hoax has pleaded not guilty. The US Attorney's Office said disbarred attorney Matthew Muller, 38, entered his not guilty plea on Monday in federal court in Sacramento in the March kidnapping of 29-year-old Denise Huskins. Comment?
Yesterday | via Palo Alto Weekly
Former Stanford University student Brock Turner, left -- who is facing five felony sexual assault charges, including rape for an on-campus incident in January -- heads into the Palo Alto Courthouse with his mother for a preliminary hearing on Oct. 5, 2015. Photo by Veronica Weber. Comment?
Friday Sep 25 | via San Jose Mercury News
He told police he didn't see the person and had no idea why someone wanted to hurt him. 300 Pasteur Drive, 8:39 a.m. Tuesday Police booked a 33-year-old Palo Alto man on battery charges. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 22 | via SFGate
Police on Tuesday released a sketch of a suspect who punched a mom pushing a stroller in Palo Alto last weekend. Police in Palo Alto on Tuesday released a sketch of a mugger who punched a woman in head as she pushed a baby in a stroller last weekend. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 22 | via Patch.com
The attack happened on Middlefield Road. The woman was attending to a baby in a stroller. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 22 | via NBC Los Angeles
Palo Alto police are looking for a man who came up to a woman pushing her baby in a stroller, punched her in the head, and took her purse before running away. The woman sustained minor injuries, police said, and her child was unharmed. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 22 | via SFBay
A strong-arm robbery suspect punched a woman and stole her purse as she was walking with her baby on Sunday evening in Palo Alto, according to police. The Palo Alto Police Department received reports of the robbery at 6:39 p.m. Officers responded immediately to the 3100 block of Middlefield Road and conducted an area search, but were not able to locate the suspect, police said. Comment?
Monday Sep 21 | via Palo Alto Weekly
Palo Alto police are searching for a man who on Sunday allegedly walked up to a woman pushing an infant in a stroller, punched her in the head and took her purse before running away through the streets of Midtown. The assault took place at about 6:30 p.m. on Middlefield Road, just north of Loma Verde Avenue, polie said. Comment?
Thursday Sep 17 | via Palo Alto Weekly
Palo Alto has again become a hot spot for thefts and burglaries from vehicles, with 18 incidents reported on Sept. 14 and 15 alone. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 15 | via The New York Observer
Remember how great the 80s were? Survivor was a band not a show and we didn't need the Department of Justice to issue special guidelines announcing that white collar criminals would be punished, they just were. Thirty years ago this summer, Dennis Levine , a managing director at Drexel Burnham Lambert, was arrested in an insider trading scandal that would ultimately implicate some of Wall Street's biggest names. Comment?
Friday Sep 11 | via El Observador
The content below was published as a - Letter to the Editor, Daily Post, Palo Alto, CA", Post Opinion, page 8, dated September 8, 2015." Comment?
Sep 3, 2015 | via Patch.com
Pal Alto police arrested a 21-year-old man after he allegedly tried to take a duffle bag from a man in an apartment complex parking lot and then fought with officers who tried to subdue him. Police were called the night of Aug. 21 to a a reported attempted robbery in progress at an apartment complex on the 1000 block of Middlefield Road where officers found the suspect and victim in a physical fight, according to the Palo alto Police Department. Comment?
Sep 3, 2015 | via Contra Costa Times
A San Jose man is behind bars after leading officers on a high-speed pursuit through city streets, according to police. Police said Robert Angelo Ayala, 52, of San Jose, initially stopped for an officer who suspected him of a vehicle code violation around 8:22 p.m. Aug. 27 on the 3200 block of El Camino Real. Comment?
Sep 3, 2015 | via The Campbell Reporter
Years before Matthew Muller allegedly kidnapped and sexually assaulted a Vallejo woman, he broke into the Peninsula homes of sleeping women, drugged them with NyQuil and interrogated them for personal information, according to an Aug. 14 FBI affidavit. According to the affidavit, Muller broke in the Vallejo home of Aaron Quinn and Denise Huskins on March 23, drugged them, made them wear blacked-out swim goggles and asked for personal information. Comment?
Aug 28, 2015 | via FindLaw
Before WOOD, Chief Judge, and ROVNER and WILLIAMS, Circuit Judges. Alexandra McTague, Attorney, Winston & Strawn LLP, Palo Alto, CA, for Petitioner-Appellant. Comment?
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