Palo Alto Crime
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16 hrs ago | 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?
23 hrs ago | 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?
Yesterday | 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?
Friday Aug 28 | via FindLaw
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Wednesday Aug 26 | via The Campbell Reporter
Police arrested a 41-year-old transient man with an unsheathed pocketknife Sunday after he allegedly threatened a private security guard at Town & Country Village. Michael David Perrine was booked into the Santa Clara County Main Jail in San Jose on suspicion of making criminal threats, a felony, and brandishing a weapon, a misdemeanor, police said Wednesday. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 26 | via Patch.com
A tech worker suspected of stealing trade secrets was arrested Thursday at San Francisco International Airport as he prepared to board a flight for China, according to the office of U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag. Jing Zeng, a 42-year-old resident of San Ramon, allegedly downloaded more than 100 files containing proprietary information from a confidential database after learning that his employment with Palo Alto-based Machine Zone, Inc ., would be terminated, according Abraham Simmons, a spokesman for the U.S. Attorney's Office. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 26 | via Palo Alto Weekly
Palo Alto police arrested a man after he allegedly said he would cut a private security guard who had asked him to leave a private area of the Town & Country Shopping Center on El Camino Real on Sunday, Aug. 23. At around 7:30 p.m., police were dispatched to the shopping center, located at 855 El Camino Real, after reports that a private security guard patrolling the shopping center was threatened with a knife. Investigators said the victim, a man in his 40s, saw the suspect, later identified as Michael David Perrine, 41, enter an alleyway in the shopping center that is only accessible to authorized personnel. Comment?
Thursday Aug 20 | via Patch.com
A 30-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday in an alleged attempt to stab another man earlier this month in Palo Alto, police said. Around 3 p.m. Monday, a man reported to police that another man, later identified as Donis, allegedly threatened and tried to stab him in a driveway at a mobile home park in the 3900 block of El Camino Real nearly two weeks earlier, police said. Comment?
Thursday Aug 20 | via Inside Bay Area
Police arrested a Palo Alto man Tuesday on suspicion of trying to stab another man two weeks earlier at the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park. The victim went to the police station at 275 Forest Ave. to report the attempted stabbing around 3 p.m. Monday. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 19 | via Palo Alto Weekly
Police arrested a Palo Alto man Tuesday morning who they said tried to stab another man at Buena Vista Mobile Home Park two weeks earlier. Investigators said at about 6:30 p.m. on Aug. 5 a man and a woman, both in their 30s, were standing in front of the woman's home in the El Camino Real mobile-home park when Edgar Donis, 30, approached them. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 19 | via Patch.com
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