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Recent Crime News
12 hrs ago | via Contra Costa Times
At 8:38 p.m., Clayton man, 34, was arrested on suspicion of vandalism in the first block of Lydia Lane. arrests -- Two male transients, 66 and 39, were arrested at 9:04 a.m. in the 1600 block of Willow Pass Road on suspicion of possessing an open container of alcohol. Comment?
Friday Jun 24 | via NBC Bay Area
A single gunshot was fired into the rear window of a pick-up truck on Highway 4. Contra Costa County sheriff's officials said that the victim was able to pull off the roadway at the Willow Pass Road exit in Pittsburg. Comment?
Tuesday Jun 14 | via The Campbell Reporter
When the occupants of a car noticed a white Lexus Coupe in their rearview mirror mimicking their movements and following close behind, they became worried. One of them, according to witness testimony, rolled down the window and yelled, "My son is in the car," referring to the woman's 3-month-old baby. Comment?
Saturday Jun 11 | via Inside Bay Area
Police arrested a man who brandished a handgun during a robbery Thursday at a Wells Fargo branch inside a Safeway. The suspect, who is not being named at this time, was arrested after trying to flee on foot, a police lieutenant said. Comment?
May 27, 2016 | via Inside Bay Area
Emergency personnel investigate the scene of a shooting on westbound Highway 4 near the Railroad Ave. overcrossing in Pittsburg, Calif., on Wednesday, May 11, 2016. An apparent road rage incident turned into a shooting with two people being transported to the hospital for their injuries. Comment?
May 27, 2016 | via The Washington Post
In a May 11, 2016 photo, emergency personnel investigate the scene of a shooting on westbound Highway 4 in Pittsburg, Calif. Bullets stole the life of a pregnant mother of four on a Wednesday morning and the driver of a Chevrolet Impala on a Tuesday night. Comment?
May 26, 2016 | via Post-Bulletin
In a May 11, 2016 file photo, emergency personnel investigate the scene of a shooting on westbound Highway 4 near the Railroad Ave. overcrossing in Pittsburg, Calif. Amid a growing number of deadly drive-by shootings on Northern California freeways, five area mayors on Thursday, May 26, 2016, called on Gov. Jerry Brown to install surveillance cameras on some highways. Comment?
May 25, 2016 | via SFGate
The driver of a black El Camino opened fire on another vehicle on Interstate 80 in Hercules Tuesday night, striking a person in the leg and marking the latest in a string of roughly 20 highway shootings that have taken place in the Bay Area since November. California Highway Patrol officials said the driver of a black Chevrolet El Camino with dark tinted windows opened fire on eastbound Interstate 80, west of Highway 4, at 9:16 p.m. The gunfire struck a person's leg in a nearby car and shattered windows of another vehicle. Comment?
May 23, 2016 | via The Antioch Herald
At their meeting on Tuesday, May 10th, the Antioch City Council once again heard complaints from residents, including a former Oversight Committee member, about the use of Measure C's half-cent sales tax money, after hearing a report from Police Chief Allan Cantando that violent crime is down over last year, but that police staffing was at only 91 sworn officers. As previously reported, Cantando shared that Part I crimes - the violent crimes reported to the FBI - have decreased by 9.7% in the first quarter of 2016 over the first quarter of 2015. Comment?
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