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Recent Crime News
Friday | via Contra Costa Times
A 19-year-old man was arrested Thursday night after planting what appeared to be a pipe bomb in a person's vehicle, police said. Contra Costa County Sheriff's deputies arrested Peter Balas, 19, of Pleasanton, on suspicion of placing a fake bomb in the truck. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 26 | via Inside Bay Area
He's a little grizzled, and his teeth have seen better days, but Pleasanton's oldest police officer -- K9 Camo -- is still ready and raring to go, as can be heard from the insistent, deep barking emanating from the depths of the police cruiser he shares with his partner, Officer Tim Martens. On this day, however, the police dog isn't headed out to patrol duty. Comment?
Jan 6, 2016 | via Patch.com
Police arrested a 49-year-old Vallejo man early Wednesday morning after an officer on patrol discovered a suspicious truck parked behind Mike's Bikes in Pleasanton. According to a statement released by police, the officer was conducting a patrol check of the closed businesses in the area of Bernal and Valley avenues when he saw a white Ford F-250 pickup truck parked behind Mike's Bikes at 6754 Bernal Ave at about 4:20 a.m. Upon further investigation, the officer discovered a smashed window and saw two male suspects inside. Comment?
Jan 6, 2016 | via Inside Bay Area
A Vallejo man is in custody after an observant officer's patrol check led to a brief chase early Wednesday, police said. Officer Brad Middleton was checking in the area of Bernal and Valley avenues when he saw a white 2002 Ford F-250 pickup truck parked behind a bicycle shop in the 6700 block of Bernal around 4:20 a.m., police said. Comment?
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