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Recent Crime News
Thursday Feb 23 | via The Campbell Reporter
The Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety is offering a $20,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of suspects in the killing of Ernest Castro in Encinal Park on Aug. 2, 2014. DPS released a statement Feb. 23 asking for the public's help in gathering information related to the shooting of Castro, age 20. According to DPS, a group socializing at the park at 2:30 a.m. were fired at from a distance and Castro and a female were struck by the bullets. Comment?
Thursday Feb 16 | via The San Diego Union-Tribune
Yahoo Inc. is warning users of potentially malicious activity on their accounts between 2015 and 2016. It's the latest development in the Internet company's investigation of a mega-breach that exposed more than 1 billion users' data a few years ago. Comment?
Friday Feb 10 | via San Jose Mercury News
Evading a police officer- Jan. 29. At 10:24 p.m., deputies attempted to stop a vehicle at Saratoga-Sunnyvale and Prospect roads for a traffic violation. The suspect, who drove away at a high rate of speed, is unknown and at large. Comment?
Thursday Feb 9 | via Mountain View Voice
Giselle Rahn, Chelsea HaleyNelson and Matt Ball greet new immigrant Qismat Amin after his arrival at San Francisco International Airport. The former Afghan interpreter waited nearly four years to receive a visa. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 8 | via Palo Alto Weekly
An Air India flight from Delhi brought new immigrant Qismat Amin to the U.S. from Afghanistan on Feb. 8. Photo by Sue Dremann. The four-year journey of Qismat Amin to reach U.S. soil finally ended on the morning of Wednesday, Feb. 8 after Department of Homeland Security officials accepted his visa at San Francisco International Airport. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 8 | via Law.com
Federal prosecutors have accused an Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld partner-and a government lawyer himself until last year-of hawking a copy of a nonpublic whistleblower complaint to a company facing a False Claims Act lawsuit. The alleged scheme ended with a resounding thud for the defendant, Jeffrey Wertkin, who joined Akin Gump as a partner after serving nearly six years as a trial lawyer in the U.S. Justice Department's Civil Division. Comment?
Friday Feb 3 | via SFGate
Tramel McClough, 45, and John Bivins, 46, both of East Palo Alto, were arrested on suspicion of committing an armed robbery Thursday night at a Verizon store in Sunnyvale. Tramel McClough, 45, and John Bivins, 46, both of East Palo Alto, were arrested on suspicion of committing an armed robbery Thursday night at a Verizon store in Sunnyvale. Comment?
Monday Jan 30 | via KRON 4
A man has been arrested in connection with the murder of a former Cupertino school board member earlier this month, Santa Clara County sheriff's officials said today. Detectives arrested Christopher Ellebracht in connection with the murder of Gin Lu "Tommy" Shwe, a 70-year-old Cupertino resident who formerly served on the Cupertino Union School District board and worked as a real estate agent, sheriff's officials said. Comment?
Jan 26, 2017 | via The Sunnyvale Sun
Santa Clara police are searching for a man who resisted arrest early Thursday morning by driving away while an officer held onto his arm and ran alongside the car. The incident happened behind the 24 Hour Fitness on Arquess Avenue and Lawrence Expressway in Sunnyvale near the Santa Clara border, Moreno said. Comment?
Jan 26, 2017 | via NBC Bay Area
A police investigation was underway Thursday morning at a 24-Hour Fitness in Sunnyvale for a man who was hanging out in the parking lot who allegedly ended up dragging an officer who was trying to stop him with his silver sedan. Santa Clara Police Lt. Comment?
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