Walnut Creek Crime
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Recent Crime News
Wednesday Aug 24 | via The Campbell Reporter
A Jack in the Box employee showed up for work and was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder on Tuesday, police said. Ronvell Scheneck, 20, of Antioch, had three arrest warrants from the Antioch Police Department, including one for attempted murder and another for carrying a concealed firearm. Comment?
Monday Aug 22 | via The Antioch Herald
Recently, residents have asked questions on social media, about calls that the Antioch Police Department dispatch does not take and why. Captain Tammany Brooks offered the following explanation and information, and the process for online reporting the APD is asking residents to follow, to assist in their efforts: "Here are certain incidents and/or crimes where dispatch will direct the caller to complete an online report. Comment?
Thursday Aug 18 | via Contra Costa Times
Two suspected wallet thieves have allegedly targeted patrons at three downtown restaurants and police on Thursday released video of one recent incident captured on surveillance. The video and still photos of two women suspected of lifting at least three wallets in separate thefts were posted on the Walnut Creek Police Department's Facebook page. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 17 | via KRON 4
The Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office has charged a 55-year-old man for allegedly defrauding several people out of hundreds of thousands of dollars via investment schemes. Ward Steven Caldwell, also known as Bruce Harmon or Bruce Goodrich, was arrested at Grace Presbyterian Church in Walnut Creek on Sunday and has been charged with three felony counts of grand theft by fraud and one felony count of elder financial abuse, prosecutors said Tuesday. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 17 | via San Jose Mercury News
An Alamo man has been accused of posing as a Las Vegas investor, a generous church benefactor, and a car salesman, in various schemes designed to defraud elderly women of more than $300,000. Ward Steven Caldwell, 55, was arrested Sunday and charged with felony financial elder abuse. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 17 | via ClayCord.com
The Contra Costa District Attorney has filed three felony counts of grand theft by fraud and one felony count of Elder Financial Abuse against 55-year-old Ward Steven Caldwell, also known as Bruce Harmon also known as Bruce Goodrich. Caldwell is also charged with penalty enhancements for losses exceeding $150,000 and an aggravated white collar enhancement for committing financial crimes on two or more people with total losses over $100,000. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 17 | via Contra Costa Times
An Alamo man has been accused of posing as a Las Vegas investor, a generous church benefactor and a car salesman in various schemes designed to defraud elderly women of more than $300,000. Ward Steven Caldwell, 55, was arrested Sunday and charged with felony financial elder abuse. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 10 | via The Almaden Resident
Unnamed location, Aug. 3 A 27-year-old woman accused of robbing HSBC Bank in Cupertino at gunpoint on June 3, and numerous banks thereafter in Livermore, Morgan Hill, Walnut Creek, Napa, Manteca, Sunnyvale, San Mateo and Palo Alto, was located and arrested. According to the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Department, the female's undoing was the fingerprint she left behind on a bank pamphlet. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 9 | via Santa Cruz Sentinel
WALNUT CREEK >> Authorities say a police dog who was stabbed multiple times while trying to take down a suspect last month has recovered and returned to work. The East Bay Times reports the dog, named Sheyna, was trying to help take down a man suspected of hitting a pedestrian with his vehicle when she was stabbed. Comment?
Monday Aug 8 | via ClayCord.com
Have you seen this "knitfiti"? It was stolen over the weekend from a tree on Locust St. in Downtown Walnut Creek. Last week, a group of knitters and crocheters worked in conjunction with Walnut Creek and the local knitting store, Fashion Knit, to put up some yarn art on Locust St. A group of about 16 of us worked for two weeks on individual pieces before sewing them together and putting them up last Friday. Comment?
Friday Jul 29 | via Ledger-Enquirer.com
Nadine Moore, leader of the Four Points Parents Association, castigates the Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance and defends Muscogee County School Board member Frank Myers Columbus police responded Monday afternoon to a traffic fatality on the westbound Bradley Park Drive ramp entering J.R. Allen Parkway, Maj. J.D. Hawk said. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 27 | via KRON 4
Four suspects are wanted after assisting the injury and attempted robbery of an elderly woman and then successfully stealing two other victims' purses in Walnut Creek. On Wednesday, July 20 at approximately 2:44 p.m., an elderly female was a victim of a purse snatch robbery attempt. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 27 | via ClayCord.com
On July 20 at 2:44 p.m., an elderly female was a victim of a purse snatch robbery attempt in Walnut Creek. The victim was walking eastbound on Cypress St. near Commercial Lane when two black males in their 20s grabbed her purse and attempted to steal it, according to police. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 27 | via WTVM
Investigators discovered a "room" hidden by hay bales in James Worley's barn on County Road 6 in Delta, OH Worley, charged with murder and abduction, faced a judge for the first time in the case Wednesday, July 27. New details released in the Sierah Joughin investigation reveal a large amount of evidence found at the home of the Fulton County man charged with her murder. Comment?
Jul 26, 2016 | via WTVM
A Fort Benning Soldier died Wednesday at the Midtown Medical Center, where he was being treated for hyponatremia. Second Lt. Comment?
Jul 22, 2016 | via ClayCord.com
The Ace Hardware in the Encina Grande Shopping Center on Ygnacio Valley Rd. at Oak Grove Rd. in Walnut Creek was the victim of a theft this morning. Comment?
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