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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

This week's police log

The Danville Police Department provides Danville Express with a record of its calls each week. This is a sampling, omitting...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2011
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Jury hears closing arguments in Castlewood trial

During closing arguments Tuesday in the murder trial of Ernest Scherer III, defense attorney Richard Foxall repeatedly called...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2011
Last comment by Emily, on Mar 24, 2011 at 10:37 am | 1 comment | 1584 Views

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Danville bank robber arrested in Arizona

Dustin Burt, a 29-year-old Stockton man has been arrested in connection with the March 7 robbery of the Chase Bank branch...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2011
Last comment by cardinal, on Mar 31, 2011 at 7:49 am | 3 comments | 1889 Views

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Scherer found guilty in Castlewood killings

The jury has found Ernest Scherer III guilty of charges that he killed his parents in March 2008, after ending their deliberations...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2011
Last comment by Sandee Wiedemann, on Mar 29, 2011 at 7:31 am | 1 comment | 1619 Views

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Three years later: Tragic tale of greed and murder ends with son's conviction

The case has all the elements of a made-for-TV movie: greed, lust, brutality and a man whose lack of emotion made him the...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Longtime Resident, on Nov 22, 2014 at 12:27 pm | 3 comments | 2641 Views

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Investigations lead to two arrests

A pair of investigations by Danville detectives resulted in the arrests of a 24-year-old Oakland woman and a 29-year-old...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Brett, on Apr 11, 2011 at 3:16 pm | 4 comments | 1681 Views

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DA's office dismisses 15 cases in CNET 'dirty DUI' scandal

As part of the fallout from a criminal case involving two Contra Costa County law enforcement officers, prosecutors have...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2011
Last comment by I'm the guv, on Apr 14, 2011 at 2:49 pm | 3 comments | 2015 Views

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CNET remains suspended, but likely to regroup

The Contra Costa Narcotics Enforcement Team (CNET) remains suspended while local and state investigations continue after...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2011
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 18, 2011 at 6:53 am | 1 comment | 1855 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

This week's police log

The Danville Police Department provides Danville Express with a record of its calls each week. This is a sampling, omitting...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Tom , on May 8, 2011 at 1:23 pm | 5 comments | 1765 Views

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Charlotte Wood Middle on temporary lockdown after burglary, chase

Charlotte Wood Middle School instituted a shelter in place ordinance this afternoon after reports of a home burglary and...

Original post made on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by a resident of Danville, on May 19, 2011 at 12:13 am | 27 comments | 3950 Views

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Trial date set in Fuchs murder

Walter Bell, 20, is charged with murdering Rylan Fuchs, 17, during an [http://danvilleexpress.com/news/show_story.php?id=2404...

Original post made on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by American, on May 18, 2011 at 6:53 am | 3 comments | 2059 Views

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County holds scoping session on Tassajara Valley development

Applicants FTC Land has proposed using 771 acres of land along Camino Tassajara east of Danville to develop 187 residential...

Original post made on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by Patty, on May 19, 2011 at 11:45 am | 8 comments | 2682 Views

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Former cop pleads not guilty to having sex with a minor

Shawn Wallace, a 45-year-old former Walnut Creek police detective, pleaded not guilty Monday to one felony count alleging...

Original post made on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by not_surprised, on May 23, 2011 at 10:42 am | 2 comments | 2103 Views

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This week's police log

The Danville Police Department provides Danville Express with a record of its calls each week. This is a sampling, omitting...

Original post made on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by Vicki, on May 24, 2011 at 7:35 am | 1 comment | 2081 Views

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Woman arrested for allegedly selling fake Disneyland passes

Lisa Marie Cassinelli, 51, allegedly arranged to meet victims in person and sell them the passes at a discounted rate. Police...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2011
Last comment by Pedal Power, on Jun 13, 2011 at 10:58 pm | 1 comment | 1830 Views

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Four teens break into Los Cerros Middle School

Four teenagers attempted to break into Los Cerros Middle School on Friday, June 17. The individuals were spotted on the roof...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2011
Last comment by Danville Resident, on Jun 24, 2011 at 8:46 am | 24 comments | 2568 Views

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Union members arrested after blocking road to Castlewood Country Club

About 20 people protesting the ongoing lockout of Castlewood workers were arrested this morning for blocking Castlewood Drive...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Fred Pecker, on Jun 25, 2011 at 7:03 pm | 3 comments | 1781 Views

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Housekeepers steal thousands from homes in Danville and Walnut Creek

Police are currently investigating grand thefts from a homes in Danville and Walnut Creek where two housekeepers stole between...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2011
Last comment by Beatriz, on Jul 6, 2011 at 11:47 am | 12 comments | 2624 Views

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Danville offers reward for info on Veterans Building site theft

Following the recent break-in at the Veterans Memorial Building site, the Town of Danville is offering a $5,000 reward for...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Terry M., on Jul 25, 2011 at 6:27 am | 2 comments | 1725 Views

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Future of Danville's redevelopment agency unclear

Assembly bills X1 26 and X1 27 could effectively wipe out Danville's redevelopment agency (RDA), which saw revenues of $1.6...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2011
Last comment by BusinessOwner, on Jul 11, 2011 at 8:48 am | 8 comments | 1908 Views
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