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County DA determines 2021 fatal police shooting was justified

The county DA's office on Friday released a report concluding that the fatal shooting of a man by Pittsburg police at an...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2022
Last comment by Riley Curtis, 4 hours ago | 12 comments | 1108 Views


Contra Costa DA won't press charges in 2020 police shooting

The use of force by police resulting in the 2020 death of Juan Carlos Ayon Barraza in Richmond was "reasonable under the...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2022
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on Nov 19, 2022 at 8:59 pm | 9 comments | 1914 Views


Paul Pelosi attack and restraints on our police

Many in the Bay Area have come to the defense of alleged "mentally ill" criminals and against the police who have to shoot...

Original post made by D on Nov. 1, 2022
Last comment by Haley Jacobson, on Nov 8, 2022 at 9:38 am | 11 comments | 433 Views


DA Becton to announce charging decision in fatal Danville police shooting

Contra Costa County District Attorney Diana Becton will announce Friday whether or not she is charging former Danville police...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2022
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on Nov 1, 2022 at 11:45 am | 6 comments | 883 Views


Danville: No criminal charges against ex-deputy in Tyrell Wilson's death

DA Diana Becton announced that she will not be filing criminal charges against ex-sheriff's deputy Andrew Hall for fatally...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2022
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on Oct 30, 2022 at 11:09 am | 1 comment | 3838 Views


Danville police warn residents of phone scam from callers posing as officers

Someone is posing as a Danville police officer to scam callers, Police Chief Allan Shields warned residents on Monday. Callers...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2022
Last comment by Marion Davis, on Oct 29, 2022 at 2:18 pm | 3 comments | 1024 Views


Woman arrested in Contra Costa County for allegedly using IDs of convicted murderers to collect unemployment

A 43-year-old woman accused of using the names and personal data of convicted murderers Scott Peterson and Cary Stayner to...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2022
Last comment by Marcella Lourdes, on Oct 20, 2022 at 7:26 am | 1 comment | 2633 Views


DA finds deputies justified in killing of domestic violence suspect in Contra Costa County

An investigation by the Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office has determined that sheriff's deputies were justified...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2022
Last comment by Jeff Husted, on Oct 15, 2022 at 7:57 am | 3 comments | 2309 Views


47 Alameda County sheriff's deputies moved to desk jobs after audit finds they failed psychological exams

Alameda County sheriff's officials believe 47 deputies who allegedly failed a psychological exam and now have desk jobs will...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2022
Last comment by Erin Winslow, on Oct 10, 2022 at 6:12 am | 29 comments | 3628 Views


Two county inmates escape from Marsh Creek Detention Facility

Officials have identified the two men who escaped the Marsh Creek Detention Facility on Sunday morning. Gerardo Ramirez-Vera,...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2022
Last comment by Gary Ulrich, on Sep 7, 2022 at 7:04 am | 2 comments | 2255 Views


Suspects charged after off-duty police officer robbed at gunpoint in Dublin

Two men face multiple felonies after prosecutors allege they robbed an off-duty police officer at gunpoint in Dublin and...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2022
Last comment by Marlon Jeffries, on Sep 5, 2022 at 8:32 am | 28 comments | 3130 Views


County DA charges police officer for allegedly beating arrestee with stun gun

A now-former Richmond Police Department officer faces a felony charge for allegedly assaulting a man with a taser, the Contra...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2022
Last comment by Malcolm Hex, on Aug 17, 2022 at 2:13 pm | 13 comments | 2680 Views


County supervisors to discuss oversight of sheriff's office

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday will discuss oversight of the county sheriff's office and a recommendation...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2022
Last comment by Chuck Majors, on Aug 9, 2022 at 2:10 pm | 4 comments | 1376 Views


Danville sets 10-year record for sheriff's office liability costs

Danville ranks at the top of liability costs amongst the other two cities that contract with the county sheriff's office,...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2022
Last comment by Phyllis Lange, on Aug 4, 2022 at 1:36 pm | 34 comments | 3002 Views


Trio arrested in Antioch after brazen armed robbery in Danville

Three teenagers were arrested in Antioch on suspicion of committing an armed robbery in broad daylight outside a grocery...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2022
Last comment by Regina Winslow, on Aug 4, 2022 at 1:34 pm | 46 comments | 6596 Views


Homicide: Jury classifies Tyrell Wilson's death in coroner's inquest

At a coroner's inquest hearing Friday looking at the death of Tyrell Wilson in Danville last year, a civilian jury found...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2022
Last comment by Homeless in Danville, on Aug 2, 2022 at 12:24 pm | 17 comments | 4690 Views


Danville: Coroner's inquest scheduled this week for fatal police shooting of Tyrell Wilson

The Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office has announced a Friday hearing for the coroner's inquest into the death of Tyrell...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2022
Last comment by Dontrelle Willis, on Jul 22, 2022 at 10:42 am | 6 comments | 2319 Views


Livermore police identify prime suspect, release new details about deadly shooting at bowling alley

The Livermore Police Department confirmed Monday the identity of the man accused of killing Livermore resident Antonio Vargas...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2022
Last comment by Ryan Joost, on Jul 19, 2022 at 11:47 am | 2 comments | 1154 Views


Danville: Pedestrian fatally struck in Camino Tassajara intersection

A Danville woman died from injuries sustained after being struck by a vehicle in an intersection on Camino Tassajara on Thursday...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2022
Last comment by Kathryn, on Jul 12, 2022 at 2:58 pm | 1 comment | 8490 Views


Two teens arrested at end of hour-plus freeway chase following armed carjacking in Tri-Valley

Two Merced teenagers were taken into custody last week after allegedly leading CHP officers on a high-speed chase up and...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2022
Last comment by Philomena Watkins, on Jul 3, 2022 at 1:46 pm | 7 comments | 1909 Views
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