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Concord Police K-9 Officer Matthew Switzer & Figo (Concord Police Dept.)

Lawyers: Ex-Concord Officer’s Addiction Drove Him To Steal Drugs

A former Concord police officer accused of stealing prescription drugs from seniors allegedly committed the crimes to satisfy his addiction to painkillers after suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, attorneys said Tuesday.

04/08/2014

Concord Police K-9 Officer Matthew Switzer & Figo (Concord Police Dept.)

Concord Police Officer Accused Of Stealing Prescription Drugs From Seniors Resigns

A Concord police officer accused of stealing prescription drugs from seniors resigned from the department on Friday, police Chief Guy Swanger said Monday.

04/07/2014

Concord Police K-9 Officer Matthew Switzer & Figo (Concord Police Dept.)

Concord Police K-9 Unit Officer Accused Of Stealing Drugs From Elderly

Prosecutors charged Concord police K-9 Officer Matthew Switzer on Thursday with two counts of first-degree burglary, one count of second-degree burglary, one count of fraudulently obtaining prescription drugs and one count of elder abuse, according to the district attorney’s office.

04/04/2014

A bud grows on a marijuana plant

Outdoor Medical Marijuana Growing Prohibited In Concord

Outdoor medical marijuana cultivation is no longer permitted in the city of Concord after complaints about growers. Their operations must now be moved indoors.

06/19/2013

Scene of a fatal crash following a police chase in Concord, October 26, 2011. (CBS)

Innocent Driver Killed In Concord Police Chase Over Cellphone Violation

A police pursuit in Concord ended in the death of a driver whose car was struck by the fleeing suspect, according to authorities.

10/26/2011

catalytic converter

Concord Police, Toyota Dealership Team Up To Fight Converter Theft

Workers at an East Bay car dealership said they have started etching identifying marks onto the catalytic converters of the cars and trucks they sell to the public as an effort to put a dent in the number of thefts of these devices lately.

09/02/2011

Officers at the scene of a fatal incident on Port Chicago Highway in Concord (Radar/Claycord)

Man Shoots, Kills Himself During Concord Traffic Stop

A portion of Port Chicago Highway in Concord was closed Thursday afternoon while police investigate a fatal officer-involved incident, Concord police Lt. Steve Dyer said.

CBS San Francisco–08/18/2011

(AP)

Man Accused Of Brandishing Knives In Concord Police Lobby

A 37-year-old man carrying two kitchen knives apparently picked the wrong place to start waving them around.

CBS San Francisco–01/14/2011

(CBS SF)

Suspect Shot By Concord Police Had Toy Gun

A robbery suspect who was shot and injured by Concord police officers early Thursday morning allegedly pointed what turned out to be a realistic-looking toy gun at them, Concord police Lt. Jim Lardieri said.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–09/16/2010

Police Shoot and Kill Man in Concord

CONCORD, Calif. (KCBS) Officers shot and killed a man they said was wanted on several warrants after exchanging gunfire with him early Wednesday night.

06/30/2010

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