Lawyers: Ex-Concord Officer’s Addiction Drove Him To Steal DrugsA 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.
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.
Concord Police K-9 Unit Officer Accused Of Stealing Drugs From ElderlyProsecutors 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.
Outdoor Medical Marijuana Growing Prohibited In ConcordOutdoor medical marijuana cultivation is no longer permitted in the city of Concord after complaints about growers. Their operations must now be moved indoors.
Innocent Driver Killed In Concord Police Chase Over Cellphone ViolationA police pursuit in Concord ended in the death of a driver whose car was struck by the fleeing suspect, according to authorities.
Concord Police, Toyota Dealership Team Up To Fight Converter TheftWorkers 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.
Man Shoots, Kills Himself During Concord Traffic StopA 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.
Man Accused Of Brandishing Knives In Concord Police LobbyA 37-year-old man carrying two kitchen knives apparently picked the wrong place to start waving them around.
Suspect Shot By Concord Police Had Toy GunA 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.
Police Shoot and Kill Man in Concord