Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office
The funeral for a Contra Costa County sheriff’s deputy who drowned last week while attempting to save a friend on Lake Tahoe is scheduled for Thursday.
An off-duty Contra Costa Sheriff’s deputy drowned in Lake Tahoe while trying to come to the aid of a family member who appeared to be struggling in the water, according to authorities.
A man who was shot by a California Highway Patrol officer after leading officers on a chase from Pittsburg to Pacheco last month has gone from the hospital to jail and has been charged with several felonies, a Contra Costa County sheriff’s spokesman said Monday.
Contra Costa County Sheriff’s office spokesman Jimmy Lee said the shooting occurred on 4600 block of Pacheco Boulevard in Martinez.
An NTSB investigator says the two planes that collided over San Francisco Bay on Sunday, causing one of them to crash into the water, were involved in a passing maneuver.
Four men who were arrested in Contra Costa County on drug charges on Tuesday made an initial appearance before a federal magistrate in Oakland on Wednesday and are due to return to court on Thursday.
Federal and local law enforcement agents conducted drug raids in four Contra Costa County locations Tuesday morning and arrested four people.
Two Contra Costa sheriff’s vehicles were damaged by fire near a freeway off-ramp at during a high-speed chase early Monday morning, in which the suspect’s vehicle was able to get away, authorities said.
A string of boat thefts near Bethel Island over the past month has prompted the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office to increase patrols in the area.
The Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office said a pilot attempting to land a plane Saturday morning at Buchanan Field Airport in Concord overshot the runaway and landed in a golf course.