Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office

Funeral Thursday For Contra Costa Deputy Who Drowned Trying To Save FriendThe 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.
Contra Costa Deputy Drowns In Lake Tahoe While Trying To Help FriendAn 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.
Man Shot By CHP Officer After East Bay Chase Charged With Several FeloniesA 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.
CHP Officer Shoots Suspect After Car Chase In Contra Costa CountyContra Costa County Sheriff's office spokesman Jimmy Lee said the shooting occurred on 4600 block of Pacheco Boulevard in Martinez.
NTSB Investigator: Planes Were Involved In Passing Maneuver During Collision Over SF Bay 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.
4 Arrested In Contra Costa County Drug Bust Appear In Federal CourtFour 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.
Feds, Police Conduct Drug Raids Across Contra Costa; 4 ArrestedFederal and local law enforcement agents conducted drug raids in four Contra Costa County locations Tuesday morning and arrested four people.
2 Sheriff’s Cruisers Damaged In High-Speed Chase, Crash In BerkeleyTwo 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.
Stolen Bethel Island Boats Targeted For Expensive Outboard MotorsA 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.
Plane Overshoots Concord Landing Strip, Lands Safely On Golf CourseThe 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.