Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office

Police Shooting

Man Shot By CHP Officer After East Bay Chase Charged With Several Felonies

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.

07/07/2014

Police Shooting

CHP Officer Shoots Suspect After Car Chase In Contra Costa County

Contra Costa County Sheriff’s office spokesman Jimmy Lee said the shooting occurred on 4600 block of Pacheco Boulevard in Martinez.

06/29/2014

Search boats on San Pablo Bay following a private plane crash Sunday. (CBS)

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.

04/28/2014

Local and federal authorities conducted a series of drug busts in Contra Costa on October 15, 2013. (CBS)

4 Arrested In Contra Costa County Drug Bust Appear In Federal Court

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.

10/16/2013

Local and federal authorities conducted a series of drug busts in Contra Costa on October 15, 2013. (CBS)

Feds, Police Conduct Drug Raids Across Contra Costa; 4 Arrested

Federal and local law enforcement agents conducted drug raids in four Contra Costa County locations Tuesday morning and arrested four people.

10/15/2013

2 Sheriff’s Cruisers Damaged In High-Speed Chase, Crash In Berkeley

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.

06/17/2013

An outboard motor (Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

Stolen Bethel Island Boats Targeted For Expensive Outboard Motors

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.

11/02/2012

Golfers look at small plane after the pilot overshot the runway at Concord's Buchanan Field Airport, and landed safely near the green.

Plane Overshoots Concord Landing Strip, Lands Safely On Golf Course

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.

06/09/2012

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