Deputy Killed

Deputy Erik Mertl (San Mateo County Sheriff's Office)

Sheriff’s Deputy Killed In Burlingame Motorcycle Crash

An off-duty San Mateo County sheriff’s deputy was killed Wednesday in a motorcycle crash in Burlingame, the sheriff’s office confirmed Thursday.


Modesto Standoff

Suspected Killer During Modesto Eviction Standoff Was Heavily Armed For Battle

Police say the suspected killer of a sheriff’s deputy and a locksmith during an eviction in Modesto was heavily armed and prepared to do battle with authorities.


Modesto Standoff

Modesto Police Find Charred Body In Fire-Gutted Apartment After Deputy Shot

A body has been found inside the fire-gutted Modesto apartment where a suspect had barricaded himself after fatally shooting two people, including a sheriff’s deputy.