A 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.
A Concord police officer accused of stealing prescription drugs from seniors resigned from the department on Friday, police Chief Guy Swanger said Monday.
Prosecutors 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.
A body has been found off of Highway 1 in Marin County where a vehicle registered to an elderly man missing for more than a month went off the road.
A Novato man’s dog – obtained from a rescue organization – is being credited with returning the favor by saving his life after he was overcome with carbon monoxide poisoning.
A 57-year-old Newark woman was charged with murder Tuesday for allegedly killing her 75-year-old mother by attacking her with a hammer on Sunday, prosecutors said.
A 60-year-old woman shot her 93-year-old mother and then herself in an apparent murder-suicide at a convalescent home in San Francisco’s Western Addition neighborhood on Monday evening, a police spokesman said Tuesday.
Robert Leslie Davis, 93, was last seen at 8 p.m. Wednesday after leaving Marin Joe’s Restaurant in Corte Madera. He was driving a 2001 silver Toyota Camry with a California license plate 4SEY056.
A 29-year-old man pleaded not guilty Wednesday to three felony charges in connection with an alleged attack of an elderly woman at San Francisco General Hospital last Friday, prosecutors said.
Evicted tenants and their advocates gathered in front of San Francisco’s Hall of Justice Wednesday to protest the Ellis Act and to file criminal complaints against landlords.