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Concord Police K-9 Officer Matthew Switzer & Figo (Concord Police Dept.)

Lawyers: Ex-Concord Officer’s Addiction Drove Him To Steal Drugs

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.

04/08/2014

Concord Police K-9 Officer Matthew Switzer & Figo (Concord Police Dept.)

Concord Police Officer Accused Of Stealing Prescription Drugs From Seniors Resigns

A Concord police officer accused of stealing prescription drugs from seniors resigned from the department on Friday, police Chief Guy Swanger said Monday.

04/07/2014

Concord Police K-9 Officer Matthew Switzer & Figo (Concord Police Dept.)

Concord Police K-9 Unit Officer Accused Of Stealing Drugs From Elderly

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.

04/04/2014

Robert L. Davis

Body Found Off Highway 1 Where Car Registered To Elderly Missing Man Went Off Road

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.

04/01/2014

Max, a German shepherd who pulled his owner out of bed as their home filled with carbon monoxide. (CBS)

Hero Dog Saves Elderly Novato Man From Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

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.

03/05/2014

Cindy Burleigh, hammer attack, mother

Newark Woman Charged With Murder After Mother Dies From Hammer Attack

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.

03/04/2014

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Woman Shoots 93-Year-Old Mother, Then Herself In SF Convalescent Home

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.

03/04/2014

Robert L. Davis

Police Seek Public’s Help To Find Missing Elderly San Rafael Man

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.

03/01/2014

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Elderly SF General Patient Attacked In Emergency Room; Man Arrested

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.

02/19/2014

A sign advertising an apartment for rent is displayed in a window in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Evicted San Francisco Seniors File Criminal Complaints Against Landlords

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.

02/05/2014

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