Fire crews were at the scene of a one-alarm brush fire that was blocking eastbound interstate Highway 80 at the southbound interstate Highway 680 connector in Fairfield.
A 16-year-old boy who escaped Solano County juvenile hall in March was arrested Wednesday after crashing into two vehicles during a California Highway Patrol pursuit.
Fairfield police were crediting witnesses to a strong-arm robbery earlier this month for providing information that led to the arrest of a suspect on Thursday.
The inmate population at the Solano County jail has jumped by almost 250 since 2011 due to non-violent convicts being transferred under new state regulations.
The suspect, Paul Springs, 47, was arrested on Beck Avenue near Cadenasso Drive after witnesses told police where he was last seen after the assault, Sgt. Randy Boggs said.
A Suisun City man was robbed at gunpoint in front of his home Friday, police said.
A seven-year-old child drowned in a backyard pool in Fairfield Saturday morning.
One of two juveniles who escaped from Solano County Juvenile Hall on Thursday turned himself in over the weekend, a sheriff’s lieutenant said.
Two Solano County Juvenile Hall inmates escaped Thursday afternoon, a sheriff’s lieutenant said.
Four people were arrested in Fairfield for alleged methamphetamine distribution.