The U.S. Marshals Service arrested 137 alleged violent fugitives and gang members throughout the Bay Area as part of a nationwide sweep over the last six weeks, U.S. Marshals officials announced Thursday.
Four of five inmates were caught Saturday night, a day after their escape from a central California jail, authorities said. The fifth man remained at large.
A man who had been evading arrest for more than a month was found hiding under a mattress in a Fremont home last week.
A violent fugitive from Montana spotted in several Bay Area cities last week was captured Friday night in Portland, Ore., an FBI spokesman said.
An armed fugitive from the Merced County Jail surrendered to SWAT team officers in Gilroy early Wednesday morning after authorities tracked him to a hotel room in the city, a Gilroy police spokesman said.
Federal authorities Thursday asked for the public’s help in finding a man who scammed a San Francisco educational software company and is wanted for mail fraud charges.
Fugitive and alleged serial car thief Dimitri Storm pleaded not guilty to nine charges in Oakland Monday in connection with attempted auto burglaries in Berkeley last week.
Fugitive Dimitri Storm, who is suspected of stealing vehicles in at least five Bay Area counties, might have picked up a hitchhiker in San Mateo County Monday.
A miscommunication between police investigators and the district attorney’s office led to the release of a man now wanted by the FBI for a brazen Pinole bank robbery where he allegedly held a gun to a teller’s head.
An alleged fugitive sex offender from Georgia was arrested in San Francisco on Tuesday after he was stopped for riding his bicycle on a sidewalk, a police spokesman said Thursday.