The headstone for CHP Officer John Pedro was stolen from a Santa Cruz cemetery. (CBS)

Santa Cruz CHP Officer’s Headstone Stolen 10 Years After Death

The headstone at the Oakwood Cemetery grave site of Officer John Pedro was stolen over the weekend. Pedro was buried ten years ago after he died in a crash during a 2002 car chase. Memorials for him have since been vandalized on four occasions.


Michaela Garecht

DNA Test To Prove If Remains Found In ‘Speed Freak Killer’ Case Are Of Michaela Garecht

The mother of missing Hayward girl Michaela Garecht is hoping DNA testing will lead to closure in a case that has puzzled detectives for over two decades, and link the case to the infamous Speed Freak Killers.


The mistaken headstone at the Hills of Eternity Cemetery in Colma

Consumerwatch Helps Fix “Grave Mistake”

It’s difficult for Renee Sallein-Roehm to visit her parents’ grave at the Hills of Eternity Cemetery in Colma.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–02/03/2011

Gonzales Mausoleum at Oakmont Memorial Park (Photo from

Human Ashes Stolen From Lafayette Mausoleum

Thieves broke into a mausoleum in a Lafayette cemetery on Sunday and stole an urn containing human remains, Contra Costa County sheriff’s spokesman Jimmy Lee said.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–01/18/2011