A suspect robbed a gas station market in Hercules earlier this week with a semi-automatic handgun, according to police.
The thief or thieves were no match for a Hercules resident’s Honda Civic del Sol, which police said was chained to a pole in his front yard.
Police arrested a naked man who was running around an apartment complex in Hercules and looking into windows Monday night, police said Tuesday.
A “wardrobe malfunction” revealed packages of stolen hamburgers after two men were confronted for shoplifting from a Hercules grocery store on Tuesday, police said Wednesday.
Officials with the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District said the proper placement of a fire engine at the scene of an overturned vehicle crash Sunday morning saved firefighters’ lives.
At least one person was airlifted to a hospital after two crashes early Sunday morning, one involving a vehicle and Contra Costa County fire truck, on Interstate Highway 80 near Hercules.
A man found sleeping inside a van in an empty parking lot at a Hercules golf course has been arrested after police also found 247 pounds of marijuana inside the vehicle.
An evacuation was ordered at 9:51 a.m. in a Hercules neighborhood between North and South Front streets. The gas leak is in the area of San Pablo and Sycamore avenues, county officials said.
A man was arrested Wednesday in connection with a child molestation case that police said took place over the course of a year at a daycare provider in Hercules.
Police say it was a random, brazen home invasion that played out in broad daylight right in front of a neighbor across the street.