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East Palo Alto Man Jailed For Theft During Belmont Funeral Reception

An East Palo Alto man was sentenced to two years of incarceration Monday for stealing a wallet while working as a caterer with his girlfriend at a Belmont funeral reception last summer, prosecutors said Tuesday.

01/06/2015

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Man Who Escaped Monterey County Jail Still On Loose

The Monterey County Sheriff’s Office and other law enforcement officers are searching for a 23-year-old man who escaped from county jail in Salinas on Christmas Day, deputies said Sunday.

12/28/2014

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Inmate Uses Ventilation Duct To Escape From Monterey County Jail

Authorities have issued a statewide Be on the Lookout report Thursday following the escape of an inmate from Monterey County Jail.

12/25/2014

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Salinas Mother Sentenced To Jail For Sexually Abusing Teen Boy She Met Through Her Daughter

A 50-year-old Salinas woman was sentenced Tuesday to a year in jail and more than five years of probation in the sexual abuse of a teen boy over a three-year period.

12/18/2014

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San Mateo Co. Sheriff’s Deputy Pleads Not Guilty In Conspiracy Trial

A San Mateo County Sheriff’s deputy accused of conspiring with corrections officers and a known gang member to smuggle cellphones and drugs into a county jail pleaded not guilty on Tuesday.

12/17/2014

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Jail Break-In? California Drug Smugglers Get Arrested To Sneak Narcotics Behind Bars

Drug smuggling is up at many California county jails and one reason, sheriffs officials say, is that some parolees are getting arrested just so they can try to sneak narcotics behind bars..

11/29/2014

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Deputy Sheriff, 2 Corrections Officers Arrested For Allegedly Smuggling Cellphones, Drugs Into Redwood City Jail

A San Mateo County deputy sheriff and two corrections officers have been arrested and charged in an alleged conspiracy to smuggle cellphones and drugs in the county jail for use by gang members.

11/14/2014

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Hundreds Of Inmates Freed From California Jails After Voters Pass Prop. 47

A ballot measure passed by voters last week is already freeing hundreds of inmates from California county jails after their felony charges were reduced to misdemeanors.

11/10/2014

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54-Year Old Santa Rosa Surgeon Sentenced To Jail For Sexting 13-Year Old Girl

A Santa Rosa orthopedic surgeon was sentenced in Marin County Superior Court Wednesday to a year in jail and five years probation for arranging to meet a 13-year-old girl to commit lewd acts.

10/29/2014

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Series Of Inmate Deaths At Sonoma County Jail Prompts Review Of Procedures

A series of inmate deaths at the Sonoma County Jail in Santa Rosa has prompted the sheriff’s office to hire an outside panel to review policies and medical practices at the jail.

10/22/2014

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