Juvenile Hall


Fairfield Teen Arrested In Stepfather Stabbing After Mother Beaten

A 15-year-old Fairfield boy is in juvenile hall after allegedly stabbing his stepfather five times in what police said was an attempt to protect his mother.


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Teen’s Cell Phone Records Checked In Concord Crash That Killed Bicyclists

Investigators were checking cell phone records to determine if talking on a phone may have contributed to a crash that killed a 41-year-old Concord man and his nine-year-old daughter as they rode their bicycles along a sidewalk Saturday.


Thomas Jewell (Pleasant Hill Police Dept.)

Martinez Youth Counselor Gets 29 Years In Child Porn, Molestation Case

A former youth counselor in Martinez has been sentenced to 29 years in federal prison following his conviction on child pornography charges.



Lost Boys: Guiding African American Boys Away From Violence

Last year, 13 Oakland public school students were murdered, 11 of them were African American boys. To stem the epidemic of gun violence, the Oakland School District launched a class that teaches African American manhood development.


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Lost Boys: Behind The Doors Of Alameda County Juvenile Hall

In this KCBS Cover Story, reporter Holly Quan looks behind the doors of Unit Four, the maximum security ward at Alameda County Juvenile Hall.



Plan To Keep Young Offenders In San Jose Out Of Juvenile Hall Shows Results

Santa Clara County Juvenile hall is a much less crowded place these days, with an effort to divert young offenders showing positive results.



Solano County Reviews Procedures At Juvenile Detention Facilities

The idea of using video for the arraignment of juveniles is in the initial stages, part of efforts to cut costs in Solano County.


Thomas Jewell (Pleasant Hill Police Dept.)

New Charges Against Counselor In East Bay Molestation Case

Prosecutors filed additional charges Tuesday against a former Contra Costa County Juvenile Hall counselor accused of molesting three boys and using them to produce child pornography.

CBS San Francisco–02/08/2011

Thomas Jewell (Pleasant Hill Police Dept.)

3rd Victim Identified In Contra Costa Child Molestation Case

Investigators have identified a third victim in a case involving a Contra Costa County Juvenile Hall counselor accused of molesting young boys and using them to produce child pornography, a prosecutor said Friday.

CBS San Francisco–01/28/2011


Santa Clara County Aims To Eliminate Juvenile Hall

Santa Clara County is planning big changes in its juvenile justice system in an effort to keep the youngest offenders out of jail and treat teenagers differently than adult criminals.