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Denise Huskins was reportedly kidnapped from the 500 block of Kirkland Avenue in Vallejo on March 23, 2015. (Vallejo Police Department)

Attorney For Vallejo Woman Says Email From Alleged Kidnappers Outlines Sophisticated Operation Involving Drones, Infrared Cameras

“They say they entered a number of homes on Mare Island with hidden cameras, and used drones and infrared heat sensors,” Rappaport said.

03/30/2015

Police Sketches

Hayward Police, Schools On Alert After Increasingly Brazen Kidnapping Attempts

Investigators are looking at a pattern of increasingly brazen kidnapping attempts in Hayward, and teenage girls appear to be the intended target.

03/30/2015

Sketch of suspect in 3 kidnappings in Hayward. (Hayward Police Department)

Girl Fights Off Attacker In 3rd Kidnap Attempt Outside Hayward Schools In Just 3 Weeks

Hayward police believe there may be a serial kidnapper on the loose. For the third time in a matter of weeks, a man grabbed a teenage girl walking down the street and tried to force her into a car.

03/28/2015

Richmond Police

FOUND: Missing 16-Year Old Richmond Girl Possibly Held Against Her Will Located In San Francisco

A 16-year-old Richmond girl who had been missing since New Year’s Day after possibly being held against her will was found Monday night in San Francisco, a police lieutenant said Tuesday.

01/05/2015

Sergio Vazquez (Calaveras County Sheriff's Dept.)

Missing 14-Year-Old Northern California Boy Found Safe; Amber Alert Canceled

A 14-year-old boy who was abducted in Calaveras County, prompting the California Highway Patrol to issue an Amber Alert, was in Stockton Monday evening, according to the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office.

11/17/2014

Blake Robert Johnston (Martinez Police Dept.)

Police Locate Missing 14-Year-Old Oregon Girl In Martinez; 41-Year-Old Man Arrested

A Martinez man arrested after a missing 14-year-old girl from Salem, Oregon was found with him in his home had met the girl in an online chatroom, police said.

10/16/2014

(Richmond Police Department)

Police Arrest Man Suspected Of Trying To Kidnap Richmond Girl Walking Home From School

A man suspected of trying to kidnap a 15-year-old girl as she walked home from school in Richmond last month was arrested on Thursday night.

09/05/2014

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Santa Rosa Man Reconvicted On Rape Charges In Kidnapping Case After Appeal

A Sonoma County jury deliberated four hours Monday before reconvicting a Santa Rosa man of rape in concert with a kidnapping allegation in 2006 and 2009, Sonoma County District Attorney Jill Ravitch said.

08/19/2014

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Man Attempts To Forcibly Kidnap Teen Boy Walking On Crutches In Albany

A man attempted to forcibly kidnap a 15-year-old boy who was walking with crutches on a University of California student housing complex in Albany on Friday night, according to University of California police.

02/03/2014

(CBS)

Stockton Area Man, Son Arrested For Kidnapping Woman To Perform Exorcism

A father and son are in custody in California on suspicion of kidnapping the father’s ex-wife to perform an exorcism.

11/12/2013

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