Kidnapping

Alexander Nejat, Katherine Stump (Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office)

Tri-Valley Couple Accused Of Robbing, Kidnapping Online Ad Responder; More Victims Believed

A couple from the Tri-Valley area have been arrested for allegedly robbing and kidnapping a man in Cupertino who responded to an online advertisement, and investigators believe there may be other victims.

04/23/2015

A Fairfield police cruiser. (CBS)

Caught On Camera: Kidnapped Fairfield Boy’s Mom Handcuffed After Refusing To Let Police Search Home

A terrified Fairfield mother was placed on the ground in handcuffs, just moments after her son had been kidnapped Monday morning. Her husband recorded the altercation, and now the family is demanding an explanation from Fairfield Police.

04/21/2015

Composite drawing of a man suspected of trying to kidnap three high school girls in separate incidents. 22-year old Sagar Patel is accused of brandishing a gun and wearing a watch cap in one of the cases. (Hayward Police)

22-Year-Old Charged With Trying To Kidnap 3 East Bay Teen Girls

A 22-year-old student has been charged with three counts of attempted kidnapping to commit robbery for allegedly trying to force three teenage girls into his car over the past two months, according to the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office.

04/20/2015

(Fairfield Police)

8-Year-Old Boy Abducted In Car Stolen Outside Fairfield Family’s Home Found Safe

A boy who was abducted in Fairfield early Monday morning, prompting the California Highway Patrol to issue an Amber Alert, has been found safe.

04/20/2015

(Fairfield Police)

8-Year-Old Boy Abducted In Car Stolen Outside Fairfield Family’s Home Found Safe

A boy who was abducted in Fairfield early this morning, prompting the California Highway Patrol to issue an Amber Alert, has been found safe.

04/20/2015

Antioch High School. (CBS)

Parents Alerted After Attempted Kidnapping At Antioch High School

School district officials issued a notice to parents about an attempted kidnapping at an Antioch high school Wednesday morning.

04/15/2015

Chowchilla, kidnapping, quarry,

Board Grants Parole To Chowchilla Bus Kidnapper James Schoenfeld

James Schoenfeld, one of three men convicted in the Chowchilla bus kidnapping nearly 40 years ago, is closer to becoming a free man.

04/01/2015

Terria Artiga (Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office)

Woman Held On $150,000 Bail In Alleged Theft Of Car With Baby Inside In San Jose

A 36-year-old woman was scheduled to appear in Santa Clara County Superior Court on Thursday after her arrest Sunday on suspicion of a stealing a car with an infant inside in San Jose, according to police and jail officials.

03/31/2015

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

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