Kidnapping

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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

Terria Artiga (Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office)

San Jose Woman Arrested For Stealing Vehicle With Baby Inside

A San Jose woman was under arrest for allegedly driving off with someone’s vehicle with a baby strapped in the back seat.

03/30/2015

(CBS)

Hayward Police Seek Suspect In Attempted Kidnapping Of Teenage Girl

A 16-year-old girl told investigators she was walking home from Hayward High School when a man grabbed her and pulled her into the back seat of a white four-door sedan.

03/28/2015

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

Lawyers For Vallejo Woman, Boyfriend Claim Kidnapping Happened, Slam Police For Calling It A Hoax

Attorneys representing a Vallejo woman who was allegedly kidnapped for ransom and her boyfriend disputed claims Thursday from police that the whole ordeal was a hoax.

03/26/2015

Aaron Quinn and Denise Huskins (CBS)

5 Red Flags That Turned Vallejo Kidnap/Ransom Case Into An Alleged Hoax

In a matter of hours, the kidnapping and ransom case involving a Vallejo woman went from a tearful, happy ending to allegations of a hoax.

03/26/2015

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

Police Say Vallejo Kidnapping For Ransom Likely An Orchestrated Event, Not A Kidnapping At All

The Vallejo Police Department released a statement Wednesday night indicating that there was no evidence to support the claim that Denise Huskins was kidnapped from her Vallejo home early Monday morning.

03/25/2015

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

Vallejo Woman Taken From Home In Possible Kidnapping For Ransom Plot

Police in Vallejo are searching for a woman who was possibly kidnapped for ransom early Monday morning.

03/24/2015

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