Martinez

California Highway Patrol officer, CHP

CHP Officer Allegedly Forwards Nude Photos Of DUI Suspect To Personal Cellphone

Court documents show a California Highway Patrol officer is suspected of secretly sending nude photos of a DUI suspect from her cellphone to his own phone.

10/23/2014

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Stolen Car Driver Arrested After Highway 24 Chase, Crash In Orinda

A Martinez man was arrested Tuesday morning after allegedly crashing a stolen car while fleeing police on state Highway 24 in Lafayette and Orinda.

10/21/2014

(Santa Clara Vector Control)

Mosquito Spraying Planned For Contra Costa County Tuesday Night

Parts of the Martinez, Pittsburg and Bay Point waterfronts will be fogged Tuesday evening in an ongoing effort to control mosquito populations in the area and prevent the spread of West Nile virus.

10/21/2014

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

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Walnut Creek Ex-Cop Gets 1-Year Sentence For Beating Woman With Baseball Bat

A former Walnut Creek police officer was sentenced Friday to a year in jail and three years of probation with the possibility of electronic home detention two months after donning a mask and beating a woman with a baseball bat in Richmond in August.

10/10/2014

Sign from a protest at Contra Costa County Animal Services in Martinez on October 8, 2014. The group No Kill Contra Costa wants the shelter to become a no-kill facility. (CBS)

Candlelight Vigil Held For Animals Killed In Contra Costa County Shelter

Dozens of activists held a candlelight vigil in front of Contra Costa Animal Services on Wednesday evening, to urge the shelter to change its ways and become a no-kill facility.

10/08/2014

The Tesoro Refinery in Martinez (CBS)

Source Of Mysterious Rumbling In Concord-Clayton Area Discovered

The source of a mysterious rumbling in the Concord-Clayton area that had been keeping residents awake at night has been confirmed.

10/08/2014

(CBS)

Martinez Animal Shelter Recognized For Disaster Relief Program That Meets Federal Guidelines

An animal shelter program in Contra Costa County is getting recognition from supervisors in Martinez for their preparedness in the event of a disaster.

10/07/2014

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30-Year Walnut Creek Police Veteran Charged For Allegedly Beating Woman In Richmond With Baseball Bat

A Walnut Creek police officer has been charged for allegedly donning a mask and beating a woman with a baseball bat in Richmond last month.

09/08/2014

Interstate 680

Big Rig Catches Fire In Martinez, Blocks Southbound Lanes On Interstate 680

A big-rig carrying vehicles caught fire on southbound Interstate Highway 680 in unincorporated Martinez Monday afternoon, backing up traffic on the highway, according to the California Highway Patrol.

09/01/2014

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