Suspected Sexual Predator Found 13-Year-Old Girl Via Kik Messaging AppSan Leandro police said a 40-year-old suspected sexual predator found the 13-year-old victim via the Kik messaging app.
8 Men Arrested In Prostitution Sting At Santa Rosa HotelDetectives lured men to a hotel by posing as prostitutes in online ads, and in one case as a teenage girl under 18. The sting ended in 8 arrests.
2 Adults Arrested In Martinez Shoulder Tap StingTwo adults were arrested Friday in Martinez on suspicion of buying alcohol for minors, according to police.
Santa Rosa Couple Sentenced To Life In Prison For Sexually Assaulting Young GirlA Santa Rosa couple was sentenced Tuesday in Sonoma County Superior Court to multiple life prison terms for the aggravated sexual assault of a girl under 14 since 1997, prosecutors said.
54-Year Old Santa Rosa Surgeon Sentenced To Jail For Sexting 13-Year Old GirlA Santa Rosa orthopedic surgeon was sentenced in Marin County Superior Court Wednesday to a year in jail and five years probation for arranging to meet a 13-year-old girl to commit lewd acts.
Police In Monterey Used Taser To Subdue 14-Year-Old Girl Allegedly Trying To Bite OfficePolice said they used a Taser on a 14-year-old girl after she attacked an officer Saturday night at the Monterey County Fair.
USGS Records 125 North Bay Earthquakes Following Napa Tremor With More To ComeIn just over 24 hours following the 3:20 a.m Sunday earthquake the USGS recorded 124 minor quakes and counting in the area. The seismic activity is clustered around the epicenter and to the north near the Geysers, a region known for regular ground shaking. The largest of the tremors was 3.6 magnitude, just hours after the initial earthquake.
Police Go Undercover To Arrest Santa Rosa Man For Online Lewd Acts With Minor Police learned in April that 42-year-old John Garate of Santa Rosa was communicating through social media with underage girls.
Santa Rosa Man Arrested For Allegedly Trying To Commit Lewd Acts With MinorSanta Rosa police arrested a man Tuesday on suspicion of trying to commit lewd acts with a minor.
Detective Reveals What Child Molesters Look For In Social Media ProfilesMountain View police say the arrest of a former San Francisco high school teacher earlier this month revealed just how effective an online profile can be at driving a child predator straight into the hands of police.
Walnut Creek Man Arrested For Allegedly Meeting Minor For SexA Walnut Creek man was arrested in Martinez on Tuesday after he allegedly tried to meet a teenage girl for sex, police said.
Peninsula Water Polo Coach Gets Prison Sentence For Sex AbuseA former Aragon High School water polo coach convicted of sexually abusing a student collapsed to the floor of a San Mateo County courtroom Wednesday morning when he was sentenced to two years in state prison for his crimes, the district attorney said.