Pinole Police Department
The Pinole Police Department is re-examining the case of Amber Swartz, who went missing from in front of her home on Savage Avenue on June 3, 1988, police Chief John Hardester said.
A Pinole police officer on a Hawaiian vacation is being praised for stopping an attack on a Transportation Security Administration agent at an airport checkpoint last week.
A Contra Costa County Jail inmate who died Tuesday after a sheriff’s deputy used a Taser to subdue him has been identified as 58-year-old Oakland man Donald Ray McCullough, a sheriff’s office spokesman said on Wednesday.
Prosecutors filed charges Friday morning against two men believed to have been involved in an armored car robbery in Pinole on Wednesday that led to a shootout and left one person dead and three injured, including a police officer.
Police arrested a third suspect Wednesday night in connection with an attempted robbery of an armored car in Pinole that led to a shootout between the suspects and a security guard.
Pinole police officer and a security guard were injured during a bank robbery Wednesday morning and, according to initial reports, the alleged robber was killed.