Pinole Police Department


Richmond Man Shot Dead At Pinole Bar

A Richmond man was killed at a Pinole bar early Sunday morning, according to Pinole police.


Amber Swartz (CBS)

Despite Confession, Police Reopen 1988 Case Of Missing Pinole Girl

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.


Pinole police Corporal Justin Rogers (wearing dark shirt and tan shorts) subdues a woman attacking a TSA agent at the Honolulu International Airport on March 30, 2013. (Transportation Security Administration)

Pinole Officer In Hawaii Stops Attack On TSA Agent

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.


Taser, stun gun

Contra Costa County Jail Inmate Who Died After Being Tased Identified

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.


(L-R) Freddie Lee Daniel, William Fuller (Pinole Police Dept.)

Charges Filed In Deadly Pinole Armored Car Robbery Attempt

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.

CBS San Francisco–08/26/2011

An officer at the scene of Wednesday's shootout in Pinole. (CBS)

3rd Suspect Arrested In Pinole Bank Robbery Shootout

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.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–08/25/2011

Police at the scene of a an attempted bank robbery at Wells Fargo on Fitzgerald Dr. in Pinole (CBS)

Suspect Killed; Officer, Guard Hurt In Pinole Bank Robbery Shootout

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.

CBS San Francisco–08/24/2011