Police Search

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Bay Area Judge Explains Your Rights If Police Want To Search Your Cellphone

As a California Highway Patrol officer faces accusations of stealing nude photos from a DUI suspect, what are your rights if you are pulled over?


A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

Suspect Search Leads To San Jose School Lockdown

Overfelt High School in San Jose was on lockdown as police search a nearby neighborhood for suspects seen in a stolen car, police said.


Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

Oakland Police Arrest 2 In Armed Robbery Case; 3rd Suspect At Large

Two armed robbery suspects were arrested but one evaded capture in a search of an East Oakland neighborhood Monday afternoon, police said.


Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

Manhunt Near Oakland Lake Merritt; Suspect Arrested

Police arrested a suspect near Oakland’s Lake Merritt Thursday morning following a search.


Police cars and officers at the scene of a shooting on the 500 block of 44th Ave. in Oakland, February 22, 2012. (CBS)

Oakland Woman In Domestic Dipute Jailed After Shooting At Boyfriend

A domestic dispute escalated into a shooting in Oakland Wednesday morning and a brief manhunt, according to police.



Court Rules Strip Search Of Vacaville Wheelchair User Excessive

Vacaville police went too far when they pulled a drug suspect out of his wheelchair and took off his clothes in public, according to an appeals court ruling.

CBS San Francisco–06/02/2011

Surveillance video shows three suspects in a Hayward robbery running after they crashed into a police car on March 30, 2011. (CBS)

2 Burglary Suspects Arrested, 1 At Large After Hayward Manhunt

Hayward Police have arrested two burglary suspects following door-to-door searches on Wednesday. One burglar remains at large and authorities believe he may have left the area.


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State High Court Upholds Warrantless Searches Of Text Messages

The California Supreme Court ruled in San Francisco Monday that police are entitled to search text messages on the cell phones of arrestees without obtaining a warrant.

CBS San Francisco–01/03/2011