San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office

(CBS SF)

Sheriff Deputies Seek Suspect For Wednesday Armed Robbery Of Woman In San Mateo Highlands

The victim told deputies she had gotten out of her vehicle after parking in her driveway when a man ran up to her, pointed a gun at her and demanded money and jewelry.

06/06/2015

Bomb Squad

Bomb Squad Dismantles Explosive Device Found In San Carlos By Couple Out For A Stroll

The San Mateo County Sheriff’s bomb squad disabled a homemade explosive device that was found along a walking path in San Carlos Saturday morning.

03/22/2015

Officer Jerran Higgins of the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office (left) donated his kidney to 19-year-old Garrett Ramos, who suffered kidney failure. (San Mateo County Sheriff's Office)

San Mateo County Correctional Officer Donates Kidney To Co-Worker’s Son

A Fremont teen is recovering in a San Francisco hospital after a transplant surgery that took place Tuesday with the help of a correctional officer who donated one of his kidneys.

03/11/2015

Brian Butts (Courtesy Of San Mateo County Sheriff's Office)

Music Teacher Charged With Molesting 3 Students In Daly City

A Danville music teacher has been charged with molesting three female students he taught at a Daly City music school.

06/19/2014

San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office Marine Unit rescuing a sinking ship near Coyote Point Harbor.  (CBS)

Sinking Boat Rescued Off Coyote Point

A San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office Marine Unit rescued a ship in distress in the waters just north of Coyote Point Harbor, Saturday.

05/17/2014

Dog In TAILS (Transitioning Animals Into Loving Situations) are matched with minimum-security inmates are usually considered unadoptable. (Peninsula Humane Society)

Dogs Graduating From Peninsula Inmate Training Program Need Adoption

Four dogs graduated on Thursday from a special program on the peninsula that paired them with county jail inmates for training.

04/04/2014

A California-legal AR-15 clone (FAR-15) with a 10 round magazine. Other notable features include pinned and welded muzzle brake, forward assist, "Bullet Button", collapsible stock, and Aimpoint CompM4 (sight optic) mounted on the top rail. (Igor at work/Wikimedia Commons)

Peninsula Shop Owners Arrested For Firing Guns Near Toddler

San Mateo County sheriff’s deputies arrested the owners of a gold shop near Redwood City for firing an assault rifle and shotgun near a toddler Thursday evening

01/12/2014

Police handcuffs, generic crime

San Mateo Co. Deputy Charged With Molesting Relative

A San Mateo County sheriff’s deputy has been arrested and charged with molesting an underage female relative, a deputy district attorney said Tuesday.

10/01/2013

guns

San Mateo County Supervisors Reject Part of Amendment Allowing Sheriff’s Office to Sell Old Guns

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors rejected part of a proposed ordinance amendment Tuesday that would have allowed the sheriff’s office to sell more than 700 guns.

09/17/2013

People watch from a road above a beach as tsunami surges hit on March 11, 2011 in Half Moon Bay, California. (Kim White/Getty Images)

Coastside Tsunami Warning System Back In Operation

Repair work has been completed on a series of tsunami warning sirens on the San Mateo County Coast, according to the sheriff’s office.

09/15/2013

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