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16 Peninsula Gang Members Arraigned On Charges Including Murder

16 gang members, mostly based in East Palo Alto, were arraigned Monday in a multi-agency operation called ‘Operation Sunny Day’.

03/24/2014

Ashley Kirk (left) and Juan Ortega-Ramos are accused of burglarizing customers of a PetSmart store in San Carlos. (San Mateo County Sheriff's Office)

Trial Ordered For Couple Accused Of Using PetSmart Jobs To Commit Burglaries In San Mateo County

A woman accused of using her job at a San Carlos PetSmart store to help commit multiple residential burglaries in San Mateo County and her accomplice boyfriend have been ordered to stand trial for the crimes.

03/20/2014

Surveillance image from an ATM showing the suspect in a San Mateo home burglary and robbery. (San Mateo Police Dept.)

Woman Interrupts San Mateo Home Burglary, Gets Tied Up By Gunman

A woman who interrupted a midday burglary at her San Mateo home Monday was tied up and held in her home while the suspect used the woman’s ATM card several times to retrieve cash, Sgt. David Norris said Wednesday.

03/19/2014

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8-Year-Old Girl Hit By Car With Unlicensed Driver While Riding Bike

An 8-year-old girl was hit by an unlicensed driver near Horrall Elementary School in San Mateo Friday morning, according to police.

03/14/2014

(Clockwise from upper left) Paula Baxter, Tanya Marie Blackwell, Carol Lee Booth, Michelle Mitchell, Denise Lamp, Veronica Cascio (FBI)

FBI Launches Task Force On 1976 Peninsula ‘Gypsy Hill Murders’ After DNA Lead

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is launching a task force to gather information on a series of cold case murders, including the ‘Gypsy Hill Murders’ that took place in the first four months of 1976 in San Mateo County.

03/06/2014

San Mateo Police Nab Drunk Suspected Of Soliciting Teen Girls

Facebook posts and tweets helped police nab a drunk who propositioned teenage girls on their way to school, San Mateo police said Thursday.

03/06/2014

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Man Arrested After Armed Robbery In San Mateo Neighborhood

Police arrested a man who robbed a 16-year-old girl at gunpoint in the backyard of her family’s home in San Mateo on Wednesday, police said.

02/28/2014

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4 Arrested In Crackdown On San Mateo Auto Burglaries

Police in San Mateo cracked down on auto burglars over the weekend and arrested four suspects connected to several recent vehicle break-ins.

02/26/2014

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Man Who Robbed San Mateo Bank Wearing Wig Pleads No Contest

A 53-year-old man who wore a wig as he robbed a Wells Fargo bank in San Mateo last year pleaded no contest Friday after doctors determined he was competent to stand trial, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office.

02/24/2014

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Phone Scam Has Caller Posing As Law Enforcement, Threatening Arrests Of Victims

San Mateo police are warning the public of a scam in which a caller claims to be a law enforcement officer and then asks for money.

02/17/2014

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