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New Website Offers Updates, Alerts On San Mateo County Sex Offender Movements

In an effort to alert the public about sex offenders and predators, the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office is launching a website that helps community members search for such criminals in their neighborhoods.

04/07/2014

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Man Connected To Marin County Campground Homicide Found Dead

The Tehama County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a 53-year-old man who was in a relationship with the 19-year-old homicide victim at Lawson’s Landing campground in Marin County on March 20.

03/27/2014

Ricardo Antonio Chaney (Lane County, OR Sheriff's Dept.)

Man Who Killed Mendocino Sheriff’s Deputy Linked To Oregon Murder

A man who killed a California deputy after a carjacking and attack at a tourist attraction is also a suspect in the slaying of a retired Oregon educator, police said Thursday.

03/20/2014

Alameda County Sheriff's deputies shot and killed a man armed with this bat in a San Lorenzo home. (Alameda County Sheriff)

Alameda County Sheriff’s Deputies Shoot, Kill San Lorenzo Man Armed With Bat

The Alameda County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal deputy-involved shooting in San Lorenzo that happened on Monday night, a sheriff’s spokesman said.

02/18/2014

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Sheriff Prepares To Burn Down Mobile Home Filled With Explosives In Redding

Sheriff’s deputies in Redding are preparing to burn down a mobile home where more than 60 pounds of highly volatile explosive material was found, forcing dozens of nearby residents to evacuate.

02/14/2014

The Santa Clara County Sheriff's office is asking for help in identifying a suspect in a copper wire theft that occurred early Thursday morning at a San Jose VTA station. (Santa Clara Sheriff/VTA)

Sheriff Hoping Social Media Helps Catch VTA Copper Thieves

Copper thieves have struck once again in the Bay Area, this time ripping out copper wiring from a VTA light rail train station in San Jose, but this time authorities have taken to social media to try and catch the thief.

01/31/2014

Sonoma County Sheriff's Deputies shot and killed a teen carrying this fake rifle in Santa Rosa. (Source: Sonoma County Sheriff)

Sonoma County Deputy Who Killed Boy Carrying Toy Gun Returns To Duty

The Sonoma County sheriff’s deputy who shot and killed a 13-year-old boy after mistaking the airsoft pellet gun he was carrying for an assault rifle, is returning to duty on Monday.

12/09/2013

13-year-old Andy Lopez was fatally shot by Sonoma County Sheriff's Deputies in Santa Rosa on October 22, 2013. (CBS)

FBI To Investigate Deputy’s Fatal Shooting Of Santa Rosa Boy

The FBI will conduct an independent investigation of Tuesday’s fatal shooting of a 13-year-old boy by a sheriff’s deputy in southwest Santa Rosa, Sonoma County Sheriff Steve Freitas said Friday afternoon.

10/25/2013

13-year-old Andy Lopez was fatally shot by Sonoma County Sheriff's Deputies on October 22, 2013. (CBS)

Autopsy Finds Sonoma Sheriff’s Deputy Shot 13-Year-Old Boy 7 Times

A preliminary autopsy report released Thursday said Andy Lopez was shot seven times, and the two fatal wounds were in his right hip and the right side of his chest.

10/24/2013

13-year-old Andy Lopez was fatally shot by Sonoma County Sheriff's Deputies on October 22, 2013. (CBS)

Teenager With Replica Rifle Shot Dead By Deputies In Santa Rosa

Investigators Wednesday afternoon released new details about the shooting death of a 13-year-old boy by Sonoma County sheriff’s deputies south of Santa Rosa on Tuesday afternoon.

10/23/2013

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