Four Bay Area men were arrested in a nationwide federal crackdown on child sexual exploitation. Some of the victims were as young as 3 years old. Seventy of the victims were female, while the remaining 53 were males.
Fairfield police arrested dozens of people over the holiday weekend on suspicion of engaging in prostitution.
Five people were arrested in a prostitution sting in Petaluma early Thursday morning, according to police.
The suspects were wanted for various crimes including murder, felony assault, robbery, and burglary, police said. A number of felony probation and parole violators were also arrested.
Four Sonoma County residents were arrested today on suspicion of possession or distribution of child pornography during a sting operation by 58 law enforcement officers from 11 agencies, the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office said.
State investigators posing as homeowners in San Jose busted 12 people for violating California’s home improvement and consumer protection laws.
Four Sonoma County wineries were caught serving alcohol to minors in a decoy sting that focused on tasting rooms over the weekend.
Oakland police arrested a man, who was listed in a gang injunction, during a weapons investigation Thursday, police said.
Oakland police have arrested 36 people in an effort called “Operation Spring Cleaning” that is aimed at reducing violence in their city, police Chief Anthony Batts said Friday.
Officers arrested an adult and two minors during a decoy operation used to expose adults selling alcohol or tobacco to minors in Walnut Creek on Friday, according to police.