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SWAT Team Responds To Home Near Santa Rosa

The Sonoma County Sheriff’s SWAT team is trying to make contact with a person suspected of firing a gun inside a residence south of Santa Rosa Thursday night, a sheriff’s sergeant said.


A suspect holds up his hands as police officers move toward him at the end of a standoff on the 500 block of High St. in Oakland, June 5, 2012. (CBS)

Barricaded Gunman Surrenders After Hours-Long Oakland Standoff

An armed stolen car suspect who barricaded himself inside an East Oakland house and fired at Alameda County sheriff’s deputies on Monday night surrendered to police early Tuesday morning, a police spokeswoman said.


SWAT officers at the scene of a standoff with a robbery suspect on the 2700 block of Ritchie St. in Oakland, May 30, 2012. (CBS)

SWAT Officers Arrest Home Invasion Suspect After Oakland Standoff

Police have arrested a home invasion robbery suspect who prompted a SWAT team response when he holed himself up inside an East Oakland home Wednesday morning.


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Dog Tossed Off Livermore Motel Balcony Leads To SWAT Response

A Motel 6 in Livermore was evacuated and a SWAT team called in early Wednesday morning after a man allegedly threw a small dog from a balcony and then pointed a gun at a fellow guest who confronted him about the dog-tossing, police said.


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Wanted Parolee Arrested After SWAT Standoff In Richmond

A wanted parolee linked to a shooting at Richmond’s Hilltop Mall was arrested Wednesday after an armed standoff at an apartment overnight.


An Alameda County Sheriff's deputy points a rifle during a standoff with a suspect in Oakland, May 9, 2012. (CBS)

Suspect Escapes After Exchanging Gunfire With Oakland Police

A suspect who ran from police after a traffic stop and was involved in an officer-involved shooting Wednesday remains at large, Oakland police said Thursday.


(L-R) Brian James Bess, Jonathan Alexander Bess (San Jose Police Dept.)

San Jose Stabbing Victim IDd; Brothers Sought Following Standoff

Police have identified a man who was stabbed to death in San Jose early Friday morning as 51-year-old Joseph Cotta.


Police and SWAT officers at the scene of a fatal stabbing and standoff on the 200 block of Cleveland Ave. in San Jose, April 27, 2012. (CBS)

Standoff Outside San Jose Home After Fatal Stabbing; 1 Detained

Police were interrogating at least one person who exited a San Jose house where a standoff and a homicide occurred Friday morning, police spokesman Officer Jose Garcia said Friday afternoon.


Roland Ramirez, Franchesca Galope (San Jose Police Dept.)

San Jose SWAT Standoff Ends; No Sign Of Robbery Suspects

A man and a woman with felony warrants for robbery and carjacking were being sought by San Jose police after a standoff at a vacant home ended Friday with no sign of the suspects.


Police and SWAT teams outside South San Francisco home where a suspect barricaded himself.

Standoff With Armed Man Barricaded Inside South San Francisco Home

An armed man barricaded himself in a South San Francisco home that officers surrounded Saturday afternoon.