The suspect, Paul Springs, 47, was arrested on Beck Avenue near Cadenasso Drive after witnesses told police where he was last seen after the assault, Sgt. Randy Boggs said.
Emergency crews safely rescued a man who was stuck inside a storm drain in Pinole Friday night.
Following a lengthy investigation, police have identified and arrested two suspects in connection with the mugging of an elderly woman in a residential neighborhood in Alameda in August.
A man who allegedly attacked a police office and park ranger with a tree branch in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park on Sunday was identified by police as 39-year-old William Henry Deegan.
Police arrested a transient man on suspicion of arson in connection with a one-alarm apartment fire in Concord Sunday, a police sergeant said.
A 49-year-old transient was found dead behind a shopping center in Concord Sunday morning, marking the city’s first homicide of 2012, according to police.
A man suspected of smashing the windows of dozens of county vehicles in Dec. 2009 was identified by the California Department of Justice Thursday, the Santa Rosa Police Department said.
A man who was fatally struck by a Caltrain in Burlingame Friday morning has been identified by the San Mateo County coroner’s office as Michael Sullivan.
A violent crime wave appears to have swept through Golden Gate Park, prompting the San Francisco Police Department to reevaluate its patrols in the neighborhood.