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Police at the scene of a 2010 Union Square shooting that killed German tourist Mechthild Schroer (CBS)

Man Pleads Not Guilty To Being Accessory In SF Murder Of German Tourist

A man arrested last week in connection with the killing of a German tourist in San Francisco in 2010 pleaded not guilty Monday to a charge of being an accessory to the murder, a district attorney’s office spokesman said.

01/06/2014

Devante Laws on the 'Most Wanted' website

“Most Wanted” Website Leads To Arrest In Murder Of German Tourist In San Francisco

A law enforcement task force led by the U.S. Marshals Northern District of California has arrested a suspect in the 2010 murder of a German tourist thanks to a tipster who saw his mugshot on the state’s new Most Wanted website.

A tipster saw the mugshot of Devonte Laws, 21, on a new “most wanted” web site and called in to law enforcement, leading to yesterday’s arrest. A tipster saw the mugshot of Devonte Laws, 21, on a new “most wanted” web site and called in to law enforcement, leading to yesterday’s arrest.

01/03/2014

Police cars at the scene of a suspect sweep on 98th Ave. in Oakland, March 8, 2013. (CBS)

Suspects Arrested In Oakland Gang Sweep Appear In Court

Alleged members and associates of an Oakland gang that Police Chief Howard Jordan said is probably the most violent group of young people he’s seen were arraigned earlier this week on a variety of charges, including conspiracy to commit murder.

03/15/2013

Police cars at the scene of a suspect sweep on 98th Ave. in Oakland, March 8, 2013. (CBS)

Cops Make Series Of Arrests During Raids On Violent Oakland Gang

Oakland police joined forces with state and federal agencies to arrest several suspected violent offenders in a crime sweep Friday morning, a police spokeswoman said.

03/08/2013

Weapons confiscated during a joint US Marshals-Oakland Police raid (US Marshals/OPD)

Oakland Warrant Sting Nets 32 Arrests, Weapons

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.

05/14/2012

U.S. Marshals outside Oaksterdam University on 1600 Broadway in Oakland during a mulit-agency raid, April 2, 2012. (CBS)

Federal Agents Raid Oaksterdam, Other Medical Marijuana Businesses

Agents from three federal law enforcement departments on Monday raided Oaksterdam, the medical marijuana university in downtown Oakland, as well as other marijuana industry businesses in Oakland.

04/02/2012