Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office Buys Drug-Testing Machine With State GrantThe Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office has received a $408,853 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety to buy a liquid chromatography mass spectrometer enabling testing to detect drugs in prospective DUI cases, a sheriff's spokesman said Tuesday.
Contra Costa County Sheriff Investigating Inmate Death After Fight, Complications During SurgeryThe Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of an inmate who died Thursday night from complications during surgery following a fight with other inmates while in custody, authorities said.
Update: Knightsen Standoff Ends With Contra Costa Deputies Shot, Suspect DeadTwo sheriff's deputies were shot late Thursday night and a suspect was killed in a shooting in the community of Knightsen, near Brentwood in Contra Costa County.
Boater Who Died In Delta Friday Identified As Pro Indoor Soccer Player From MarinaJoseph Cairel, a professional indoor soccer player has been identified as the man who died after going missing from a boat in Indian Slough near Discovery Bay on Friday night.
San Pablo Man Found Shot Dead Friday in RodeoA 24-year-old San Pablo man was shot and killed Friday night in Rodeo and the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office was searching Saturday night for the man's killer.
Fake Notice On Danville Home Threatening Penalties For Non-Essential Construction Was A PrankIt turns out a fake cease-and-desist letter threatening penalties for non-essential construction activity posted the front door of a Danville resident’s home on Friday, was a prank.
Coronavirus Update: Danville Resident Receives Fake Letter Threatening Penalties For Non-Essential ConstructionA fake cease-and-desist letter threatening penalties for non-essential construction activity was dropped off at the front door of a Danville resident's home, according to authorities.
Richmond Church Cited for Violating Ban on Mass GatheringsAn East Bay church, flouting a state ban on large gatherings this past Easter Sunday, was cited by the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office.
VIDEO: Young Hiker Rescued By Sheriff's Helicopter Crew At Shell Ridge Open Space In Walnut CreekA teenage hiker who was injured in a fall along a steep trail in Walnut Creek was rescued with the help of a helicopter crew from the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office.
Caught On Camera: Wanted Man Jailed After Police Chase In Antioch, PittsburgA 29-year-old Antioch man was arrested Friday night following a vehicle pursuit through Antioch and Pittsburg that also involved a law enforcement helicopter, the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday.
Fairfield Woman Arrested In Connection With Alamo Bank RobberyA woman was arrested in connection with the robbery of an Alamo bank, the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday.