Despite Confession, Police Reopen 1988 Case Of Missing Pinole GirlThe Pinole Police Department is re-examining the case of Amber Swartz, who went missing from in front of her home on Savage Avenue on June 3, 1988, police Chief John Hardester said.
Pinole Officer In Hawaii Stops Attack On TSA AgentA Pinole police officer on a Hawaiian vacation is being praised for stopping an attack on a Transportation Security Administration agent at an airport checkpoint last week.
Contra Costa County Jail Inmate Who Died After Being Tased IdentifiedA Contra Costa County Jail inmate who died Tuesday after a sheriff's deputy used a Taser to subdue him has been identified as 58-year-old Oakland man Donald Ray McCullough, a sheriff's office spokesman said on Wednesday.
Charges Filed In Deadly Pinole Armored Car Robbery AttemptProsecutors filed charges Friday morning against two men believed to have been involved in an armored car robbery in Pinole on Wednesday that led to a shootout and left one person dead and three injured, including a police officer.
3rd Suspect Arrested In Pinole Bank Robbery ShootoutPolice arrested a third suspect Wednesday night in connection with an attempted robbery of an armored car in Pinole that led to a shootout between the suspects and a security guard.
Suspect Killed; Officer, Guard Hurt In Pinole Bank Robbery ShootoutPinole police officer and a security guard were injured during a bank robbery Wednesday morning and, according to initial reports, the alleged robber was killed.