Ex-Sonoma County Deputy Arrested In Death Of David Ward During Confrontation Caught On VideoA former Sonoma County sheriff's deputy who slammed a suspect's head into a car door frame last year and put him in a neck hold after a chase has been arrested on suspicion of involuntary manslaughter.
Sonoma County Measure P Strengthening Oversight Of Sheriff's Office Headed For PassageA Sonoma County measure to strengthen the office that oversees the Sheriff’s Office seemed on the way to approval based on the unofficial vote tally from county elections officials Tuesday night.
Transient Man 'Covered in Soot' Arrested for Starting Fire Under Bridge in Rio NidoA 28-year-old transient man was arrested for felony arson Thursday in the unincorporated community of Rio Nido, the Sonoma County Sheriff's Office said.
Knife-Wielding Assault, Robbery, Car-Theft Suspect Arrested in Petaluma Following ChaseA 30-year-old Santa Rosa man suspected in a car theft Saturday in Rohnert Park was arrested in Petaluma and faces numerous charges, including vehicle theft, assault, robbery with a knife, residential burglary and evading arrest.
National Guardsman Assigned To LNU Complex Fire Rescued After Falling 100 Feet Down HillA National Guardsman injured fighting the LNU Lightning Complex in Sonoma County is recovering after a risky helicopter rescue that plucked him from the challenging terrain covered by trees and fallen logs.
Sonoma County Deputies Arrest Alleged Arsonist Who Admitted 'Having a Bad Day'A 37-year-old Healdsburg man who told deputies he was "having a bad day" was arrested Saturday on suspicion of starting a grass fire by Highway 101.
Sonoma County Rescue Helicopter That Saved Marin County Firefighters Could Be Victim Of Budget CutsThe Sonoma County Sheriff's helicopter rescue unit that just saved two Marin County firefighters trapped in the midst of the Woodward Fire last Friday night is at risk of being eliminated due to budget shortfalls.
Woodward Fire: Helicopter Crew Makes Dramatic Rescue Of Firefighters Trapped By Advancing Flames; Evacuation Warning Issued For Olemos, InvernessTwo firefighters were plucked from the western Marin wildlands, pulled to safety by a Sonoma County Sheriff's Department helicopter crew, after they became trapped Friday night by the advancing flames of the Woodward Fire.
Man Dies After Sonoma County Deputies Tase Him During Arrest SaturdayA man who was tased during a fight with Sonoma County deputies Saturday morning died after being handcuffed, authorities said.
Photos: Sonoma County Sheriff Marine Rescue Unit Officers Save Horse Stuck Deep in Lakeside MudA horse mired in mud along the shore of Lake Sonoma Wednesday afternoon was freed by nearby boaters working together with the Sonoma County Sheriff's Office marine unit
Sonoma County Sheriff's K-9 'Mako' Dies After Medical EmergencyThe Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office is mourning the death Saturday of Mako, a 3.5-year-old Belgian Malinois which for the past two years has served with the Windsor Police Department.
2 Arrested After Confrontation With Sonoma County Sheriff's DeputiesA Graton man was arrested for apparently violating his parole and resisting arrest after a confrontation with Sonoma County sheriff's deputies Saturday, sheriff's officials said Monday.
Man Rescued From Cliff Near Point Bonita LighthouseA man was rescued by the helicopter crew of the Sonoma County Sheriff's Office after he got stranded on a cliff near the Point Bonita Lighthouse in the Marin Headlands.
9-Year-Old Boy Petaluma Boy Missing; Authorities Also Seeking MotherA nine-year-old boy has gone missing in Petaluma and authorities are looking for both him and also trying to contact his mother.
Teen Who Ran Away From Sonoma Juvenile Probation Camp Rescued From PondSonoma County sheriff's deputies rescued a boy from a pond after he ran away from a probation camp near Forestville Tuesday morning, the sheriff's office said.