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The latest on local crime and public safety.
UPDATE: Pleasant Hill Man Missing Since Friday Found Safe in Reno

UPDATE: Pleasant Hill Man Missing Since Friday Found Safe in Reno

Jason Adams had last been seen in San Ramon and may have been going to Dublin or Pleasanton. He was found on Sunday by law enforcement in Nevada.
Police: Man Seen Masturbating Near Elementary School Arrested

Police: Man Seen Masturbating Near Elementary School Arrested

No children were present when officers arrested the suspect, police say.
Police Seeking Suspects in Attempted Armed Robbery in Pleasant Hill

Police Seeking Suspects in Attempted Armed Robbery in Pleasant Hill

Police say the robbery attempt in Pleasant Hill may be linked to a similar successful robbery in Walnut Creek on the same night
Motor Home Fire Spreads to Pleasant Hill House, Family of 5 Escapes Uninjured

Motor Home Fire Spreads to Pleasant Hill House, Family of 5 Escapes Uninjured

No one was injured during the blaze, according to Contra Costa County fire officials.
Pleasant Hill Man Among 6 Police Officers Indicted on Charges of Civil Rights Violations

Pleasant Hill Man Among 6 Police Officers Indicted on Charges of Civil Rights Violations

Ian Furminger, 47, of Pleasant Hill is due back in court on Friday.
Warning to Residents: Bay Area PG&E Phone Scam Resurfaces

Warning to Residents: Bay Area PG&E Phone Scam Resurfaces

Police officials and PG&E say to avoid giving out personal information or credit card numbers over the phone when you are not the one who made the call.
Be a Super Hero on Super Bowl Sunday: Choose Not to Drink and Drive

Be a Super Hero on Super Bowl Sunday: Choose Not to Drink and Drive

Mothers Against Drunk Driving ask football fans celebrating Super Bowl Sunday to designate sober driver.
Ohio Marketing Company to Pay $1.8 Million to Settle Lawsuit with Bay Area District Attorneys' Offices

Ohio Marketing Company to Pay $1.8 Million to Settle Lawsuit with Bay Area District Attorneys' Offices

Suarez Corporation Industries and owner Benjamin Suarez were sued for selling or trying to sell unapproved food, drugs and medical devices throughout California
BART Police Officer Accidentally Shot & Killed by Fellow Officer

BART Police Officer Accidentally Shot & Killed by Fellow Officer

A 20-year veteran BART police officer was fatally shot by accident by a fellow officer during a probation search in Dublin Tuesday afternoon, authorities said. It was the first death of a BA
Mom, Son Sent To Prison After Filing False IRS Tax Returns

Mom, Son Sent To Prison After Filing False IRS Tax Returns

Pittsburg mother Tonya Gilard was sentenced to 37 months in prison and her son, Tierre Crummie, was sentenced to 15 months in prison and ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $688,687
Update: Missing Hikers Found In Briones Regional Park

Update: Missing Hikers Found In Briones Regional Park

East Bay Regional Park District officers were searching the Bear Creek area for two men in their 20s
State Department Issues Travel Alert for Sochi Olympics

State Department Issues Travel Alert for Sochi Olympics

Americans traveling to the Games this year should be vigilant of their surroundings, officials said.
Sheriff: 'Lt. Jackson of the Warrant Unit' is a Scammer

Sheriff: 'Lt. Jackson of the Warrant Unit' is a Scammer

During phone calls, a man tells individuals that they must pay hundreds of dollars in fines because they failed to appear in court for jury duty or a traffic violation.
Partying Teens Trash Moraga Home While Family Is On Vacation

Partying Teens Trash Moraga Home While Family Is On Vacation

Police say arrests are probable in the New Year's Eve incident on Larch Avenue