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Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
Former Welterweight Boxing Champion Sentenced to Prison for Bank Robbery in Emeryville, East Bay

Former Welterweight Boxing Champion Sentenced to Prison for Bank Robbery in Emeryville, East Bay

James Quindale Page, 43, pleaded guilty to robbing six banks in Walnut Creek, Pleasanton, Oakley, Emeryville, Antioch and Lafayette.
Transient Arrested After Allegedly Trying to Stab Two Teens

Transient Arrested After Allegedly Trying to Stab Two Teens

Pleasanton Police arrested Nathan Kavanagh, 32, on suspicion of assault with deadly weapon.
District Attorney Announces Reduction of County's Rape Kit Backlog

District Attorney Announces Reduction of County's Rape Kit Backlog

Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley is trying to secure national funding specifically for the testing of rape kits.
Pleasanton Police Chief Seeks Public Input on How to Better Serve Community

Pleasanton Police Chief Seeks Public Input on How to Better Serve Community

Take the 3-5 minute survey to let your voice be heard.
CHP: Roadway Cleared After Car Crashes into Center Divide on I-580

CHP: Roadway Cleared After Car Crashes into Center Divide on I-580

The collision was reported at 11:51 p.m., according to the CHP.
Robin Williams Hanged Self With Belt, Sheriff's Office Says

Robin Williams Hanged Self With Belt, Sheriff's Office Says

The actor also had cuts on his left wrist, according to a sheriff's lieutenant who briefed reporters on Tuesday.
Pleasanton Police Announce Sergeant Promotions

Pleasanton Police Announce Sergeant Promotions

Officers Larry Cox and Eric Gora have been promoted to the rank of Police Sergeant. A ceremony and celebration will take place this morning.
New Legislation Would Target Websites that Publish Mug Shots

New Legislation Would Target Websites that Publish Mug Shots

The bill would make it a crime for websites to charge a fee to remove, correct or modify mug shots.
Online Tip Leading to Girl's Body in Pleasanton a Hoax, Police Say

Online Tip Leading to Girl's Body in Pleasanton a Hoax, Police Say

Allegations from an anonymous commenter that said the 12-year-old was stabbed and dumped in Pleasanton are false, according to officials.
East Bay Couple Killed in Boating Accident on Lake Tahoe

East Bay Couple Killed in Boating Accident on Lake Tahoe

Tatiana Nikolskaya, 44, and her husband Vadim Raizanov, 45, were both killed early on Sunday morning when their boat crashed into a dock.
Police Target Underage Alcohol Sales in Alameda County

Police Target Underage Alcohol Sales in Alameda County

Alameda County Vice Enforcement Team, targeted 119 establishments during the sting.
Possible Mountain Lion Spotted Near Creek Bed by Pleasanton Hotel

Possible Mountain Lion Spotted Near Creek Bed by Pleasanton Hotel

A runner saw the big cat on Monday morning.
How Tri-Valley Police, Fire Officials Are Preparing in Case of Active Shooter Attack

How Tri-Valley Police, Fire Officials Are Preparing in Case of Active Shooter Attack

Emergency personnel will be conducting training at Amador Valley High School on Monday, July 28th between 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Register for Pleasanton's National Night Out

Register for Pleasanton's National Night Out

Register your neighborhood party online or by email. Read on for details.
Kitchen Grease Fire Displaces 9, Destroys Apartment

Kitchen Grease Fire Displaces 9, Destroys Apartment

No one was injured in the fire, according to fire officials.
Asphalt Pavement Repair, Resurfacing Along Foothill Road at I-580 Interchange Starts Soon

Asphalt Pavement Repair, Resurfacing Along Foothill Road at I-580 Interchange Starts Soon

Officials warn of possible traffic delays during the construction.
Pleasanton Police Investigating Rash of Camaro Thefts

Pleasanton Police Investigating Rash of Camaro Thefts

Investigators say the stolen cars have been found abandoned and 'stripped' of their components.
Police Advisory: Loud 'Bang' Noises Possible Near Amador Valley High Due to Training

Police Advisory: Loud 'Bang' Noises Possible Near Amador Valley High Due to Training

Residents are asked to avoid the area near Amador Valley High due to police training.
Road Closures for Fourth of July Fireworks at the Alameda County Fairgrounds

Road Closures for Fourth of July Fireworks at the Alameda County Fairgrounds

Police ask those who are not attending the fireworks at the fair on 4th of July to avoid the area around the fairgrounds.
How to Watch Fourth of July Fireworks in Pleasanton

How to Watch Fourth of July Fireworks in Pleasanton

Police ask those who are not attending the fireworks at the fair on 4th of July to avoid the area around the fairgrounds.