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Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
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.
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.
BART: Fingerprints Lead to Serial Burglary Arrest

BART: Fingerprints Lead to Serial Burglary Arrest

Police arrested Luis Deltoro, 21, after his fingerprints allegedly connected him to at least 3 auto burglary cases in BART parking lots.
Suspect in Fremont Home Invasion Rape Charged with 12 Felonies

Suspect in Fremont Home Invasion Rape Charged with 12 Felonies

Jamala Morris, 34, told police he did not know his victims but had seen them in passing before.
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.
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.
Union City Man, 32, Arrested After Leading Police on Slow-Speed Pursuit

Union City Man, 32, Arrested After Leading Police on Slow-Speed Pursuit

Police say Haroon Rafie collided with at least three vehicles in Oakland and led CHP officers on a slow-speed pursuit.
Dumbarton Bridge Reopened After Truck Fire on Wednesday

Dumbarton Bridge Reopened After Truck Fire on Wednesday

No one was injured during the incident.
Missing Elderly Woman Found Safe After Police Issue Silver Alert

Missing Elderly Woman Found Safe After Police Issue Silver Alert

Julia Gonzalez, 88 was found safe, according to police.
UPDATE: One Dead, One Hospitalized in Union City House Fire

UPDATE: One Dead, One Hospitalized in Union City House Fire

Dyer Street was closed between Alvarado-Niles Road and Santa Susanna Way due to the firefighting efforts, according to a Union City Police Nixle Alert.
UPDATE: 1 Displaced in Union City House Fire

UPDATE: 1 Displaced in Union City House Fire

The fire was in the 33400 block of Eighth Street.
Police Issue Warning about Gold Chain Robberies in Union City

Police Issue Warning about Gold Chain Robberies in Union City

Union City Police investigators are asking anyone with information in connection to these cases to call the police department.
Union City Man Among 3 Arrested in Connection to Car Burglary in San Ramon

Union City Man Among 3 Arrested in Connection to Car Burglary in San Ramon

Union City resident Lavante Anderson was arrested.
House Fire Renders Union City Home Uninhabitable, Damage Upwards of $50,000

House Fire Renders Union City Home Uninhabitable, Damage Upwards of $50,000

The Red Cross plans to try to offer support to the residents for temporary housing.
Union City Police Hosting Pet Adoption Event at Kennedy Park Sunday

Union City Police Hosting Pet Adoption Event at Kennedy Park Sunday

Don't miss the pet parade. Residents will be able to take advantage of affordable vaccines during this free event.
Union City Robber Sprays Victim With Pepper Spray

Union City Robber Sprays Victim With Pepper Spray

The victim was sprayed after he had handed over his property.