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4 hrs ago | via KRON 4
A Norteno gang member pleaded guilty today to the attempted murder of a security guard at a Santa Rosa bar and lounge in 2013. David Angelo Montano, 27, will be sentenced to 19 years in prison as part of a plea agreement when he is sentenced March 2, the Sonoma County District Attorney's Office said. Comment?
Thursday | via Patch.com
The three teens, 18, 17, and 17, are accused of fatally shooting a 15-year-old in June. They reportedly fled to Mexico before arrests. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 28 | via New York Daily News
The TSA 2014 Year in Review blog shows various items recovered at TSA checkpoints in 2014. Caption for this one: These are just some of the 2,212 firearms discovered in carry-on bags in 2014. Comment?
Sunday Jan 25 | via SFBay
A 33-year-old man armed with a knife was arrested for allegedly attempting to kill his ex-girlfriend in Santa Rosa early this morning, a police sergeant said. Officers responded to a report of a domestic dispute in the 500 block of Howard Street around 1:40 a.m., Santa Rosa police Sgt. Comment?
Sunday Jan 25 | via SFGate
A knife-wielding assailant was arrested early Sunday after he tried to break into his ex-girlfriend's home in Santa Rosa and kill her, police said. At 1:43 a.m., someone called 911 after hearing yelling and glass breaking on the 500 block of Howard Street, police said. Comment?
Saturday Jan 24 | via Lake County Record-Bee
A Santa Rosa man was held over for trial this afternoon for the alleged LSD-induced stabbing murder of a woman on Halloween night in 2012. At a preliminary hearing today in Sonoma County Superior Court, defendant Jessy Zetino's girlfriend at the time, Zoe Kind, 19, of Windsor, testified that Zetino, 22, was having a frightening LSD trip at a party in east Santa Rosa on Halloween night. Comment?
Friday Jan 23 | via Sonoma Index Tribune
The task force working to improve community and law enforcement relations and promote healing after the Andy Lopez tragedy will present its final draft recommendations Feb. 2. The Community and Law Enforcement Task Force, made up of 21 members appointed by county officials, was formed after 13-year-old Lopez was shot by a sheriff's deputy in Santa Rosa when his BB gun was mistaken for an AK-47. The group's three subcommittees - Community Policing, Community Engagement and Healing, and Law Enforcement Accountability - have been presenting draft recommendations to the Board of Supervisors and engaged community members since December. Comment?
Friday Jan 23 | via KRNV-TV Reno
South Lake Tahoe, CA. ---A high-risk search warrant was served by the South Lake Tahoe Police Department SWAT team and Detectives from the local SLEDNET task force Thursday evening in the 800 block of Tallac Avenue in South Lake Tahoe. Comment?
Friday Jan 23 | via The Community Voice
Two women were arrested and charged with 20 criminal counts relating to identity theft on Jan. 16. The women were discovered in possession of large amounts of stolen mail belonging to up to 190 different potential victims during a routine traffic stop in November of 2014. Teresa Goode, 32, of Santa Rosa, was charged with identity theft in Dept. Comment?
Thursday Jan 22 | via Patch.com
The Rohnert Park incident involving a Petaluma man was connected to an ex-girlfriend living with the stabbing victim, authorities said. Rohnert Park Department of Public Safety officials have released more information on an arrest in a stabbing last week at a shopping center. Comment?
Friday Jan 16 | via Patch.com
Rohnert Park police arrested a Petaluma man on suspicion of stealing a teen's wallet and stabbing him in the leg at the Raley's store parking lot off State Farm Drive Thursday night. Angello Ramon Bautista, 23, was arrested at his Petaluma home after the Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Santa Rosa informed police around 11:20 p.m. about a stabbing victim in their emergency room, Cmdr. Comment?
Friday Jan 16 | via KMPH-TV Fresno
A Sonoma County woman is the latest suspect to be arrested in connection with the kidnapping and killing of a Santa Rosa businessman last March. The Press Democrat reported Thursday that Angela Martinez Arias of Petaluma was taken into custody this week at her business, a shop that sells religious items. Comment?
Thursday Jan 15 | via Patch.com
A Santa Rosa man who was charged with the sledgehammer killing of his father in October was committed to Napa State Hospital this morning. Criminal proceedings were suspended in November against 34-year-old Angelo Michael Lancaster after a doctor found him mentally incompetent to participate in his legal defense. Comment?
Friday Jan 9 | via KWWL-TV Waterloo
In this Dec. 28, 2014 photo provided by Tom Evans, Tommy Caldwell ascends what is known as pitch 10 on what has been called the hardest rock climb in the world: a free climb of a El Capitan, the largest monolith of gr... . In this Dec. 28, 2014 photo, Tommy Caldwell, 36, of Estes Park, Colo., with Kevin Jorgeson, 30, of Santa Rosa, Calif., not seen, set up camp as they begin what has been called the hardest rock climb in the world: a fr... . Comment?
Friday Jan 9 | via CBS Local
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Friday Jan 9 | via The Community Voice
The Santa Rosa Police Dept. on Monday, Jan. 5, said they arrested a Rohnert Park man they believe to have committed more than 400 acts of vandalism. Comment?
Thursday Jan 8 | via Sonoma Index Tribune
The task force created in the wake of the Andy Lopez shooting, and charged with creating a better community in Sonoma County, met Monday, Jan. 5, and is preparing to take its recommendations to the Board of Supervisors. The Community and Law Enforcement Task Force, with 21 members appointed by county officials, was created after the tragic shooting of 13-year-old Andy Lopez in Santa Rosa in 2013 when a sheriff's deputy mistook his BB gun for an AK-47 assault rifle. Comment?
Thursday Jan 8 | via WTHR-TV Indianapolis
In this Dec. 28, 2014 photo provided by Tom Evans, Kevin Jorgeson ascends what is known as Pitch 8 as two men attempt what has been called the hardest rock climb in the world: a free climb of a El Capitan, the largest... . In this Jan. 5, 2015 photo provided by Tome Evans, Kevin Jorgeson grips the surface of the Razor Edge during what has been called the hardest rock climb in the world: a free climb of El Capitan, the largest monolith ... . Comment?
Wednesday Jan 7 | via San Jose Mercury News
Officers arrested a graffiti tagger Monday on suspicion of more than 400 acts of vandalism in Santa Rosa, Sonoma County and elsewhere in the Bay Area, police said. Police arrested 32-year-old Rohnert Park resident Richard James Price at his residence. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 6 | via KRON 4
Investigators say they arrested 32-year old Richard James Price at his Rohnert Park home where they say they found evidence tying him to the alleged tagging. Santa Rosa police say they believe Price is responsible for at least 438 acts of vandalism against both public and private property causing more than $17,000 in damage just this year. Comment?
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