||Police News - May 13th, 2013
- San Jose man escapes from Elmwood Correctional Facility in Milpitas
Authorities on Sunday were still looking for 19-year-old Ricardo Mora, who escaped from the Elmwood Correctional Facility in Milpitas.
Mora fled sometime before 6 p.m. on Saturday. He was arrested [...]
- Woman dead, man hurt after shots hit their car while driving in Fremont
A Saturday night shooting in the Mission San Jose area of Fremont left a man injured and a woman dead, Fremont police announced today.
Police discovered the victims after being dispatched to a pa [...]
- FBI joins hate crime case
A black mannequin found with a noose around its neck in a county landfill building has triggered a joint hate crime investigation between the FBI and the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department.
- Local copper theft rules are proposed
After the defeat of a California bill that aimed to curb the copper thefts that have plagued farms and construction sites across the state, a coalition has drafted a version for local governments.
- State crackdown on sex offenders
As many as 2,100 California sex offenders reside near schools and parks in violation of Jessica's Law restrictions approved by voters and championed by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger last year, the state' [...]
FBI Arrests Suspect in Washington State Ricin Case
Investigators are working "around the clock" to address any remaining risks, according to the FBI.
Suspect in Abduction of Two Iowa Girls Found Dead
Authorities are still looking for 15-year-old Kathlynn Shepard; her younger sister was able to escape.
Three Charged in Los Angeles-Area Bank Robbery
Authorities allege that one of three men charged is the assistant bank manager's boyfriend.
Owner of SUV That Hit Phoenix Officer Arrested
Officer Daryl Raetz was fatally struck early Sunday while investigating a possible DUI incident.
Pa. Coffee Run Leads to 'Hatchet Hitchhiker' Arrest
Two cups of coffee ended life on the run for an man known as Kai the hatchet-wielding hitchhiker.
Arrests in New Orleans Parade Shootings Lauded
Two brothers were charged with murder and four were arrested for helping one of them avoid police.
Documents: Ricin Letters Suspect Evaded Police
The man suspected of sending poison-laced letters to President Barack Obama and other officials appears to have attempted to evade law enforcement just days before his arrest.
Alaska Man Runs Onto Frozen Lake to Avoid Jail
Anchorage police say a young man who didn't want to return to jail ran out onto the uncertain ice of an Alaska lake to escape officers armed with an arrest warrant.
Two Men Arrested in New Orleans Parade Shooting
Akein Scott has been arrested in the shooting that left 19 people wounded on Mother's Day.
Detectives Connect String of Nevada Homicides
Detectives investigating a string of five homicides believe all of the killings are connected.
Man Sought in New Orleans Parade Shootings
Police say 19 people were wounded after the man allegedly opened fire at a Mother's Day parade.
Dogs Join Hunt for Calif. Triple Homicide Suspect
Authorities are hunting for Shane Franklin Miller, who is suspected of killing of his wife and daughters.
Three Inmates Who Escaped Kan. Prison Recaptured
The third inmate was captured hours after the other two surrendered at a Missouri home.
Search Grows for Suspect in Calif. Family Killing
Shane Franklin Miller is wanted in the shooting deaths of his wife and two young daughters.
Alligator Takes Bite Out of Crime in Florida
Officials said that an alligator stopped a suspect fleeing Pinellas County deputies on Thursday.
FBI: N.H. Killer Caught After 22 Years on the Lam
Authorities plan to announced "the conviction and sentencing" of Steven Kamberidis.
Calif. Fugitive Arrested After Six-Week Crime Spree
The arrested ending a crime spree that authorities said included two high-speed chases, assault of a sheriff's deputy and stealing more than 10 vehicles.
Search for California Murder Suspect Like 'Warfare'
SWAT teams are searching for an ex-convict who allegedly killed his wife and two young daughters.
Calif. Officers Hunt Suspect in Family Killings
Authorities say Shane Franklin Miller fatally shot his wife and two young daughter at their home.
Raid Leads Washington Police to Homicide Suspect
A man suspected of killing another man at a north Spokane home last week was arrested Wednesday.
British Police Arrest Fugitive Wanted in New York
Sean Lopes, a former science teacher, is wanted for confronting his 22-year-old ex-girlfriend with a gun and a knife and holding her hostage in New York City in June 2004.
Three Parties to Split $1 Million Dorner Reward
The vast majority of the reward for the former officer will go to a couple who he tied up in their cabin.
Police Arrest Man in 1976 Tucson Murder Case
Tucson police say 66-year-old Bruce McCullough has been charged with first-degree murder in the March 1976 death of 20-year-old Donna Smith.
After 43 Years, Arkansas Wants Fugitive Back
Since he fled prison in Arkansas in 1970, Lester Stiggers, a convicted murderer, has been a quirk of justice, living openly in one state while wanted in another.
Officers Apprehend Suspect After NYC Manhunt
Officials said the extensive manhunt in Harlem shut down subway stops uptown Monday.
NYPD Officers Searching for Escaped Suspect
The suspect knocked over an officer before fleeing barefoot and handcuffed into the subway system.
Suspect Arrested in Shooting of Iowa Police Officer
It took five days to track down Jamal Dean after the shooting of Sioux City Officer Kevin McCormick.
DEA Issues Poster of Drug Traffickers in San Diego
The agency say the poster identifies the most significant drug traffickers in San Diego and Tijuana.
Chicago Fugitive Nabbed in Wis. After Manhunt
Paris Poe was arrest after a traffic stop following a daylong manhunt by area police and FBI agents.
Arrest Made in Okla. Cold Case Dating to 1992
Police arrested a man they say sprinkled black pepper on the impromptu grave to cover any odor.