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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Victor Frost pleads 'not guilty' to disturbance

Victor Frost, Palo Alto's well-known panhandler, plead "not guilty" on Tuesday morning to a misdemeanor charge of disturbing...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by DEFROST PA, on Dec 2, 2009 at 3:19 pm | 24 comments | 1887 Views

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Dramatic final arguments in Alvarez trial

The death of East Palo Alto Police Officer Richard May comes down to bad choices made by both the officer and defendant Alberto...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2009
Last comment by Cynthia, on Nov 30, 2009 at 10:34 pm | 24 comments | 1605 Views

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Alvarez guilty -- first-degree murder

Alberto Alvarez has been found guilty of first-degree murder in the 2006 killing of East Palo Alto police officer Richard...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by jocko, on Nov 28, 2009 at 4:02 pm | 24 comments | 1734 Views

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Driver, 21, dies in Woodside crash early today

A 21-year-old man died in Woodside early this morning after his car hit two trees and another vehicle before flipping, a...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2009
Last comment by this is an incorrect story, on Nov 5, 2012 at 8:12 pm | 24 comments | 1969 Views

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Alvarez's mother testifies: He was a good son

The mother of the man convicted of murdering East Palo Alto police Officer Richard May told jurors during the penalty phase...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by Seriously, on Dec 14, 2009 at 3:02 pm | 24 comments | 1584 Views

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Police arrest three for stealing 87 bras

Three people were arrested Tuesday (Feb. 16) for stealing 87 bras from the Victoria's Secret store at Stanford Shopping Center,...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Feb 26, 2010 at 10:58 pm | 24 comments | 2446 Views

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Freak accident traps man between parked cars

A freak accident trapped an older man between two parked cars in the Stanford Shopping Center parking lot Sunday afternoon....

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2011
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jan 19, 2011 at 8:06 pm | 24 comments | 1490 Views

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Man punched by alleged lawnmower thief

A would-be thief who was caught allegedly stealing a lawnmower from a Palo Alto gardener was arrested Thursday (May 26) after...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by mercy, on May 30, 2011 at 5:56 pm | 24 comments | 1747 Views

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Attempted armed robbery leads to high-speed chase

A man suspected of an attempted armed robbery at Sears in Mountain View was arrested after he flipped his car during a high-speed...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 16, 2011 at 4:52 pm | 24 comments | 1255 Views

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East Palo Alto tries to stanch violence

East Palo Alto Police Chief Ron Davis looked determined as his department faced investigating the city's sixth homicide this...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2011
Last comment by Sekou Black, on Jul 28, 2011 at 3:13 am | 24 comments | 1882 Views

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Palo Alto settles Taser suit for $35K

The City of Palo Alto has reached a tentative $35,000 settlement agreement with Tony Ciampi, a Palo Alto man on whom police...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2011
Last comment by Edgarpoet, on Aug 29, 2011 at 1:10 pm | 24 comments | 2282 Views

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Man beaten, robbed at Stanford Shopping Center

A man in his 60s was beaten and robbed by several men -- including one armed with a handgun -- near the Macy's Men's Store...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Feb 14, 2012 at 4:03 am | 24 comments | 3706 Views

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Electronics, jewelry taken in four burglaries

Electronics and jewelry were taken in four residential burglaries during daylight hours in Palo Alto Tuesday (Jan. 24), Wednesday...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2012
Last comment by WOW, on Feb 25, 2012 at 10:46 pm | 24 comments | 1456 Views

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Girl, 14, bruised in California Avenue robbery

A 14-year-old girl was robbed of her cell phone and bruised after being knocked over Monday night on California Avenue, Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by C, on Jun 25, 2012 at 8:36 am | 24 comments | 1592 Views

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Palo Alto's bicycle pioneer Ellen Fletcher dies

Ellen Fletcher, a former Palo Alto City Councilwoman who spearheaded the city's transformation into a nationally recognized...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Joe Breeze, on Mar 1, 2014 at 10:56 am | 24 comments | 4352 Views

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Man hit and killed by Caltrain in Palo Alto

Caltrain service was back on schedule this morning after a train fatally struck a man on the tracks in Palo Alto earlier...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Nov 21, 2012 at 1:52 am | 24 comments | 2036 Views

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Palo Alto suspect in Czech Republic murder arrested in U.S.

The Palo Alto man accused of murdering a family of four in the Czech Republic was arrested at a U.S. airport today, according...

Original post made on May. 23, 2013
Last comment by resident, on May 25, 2013 at 8:08 am | 24 comments | 2279 Views

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Leashed dog (pit bull?) attacks small leashed dog at El Carmelo Elementary

Today at 5:30PM our family of four stopped at the corner of Loma Verde and Bryant, after hearing a man screaming in alarm....

Original post made by R Thomas on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by Memories, on Jul 2, 2014 at 10:59 am | 24 comments | 1831 Views

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Palo Alto couple robbed in home invasion

Three men forced their way into to the home of a Palo Alto couple in their 80s and robbed them at gunpoint on Thursday morning,...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2014
Last comment by Nayeli, on Jan 26, 2014 at 9:44 pm | 24 comments | 9099 Views

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Rash of phone scams reported in Palo Alto

A range of phone scams have been reported in Palo Alto in recent weeks, including people posing as Internal Revenue Service...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by KLH, on Sep 8, 2014 at 3:25 pm | 24 comments | 5356 Views
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