A Woodside man was found guilty of murdering his wife and covering it up as a suicide to collect insurance money this afternoon in San Mateo County Superior Court, prosecutors said.
After four days of deliberation, the jury returned with a guilty verdict of first-degree murder for Pooroushash "Peter" Parineh, 67, in the shooting death of his wife Parima Parineh on April 13, 2010. Read More
What a jerk!
A 35-year-old man was arrested on indecent exposure charges Wednesday morning after allegedly masturbating at a Muni shelter and a nearby hospital.
About 9 a.m., police officers were called about a man exposing himself in the area of Commonwealth Avenue and California Street, near the California Pacific Medical Center campus.
A witness said the man was seen masturbating on hospital property and told to leave. Read More
A month after Facebook donated computers to a San Bruno elementary school that had been burglarized, three Fairfield men were arrested in connection with another break-in at the school Tuesday night.
At 8:41 p.m., officers reportedly responded to a burglary alarm at El Crystal Elementary School at 201 Balboa Way and discovered a window had been shattered and also a door forced open to one of the classrooms.
Contents of the room had been tampered with, San Bruno police Lt. Tim Mahon said, but nothing was taken. Read More
A courageous corner store clerk in the Mission District called a gun-toting thug’s bluff Wednesday and thwarted the robbery, police said.
About 6:30 p.m., a thug reportedly walked into the liquor store in the 3000 block of 26th Street while the clerk was restocking shelves. He pulled out a gun and demanded cash, police said, but instead of complying the clerk, a 47-year-old man, began hollering at the goon to leave his store.
The suspect reportedly fled empty handed. No arrest has been reported.
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It was a clean break.
Two women decided not to press charges against each other after a brawl at an Oceanview laundromat last weekend.
The dispute spun out of control when one of the women removed the other woman’s clothes from a dryer, police said.
About 6:45 p.m. Sunday, police responded to the 200 block of Broad Street and spoke with one of the women, who claimed the other woman had pulled her hair and hit her in the face multiple times. Read More
Faced with the prospect of a four-figure fine, motorists will probably think twice about illegally using a disabled parking placard in San Francisco — unless they know how to game the system.
But to the chagrin of city officials, drivers can actually clear that $1,000-plus citation by ponying up just enough cash to buy a large pizza, due to a processing glitch at the Department of Motor Vehicles. Read More
These thugs should lay off the caffeine.
Two men have been arrested in connection with separate laptop robberies in San Francisco Tuesday, including a brazen heist at an Ocean Avenue café in which they allegedly threw a woman out of her seat before fleeing with her computer.
Police were called to the coffee shop in the 1700 block of Ocean Avenue about 1:50 p.m. and spoke to the 22-year-old victim, who was not injured during the robbery. Read More
A Burlingame woman who woke up in her bed to a stalker hugging her earlier this year might rest easier knowing the nutty ex-boyfriend pleaded no contest to the creepy charges on Tuesday.
Jimmy Andres Rodas, 21, of San Bruno, pleaded to felony stalking and a misdemeanor count and faces as many as eight months in prison. He was ordered into domestic violence counseling and must have no contact with the victim for 10 years.
Prosecutors said Rodas went to the victim’s house uninvited multiple times even though she had ended the relationship in October. Read More
A 48-year-old man was shot in a Bayview district park Tuesday following an apparent argument over drugs, police said.
The shooting was reported about 7:15 p.m. in a small park with a children’s playground at Palou Avenue and Phelps Street. It was not immediately clear whether anyone besides the suspect and victim were in the park at the time of the shooting.
The two argued about drugs, Officer Albie Esparza said, but investigators did not offer details about a possible motive. Read More
A former U.S. Postal Service worker in San Carlos who stole thousands of pieces of mail for their credit cards was sentenced Tuesday to a year in County Jail and three years of probation, and he also was ordered to enter a drug rehabilitation program.
Romeo Maniulit Natan, 39, of San Bruno pleaded no contest in January to identity theft, commercial burglary and credit card fraud, all felonies, and faced up to three years in prison on the counts, San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said. Read More