A former Aragon High School water polo coach who admitted to having a sexual relationship with a player collapsed onto the courtroom floor Wednesday after being sentenced to two years in prison.
Joshua Tatro, 25, of El Granada partly ruined his chances of receiving probation following a statement he reportedly made blaming the student for being equally responsible for the inappropriate relationship. Read More
Cut the monitor and run — escaping from justice is as easy as that. Or so some paroled sex offenders think.
Since state prison realignment began in October 2011, there has been a 15 percent increase in such parolees violating the terms of their release.
In San Francisco, that number rose from 72 to 84 cases. Of those, 11 sex offenders were still at large as of last week, according to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. They were John Duggan, Derick Stewart, Gilbert Valentino, Charles Kendrix, Oscar Genel, Stephen Gene Pollard, Edmond Worthington, Curtis Johnson, Michael Jones, Tanya Davis and Elon Collis.
Shopkeepers in the Tenderloin reportedly shielded a Japanese tourist and her 4-year-old daughter from a crazed child predator Wednesday afternoon. Read More
The San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office has released more information about finding an accused sex offender Saturday morning in San Francisco who had earlier escaped from a mental health facility in unincorporated Redwood City. Read More
Deputies are seeking the public’s help in the investigation of a homeless creep arrested last week on suspicion of lewd acts with a child in Redwood City.San Mateo County sheriff’s deputies and state parole officers detained registered sex offender Abdonis Canales, 36, in the 500 block of Beech Street on Thursday around 8:20 a.m.Authorities said Canales knew his latest alleged victim. Read More
Last week, police responded to a call at Paul Revere Elementary School about a middle-aged man who was creating a disturbance just outside the schoolyard. When officers arrived, the man was “running around” acting strangely — and was shirtless, police said. Read More
A man who evaded police for more than seven years after he was convicted of sexual assault in San Mateo County was arrested Wednesday in Menlo Park, where he was living in an illegal structure in a backyard, police said Thursday.
Detectives from a narcotics enforcement team went to a home in the 1200 block of Sevier Road at around 2:30 p.m. on a complaint of a building code violation, Menlo Park police Detective Ed Soares said. Read More
Police on Tuesday night were still searching for a paroled sex offender who managed to evade them after a high-speed chase through the Sunset district and Lake Merced neighborhood. Read More