The suspected “Cubicle Con” was charged Monday with robbing more than a dozen San Mateo County businesses, and prosecutors said he might face additional charges for alleged heists in other counties.
Nicholas Anthony Simat, 26, of Pleasanton pleaded not guilty to 13 counts of commercial burglary in connection with eight robberies in South San Francisco, three in Burlingame and two in Daly City, San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said. Read More
Two known members of the notoriously vicious Taliban gang in East Palo Alto are being charged in connection with a shocking cellphone video in which they appear to be abusing a child, according to prosecutors.
The video reportedly shows Wilbert Ard, 26, and Dwayne Henry, 20, using the loaded magazine of a handgun to shove a child who appears to be younger than 5 years old and then threatening to shoot him dead. Read More
The San Francisco-based Japanese diplomat who abused his wife might have received a lighter jail sentence if he showed even a little remorse, prosecutors said Tuesday.
Yoshiaki Nagaya, 33, who lives in San Bruno and works at the Japanese consulate in downtown San Francisco, was sentenced Monday to the maximum one year in San Mateo County Jail after pleading no contest to two domestic violence charges in December. Read More
They are all prisoners of their own device.
Some of the less brilliant credit card thieves of our time have been living it up at San Mateo County hotels recently, apparently unaware that victims can easily get wind of activity on their plastic.
A real pain in the butt caused this tomfoolery.
Investigators say they believe drugs caused an armed 29-year-old man to rob a South San Francisco 7-Eleven store of candy last weekend after first buying taquitos.
The ex-boyfriend of former 49ers offensive lineman Kwame Harris says he’s not a gold digger.
Dimitri Geier, whose abuse allegations have the former first-round draft pick possibly facing prison time, has apparently lashed out at a defense attorney’s claim that he is money-grubbing.
A post on a Facebook page that appears to be associated with Geier read: “his lawyer is spinning the money issue, cause they are going for self defense.” Read More
Former 49ers offensive tackle Kwame Harris is facing up to nine years in prison on charges that he beat up his ex-boyfriend outside a Menlo Park restaurant last summer during an argument over soy sauce and underpants, prosecutors said.
On Monday, Harris appeared in court for a pretrial hearing on charges of felony domestic violence and assault causing great bodily injury in connection with the Aug. 21 incident at Su Hong restaurant. Read More
A convicted child molester’s sentencing was delayed by almost two weeks after San Mateo County sheriff’s deputies brought him to the wrong courthouse.
About 9 a.m. Friday, prosecutors said, Judge Clifford Cretan was prepared to sentence 56-year-old Ronald Morales for possessing an “enormous cache” of child pornography, but deputies never arrived with him. Read More
Yoshiaki Nagaya might have abused his wife, but he also might not be quite the monster portrayed by prosecutors, according to Nagaya’s attorney, Garrick Lew. Read More
This parolee just made things harder on himself.
A parolee who spent two decades in prison for beating his wife to death with a sledgehammer after she challenged his libido is back behind bars for pushing a woman last year, according to San Mateo County prosecutors.
On his 62nd birthday Tuesday, Peter Cooper was sentenced by a Board of Parole Hearings panel to 15 months in state prison for a Dec. 30, 2011, encounter with a female pal that involved alcohol. Read More