This ex-firefighter might be totally hosed.
Still being haunted by a bitter divorce and child custody battle that started last year, the disgraced former firefighter was arrested June 14 after San Mateo County sheriff’s deputies allegedly found 16 firearms and 10,000 rounds of ammo stashed in his storage unit in Pacifica. Read More
A man trying to sell his car on Craigslist got taken for a ride Monday by a Daly City man who allegedly threatened the seller and demanded the vehicle’s pink slip.
Jeremy Jenkins, 20, faces a slew of charges after the so-called test drive turned into a botched kidnapping, San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said. Read More
The San Francisco mom who crashed her car three times after taking her 4-year-old daughter to see “The Smurfs” in Daly City last year was given credit for time served Monday after pleading no contest to a misdemeanor drunken-driving charge and having a minor in the car, San Mateo County prosecutors said. Read More
A 21-year-old Pacifica woman is accused of viciously stabbing a cab driver and then stealing his car on her ride home from the mall earlier this month.
Amanda Jenille Aldeguer is facing attempted murder and carjacking charges in connection with the brutal March 16 attack that prosecutors say was caught on the cab’s security camera.
Aldeguer was scheduled to enter her plea in Redwood City Felony Court on Tuesday. Read More
Fake threats are not the bomb. A teenager accused of sending a bomb threat to Burlingame High School using a fellow student’s email account last month is scheduled to be arraigned on a misdemeanor charge Tuesday.
Christine Azzolino, 18, was charged in connection with the Feb. 10 incident that forced a lockdown and evacuation at the school and had four bomb-detecting canine units scouring the campus for explosives, according to prosecutors. Read More
A stunning crowbar attack in front of a bustling Peet’s coffee shop in Belmont earlier this month stemmed from a jailhouse spat between rival bikers, prosecutors said Monday.Orlando Rodriguez, 40, who prosecutors said is a member of the so-called Wanted motorcycle club, faces multiple charges in connection with the March 6 brawl that broke out while the El Camino coffee shop was buzzing with customers about 11:35 a.m. Read More
Oh, brother, why art thou in jail again? A paroled South San Francisco drug dealer who failed to persuade his sibling to take the fall during a recent coke bust was sentenced to three years in jail, prosecutors said.Keith Darwon Coldcleugh, 37, a parolee with five previous felony drug sales convictions, pleaded no contest Friday to charges related to an arrest Aug. 31. Read More
A San Mateo County jury deliberated for a day and a half before finding a man guilty Thursday of murdering the daughter of former Oakland Raider Fred Biletnikoff.The verdict was both a relief for the family of Tracey Biletnikoff, who was strangled by Mohammed Haroon Ali at a San Mateo drug rehab center in 1999, and a measure of redemption for District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe, who has now gotten a conviction in the case twice. Read More
Crooked self-employed bookkeeper Kenneth McCall showed “no remorse” when he was sentenced Thursday for swindling a widowed Iraqi war veteran, according to San Mateo County prosecutors. Read More
A 24-year-old man living in his mom’s South San Francisco apartment is being charged with setting fires near her complex and then trying to help firefighters put them out.Authorities said Decorius Boglin fled to Alabama in fall of 2010 after police discovered he was an arsonist as well as a deranged wannabe superhero.Boglin was extradited back to San Mateo County in September of last year, prosecutors said. Read More