The Rodent King has apparently ratted himself out.
Nearly a decade ago, 55-year-old Robert Hollywood made headlines following his arrest for keeping hundreds of rats and mice, dozens of them dead, in his Menlo Park home.
Apparently, Hollywood still doesn’t give a rat’s … about the law. 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
Freedom wasn’t in the cards for William Don Ross, the dejected gambler who attacked a luckier card shark with a sharpened screwdriver after losing upwards of $10,000 at a Colma casino.On Friday, prosecutors said, the 31-year-old Brentwood man was sentenced to three years in state prison for the March 26, 2012 attack. Read More
Police in San Mateo County arrested 12 people Friday during a tap operation to keep alcohol out of the hands of minors.
Officers from the Consumption of Alcohol Suppression Team participated in this statewide enforcement, arresting 12 adults who provided alcohol to minors, according to police. Read More
A dine-and-dash thief has been sentenced to 120 days of more free meals.
Parolee Patrick Higgins, 43, pleaded no contest Wednesday to one count of felony burglary in connection with a March 1 incident in which he devoured $70 worth of food at a San Carlos restaurant and left without paying, San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said. Read More
A group of surfers sued on Tuesday to regain public access to a popular San Mateo County beach where people held picnics and rode waves for decades before a new landowner closed the only road into the site.
Attorneys for the Surfrider Foundation filed the lawsuit against Martin’s Beach LLC in San Mateo County Superior Court. Read More
This suspect was apparently weighed down by his criminal cravings.
A parolee was arrested Friday on suspicion of consuming $70 worth of food at a San Carlos sports bar and leaving without paying the bill, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office. 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.
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