A San Carlos man pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges that he savagely beat another patron of a Belmont bar early Monday, critically injuring him.
Joseph Patrick Kaufman, 23, and the 48-year-old victim had been drinking separately at Lariat Tavern, prosecutors said, but they got into an argument outside the bar after closing time about 2:15 a.m. Read More
These types of withdrawals are not allowed at ATMs.
San Mateo County sheriff’s deputies are searching for a man who dropped his pants and exposed himself in front of a woman using a bank machine in San Carlos on Tuesday.
The woman said she using a bank machine in Wheeler Plaza, between the 600 blocks of both Laurel and Walnut streets, when the suspect exposed himself. 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
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
Illegal marijuana growers in San Carlos have been ordered to pay more than $27,000 to PG&E for bypassing their electricity meter, prosecutors said Tuesday.
Alexis Bennight, 59, John Breisch, 53, and Ryan Schofield, 34, all pleaded no contest in May to various charges related to two grow facilities. Read More
A man accused of robbing a gas station in San Carlos on Monday had reportedly posted bail for an unrelated arrest only three hours before.
About 12:40 a.m., Charles Patrick Bell was arrested on suspicion of stealing coins from the register of the Holly Gas and Diesel Station at 907 Holly St., according to San Mateo County sheriff’s deputies. Read More
Sledgehammers, cans of pepper spray and less than one minute were all four professional crooks needed to swipe $100,000 worth of jewelry in broad daylight from a San Carlos store Tuesday, according to sheriff’s deputies and a witness.
The men, clad in orange-and-black masks, apparently said little when they stormed the Home Consignment Center at 1123 Industrial Road about noon and smashed the cases. Read More
A pervert San Carlos tutor faces three years in prison after pleading no contest Tuesday to charges that he molested a 10-year-old girl whose father was his friend, according to prosecutors.
In a horrific discovery two years ago, the girl’s father found hundreds of text messages sent to his daughter from 47-year-old Yung Chi Chu, generally between 10 p.m. and 3 a.m., that included pictures of naked men and requests for nude photos of the girl, prosecutors said. Read More
These gun-toting robbers weren’t playing games.Authorities are investigating the second armed robbery at a San Carlos video game store in less than six months. San Mateo County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the GameStop at 1135 Industrial Road about 8:20 p.m. on Monday.The clerk reported that three greedy thugs entered the business, brandished a gun and demanded cash. They fled and hadn’t been found as of Tuesday, deputies said. Read More
Forget iPhone versus Android — the telecommunications battle to watch is city councils versus cellphone towers.
One battlefield is Burlingame, where city officials are fighting off a lawsuit that would force the town to immediately accept new antennas on public property. Read More