He didn’t steal a truckload of fish just for the halibut.
A South San Francisco delivery driver who was accused last year of swapping nearly $10,000 worth of fish that he was supposed to deliver to buyers in Sacramento for $400 worth of crack cocaine, pleaded no contest Tuesday to one felony count of vehicle theft. Read More
Fake threats are not the bomb. A teenager who allegedly framed a Burlingame High School classmate last month by emailing a bomb threat from his account to school administrators — forcing a two-hour lockdown and evacuation of the campus — told investigators she was “just stressed out that day,” prosecutors said Tuesday. 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 South San Francisco man charged with molesting four children, including his girlfriend’s younger sister, faces life in prison if convicted, prosecutors said.Police arrested Kyle Clifton Vogt, 36, at his home on Hillside Boulevard in South City on Thursday. He was charged with 12 felonies the next day, said San Mateo County Assistant District Attorney Morley Pitt.One of the felonies, aggravated sexual assault on a child, carries a lifetime prison term, Pitt said. Read More
A heartless crook stole a South San Francisco woman’s wheelchair and walker last week while she waited for a ride to her doctor’s appointment, police said.
The thief swiped the 65-year-old woman's items from the sidewalk while she was inside her home in the 100 block of Gardiner Avenue about 10:15 a.m. Wednesday. She had been awaiting a pick-up from a Redi-Wheels van, police said. Read More
The South San Francisco High School wrestling team has been looking forward to the Central Coast Section tournament all season and has two wrestlers with a shot to take home a championship beginning Friday.
“All season is geared for this,” South City coach Steve Matteucci said. “CCS is a tournament. State is a tournament. That’s why we play tournaments all season.” Read More
A woman was robbed of more than $10,000 after cashing a check at a bank in South San Francisco on Saturday, police said.
The woman was robbed as she walked on El Camino Real toward Southwood Drive about 4:15 p.m. The crook leaped out of a van, pushed her to the ground and then grabbed her backpack with the cash. He then pointed a gun at her and told her not to call the police or he would kill her, police said.
He fled in the van south on El Camino Real. Read More
They wanted him to clean up – not clean out – their offices.A contract janitor at Genentech was arrested Feb. 7 on suspicion of stealing about 30 laptop computers, a projector and a desktop computer over the past 10 months from the South San Francisco company, police and prosecutors said Thursday. Read More
A knife-toting thief disguised as a delivery man forced his way into a South San Francisco home on Tuesday, but ended up losing a battle with the resident, police said.The victim told police the doorbell rang just after 10 a.m. in the 2200 block of Kenry Way. The suspect, described as a light-skinned man in his 20s, pretended to be making a delivery but then forced his way in when the victim opened the door, police said. Read More
A salami company must pay nearly $700,000 in penalties and spend $6 million to upgrade its refrigeration system after a 2009 toxic gas leak at its South San Francisco plant sent 17 people to the hospital. Read More