A fake friar facing fire for allegedly fondling a Daly City boy will have his day in court.After months of court delays, the jury trial for 74-year-old Anthony Thomas Falco was set for April 11 after a San Mateo County judge on Tuesday denied requests from the defense and prosecution to postpone the aging case.Judge Lisa Novak said the case “was getting too old,” San Mateo District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said Wednesday. Read More
An alleged madman was arrested in Daly City on Saturday for screaming in the streets while smashing car windows with a hammer.Police say the 48-year-old man vandalized six vehicles in the area of St. Francis Boulevard and Clarinada Avenue. They were called to the area around 11 p.m. on a report of “a bald male subject screaming and smashing car windows,” police said. Read More
The vicious crow bar beating of a 77-year-old Daly City woman “ranks at the top of horrific, savage and vicious crimes,” a San Mateo County judge said Wednesday before sentencing the monster to nearly 12 years in prison.Judge Craig Parsons had little sympathy for Jose Perez-Gonzalez, 31, who smashed the elderly woman’s face with a crow bar after she caught him prying open the sliding glass door to her Daly City home on Jan. 12, 2008. Read More
The couple involved in a six-hour police standoff at a Daly City home Monday morning may have been trying to protect an arsenal of guns — including 12 illegal assault weapons and 10,000 rounds of ammunition, prosecutors said.Joseph Camilleri, 29, and Anna Tostanoski, 25, pleaded not guilty Wednesday to more than a dozen felony counts for possession of an assault weapon and discharging a firearm at a building, according to San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe. Read More
A six-hour standoff in Daly City involving the SWAT team ended peacefully Monday after two suspects surrendered.Cops responded to shots fired at a home at 26 W. Market St., near the intersection of Mission Street and San Pedro Road, at around 5 a.m., according to Daly City Police Department Detective Albert Cisneros. Read More
A Daly City dad hopped off the balcony of his home Sunday after cops arrived on a report that he was trying to kill his adult son and daughter.The unidentified father was transported to San Francisco General Hospital with a self-inflicted stab wound and a broken femur just after 9 a.m., according to the Daly City Police Department. Read More
A Daly City woman pleaded not guilty Monday to charges stemming from a frightening drunken driving incident over the weekend in which her truck slammed into a Pacifica bar and pinned a victim, prosecutors said.Carla Jean Andres, 49, allegedly drank beer and shots at Winters Tavern at 1522 Francisco Blvd. until the 2 a.m. closing hour on Saturday. According to police, she climbed into her Chevy truck while intoxicated, but struggled to make a u-turn. Read More
A heartless thug punched a 69-year-old man in the face, knocked him to the ground and then robbed cash from his pockets in Daly City on Saturday.The robbery occurred around 5:20 a.m. in the 6000 block of Mission Street, police said.Daly City robbery detectives are hunting the firstname.lastname@example.org Read More
A woman who was shot by a Daly City police officer in San Francisco on Saturday evening, after she allegedly crashed her vehicle into a home and backed into the cop, is hanging onto her life.
The shooting happened around 7 p.m. after Daly City police tried to stop the woman’s vehicle for an unknown reason, San Francisco police Officer Albie Esparza said. Read More
Daly City native Elizabeth Santiago was never afraid of the police as a child.
The 22-year-old Daly City police cadet said she wants to train to become a K-9 cop, but first she is going to volunteer with kids in Daly City to show them not to be afraid of police and other officials during the annual Kops and Kids Family Day. Read More