A second teenager charged in the assault and robbery of the 18-year-old actor Christopher Borgzinner on a Muni bus pleaded not guilty to the charges Wednesday in San Francisco Superior Court.
Fagamalama Pasene, 16, who is being charged as an adult, was arrested with two other teens last week in connection with the assault on Borgzinner on a Muni bus Oct. 5. Read More
Leaders of a nascent gang of teenagers that beat lone children in the Sunset and Taraval neighborhoods were arrested this week, according to police.
The 50-person True Brothers gang used weapons, force and intimidation to recruit its members from three schools in the City's west, according to Gang Task Force member Lieutenant Ernie Ferrando. Read More
A former elementary school custodian was charged today with armed robbery and assault with a deadly weapon for allegedly attacking the school's principal, according to Alameda County Assistant District Attorney Tom Rogers.
Rogers said Floyd O'Neal, 31, will be arraigned in Alameda County Superior Court on Friday in connection with a June 24 attack on Manzanita Community School Principal Eyana Spencer. Read More
Two Sacramento men charged with attempted murder for allegedly beating a 65-year-old San Bruno hotel worker pleaded not guilty to the crime in San Mateo County Superior Court today.
Vutoro Mualevu, 29, and Isei Tikoisuva, 21, are each charged with attempted murder, aggravated mayhem, felony assault and assault causing serious bodily injury. Tikoisuva is also charged with one additional count of felony assault, Chief Deputy District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said. Read More
A man who beat a Muni bus driver to the point of unconsciousness last November was sentenced in federal court to 27 months in prison, U.S. Attorney Joseph P. Russoniello announced Thursday.
Hakkem A.Perry, 23, pled guilty in January to assaulting the driver, Ely Advincula, on Nov. 7 while on the 29-Sunset bus near the Presidio. Read More
Two men convicted in separate murders pleaded not guilty in San Mateo County Superior Court Tuesday to charges of felony battery of a correctional officer for the beating they allegedly gave two correctional officers at the San Mateo County jail.
Faustino Ayala, 24, of Redwood City, and Brian Hedlin, 29, of Hayward, appeared in red jumpsuits and handcuffs and pleaded not guilty to the assault charges in front of San Mateo County Superior Court Judge Clifford Cretan. Read More