A man accused of grabbing the buttocks of young girls at a Target store while wearing a T-shirt that read “Rub Me For Luck” unsuccessfully asked a judge last week to throw out the charges.
UPS deliveryman Glenn Albrecht, 50, is scheduled to return to court Tuesday to either accept a plea deal with prosecutors or head to trial. His attorney, Bob Courshon, said Monday he will ask to continue the hearing so he can further examine video evidence in the case. Read More
A man accused of grabbing the buttocks of young girls at the Target store in San Bruno last month had been wearing a T-shirt at the time that read, “Rub Me For Luck,” prosecutors said Tuesday.
UPS deliveryman Glenn Albrecht, 49, faces child molestation charges in connection with two separate alleged groping incidents Aug. 26 at The Shops at Tanforan. Both incidents were captured on the store’s video surveillance cameras, San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said. Read More
Larry Brinkin, the iconic San Francisco gay activist who brought the nation’s first domestic partnership lawsuit in 1982, was arrested Friday on charges of possession and distribution of child pornography, police said.
Police remained tight-lipped about the allegations Monday, only confirming that the 66-year-old was booked at County Jail. He posted bail Saturday, jail officials said. Read More
City officials have suspended the services of a nonprofit group that was receiving taxpayer funding to provide art lessons to children after the founder and director was charged in federal court with possession of child pornography.
The federal charges prompted a local investigation into whether any children were harmed when under the care of Kid Serve founder and director 46-year-old Anthony Josef Norris. Read More
A nonprofit director who receives city funding to provide art instruction to San Francisco youth was charged with possession of child pornography, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said Thursday.46-year-old Anthony Josef Norris is the founder and director of Kid Serve, a nonprofit that provides art lessons to children throughout the Bay Area. Norris appeared in U.S. District Court Thursday morning on the charges and posted a $200,000 bond. Read More
Child pornography charges against medical-marijuana guru Dennis Peron became cloudier last week after District Attorney George Gascón announced that police involved in a raid of Peron’s residence are now under investigation for misconduct in other cases.
The Aug. 4 raid of Peron’s residence, which doubles as a bed and breakfast known as the “Castro Castle,” turned up child pornography on computers and several types of drugs, according to a police affidavit. Read More
A former California State University, East Bay professor pleaded guilty in federal court in San Francisco on Thursday to aggravated sexual abuse of a child after federal investigators discovered he was molesting an infant in Missouri, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Read More
Bernie Ward, the popular radio talk-show host disgraced by federal child-pornography charges, was sentenced Thursday to seven years and two months in prison.
Ward, who is married and has four children, was fired in December 2007 from KGO-AM in San Francisco after a grand jury indictment accused him of actively uploading and sharing images of child pornography on the Internet. His KGO-AM shows included the Sunday morning “God Talk” program. Read More