Allan Wayne Meaney, a state-labeled “child predator” who was arrested last winter on charges that he exposed himself to a 6-year-old girl and her mother in a Christmas tree lot in Colma, has reportedly gotten himself into more disturbing trouble this week. Read More
Freedom wasn’t in the cards for William Don Ross, the dejected gambler who attacked a luckier card shark with a sharpened screwdriver after losing upwards of $10,000 at a Colma casino.On Friday, prosecutors said, the 31-year-old Brentwood man was sentenced to three years in state prison for the March 26, 2012 attack. Read More
Police in San Mateo County arrested 12 people Friday during a tap operation to keep alcohol out of the hands of minors.
Officers from the Consumption of Alcohol Suppression Team participated in this statewide enforcement, arresting 12 adults who provided alcohol to minors, according to police. Read More
That was no ornament.
Last month, a horrified mother caught a child predator exposing himself to her 6-year-old daughter at a Christmas tree lot in Colma, prosecutors said.
The suspect, 67-year-old Allan Meaney, pleaded not guilty Wednesday to all charges related to the alleged Dec. 1 incident. Read More
How many lawyers does it take to delay the criminal sentencing of an attorney?
A Palo Alto attorney who was convicted last summer of trying to bribe Colma cops out of a DUI arrest was not sentenced as scheduled Thursday, according to prosecutors, after his appointment of a new attorney postponed that outcome until at least November. Read More
Long-forgotten headstones buried on Ocean Beach nearly a century ago were uncovered recently by strong winds, a National Park Service spokeswoman said.
The story of how the headstones first ended up on the beach dates back to the early 20th century. Read More
He might have lost all his money at the card table, but he still had a chip on his shoulder.A gambler who watched some $10,000 evaporate at a Colma casino early Monday — while also being accused of trying to steal chips off the table — allegedly followed a luckier card shark to Daly City and stabbed him with a sharpened screwdriver, prosecutors said Thursday. Read More
Hundreds of bronze memorial flower vases were stolen from a Colma cemetery during break-ins Feb. 3 and Feb. 18, police and cemetery officials said Wednesday.Thieves stole a total of 533 vases from two of Cypress Lawn Memorial Park’s three cemetery locations in Colma during nighttime or early-morning darkness, Colma police Cmdr. Jon Read said. There were no witnesses to the heists and police have made no arrests, Read told The San Francisco Examiner. Read More
BART concluded service shortly after 2 a.m. Monday morning, finally recovering from service delays after a man was struck by a BART train and killed in an apparent suicide Sunday night, BART officials said.A Pittsburg/Bay Point-bound BART train operator reported at 11:20 p.m. Sunday that there was a person under the train at Colma station, BART spokesman Jim Allison said. Read More
A person hit was hit by a BART train in what BART officials believe to be a suicide attempt Sunday night, causing major delays on trains operating early Monday morning, BART officials said.