The Rodent King will remain caged for a bit longer.
Robert Hollywood, 55 – the man who made headlines in 2004 following his arrest for keeping hundreds of rats and mice, dozens of them dead, in his Menlo Park home – was sentenced Friday to 16 months in County Jail after pleading no contest to felony possession of methamphetamine. As part of his sentence, he received 181 days credit for time served, according to prosecutors. Read More
The attorney for a Redwood City man accused of impregnating his 12-year-old daughter was granted more time Monday to mull whether to go to trial.
In December of 2007, according to prosecutors, 40-year-old Manuel Jacinto brought his daughter to San Mateo Medical Center for an abortion. The hospital called police, and officers were told by both Jacinto and his daughter that a 12-year-old boy named Giovanni was the father, San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said. Read More
The Rodent King has apparently ratted himself out.
Nearly a decade ago, 55-year-old Robert Hollywood made headlines following his arrest for keeping hundreds of rats and mice, dozens of them dead, in his Menlo Park home.
Apparently, Hollywood still doesn’t give a rat’s … about the law. Read More
Greed got this suspect arrested, but his on-the-lam accomplice might be going straight to hell.
One of two men who allegedly stormed into a pastor’s home in Redwood City last week and held a gun to a 79-year-old woman’s head was so greedy that he left the woman alone in a bedroom — with a phone — so the pair could scour for more loot. Read More
A Redwood City special-education teacher allegedly kicked one of her preschool students in the stomach and deprived another of food as part of a pattern of abuse lasting about two months, prosecutors said Monday. Read More
A student accused of attacking and attempting to rape a teacher in the parking lot of a Redwood City high school had his bail set at $1 million Wednesday.David Andres Velasquez, 19, allegedly emerged from the bushes at Summit Preparatory High School with a knife and accosted the teacher, a 29-year-old San Francisco woman, about 5:15 p.m. Monday, San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said. Read More
Meynard “JR” Gamez was not one of those guys who always wanted to be a cop.
The son of Cuban immigrants, including a mother who left Cuba after her police officer brother was killed, Gamez entered college to train for a career in dentistry. And at age 19, he came home to San Francisco to oversee his family’s interior design business. Read More
Redwood City police are hunting four men in connection with a shooting Sunday at a Burger King parking lot.The gunfire rang out while the fast foot eatery at 2201 Middlefield Road was open for business around 7 p.m.One of the victims, a 32-year-old man, stumbled into the Burger King lobby seeking help after he was shot multiple times, according to the Redwood City Police Department. Read More
Attacking your parents is a Costley mistake.
Frederick Roy Costley Jr., 41, agreed to a plea deal Wednesday packing two years in prison in connection to a violently childish tantrum on Feb. 16. Read More
A man suffering stab wounds to his neck and chest in Redwood City Thursday night told cops his estranged wife viciously attacked him, police said.
Police arrested Laura Jean Wenke, 50, of Los Altos, following the bloody dispute at a business in the unit block of Laurel Street around 7 p.m. She was booked into the San Mateo County Jail for attempted homicide, police said. Read More