A Hells Angels biker has been indicted on charges that he opened fire on a Daly City home last year, nearly striking two children, while hunting a rival gang member.
Investigators say 24-year-old Dionicio Rafael Lopez picked the wrong house July 24, 2011, when he fired two shots at it. The bullets came close to hitting two children, ages 6 and 9, who were watching television, San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said. Read More
A prominent former child psychiatrist who is accused of molesting young patients — and, more recently, of faking a mental illness in order to avoid prosecution — will learn Wednesday if he will be allowed to be freed on bail. Read More
A 21-year-old Pacifica woman is accused of viciously stabbing a cab driver and then stealing his car on her ride home from the mall earlier this month.
Amanda Jenille Aldeguer is facing attempted murder and carjacking charges in connection with the brutal March 16 attack that prosecutors say was caught on the cab’s security camera.
Aldeguer was scheduled to enter her plea in Redwood City Felony Court on Tuesday. 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
The “inherently belligerent” man who shot his friend 11 times in the head in Millbrae after a booze-fest in San Francisco could end up in a mental hospital or a prison cell, depending on a sanity hearing today, according to prosecutors.Teyseer “Terry” Najdawi, 28, was found guilty of first-degree murder late Tuesday in the gruesome slaying of Jack Chu, 27, in July 2008. Read More
A 24-year-old man living in his mom’s South San Francisco apartment is being charged with setting fires near her complex and then trying to help firefighters put them out.Authorities said Decorius Boglin fled to Alabama in fall of 2010 after police discovered he was an arsonist as well as a deranged wannabe superhero.Boglin was extradited back to San Mateo County in September of last year, prosecutors said. Read More
The nut accused of trying to run his ex-wife and kids off a Half Moon Bay highway with his car last month was sentenced to 10 days of county jail and two years court probation Monday, prosecutors said.Saul Garcia Montelongo, 28, of Half Moon Bay, pleaded no contest to violating a restraining order in connection with the Dec. 28 road rage incident.He was ordered to have no contact with his ex-wife. Read More
One of three armed robbers who stormed into a Redwood City family’s home claiming to be federal cops — even though one of the crooks wore a hat with the word “Sheriff” imprinted on it — was sentenced to 13 years in state prison for the crime Wednesday.Miguel Angel Valle, 29, pleaded no contest to multiple felony counts related to the March 21, 2010 heist. Read More
The Daly City woman accused of pouring a pot of boiling hot water on her sleeping ex-husband in a fit of jealous rage pleaded not guilty to the charges Monday.
Jesusa Ursonal Tadad, 39, faces torture and aggravated mayhem charges in connection to the Nov. 26 incident that critically injured her ex-husband, whom she was living with. Read More
Two former employees of the San Mateo County Mosquito and Vector Control District have been accused of stealing more than $635,000, according to officials.The district did not name either ex-employee, but prosecutors said one is currently in prison for two prior embezzlement convictions. Read More