Crash Injures Cop; Wildfires: Concord, East Bay Police Logs

CONCORD, CA — The following is a week's collection of police, courtroom and fire stories from Concord and elsewhere in Contra Costa County and the East Bay.

Marsh Complex Fire 85-Percent Contained; 1 Injury Reported

  • Roads have reopened near the 757-acre wildfire in Contra Costa County.

Lawsuit Claims Gay Man Harassed By Pittsburg Police

  • "We're going to dispute any claim that he was treated badly or differently in any way because he's gay," an attorney for the city said.

Bail 'Reduced And Corrected' For Duo Accused In Concord Robbery

  • Bail for the two men accused in the robbery of Round1 arcade was initially set at $110 million combined.

Oakley Sellers Fire Chars 58 Acres, Destroys Structures

  • Emergency evacuation orders for the East Contra Costa County community were lifted as firefighters halted forward progress of the blaze.

Sheriff's Lieutenant Placed On Leave Following Dublin Jail Death

  • Lt. Craig Cedergren is on leave pending the results of investigations by the Alameda County DA and sheriff's office into the June 15 death.

Police Officer Hurt In Union City Crash

  • The officer suffered some head and neck injuries and was taken to a local emergency room.

East Bay Man Dies In Napa Police Chase, Crash

  • The driver, also an East Bay man, was arrested on suspicion of murder in the death of his passenger, according to Napa police.

Attorneys Sought For Mental Health Hearings In Contra Costa Co.

  • Assignments are typically scheduled in two-hour blocks on weekdays during business hours.

Suspect In Racist Bay Point Vandalism Arrested: Cops

  • A black family lives in each of the three homes a 63-year-old man is accused of vandalizing, the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office says.

Suspected Shooter Surrenders, Pittsburg Police Say

  • A man suspected in a Pittsburg shooting has turned himself in, according to police.

248-Acre Brush Fire 90 Percent Contained In Dublin

  • Smoke from the blaze was visible throughout the Tri-Valley.

Fire Burns Chabad Of The Tri Valley, No Indication Of Arson

  • The blaze was reported at 12:43 a.m. Friday at the Jewish center located at 3370 Hopyard Road.

Woman Struck On SF Highway Ramp Sunday Hospitalized

  • The California Highway Patrol is looking for anyone who may have information about the bizarre case.

Suspect In Deadly Livermore Shooting Arrested In Elk Grove

  • Johnathon Michael Inocencio, 30, of Livermore was arrested Wednesday afternoon in Elk Grove and is being booked on suspicion of murder.

42 Demonstrators Arrested During Lab Protest

  • The "Designing Armageddon at Livermore Lab" rally marked the 74th anniversary of the U.S. bombings on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

East Bay Man Busted In Petaluma For Meth, Identity Theft: Police

  • The 27-year-old was found with suspected methamphetamine and stolen personal identifying information of at least 20 people, police said.

County Postpones Youth Summit In Wake Of Mass Shootings

  • In order to address safety concerns, the day-long event has been postponed, said Contra Costa County Supervisor Federal Glover.

East Bay Man Sentenced For Insider Trading Involving Ross Stores

  • Saleem M. Khan will begin serving a 30-month prison sentence Nov. 4.

3-Alarm Fire Destroys Oakland Businesses

  • A warehouse provided space for dozens of businesses.

2 Occupied Homes Burglarized In Albany

  • Police hope that home surveillance cameras somewhere in the area captured images of the man.

Teens Robbed At Gunpoint In Piedmont

  • There were two street robberies in Piedmont Sunday night, just 10 minutes apart.

Gunman Breaks Into Berkeley Fraternity, Police Report

  • The man was also pointing his gun at passing cars, according to police.

Cessna Runs Off Runway At Oakland Int'l Airport

  • Three men were aboard. "He bounced a few times, and then tried to lift off again."

Woman Stabbed, Man Slashed At Berkeley BART Station

  • They were riding an escalator when attacked.

Pair Argued With Man Before Stabbing, Slashing At BART Station

  • The attack happened Tuesday as the pair rode an escalator.

Liquor License Suspended At Safeway On College Avenue

  • The license was suspended for repeated underage sales.

Hercules Police Car Disabled By Spike Strip

  • The car the officer was pursuing sped off.

Man Killed In I-580 Crash ID'd

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