Police said a man they arrested Sunday threw a 71-year-old victim down the stairs — twice — before the victim went to grab a gun, which went off as they struggled.
David DePape entered the Pelosi home Friday morning and attacked the House Speaker’s husband with a hammer, San Francisco police said.
Police investigated two shootings, made two hate crime arrests and seized several guns during traffic stops. Strangers attacked two older women.
Jahton Green in 2008. Photo: Berkeley Police After denying his requests for a new trial and the replacement of his attorney, an Alameda County Superior Court judge sentenced Jahton Green on Friday to more than 21 years in prison in connection with two robberies and assaults in Berkeley on the same day in 2013. Green was sentenced to […]
A 22-year-old man is heading back to court this week after facing two felony charges for battery and elder abuse. Photo: Emilie Raguso A man charged in June with two felonies, battery with serious bodily injury and elder abuse, is set to return to court Thursday. Siaosi Aleamotua, 22, was arrested by the Berkeley Police […]
Image via Facebook A Berkeley mother and daughter are facing two felony counts in Alameda County Superior Court after authorities say, over the course of three years, they stole from a nearly 80-year-old relative to pay their bills, and almost killed the woman by failing to keep up with her health needs. Renee Jackson, 54, and her 25-year-old […]
Jahton Green in 2008. Photo: BPD An Oakland parolee charged in two Berkeley robberies in August has a lengthy and violent history of attacking elders, according to authorities and media reports dating back to 2008. Two of his alleged victims died following the attacks, and he had only recently been released from prison prior to […]
Former judge Paul Seeman in 2012. Photo: ABC7 News Former judge Paul Seeman, 59, of Berkeley was today sentenced to five years of probation for mishandling a $250,000 loan from a 97-year-old Berkeley neighbor and stealing $5,648 from her. The accusations were less serious than those initially leveled by prosecutors, according to the San Francisco Chronicle, which reported […]
Alameda County district attorney’s office seal, via Facebook. An Oakland man who had recently been paroled has been charged by the Alameda County district attorney’s office after victims and witnesses identified him as responsible for two robberies in Berkeley in late August. Authorities said, at 6 p.m. on Aug. 22, a 75-year-old man was walking […]
Alameda County district attorney’s office seal, via Facebook. A Vallejo couple has been charged by the Alameda County district attorney’s office with elder abuse after authorities say they took about $842,000 from their alleged victim, some of which was spent on everything from tuition at UC Berkeley to an Audi luxury coupe. Authorities said some […]
Judge Paul Seeman. Photo: ABC7 News Alameda County Superior Court Judge Paul David Seeman has been charged with elder financial abuse and was in custody Thursday night on $525,000 bail. Seeman, 57, has been under investigation by the Berkeley police for many months, according to media reports. He is accused of stealing as much as $1.6 million […]