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Petaluma PD: Gang Member, Drug Dealer Arrested In Brief Standoff

Jesus Arango-Lopez, 27, was initially arrested Aug. 1 following a traffic stop in the area of Caulfield Lane and Payran Street, according to police.

PATCH - 2018-08-17 17:54:54

Fatal Train Crash; Brush Fires: Novato, North Bay Police Log

NORTH BAY, CA – The following is a collection of weekly police, court and fire stories from around Marin County and across the North Bay this week.

PATCH - 2018-08-17 20:24:54

Robbery At Petaluma Outlet Store: Police Seek Witnesses

PETALUMA, CA — Three suspects are sought in the alleged strong-arm robbery of a skateboard from a Petaluma outlet store. The incident happened at about 9:05 p.m. Thursday at Zumiez in the Petaluma Village Premium Outlets, 2200 Petaluma Boulevard N., police Sgt. Nick McGowan said in a news release.

PATCH - 2018-08-17 16:58:09

Petaluma Officer Injured During Suspect Arrest

PETALUMA, CA -- A police officer suffered minor injuries in Petaluma this morning as he tried to detain a subject. Around 2:11 a.m., an officer with the Petaluma Police Department heard a crashing sound and an alarm at the rear of a business in the 100 block of Petaluma Boulevard North and saw four

PATCH - 2018-08-18 13:41:09

High-risk narcotics search yields no drugs for Petaluma officers

Petaluma police used a public address system and made several calls asking residents to vacate the Ramona Lane house for about 15 minutes before Jesus Arango-Lopez, 27, complied with officers’ demands, Petaluma Police Department Lt. Brian Miller said. A second person, a female relative of Arango-Lop

PETALUMA 360 - 2018-08-17 21:17:00

Social media leads to recovery of stolen car, apprehension of suspects

A combination of social media, alert neighbors and the practiced response of Sonoma County Sheriff’s Deputies resulted in the capture of two suspects in a Sonoma car theft, but not before the escape of the driver led to a tense two-hour manhunt.

SONOMA INDEX TRIBUNE - 2018-08-17 20:06:00

Arraignment for man charged in killing Solano CHP officer, Vallejo motorist sees delay

Sean M. WalkerFAIRFIELD — The arraignment of the 36-year-old Rocklin man who was arrested Wednesday in connection with the deaths of California Highway Patrol Officer Kirk Griess, 46, of Vacaville, and the motorist he had pulled over on a traffic stop Aug. 10 has been delayed to Sept. 12.

DAILY REPUBLIC - 2018-08-17 12:55:54

No drugs found at Petaluma home after SWAT action

Petaluma police used a public address system and made several calls asking residents to vacate the Ramona Lane house for about 15 minutes before Jesus Arango-Lopez, 27, complied with officers’ demands, Petaluma Police Department Lt. Brian Miller said. A second person, a female relative of Arango-Lop

PRESSDEMOCRAT.COM - 2018-08-18 04:23:00

Police Officers Back In Petaluma Schools

PETALUMA, CA — Two Petaluma police officers have been appointed to serve as school resource officers beginning this week, the Petaluma Police Department and Petaluma Unified School District announced. Although officers previously served at Casa Grande and Petaluma high schools, the program was disco


News Flash: Solano CHP, DA announce arrest in crash that killed CHP officer, Vallejo man

CHP Officer Kirk GriessFAIRFIELD — Authorities announced Wednesday that the driver who veered into a California Highway Patrol motorcycle officer and a Vallejo man during a traffic stop Friday along westbound Interstate 80 in Fairfield – killing both men – has been arrested.The arrest was announced


27 Employers Hiring Right Now In Petaluma, North Bay

PETALUMA, CA — From retail and management jobs to positions in hospitality and healthcare, the listings in this week's employment postings on our Petaluma Patch Jobs Board are chock-full of opportunities for those on the hunt for the perfect job. We have curated some of the most recent job openings


Things to do this week in Sonoma County, Aug. 17-Aug. 26

From '90s stars performing their greatest hits to a celebration of SMART (including free rides!) on its one-year anniversary, here's what is coming up in Sonoma County.


A guide to the best fish tacos in Petaluma

With more than 50 fish taco options to choose from, Petaluma has an option to satiate every taste. To read the full story,click here.


Back to school in Petaluma

Students embark on a new school year on the first day of school at Loma Vista Immersion Academy in Petaluma. (CRISTINA PASCUAL/ARGUS-COURIER STAFF)


Napa Sex Trafficking Arrest: Man Allegedly Tried To Recruit Girl

NAPA COUNTY, CA — The Napa Special Investigations Bureau arrested a San Bernardino man this month on suspicion of trying to recruit a 16-year-old girl into the commercial sex trade. Travonte Gasaway Jr., 21, allegedly contacted a social media profile of a fictitious 16-year-old Napa County girl. The


Alleged DUI Driver Leads Rohnert Park Cops On Slow-Speed Pursuit

Nicholas Geist, 66, of Rohnert Park, was arrested and booked into Sonoma County Jail on suspicion of DUI, evading a peace officer and violating his probation for a previous DUI conviction, according to the Department of Public Safety.


Suicide suspected in woman’s SMART train death

The 72-year-old woman, whose name was withheld, died shortly after the crash, which was reported at 5:48 a.m., Novato police said.


Rattlesnake fight in Annadel caught on video

But, that's exactly what happened when he was met with not one, but two, deadly Northern Pacific Rattlesnakes. Lucky for Moreda, the two reptiles were too preoccupied with each other to take much notice of him.


Homeless camped in Santa Rosa business park prepare for ouster

Time is running out for a community of about 100 homeless people who have settled in a southwest Santa Rosa business park, where they’ve drawn the ire of local workers and prompted concern among city leaders, police and housing advocates.The city is stepping up actions to enforce local laws at North


Petaluma Police Arrest Napa Man On Suspicion Of 2nd DUI

PETALUMA, CA — A Napa man was arrested Sunday night in Petaluma on suspicion of his second DUI, police said. Austin Pace, 22, was stopped by Petaluma police at about 9:56 p.m. Sunday after the department received a call from a concerned citizen about a possibly intoxicated driver, Petaluma police Sg