Category: Pittsburg

  • Nov. 11-19: Pittsburg Police Calls

    Nov. 11-19: Pittsburg Police Calls

    The following is a sampling of the Pittsburg Police Calls reported between Nov 11-19which focuses on the higher priority call responses in the City of Pittsburg. Arson 11/15 – Atlantic Ave & Railroad Ave Battery 11/13 – 600 block Cumberland St. Burglary – Auto 11/15 – 100 block Sandpiper Dr 11/17 – 3700 block Century […]

  • Nov. 6-11: Pittsburg Police Calls

    Nov. 6-11: Pittsburg Police Calls

    The following is a sampling of the Pittsburg Police Calls reported between Nov 6-11 which focuses on the higher priority call responses in the City of Pittsburg. DA Report Says Use of Force Justified in Officer Involved Shooting in Pittsburg Martinez, Calif. – The Contra Costa District Attorney’s Office report concludes that officers who were involved […]

  • DA Report Says Use of Force Justified in Officer Involved Shooting in Pittsburg

    DA Report Says Use of Force Justified in Officer Involved Shooting in Pittsburg

    Martinez, Calif. – The Contra Costa District Attorney’s Office report concludes that officers who were involved in the shooting death of Patrick Watkins in Pittsburg were justified in their actions. Since 1984, Contra Costa County has a protocol in place for law enforcement agencies to investigate Officer Involved Shootings. The District Attorney’s Office conducts its own […]

  • CHP Says 5 Killed in Highway 4 Crash in Pittsburg

    CHP Says 5 Killed in Highway 4 Crash in Pittsburg

    The California Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash that occurred just after midnight on westbound Highway 4 near Loveridge in the City of Pittsburg. The incident prompted a SIGALERT at 12:30 am Thursday with all westbound lanes closed with traffic being diverted off Loveridge. As of 1:30 am, CALTRANS was setting up a hard […]

  • Update: All Lanes Now Open After Highway 4 Fatal Traffic Crash at San Marco

    Update: All Lanes Now Open After Highway 4 Fatal Traffic Crash at San Marco

    A 4:00 am crash on Westbound Highway 4 at San Marco has caused the California Highway Patrol to issue a SIGALERT Wednesday morning.  All lanes are blocked. Traffic is being diverted off Highway 4 and onto Bailey Road. As of 5:00 am, the county coroner was requested. UPDATE: CHP says all lanes now open as […]

  • Oct 30-Nov 5: Pittsburg Police Calls

    Oct 30-Nov 5: Pittsburg Police Calls

    The following is a sampling of the Pittsburg Police Calls reported between October 30 – November 5 which focuses on the higher priority call responses in the City of Pittsburg.   Former Pittsburg Police Officer Charged with Illegal Assault Weapon Sales and Possession Martinez, Calif. – A former officer with the Pittsburg Police Department faces a […]

  • Former Pittsburg Police Officer Charged with Illegal Assault Weapon Sales and Possession

    Former Pittsburg Police Officer Charged with Illegal Assault Weapon Sales and Possession

    Martinez, Calif. – A former officer with the Pittsburg Police Department faces a four-count complaint for illegal assault weapon sales and the possession of illegal assault weapons. The Contra Costa District Attorney’s Office filed charges today against Armando Montalvo. Montalvo is charged with two counts of violating PC30600 for the manufacture, distribution, sale, or transport of […]

  • Update: eBART Service Restored Between Antioch and Pittsburg

    Update: eBART Service Restored Between Antioch and Pittsburg

    9am Update: BART to Antioch service is now running. Riders can use Antioch and Pittsburg Center stations. Bay Area Rapid Transit announced there is no eBART service between Antioch and Pittsburg Center stations Tuesday morning.  The service alert was issued just after 6:00 am. Tri Delta is providing bus service on Bus 380 and 387 […]

  • Pittsburg Set to Comply With AB 1276 in Reducing Single-Use Plastic Waste

    Pittsburg Set to Comply With AB 1276 in Reducing Single-Use Plastic Waste

    On Monday, the Pittsburg City Council will seek to finalize adoption of its municipal to allow local enforcement of AB 1276, which aims to reduce single-use plastic waste generated in California. During the October 17 council meeting, the ordinance amending the Pittsburg Municipal Code was introduced in response to AB 1276  which aims to decrease […]

  • October 23-29: Pittsburg Police Calls

    October 23-29: Pittsburg Police Calls

    The following is a sampling of the Pittsburg Police Calls reported between October 23-29 which focuses on the higher priority call responses in the City of Pittsburg.   Battery 10/26 – 300 block Turnstone Cr 10/28 – 2200 block Loveridge   Burglary – Auto 10/24 – 90 block Marks Blvd.   Burglary – Commercial 10/24 […]

  • Oct 16-22: Pittsburg Police Calls

    Oct 16-22: Pittsburg Police Calls

    The following is a sampling of the Pittsburg Police Calls reported between October 16-22 which focuses on the higher priority call responses in the City of Pittsburg.   Police Announce Arrest of Man Who Tagged Over 365 Structures The Pittsburg Police announced the arrest of 25-year-old Shane Cisneros “Mr. BCUS”who tagged over 365 structures and […]

  • Pittsburg Schools Build Powerful Partnership with Mindful Life Project to Enhance Mental and Emotional Health

    Pittsburg Schools Build Powerful Partnership with Mindful Life Project to Enhance Mental and Emotional Health

    Pittsburg Schools Build Powerful Partnership with Mindful Life Project to Enhance Mental and Emotional Health, Increase Learning, And Build Resilience Pittsburg, CA – After a very successful first year of mindfulness at all 8 elementary schools, the Pittsburg Unified School District (PUSD), continues to build a powerful and first of its kind partnership with the […]

  • Pittsburg Police Hold Gun Buyback Event

    Pittsburg Police Hold Gun Buyback Event

    On Thursday, the Pittsburg Police Department announced the results of its first gun buyback its held in six-years in the city of Pittsburg. Police reported they collected 4 ghost guns, 1 stolen gun, and 125 additional firearms. A ghost gun is a firearm that does not have a serial number and is difficult to track […]

  • Pittsburg Police Announce Arrest of Man Who Tagged Over 365 Structures

    Pittsburg Police Announce Arrest of Man Who Tagged Over 365 Structures

    The Pittsburg Police announced the arrest of a 25-year-old man in connection with graffiti incidents around the city. According to police, for months, graffiti with the word “BCUS”  was all around the City of Pittsburg. This defacement was on everything from buildings to street signs, to sidewalks and private businesses. Police said Wednesday that thanks […]

  • Oct. 9-15: Pittsburg Police Calls

    Oct. 9-15: Pittsburg Police Calls

    The following is a sampling of the Pittsburg Police Calls reported between October 9-15 which focuses on the higher priority call responses in the City of Pittsburg. Antioch Man Arrested in Shooting that Wounded 8-Year-Old and Mother in Pittsburg The Pittsburg Police Department announced the arrest in a Friday shooting that left an 8-year-old boy […]

  • Pittsburg Man Charged for Attacking Woman at Walnut Creek BART

    Pittsburg Man Charged for Attacking Woman at Walnut Creek BART

    Martinez, Calif. –  A Pittsburg man has been charged by the Contra Costa District Attorney’s Office for attacking a female victim at the Walnut Creek BART station. 35-year-old Richard Lee McDowell faces a three-count felony complaint for kidnapping, attempted rape, and assault of a 20-year-old Jane Doe who resides in Daly City. On October 7th, […]

  • Antioch Man Arrested in Shooting that Wounded 8-Year-Old and Mother in Pittsburg

    Antioch Man Arrested in Shooting that Wounded 8-Year-Old and Mother in Pittsburg

    The Pittsburg Police Department announced the arrest in a Friday shooting that left an 8-year-old boy and his mother wounded. According to Pittsburg Police, they located and arrested the suspect in the shooting incident that occurred on Friday, October 14th near the intersection of Davi Ave. and Civic Ave. Officers identified the suspect as 35 […]

  • Pittsburg Police Set to Host Gun Buyback Program

    Pittsburg Police Set to Host Gun Buyback Program

    The Pittsburg Police Department announced it will hold its 2022 Anonymous Gun Buyback event on Saturday, October 22 from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm at 65 Civic Avenue. The event is open to all and funds are limited and subject to availability—payments are in gift cards supporting local business. You are also being asked to […]

  • Oct. 2-8: Pittsburg Police Calls

    Oct. 2-8: Pittsburg Police Calls

    The following is a sampling of the Pittsburg Police Calls reported between October 2-8 which focuses on the higher priority call responses in the City of Pittsburg. The Pittsburg Police Department announced results of its 90-day enforcement campaign to take illegal guns off the streets. The operating netted 103 total firearms including 9 assault rifles. […]

  • Update: 8-Year-Old and Adult Female Shot in Pittsburg Friday Night

    Update: 8-Year-Old and Adult Female Shot in Pittsburg Friday Night

    On Friday, October 14th at 9:06 PM, Pittsburg Police officers responded to the area of Davi Avenue and Civic Avenue for a report of a shooting that just occurred in the City of Pittsburg When officers arrived they located a mother and her 8-year-old boy that were both suffering from gunshot wounds. The child had […]

  • Two Wounded in Shooting on Davi Ave in Pittsburg

    Two Wounded in Shooting on Davi Ave in Pittsburg

    At 9:07 pm Friday, the Pittsburg Police Department responded to a report of a shooting on Davi in the City of Pittsburg. Upon arrival, police located two gunshot victims. Contra Costa County Fire Protection District said one female struck multiple times by gunfire as well as a pediatric patient who was struck in the shoulder. […]

  • Sept. 18 – Oct 1: Pittsburg Police Calls

    Sept. 18 – Oct 1: Pittsburg Police Calls

    The following is a sampling of the Pittsburg Police Calls reported between September 18 – October 1 which focuses on the higher priority call responses in the City of Pittsburg. This week, the Pittsburg Police Department announced results of its 90-day enforcement campaign to take illegal guns off the streets. The operating netted 103 total […]

  • Suspect In Pleasant Hill Nordstrom Stand-Off Caught by Loss Prevention

    Suspect In Pleasant Hill Nordstrom Stand-Off Caught by Loss Prevention

    A man wanted by Pittsburg Police who eluded officers into Pleasant Hill Tuesday was caught Wednesday by Nordstrom Rack loss prevention. The man was wanted for rape and domestic violence while fleeing in a stolen vehicle. On September 27, 2022, at around 6:06 p.m, the Pleasant Hill Police were notified  that the Contra Costa Sheriff’s […]

  • Pittsburg Police Say Illegal Dumping Causes Tri Delta Transit Bus Crash

    Pittsburg Police Say Illegal Dumping Causes Tri Delta Transit Bus Crash

    At 6:38 am Tuesday, the Pittsburg Police Department and Contra Costa County Fire Protection District responded to a report of a vehicle versus bus on the Pittsburg-Antioch Highway near Loveridge Road in the City of Pittsburg. According to police, it appears that someone illegally dumped a large box of construction material on the Pittsburg-Antioch Highway.  […]

  • Sept. 11-17: Pittsburg Police Calls

    Sept. 11-17: Pittsburg Police Calls

    The following is a sampling of the Pittsburg Police Calls reported between September 11-17 which focuses on the higher priority call responses in the City of Pittsburg.   Assault – Deadly Weapon 9/11 – 100 block E Leland Rd.   Battery 9/11 – 3300 block Loveridge Rd.   Burglary – Auto 9/13 – 3500 block […]

  • Pittsburg Police Say Man Shot in Leg After “Weed Deal” Gone Wrong

    Pittsburg Police Say Man Shot in Leg After “Weed Deal” Gone Wrong

    At approximately 5:30 pm Friday, the Pittsburg Police Department responded to a report of gunshots in the area of Buchanan near Highland Ranch Park. According to preliminary information, this appears to be a “weed deal” gone wrong according to sources. The incident began at the Somersville Towne Center Mall in the City of Antioch where […]

  • September 4-10: Pittsburg Police Calls

    September 4-10: Pittsburg Police Calls

    The following is a sampling of the Pittsburg Police Calls reported between September 4-10 which focuses on the higher priority call responses in the City of Pittsburg.   Assault – Deadly Weapon 9/8 – 100 block Buchanan Rd.   Auto Burglary 9/4 – 40 block Tiffany Dr 9/6 – 3700 block Gladstone Dr. 9/8 – […]

  • Contra Costa County Settles Sexual Harassment Claims Involving Lamar Thorpe

    Contra Costa County Settles Sexual Harassment Claims Involving Lamar Thorpe

    On Tuesday, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors approved a settlement in an employment matter involving the Los Medanos Community Healthcare District and its former executive director Lamar Thorpe for $350k. According to the settlement agreement, Jasmine Cisneros and Jocelyn Munoz claimed sexual harassment, unwanted sexual advances, hostile working conditions and forced resignation of […]

  • Aug 28 – Sept. 3: Pittsburg Police Calls

    Aug 28 – Sept. 3: Pittsburg Police Calls

    The following is a sampling of the Pittsburg Police Calls reported between August 28 – September 3 which focuses on the higher priority call responses in the City of Pittsburg.   Man Charged in Pittsburg Road Rage Shooting That Wounded 12-Year-Old the Pittsburg Police Department announced that Dwayne Brown, 29 of Sacramento was charged in […]

  • Man Charged in Pittsburg Road Rage Shooting That Wounded 12-Year-Old

    Man Charged in Pittsburg Road Rage Shooting That Wounded 12-Year-Old

    On Thursday. the Pittsburg Police Department announced that Dwayne Brown, 29 of Sacramento was charged in a shooting that wounded a 12-year-old girl. The case was presented to the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office this week and bail was set at $2.7 million. Brown remains in custody. PC 246 – Shooting into an Occupied […]