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Courtesy APD  The suspect in Sunday’s string of robberies clearly brandished a gun as he entered the Walgreen’s at South Shore Center. He later fired the weapon in the store.

Robber Fires Pistol at Local Drug Store

Jun 14,2016


Suspect in three robberies found

A man alleged to have committed three armed robberies in Alameda on Sunday, June 12, is now in police custody, according to the Alameda Police Department (APD).

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Courtesy Alameda Police Department

APD Seeks Suspects

May 03,2016


The Alameda Police Department (APD) is seeking the public’s help in identifying the two men pictured here. They are suspected of grand theft (auto). 

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Canfield Receives Sentence

Jan 21,2016

He shot, killed his wife in 2014

On Jan. 14, Alameda County Superior Court Judge Gloria Rhynes sentenced Jerry Canfield, 73, to three years in prison for fatally shooting his wife, Joann, 72, on Oct. 6, 2014. (“Local Man Confesses to Wife’s Killing,” Oct. 20, 2014). 

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APD Responds to Traffic Fatality Near Tubes

Dec 07,2022

An adult male died as a result of major injuries after his vehicle crashed into a light pole on Webster Street, just outside the Webster Tube, at 10:45 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1. According to the City of Alameda report, the driver does not appear to be a resident of the Bay Area.

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City to Hire Police Oversight Auditor

Nov 10,2022

At its Nov. 1 meeting, the City Council voted, 4-1, in favor of hiring a full-time Police Auditor/Advisor (PAA) to handle oversight of the Alameda Police Department. Vice Mayor Malia Vella was the lone dissenting vote.

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