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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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Attempted Carjacker Nabbed

Aug 29,2023

On Aug. 26, at approximately 6 p.m., Alameda Police Department (APD) dispatchers received a call about an attempted carjacking near the intersection of Morton Street and San Antonio Avenue.

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Police Seek Info on Death

Aug 08,2023

Alameda police are investigating the death of an unidentified person who fell from the parking garage on Oak Street Saturday, Aug. 5. The incident took place around 4:30 p.m. at the parking structure on Oak, between Central and Santa Clara Avenues, according to Alameda Police Department.

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Alameda Police Department -- Alameda Police Chief Nishant Joshi (right) holds the Flame of Hope Torch.

Alameda Police Escort Special Olympics Torch

Jun 30,2023

On June 22, members of the Alameda Police Department (APD) participated in the Law Enforcement Torch Run. After receiving the torch from the California Highway Patrol and the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office, APD escorted the Flame of Hope to the San Leandro Police Department.

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City of Alameda -- APD officers were alerted to four vehicle collisions caused by DUI drivers earlier this month.

APD Arrest Multiple Suspected DUI Drivers

May 25,2023

Alameda Police Department (APD) patrol officers had to respond to several incidents involving suspected intoxicated drivers including two incidents involving vehicle collisions the weekend before last.

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Council OK’s APD Weapons Report

Apr 11,2023

Alameda police will be equipped with 20 more AR-15s

At its April 4 meeting, the City Council approved the plan to purchase 20 additional AR-15s for the Alameda Police Department (APD). The authorization was part of the council accepting APD’s annual military equipment report.

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