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ALAMEDA COUNTY DA ANNOUNCES BODY OF HOMICIDE VICTIM FOUND AFTER 18 YEARS May 18, 2022

Cynthia “Linda” Alonzo slain in 2004, found

OAKLAND – Alameda County District Attorney Nancy E. O’Malley announces that the body of missing homicide victim Cynthia “Linda” Alonzo, who was killed nearly 18 years ago, has been found in Oakland.

“After nearly 18 years of waiting, the family of Linda Alonzo may finally find some peace in knowing that their loved one can ultimately be laid to rest,” said District Attorney O’Malley. “We cannot begin to imagine the pain and unrest that her family must have felt through all this time not knowing where Linda was. Our thoughts are with them.”

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PEOPLE V MICHAEL BRITTON May 18, 2022

On May 11, 2022 a jury found Defendant Michael Britton guilty of the second-degree murder of Omar Abdallah.

On October 9, 2017, a verbal argument broke out between the defendant and Mr. Abdallah in an autobody shop in East Oakland, over a dice game. The defendant drew a gun and held it at his side. Mr. Abdallah, who was unarmed, did not back down and pushed the defendant onto the hood of a car before backing up six feet from him.

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PEOPLE V RICHARD SCOTT May 16, 2022

On May 9, 2022 a jury found Defendant Richard Scott guilty of three counts of felony second degree robbery.

On September 23, 2021 at around 10:45 p.m. the defendant entered the Go Gas and Food gas station at 720 High Street in Oakland and robbed two gas station employees. The robbery was captured on surveillance video. Defendant dropped his debit card during the robbery.

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PEOPLE V BRENTON STUART BOATWRIGHT May 12, 2022

On May 9, 2022 a jury found Defendant Brenton Stuart Boatwright guilty of the second-degree murder of Kaylen Tate, 24, an innocent bystander in a gun battle.

On July 22, 2019 in a residential neighborhood in Oakland, the defendant and a another man, Abdulsatar Muqbel, got into a heated argument. Mr. Tate, who was with the defendant, got in between the two men to try and stop them. They separated and left the area.

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SCAM ALERT: PUPPY SCAM May 6, 2022

Who can resist the charms of an adorable puppy? As many have learned during the pandemic, canine companions provide comfort and joy in a challenging time. Since the start of the pandemic, the sale of dogs has soared and continues to climb.

Unfortunately, scammers are exploiting that longing for companionship. In 2021, pet scams made up to 35% of all online shopping scams reported to the BBB. Puppy scams usually take the following form: Scammers post cute photos to lure unsuspecting buyers. The puppies sometimes come with additional costs for things like quarantine and delivery fees. The unsuspecting buyer sends payment and then waits expectantly for their new pet, who never arrives.

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PEOPLE V MARCEL LAVELL PRINCE May 6, 2022

On May 5, 2022, a jury found Defendant Marcel Lavell Prince guilty of the first-degree murder of Edward Williams Jr.

On June 30, 2021, the defendant and Mr. Williams, who are cousins by marriage, were hanging out on the 1400 block of 90th Avenue in Oakland around 11 p.m. Mr. Williams’ girlfriend was in the front passenger seat of his car.

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Inspector honored by Tri-Valley Knights of Columbus Award Apr 29, 2022

Alameda County District Attorney’s Office Inspector III Eugene Guerrero was recognized with the Tri-Valley Knights of Columbus award for his bravery during an incident on Jan. 6, 2021. He was honored at the Red, Blue and Gold Awards Banquet on April 22.

Inspector Guerrero’s keen sense and quick response interrupted two violent and dangerous individuals during an armed carjacking and robbery. His use of good tactics and quick action prevent an innocent victim from being robbed and potentially shot.

Inspector Guerrero’s actions and bravery, while under fire, were in the highest tradition, values, and mission of the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office.

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DENIM DAY 2022 Apr 28, 2022

Denim Day is a campaign that takes place during Sexual Assault Awareness Month. We wear denim to show solidarity with survivors, raise awareness, and educate others about all forms of sexual violence.

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ALAMEDA COUNTY DA ANNOUNCES CHARGES IN OAKLAND, TWIN PEAKS ARMED ROBBERIES Apr 12, 2022

Four suspects accused of armed robberies in Oakland, San Francisco

OAKLAND – Alameda County District Attorney Nancy E. O’Malley announces charges have been filed against four defendants accused of multiple robbery charges throughout the Bay Area, including the armed robbery of a film crew in San Francisco.

Defendants Deleon Miller, Torrion King, Teddy Williams were charged with four counts of felony second-degree robbery for robberies that occurred in both San Francisco and Alameda Counties on March 25 and March 28. King was additionally charged with two counts of felony possession of a firearm with prior conviction, and Miller with felony possession of ammunition by a prohibited person. Both King and Miller have prior felony convictions from Alameda County; King was on parole at the time of his arrest and Miller on felony probation.

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