July 2022

OLD DOMINION FREIGHT LINE TO PAY 1.36 MILLION FOR ENVIRONMENTAL VIOLATION Jul 27, 2022

Company illegally disposed of hazardous waste at its California facilities

OAKLAND, CA — Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley announced today that her office, along with fifteen other district attorneys and one city attorneys statewide, settled a case with Old Dominion Freight Line (ODFL) resolving allegations that the company failed to properly manage and dispose of hazardous waste at its facilities throughout the state.

ODFL, a trucking transportation company, is ordered to pay a total of $1.36 million in civil penalties, costs, and supplemental environmental projects. It is also ordered to implement an improved hazardous waste compliance program at its service centers and repair facilities in California.

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ALAMEDA COUNTY FAMILY JUSTICE CENTER VISIT Jul 21, 2022

Our Office hosted a delegation of therapists, child welfare workers, attorneys and law enforcement from India at the Alameda County Family Justice Center.

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SCAM ALERT: CREDIT CARD SKIMMER Jul 21, 2022

Fraudulent skimming devices, like this one found by Hayward Police, look almost identical to the actual credit card machine it was placed over. These devices are placed on top of credit card readers and can be removed with little effort.

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SCAM ALERT: FAKE REVIEWS Jul 13, 2022

The District Attorney is aware of recent reports about small businesses, especially restaurants, receiving threats that, unless they send money, a scammer will leave a negative internet review about them. Threatening to post negative reviews in order to obtain money is extortion. Extortion is a crime.

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PEOPLE VS JUCARI ANDERSON Jul 11, 2022

On July 7, 2022, a jury found defendant Jucari Anderson guilty of assault with a semiautomatic firearm for the shooting of an innocent bystander in Berkeley.

On November 10, 2019 at 2:36 A.M., the defendant fired eight rounds from a Sig Sauer pistol towards the intersection of Durant and Telegraph avenues after initiating a verbal confrontation with a group of individuals. The victim, an innocent bystander who was not involved in the conflict at all, was struck multiple times in the legs as he was walking back to his vehicle. Video surveillance showed other innocent bystanders frantically fleeing the scene to seek safety at the time of the shooting. The victim suffered a fractured femur in one leg and a shattered kneecap in the other. The victim fortunately survived his injuries.

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