Alex N. Gecan, Marin IJ

Alex N. Gecan

Marin IJ

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Recent:
  • Marin IJ
  • East Bay Times
  • San Jose Mercury News
Past:
  • Vallejo Times-Herald

Recent articles by Alex:

Practices resume after Novato High hazmat incident

The Novato Unified School District temporarily halted sports practices Monday following a hazmat incident at the Novato High School pool Monday evening. → Read More

Marin detectives seize 3 pounds of fentanyl, arrest two East Bay men

The Oakland residents were detained in San Rafael after an investigation of several months. → Read More

Marin detectives seize 3 pounds of fentanyl, arrest suspects

The Oakland residents were detained in San Rafael after an investigation of several months. → Read More

San Rafael police say suspect threatened shooting at gas station

When police found and searched the suspect, he had no weapons, but he did have an outstanding traffic warrant. → Read More

Mill Valley officials pledge more arrests in massive party with over 200 juveniles

Police cited three juveniles during Nov. 5 incident, including the one who allegedly hosted the party where it all started. Investigators have been reviewing video and conducting interviews since t… → Read More

Mill Valley officials pledge more arrests in massive underage party

“I’m embarrassed for our city, for the officers that came into it and what they had to endure,” said City Manager Todd Cusimano. → Read More

Novato police probe new antisemitic flyer incident

The leaflets found on vehicles along Arthur Street and San Marin Drive are similar to ones distributed elsewhere earlier this year, police said. → Read More

San Rafael warrant suspect accused of elder cruelty

The suspect had a bat on him, and could have injured the victim, police said. → Read More

Marin authorities seize stash of drugs, cash

Investigators say they found 21 pounds of marijuana, an ounce of suspected cocaine, $59,9080 in cash, the cards and card reader, empty alprazolam bottles and empty bottles of the antihistamine prom… → Read More

Novato police arrest car theft suspect after standoff in stolen vehicle

The incident unfolded around 2 p.m. Tuesday, when officers were dispatched to Vintage Oaks shopping center to investigate a report of a stolen vehicle. → Read More

San Rafael prowling suspect accused of biting police officer

The suspect was arrested on suspicion of assaulting and threatening police, prowling, trespassing, use of a controlled substance and paraphernalia possession. → Read More

4-hour standoff at Terra Linda McDonald’s ends in arrest

After a four-hour standoff that closed several roads, police arrested a suspect they say attacked customers and an employee at a Terra Linda McDonald’s Sunday. → Read More

San Rafael package theft suspect arrested

Police said the suspect allegedly pushed a resident who confronted her. → Read More

Novato bar fight suspect accused of biting officer

Police used a Taser to detain the suspect and obtained a bail enhancement because of alleged threats to first responders. → Read More

Tiburon police arrest burglary suspect at restaurant

The woman allegedly spent hours in the Bungalow Kitchen, smashing liquor bottles and damaging artwork. → Read More

Incumbents lead Southern Marin Fire Protection District election

The district covers Almonte, Alto, Fort Baker, Homestead Valley, the Marin Headlands, Tamalpais Valley, parts of Tiburon, Sausalito and Strawberry. → Read More

Tiburon Fire Protection District incumbents lead early election results

The district covers the Tiburon peninsula and Belvedere. → Read More

3 candidates for Bolinas parks board lead early results

Walter Blair Tom, Mark Lucanic, Alexa Razma and John Maalis are competing for three available seats. → Read More

Incumbents lead Bolinas Community Public Utility District election

The district is responsible for water and sewer, waste disposal, drainage and parks and recreation in a 2.6 square-mile area south of the Point Reyes National Seashore and west of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. → Read More

Muir Beach Community Services District early results favor incumbents

The district is responsible for public water, fire protection, recreation, roads and other infrastructure in an approximately 1.3 square-mile area, mostly within Muir Beach. → Read More