Nate Gartrell, San Jose Mercury News

Nate Gartrell

San Jose Mercury News

San Francisco Bay Area, CA, United States

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Recent:
  • San Jose Mercury News
  • East Bay Times
  • Daily Bulletin
  • Vallejo Times-Herald
Past:
  • Vacaville Reporter
  • The Press-Enterprise
  • The Cannabist
  • Santa Cruz Sentinel
  • Daily Breeze
  • ChicoER
  • Pasadena Star News
  • L.A. Daily News
  • Mercury-Register
  • Oakland Tribune

Recent articles by Nate:

Days before trial, Antioch man takes plea deal in girlfriend’s stabbing death

A 33-year-old Antioch man will be sentenced to 18 years and eight months as part of a plea deal. → Read More

Convict in East Bay child rape, murder dies on San Quentin death row

A 76-year-old man convicted of the rape and murder of an 8-year-old San Pablo girl died Wednesday, authorities said. → Read More

Antioch: Man gets 70 months in federal gun case

An Antioch man who was found with a loaded pistol after attempting to flee police. → Read More

Authorities searching for ‘armed and dangerous’ suspect in Rodeo killing

Angelo Ramirez, 30, is wanted on murder charges in connection with an April shooting in Rodeo. → Read More

DA files manslaughter charge in solo Richmond crash that killed passenger

Contra Costa prosecutors charged a man in connection with a solo car crash that killed a San Rafael woman. → Read More

Richmond woman charged with murdering 55-year-old man

Mildren Lawson, 32, was charged with fatally shooting 55-year-old Darrell Gibson. → Read More

CA hacker who infiltrated 6,000 accounts looking for private sexual content avoids jail

Reyes Daniel Ruiz, 35, of Tracy, was sentenced to five years probation with a home confinement condition. → Read More

Pleasant Hill man who molested kids, possessed thousands of child porn files, gets 25 years

Daniel Joseph Feliciano, 30, was sentenced to 25 years in federal prison this week. → Read More

Golden State Killer agrees to plea deal for 13 murders, numerous rapes

The Golden State Killer – also known as the Original Night Stalker and the East Area Rapist – carried out a dozen-year crime wave beginning in 1974 that included killing at least 13 people and rapi… → Read More

Exclusive: Blacks are only 7% of the Bay Area, but 27% of those killed by police

Police in the Bay Area have killed 110 people since 2015. And a Bay Area News Group review of the deadly encounters found an outsized percentage of those killed were Black — even when they were una… → Read More

Exclusive: Blacks are only 7% of the Bay Area, but 27% of those killed by police

Police in the Bay Area have killed 110 people since 2015. And a Bay Area News Group review of the deadly encounters found an outsized percentage of those killed were Black — even when they were una… → Read More

Alleged leader in Contra Costa meth ring, linked to 30-lb sale, gets federal prison time

A Contra Costa man was sentenced to 5 years in federal prison last week. → Read More

Richmond man gets federal prison for ordering 3,000 ecstasy pills from Germany

A Richmond man received a 20-month federal prison term for ordering MDMA online. → Read More

Feds indict five with stealing 70 guns from Vacaville gun store

All five were charged with possession of a stolen firearm and burglary of a federally licensed firearms dealer, U.S. Attorney McGregor Scott of the Eastern District of California announced. → Read More

Fairfield man caught with 18 pounds of meth gets three years in federal prison

The defendant and his brother were caught with 18 pounds of meth during an investigation into alleged drug traffickers in Pittsburg and Antioch. → Read More

Police release video of 6 East Bay officers shooting murder suspect, rushing to save officer struck by suspect’s van

Police released video of six officers firing dozens of shots at Juan Ayon-Barraza, moment after he ran over two Oakland officers. → Read More

Death Row co-founder Harry-O denied compassionate release from prison

Michael “Harry-O” Harris has once again been denied an early release from prison. → Read More

Bay Area man gets no extra jail time for punching mailman

A South San Francisco man received three years probation for attacking a postman last year. → Read More

Two SF gang members found guilty of Antioch murder, face life without the possibility of parole

Two East Bay men were convicted of murdering a Vallejo man in Antioch, in what police call a retaliation for an earlier killing. → Read More

‘We have to do better’: CA Senate to investigate COVID-19 spikes in prison system

State Sen. Nancy Skinner announced the formation of an oversight committee, pledging to investigate whether spikes in at least two facilities were caused by inter-prison transfers. → Read More