Nate Gartrell, East Bay Times

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Recent articles by Nate:

Two charged with murdering Oakland tow truck driver during attempted robbery

Two 20-year-old men were arrested and charged with murdering 43-year-old Tim Nielsen of Auburn. → Read More

Richmond police chief, husband agree to stay-away order from relative who accused them of threats, violence

As family members exited they called, "I love you" to the 18-year-old woman who sought a restraining order against Bisa and Lee French. → Read More

Ex-NFL player’s suit to resume CA executions fizzles after governor’s order made issue moot

The lawsuit was well-publicized when it was filed, but reached a quiet end in light of Gov. Gavin Newsom's 2019 to halt executions. → Read More

Family of man killed minutes after cell placement with Aryan Brotherhood killer settles suit with CA prison system

The family of Rodney DeLong sued prison guards over the fatal stabbing at High Desert State Prison. → Read More

DEA seized 225 pounds of meth in Modesto/Los Angeles operation

Details of the bust were revealed recently filed federal court records charging two people with meth distribution. → Read More

Oakland police seek ID of suspects in retired police captain’s robbery, ex-cop killed suspected robber

The Nissan was linked to an incident at a Chevron in Oakland in which a retired police captain killed a man who was robbing him before another robber shot him six times. → Read More

CHP shut down CA-17 for shooting investigation, highway reopened

A shooting investigation led to the closure of CA-17 in both directions Saturday afternoon. → Read More

Aryan Brotherhood associate agrees to plead guilty to prison drug smuggling conspiracy

Todd “Fox” Morgan, a resident of Salinas Valley State Prison, has agreed to plead guilty to federal conspiracy charges. → Read More

Man stabbed to death in Jamestown prison, but officials waited two weeks to announce it

It was the first homicide in nearly eight years at the prison. → Read More

Vallejo Police Chief issues statement regarding Richmond, Oakland police department investigations

Vallejo Police Chief Shawny K. Williams has responded to an ongoing investigation also involving members of the Richmond and Oakland police departments that has seen Richmond police chief, Bisa Fre… → Read More

Vallejo Police Chief Shawny Williams issues statement regarding investigation with Richmond, Oakland PD’s – Times-Herald

Vallejo Police Chief Shawny K. Williams has responded to an ongoing investigation also involving members of the Richmond and Oakland police departments that has seen Richmond police chief, Bisa Fre… → Read More

Moraga caretaker gets 33-month prison term for defrauding couple with early dementia of $363,322

Authorities say she used the money for a Disneyland trip, Princess Cruises, and breast augmentation surgery, among other things. → Read More

Contra Costa DA’s stepson charged with kidnapping, child abduction, other felonies in domestic violence case

Ahkai Bernstine, 22, was charged with kidnapping, child abduction, felony battery, and other crimes six weeks after his arrest in unincorporated Richmond. → Read More

San Leandro man charged with human trafficking, raping woman

Ricky Levi, 29, was charged with human trafficking, pimping, and raping and remains in Santa Rita Jail. → Read More

Sacramento man already serving life for murder takes 21 years in Alameda homicide, marijuana robbery

Leondre Paige, 32, pleaded no contest to manslaughter in the 2010 shooting death of Eric Franklin, 35, in Alameda. → Read More

Runaway teen was human trafficking victim in Oakland, authorities say

A 30-year-old man was charged with trafficking a 14-year-old girl in Oakland, court records show. → Read More

East Bay man takes 27 years in 2016 homicide, DA says motive was marijuana robbery

Karmani Ely, 24, agreed to a 27-year prison term as part of the plea deal with county prosecutors. → Read More

Feds bust suspected East Bay meth ring with suppliers in Los Angeles and Mexico

Federal authorities say they’ve uncovered a large-scale methamphetamine trafficking ring that was sending couriers to Los Angeles and Mexico and bringing multi-pound shipments of the drug to … → Read More

Suspect in SF shooting charged with federal ammo possession

Derek Gould was charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm. → Read More

UCSF employee charged with siphoning $1.5 million in student tuition via fraud scheme

Sandra Le, an Academic Program Officer at UCSF, was charged in an alleged $1.5 million fraud scheme. → Read More