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1. 01-11 Quadruple homicide 3815 susan drive, San Bruno
C. 01-17 Symbionese Army member arrested Oakland
D. 01-29 Stephen Anderson Executed San Quentin
4. 04-04 Family of 4 found dead Santa Clara
F. 04-26 Convicted on plotted attack at De Anza San Jose
G. 06-17 Noel get 4 years. New trial on murder San Francisco
07-15 Knoller sentenced to 4 years in prison San Francisco
8. 08-26 Stayner Guilty in Yosemite Murders San Jose
9. 10-07 4 found dead in home, including 2 children East San Jose

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Quadruple homicide Symbionese Army member arrested Stephen Anderson Executed Family of 4 found dead Convicted on plotted attack at De Anza Noel get 4 years. New trial on murder   Knoller sentenced to 4 years in prison  Marjorie Knoller was sentenced to the maximum of 4 years in prison for the dog-mauling death of a neighbor Stayner Guilty in Yosemite Murders 4 found dead in home, including 2 children 4 arrested after transgender teen slain 4 found dead in murder-suicide 3 Women Charged in Kidnap and Murder Yosemite killer Stayner sentenced to die Oakland closes year at 113 killings
Jan.11   San Bruno
Jan.17   Oakland
Jan.25  Lafayette  Killer gets death sentence
Jan.27  San Francisco  Police-impersonating thieves
Jan.29   San Quentin
Feb.1  Alameda  Raider Charged With Sex Crime
Feb.6  South of Market  Hall of Justice evacuated after explosion
Feb.10  San Rafael  5 charged in connection with child death
Feb.12  Livermore  Teen Escapes from Kidnapping Attempt
Feb.24  Burlingame  Arrested for stabbing son to death
Mar.14  San Francisco  224 molestation charges dismisses
Mar.22  San Francisco  Attempted arson at synagogue
Mar.26  SFO  25 illegally immigrants arrested
Apr.3  San Francisco  Police release 911 tape from dog mauling
Apr.4   Santa Clara
Apr.5  Santa Clara  Police Say Wife Shot Husband, Daughters
Apr.8  Mill Valley  2-year-old girl killed by mother
Apr.9  San Leandro  Priest arrested for alleged molestation
Apr.16  Santa Rosa  Priest convicted of molesting
Apr.26   San Jose
 San Francisco  Arrested for Pit Bulls at Day Care Center
May.5  East Oakland  Arson Suspected in Synagogue Fire
May.14  Walnut Creek  Convicted for errant gum wrapper
May.17  Bernal Heights  Boy, 12, shot to death
May.18  West San Jose  Mental patient kills roommate
May.20  SF City Hall  Supervisors take on police issues
May.24  SF Mission  5 wounded as fist fight ends in gunfire
Jun.6  Walnut Creek  Boy sentenced for gum wrapper spitball
Jun.7  Santa Rosa  Kimball Sentenced to 7 Years
Jun.9  Hayward  Body of missing 6-year-old found tied up
Jun.17   San Francisco
Jul.3  Bay Bridge  Hostage situation leaves traffic mess
 San Francisco  Gang rape began as robbery
Jul.5  Burlingame  Woman sentenced for killing son
Jul.15   San Francisco
 East Oakland  Man and woman shot, killed in Safeway
Jul.19  San Jose  Father Guilty in Heat Death of Infant Son
Jul.21  East Oakland  Baby girl abandoned
Jul.29  SF Downtown  Boy, 8, wounded in drive-by shooting
Aug.4  SF Mission  One killed, 3,600 people without power
Aug.9  San Jose  35 years for school bus yard shooting
Aug.11  Golden Gate Bridge  Threat prompts security boost
Aug.23  East Oakland  Homicide victim was cop's brother
Aug.26   San Jose
Sep.10  SF Bayview  Shot dead after deal with prosecutors
Sep.13  Union City  2 men, woman slained in ransacked home
Sep.20  Oakland  In 4-hour span, 3 murdered
Oct.1  San Jose  7 years for planned college massacre
Oct.7   East San Jose
Oct.9  San Jose  Jury recommends death for Yosemite killer
Oct.16   Newark
Oct.18  Newark  Murder Leads to Hate Crime Charges
Oct.22  West Oakland  City's 90th homicide in 2002
Oct.27  San Francisco  Man thrown overboard during party cruise
Nov.10  San Francisco  4-year-old girl shot
Nov.14  San Francisco  Hospitals on Alert After FBI Warning
  South San Jose
Nov.21  SF City Hall  3 off-duty S.F. cops probed in beating
Nov.24  West Oakland  100th Homicide in Oakland
Dec.6  Vallejo  2 arrested, boy found
Dec.10   Vallejo
Dec.12   San Jose
Dec.17  Clayton  Couple Found in Burning Car
 San Jose  Firm acquitted of copyright infringement
Dec.20  San Francisco  SLA fugitive pleads innocent
Dec.24  Discovery Bay  Vandal cut down town's Christmas tree
Dec.28  Richmond  3 killings in 2 nights
Dec.31   Oakland


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San Francisco East Bay Alameda County Silicon Valley San Jose
February 2002
Hall of Justice evacuated after explosion
Raider Charged With Sex Crime
Teen Escapes from Kidnapping Attempt
Raider Charged With Sex Crime
Teen Escapes from Kidnapping Attempt
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March 2002
224 molestation charges dismisses
Attempted arson at synagogue
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April 2002
Police release 911 tape from dog mauling
Arrested for Pit Bulls at Day Care Center
Priest arrested for alleged molestation
Priest arrested for alleged molestation
Family of 4 found dead
Police Say Wife Shot Husband, Daughters
Convicted on plotted attack at De Anza
Convicted on plotted attack at De Anza
May 2002
Boy, 12, shot to death
Supervisors take on police issues
5 wounded as fist fight ends in gunfire
Arson Suspected in Synagogue Fire
Convicted for errant gum wrapper
Arson Suspected in Synagogue Fire
Mental patient kills roommate
Mental patient kills roommate
June 2002
Noel get 4 years. New trial on murder
Boy sentenced for gum wrapper spitball
Body of missing 6-year-old found tied up
Body of missing 6-year-old found tied up
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July 2002
Hostage situation leaves traffic mess
Gang rape began as robbery
Knoller sentenced to 4 years in prison
Man and woman shot, killed in Safeway
Man and woman shot, killed in Safeway
Father Guilty in Heat Death of Infant Son
Father Guilty in Heat Death of Infant Son
August 2002
Threat prompts security boost
Homicide victim was cop's brother
Homicide victim was cop's brother
35 years for school bus yard shooting
Stayner Guilty in Yosemite Murders
35 years for school bus yard shooting
Stayner Guilty in Yosemite Murders
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2 men, woman slained in ransacked home
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October 2002
Man thrown overboard during party cruise
4 arrested after transgender teen slain
4 arrested after transgender teen slain
7 years for planned college massacre
4 found dead in home, including 2 children
Jury recommends death for Yosemite killer
7 years for planned college massacre
4 found dead in home, including 2 children
Jury recommends death for Yosemite killer
November 2002
3 off-duty S.F. cops probed in beating
100th Homicide in Oakland
100th Homicide in Oakland
4 found dead in murder-suicide
4 found dead in murder-suicide
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Vandal cut down town's Christmas tree
Oakland closes year at 113 killings
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Yosemite killer Stayner sentenced to die
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January 2002 ... more > Top ^
Jan.6  SFO  Oregon murderer vehicle found
Jan.7  Hayward  Officer shot, wanted suspect killed
Jan.8  Fremont  Afgan community leader killed
Jan.10  East San Jose  Fake cop arrested
Jan.11   San Bruno  
  Victims, all males in their 20s, found at Evergreen Ridge Apartments at 3815 Susan Drive
Jan.15  East Oakland  Hit-and-run strikes 5 children, mothers Jan.17   Oakland   Symbionese Army member arrested
  William Harris in Oakland charged with the 1975 slaying of a woman shot during a Sacramento bank robbery
Jan.25   Lafayette Killer gets death sentence
Jan.27   San Francisco Police-impersonating thieves Jan.29   San Quentin   Stephen Anderson Executed
  Was sentenced to death for killing an 81-year-old


February 2002 ... more > Top ^
Feb.1   Alameda Raider Charged With Sex Crime Feb.2  San Francisco  Off-duty police officer kills man Feb.5  Santa Clara  Nvidia workers admit insider trading Feb.6   South of Market   Hall of Justice evacuated after explosion  small bomb exploded in a first floor men's bathroom. It was placed in a paper dispenser Feb.10   San Rafael   5 charged in connection with child death  Man and 4 women are being held in connection with the death of an infant and the endangerment of a dozen other children Feb.11  Redwood City  Graffiti attack on synagogue Feb.12   Livermore Teen Escapes from Kidnapping Attempt Feb.16  East Oakland  Killed in hit-and-run; shooting Feb.19  Oakland  Parole killed one and stabbed wife Feb.20  East Oakland  Cook held in stabbing deaths of 2 women Feb.24   Burlingame Arrested for stabbing son to death Feb.25  Antioch  Millionaire guilty on making false reports Feb.26  Walnut Creek  Teacher charged having sex with boy Feb.27  Mountain View  Woman killed in doorway of her home

March 2002 ... more > Top ^
Mar.4  SFO  Comedian arrested in scuffle with security Mar.8  East Palo Alto  Talk about killing board president Mar.13  San Francisco  Arrest in Bus Stop Slashing Mar.14   San Francisco 224 molestation charges dismisses
Mar.15  San Francisco  One dead, 2 injured from shooting Mar.18  Concord  Riot shuts down mall Mar.22   San Francisco Attempted arson at synagogue Mar.26   SFO     25 illegally immigrants arrested  Operation Tarmac is an INS-led effort to increase airport security  San Francisco  Couple convicted in dog mauling returned Mar.27  East Oakland  Robbery suspect killed Mar.28  Danville  Teacher slain, daughter arrested

April 2002 ... more > Top ^
Apr.3   San Francisco     Police release 911 tape from dog mauling  An elderly neighbor frantically called police, saying she was too afraid to intervene Apr.4   Santa Clara Family of 4 found dead
  The bodies man,38, woman, 42 and two girls, ages 12 and 4, were found about 12:30 p.m.
 San Bruno  Jail inmate died trying to escape Apr.5   Santa Clara Police Say Wife Shot Husband, Daughters Apr.6  UC Berkeley  Anti-Semitic incidents Apr.8   Mill Valley 2-year-old girl killed by mother Apr.9   San Leandro Priest arrested for alleged molestation Apr.10  East Oakland  Hit-and-run leaves 4 in hospital Apr.11  Los Altos Hills  Blaze that destroyed church, was arson Apr.16   Santa Rosa Priest convicted of molesting  Rev. Don Kimball, acquitted of rape, faces 14 years in prison after his conviction on charges of molesting a 13-year-old girl Apr.17  South San Jose  Man, 43, killed by crossbow Apr.18  San Francisco  Jewish Day Care Center Evacuated Apr.20  Santa Clara  Fight, evacuation at Great America Apr.24  Richmond  State DNA laboratory opened Apr.25  SF Mission  Entire ATM Machine Stolen Apr.26   San Jose   Convicted on plotted attack at De Anza
  Al Joseph DeGuzman, 20, who assembled an arsenal of guns and bombs, was convicted on 108 counts
  San Francisco Arrested for Pit Bulls at Day Care Center Apr.27  East Oakland  Robbers hit Brink's truck

May 2002 ... more > Top ^
May.3  Highway 680  Hit-and-run killed highway worker May.4  East Oakland  2 homicides May.5  Mountain View  Barrymore assaulted at his home   East Oakland Arson Suspected in Synagogue Fire
May.10  SF City Hall  FBI Searches Offices of Assessor May.11  Palo Alto  94-year-old woman fights off attacker May.12  Chronicle Pavilion  Rap concert led to shooting  Palo Alto  Five arrested in prostitution bust May.13  Concord  Died from gunshot after Usher concert May.14   Walnut Creek Convicted for errant gum wrapper May.17  Fremont  Ex-priest, 55, held on child molestation   Bernal Heights Boy, 12, shot to death May.18  SF Bayview  4 people shot   West San Jose Mental patient kills roommate May.20   SF City Hall Supervisors take on police issues May.23  East Oakland  Goat shot dead behind elementary school May.24   SF Mission 5 wounded as fist fight ends in gunfire

June 2002 ... more > Top ^
Jun.1  Richmond-SR Bridge  Chase over bridge nets homicide suspect Jun.6   Walnut Creek Boy sentenced for gum wrapper spitball
Jun.7   Santa Rosa Kimball Sentenced to 7 Years  Former priest Donald Kimball convicted of molesting a 13-year-old girl 20 years ago was sentenced to 7 years in prison  San Francisco  Dog Mauling Sentencing Delayed Jun.8  UC Berkeley  Charges Dropped Over Israeli Protest Jun.9   Hayward Body of missing 6-year-old found tied up Jun.10  Daly City  Female corpse inside storage locker Jun.14  San Francisco  Officer's gun taken in scuffle Jun.17   San Francisco     Noel get 4 years. New trial on murder
  Judge James Warren was saying Robert Noel showed 'an utter lack of remorse' for the fatal dog mauling of Diane Whipple
Jun.23  SF Richmond  Envelopes with white powder in mailboxes

July 2002 ... more > Top ^
Jul.2  San Jose  Convicted of hate crime Jul.3   Bay Bridge Hostage situation leaves traffic mess  Police shot Carl Cael, 48, holding his girlfriend at gunpoint. 85-year-old woman found shot to death   San Francisco Gang rape began as robbery Jul.4  Dublin  Former CEO admits securities fraud Jul.5   Burlingame Woman sentenced for killing son Jul.11  Mountain View  PayPal Gets Subpoena from NY Jul.14  East San Jose  Father killed, mother shot Jul.15   San Francisco     Knoller sentenced to 4 years in prison
  Marjorie Knoller was sentenced to the maximum of 4 years in prison for the dog-mauling death of a neighbor
  East Oakland   Man and woman shot, killed in Safeway  A former meat department worker Jorge Baroza, 30, shot and killed a supervisor at a store before killing himself Jul.18  San Jose  Yosemite killer's confession played to jury Jul.19   San Jose Father Guilty in Heat Death of Infant Son Jul.20  Oakland  Jail Program Gets Moms Back with Kids Jul.21   East Oakland Baby girl abandoned Jul.23  Sunnyvale  Cop Charged with Prostitution Connection  San Jose  CEO Missing After Acct. Investigation Jul.28  San Jose  Safety Fair Attracts Families Jul.29   SF Downtown Boy, 8, wounded in drive-by shooting Jul.31  San Jose  Short sentence possible for DeGuzman

August 2002 ... more > Top ^
Aug.4   SF Mission One killed, 3,600 people without power
Aug.9   San Jose 35 years for school bus yard shooting  Cathline Repunte, 37, was a school bus driver who killed a co-worker and injured three others Aug.11   Golden Gate Bridge     Threat prompts security boost  The bridge was placed on a 'super-heightened' state of alert after potential terrorist threat Aug.23   East Oakland   Homicide victim was cop's brother  Robert Ashford, 38, was shot and killed after telling young men in a passing car to slow down Aug.24  Alameda  Men Mugged 88-Year-Old Woman Aug.26   San Jose Stayner Guilty in Yosemite Murders
  Stayner was found guilty of first-degree murder in the deaths of Carole Sund, her daughter Juli Sund, and Sylvina Pelosso
Aug.30  East San Jose  Two dead in standoff

September 2002 ... more > Top ^
Sep.4  Concord  2 dead after PD gun battle with suspect Sep.6  SF Downtown  Passenger tossed off cable car operator Sep.10   SF Bayview Shot dead after deal with prosecutors Sep.13   Union City   2 men, woman slained in ransacked home  The 3 bodies in their 20s or 30s were found in the living room. They were victims of an apparent homicide  SF Downtown  Daring Diamond Heist in Union Square Sep.14  San Francisco  Ex-Monsignor O'Shea is back in jail  Vallejo  Molotov cocktails spark fire, twins burned Sep.16  San Jose  Yosemite killer found sane Sep.19  Oakland  Black Muslim leader arrested Sep.20   Oakland In 4-hour span, 3 murdered Sep.24  Hercules  14-year-old girl raped next to school Sep.25  Oakland  Death sentence for torture and murder Sep.27  Richmond  Two Men Shot to Death

October 2002 ... more > Top ^
Oct.1   San Jose   7 years for planned college massacre  Judge Ahern ruled that more than 100 of the counts against Al DeGuzman, 20, had to be dismissed Oct.7   East San Jose 4 found dead in home, including 2 children
  Police are investigating whether the slayings of man, a woman and two boys ages 2 and 4, are the result of a murder-suicide
Oct.9   San Jose Jury recommends death for Yosemite killer  Jury is rejecting defense pleas to show mercy because of a traumatic childhood, mental illness and an inability to control urges Oct.11  Burlingame  Shootout in Bank, 1 dead Oct.14  East Oakland  Oakland surpassed last year's death toll Oct.15  Orinda  Woman Arrested for Husband's Murder Oct.16   Newark 4 arrested after transgender teen slain
  Detectives have identified a body buried in the wilderness of El Dorado County as that of a 17-year-old Newark boy
Oct.18   Newark Murder Leads to Hate Crime Charges Oct.20  West Oakland  Fatal shooting at youth center Oct.22   West Oakland City's 90th homicide in 2002  SF Downtown  3 hit-and-run accidents by one suspect Oct.23  Berkeley  9 Indian women filed suit against landlord Oct.24  Pinole  Sniper Suspect Could Have Lived in Pinole Oct.27   San Francisco Man thrown overboard during party cruise  Coast Guard searches for a man after late-night Halloween party cruise. Police arrested a man on suspicion of murder

November 2002 ... more > Top ^
Nov.1  San Francisco  4 people were stabbed at Halloween  San Mateo  Armored Car Employee Robbed Nov.6  East Oakland  One killed, 4 injured by gunfire Nov.10   San Francisco 4-year-old girl shot
Nov.11  East Oakland  Teenage girl killed, two other injured Nov.12  San Jose  Sexual Predator Warning Nov.13  East Oakland  City's 99th homicide of the year Nov.14   San Francisco Hospitals on Alert After FBI Warning   South San Jose 4 found dead in murder-suicide
  2 adults and 2 young children were found shot to death in their home. Friends told police they had lost contact with the family
Nov.17  Newark  Arrested In Murder Of Transgender Teen Nov.21   SF City Hall   3 off-duty S.F. cops probed in beating  Alex Fagan Jr., 23, assistant chief's son, still on probation, involved in incident  Berkeley  Deadly Bank Robbery Nov.24   West Oakland 100th Homicide in Oakland  An 80-year-old jazz musician Taswell Baird Junior was tossed out of his wheelchair, beaten and robbed of 80-dollars Nov.25  San Francisco  One Dead, Two Hurt in Shooting Nov.30  Santa Rosa  Woman Found Murdered, Shot by Arrow

December 2002 ... more > Top ^
Dec.2  Richmond  Man opened fire at church Dec.6   Vallejo 2 arrested, boy found Dec.9  San Jose  Russian programmer testifies in trial Dec.10  San Francisco  Cry for help on 911 tape after fracas   Vallejo 3 Women Charged in Kidnap and Murder
  Latasha Brown, 22, was accused of killing a young mother, abducting her baby and raising the boy for 6 years
 San Francisco  Investigation of son of Assistant Chief Dec.11  eBay  eBay hit by credit card scam Dec.12   San Jose Yosemite killer Stayner sentenced to die
  A former motel handyman was ordered to die in state prison for murdering 3 park tourists in a 1999
 Berkeley  Mayor Bates charged with infraction Dec.16  Marin County  3 members of 'family' plead guilty  Walnut Creek  Violent home invasion Dec.17   Clayton Couple Found in Burning Car   San Jose Firm acquitted of copyright infringement Dec.20   San Francisco SLA fugitive pleads innocent Dec.24   Discovery Bay Vandal cut down town's Christmas tree  35-foot pine was lying on the pavement with it Christmas lights still on and the star crushed on the ground next to it Dec.25  San Francisco  4 separate assaults with deadly weapons Dec.26  Daly City  Dad arrested for shaken baby death Dec.28   Richmond 3 killings in 2 nights Dec.29  Oakland  2 more killed Dec.31   Oakland   Oakland closes year at 113 killings
  The number of homicides has a stunning 33 percent increase in killings from the previous year




Attempted arson at synagogue Arson Suspected in Synagogue Fire Arson Suspected in Synagogue Fire Hostage situation leaves traffic mess  Police shot Carl Cael, 48, holding his girlfriend at gunpoint. 85-year-old woman found shot to death Baby girl abandoned Convicted for errant gum wrapper Firm acquitted of copyright infringement Man thrown overboard during party cruise  Coast Guard searches for a man after late-night Halloween party cruise. Police arrested a man on suspicion of murder Hall of Justice evacuated after explosion  small bomb exploded in a first floor men's bathroom. It was placed in a paper dispenser 224 molestation charges dismisses One killed, 3,600 people without power Killer gets death sentence Stephen Anderson Executed




SF Bay Area, Crime, 2002 Arson Timeline ... See Bay Area Arson timeline, World Arson timeline Top ^
2002
Mar.22   San Francisco
Apr.11  Los Altos Hills  Blaze that destroyed church, was arson
Apr.11  Los Altos Hills  Blaze that destroyed church, was arson
May.5   East Oakland
May.5   East Oakland
Sep.14  Vallejo  Molotov cocktails spark fire, twins burned
Sep.14  Vallejo  Molotov cocktails spark fire, twins burned




SF Bay Area, Crime, 2002 Fraud Timeline ... See Bay Area Fraud timeline, World Fraud timeline Top ^
2002
Feb.5  Santa Clara  Nvidia workers admit insider trading
Feb.25  Antioch  Millionaire guilty on making false reports
May.10  SF City Hall  FBI Searches Offices of Assessor
Jul.4  Dublin  Former CEO admits securities fraud
Jul.23  San Jose  CEO Missing After Acct. Investigation




SF Bay Area, Crime, 2002 Highway Crime Timeline ... See Bay Area Highway Crime timeline, World Highway Crime timeline Top ^
2002
Jan.15  East Oakland  Hit-and-run strikes 5 children, mothers
Jan.15  East Oakland  Hit-and-run strikes 5 children, mothers
Feb.16  East Oakland  Killed in hit-and-run; shooting
Feb.16  East Oakland  Killed in hit-and-run; shooting
Apr.10  East Oakland  Hit-and-run leaves 4 in hospital
Apr.10  East Oakland  Hit-and-run leaves 4 in hospital
May.3  Highway 680  Hit-and-run killed highway worker
May.3  Highway 680  Hit-and-run killed highway worker
Jul.3   Bay Bridge
Jul.21   East Oakland
Oct.22  SF Downtown  3 hit-and-run accidents by one suspect
Oct.22  SF Downtown  3 hit-and-run accidents by one suspect




SF Bay Area, Crime, 2002 Beating Timeline ... See Bay Area Beating timeline, World Beating timeline Top ^
2002
Apr.20  Santa Clara  Fight, evacuation at Great America
May.5  Mountain View  Barrymore assaulted at his home
May.14   Walnut Creek
Jun.8  UC Berkeley  Charges Dropped Over Israeli Protest
Jun.14  San Francisco  Officer's gun taken in scuffle
Aug.24  Alameda  Men Mugged 88-Year-Old Woman
Sep.6  SF Downtown  Passenger tossed off cable car operator
Dec.9  San Jose  Russian programmer testifies in trial
Dec.17   San Jose
Dec.25  San Francisco  4 separate assaults with deadly weapons




SF Bay Area, Crime, 2002 Religion Crime Timeline ... See Bay Area Religion Crime timeline, World Religion Crime timeline Top ^
2002
Feb.11  Redwood City  Graffiti attack on synagogue
Apr.24  Richmond  State DNA laboratory opened
Oct.27   San Francisco




SF Bay Area, Crime, 2002 Earnings Timeline ... See Bay Area Earnings timeline, World Earnings timeline Top ^
2002
Feb.5  Santa Clara  Nvidia workers admit insider trading
Feb.6   South of Market
Mar.14   San Francisco
Aug.4   SF Mission
Sep.19  Oakland  Black Muslim leader arrested




SF Bay Area, Crime, 2002 Justice Timeline ... See Bay Area Justice timeline, World Justice timeline Top ^
2002
Jan.6  SFO  Oregon murderer vehicle found
Jan.25   Lafayette
Jan.29   San Quentin
  Was sentenced to death for killing an 81-year-old
Mar.8  East Palo Alto  Talk about killing board president Mar.26  San Francisco  Couple convicted in dog mauling returned Apr.3   San Francisco   Police release 911 tape from dog mauling  An elderly neighbor frantically called police, saying she was too afraid to intervene Apr.5   Santa Clara Police Say Wife Shot Husband, Daughters Apr.16   Santa Rosa Priest convicted of molesting  Rev. Don Kimball, acquitted of rape, faces 14 years in prison after his conviction on charges of molesting a 13-year-old girl Apr.24  Richmond  State DNA laboratory opened Apr.26   San Jose Convicted on plotted attack at De Anza
  Al Joseph DeGuzman, 20, who assembled an arsenal of guns and bombs, was convicted on 108 counts
May.20   SF City Hall Supervisors take on police issues Jun.6   Walnut Creek Boy sentenced for gum wrapper spitball Jun.7   Santa Rosa Kimball Sentenced to 7 Years  Former priest Donald Kimball convicted of molesting a 13-year-old girl 20 years ago was sentenced to 7 years in prison Jun.7  San Francisco  Dog Mauling Sentencing Delayed Jun.8  UC Berkeley  Charges Dropped Over Israeli Protest Jun.17   San Francisco   Noel get 4 years. New trial on murder
  Judge James Warren was saying Robert Noel showed 'an utter lack of remorse' for the fatal dog mauling of Diane Whipple
Jul.5   Burlingame Woman sentenced for killing son Jul.11  Mountain View  PayPal Gets Subpoena from NY Jul.15   San Francisco   Knoller sentenced to 4 years in prison
  Marjorie Knoller was sentenced to the maximum of 4 years in prison for the dog-mauling death of a neighbor
Jul.18  San Jose  Yosemite killer's confession played to jury Jul.19   San Jose Father Guilty in Heat Death of Infant Son Jul.31  San Jose  Short sentence possible for DeGuzman Aug.9   San Jose 35 years for school bus yard shooting  Cathline Repunte, 37, was a school bus driver who killed a co-worker and injured three others Aug.26   San Jose Stayner Guilty in Yosemite Murders
  Stayner was found guilty of first-degree murder in the deaths of Carole Sund, her daughter Juli Sund, and Sylvina Pelosso
Sep.14  San Francisco  Ex-Monsignor O'Shea is back in jail Sep.16  San Jose  Yosemite killer found sane Sep.25  Oakland  Death sentence for torture and murder Oct.1   San Jose 7 years for planned college massacre  Judge Ahern ruled that more than 100 of the counts against Al DeGuzman, 20, had to be dismissed Oct.9   San Jose Jury recommends death for Yosemite killer  Jury is rejecting defense pleas to show mercy because of a traumatic childhood, mental illness and an inability to control urges Nov.21   SF City Hall   3 off-duty S.F. cops probed in beating  Alex Fagan Jr., 23, assistant chief's son, still on probation, involved in incident Dec.9  San Jose  Russian programmer testifies in trial Dec.10  San Francisco  Cry for help on 911 tape after fracas Dec.10   Vallejo 3 Women Charged in Kidnap and Murder
  Latasha Brown, 22, was accused of killing a young mother, abducting her baby and raising the boy for 6 years
Dec.10  San Francisco  Investigation of son of Assistant Chief Dec.12   San Jose Yosemite killer Stayner sentenced to die
  A former motel handyman was ordered to die in state prison for murdering 3 park tourists in a 1999
Dec.12  Berkeley  Mayor Bates charged with infraction Dec.16  Marin County  3 members of 'family' plead guilty Dec.17   San Jose Firm acquitted of copyright infringement Dec.20   San Francisco SLA fugitive pleads innocent



SF Bay Area, Crime, 2002 Murder Timeline ... See Bay Area Murder timeline, World Murder timeline Top ^
2002 Jan.8  Fremont  Afgan community leader killed Jan.11   San Bruno Quadruple homicide
Map of 3815 susan drive San Bruno
  Victims, all males in their 20s, found at Evergreen Ridge Apartments at 3815 Susan Drive
Feb.19  Oakland  Parole killed one and stabbed wife Feb.24   Burlingame Arrested for stabbing son to death Feb.27  Mountain View  Woman killed in doorway of her home Mar.15  San Francisco  One dead, 2 injured from shooting Mar.28  Danville  Teacher slain, daughter arrested Apr.4   Santa Clara Family of 4 found dead
  The bodies man,38, woman, 42 and two girls, ages 12 and 4, were found about 12:30 p.m.
Apr.8   Mill Valley 2-year-old girl killed by mother
Apr.17  South San Jose  Man, 43, killed by crossbow May.4  East Oakland  2 homicides May.13  Concord  Died from gunshot after Usher concert May.17   Bernal Heights Boy, 12, shot to death May.18   West San Jose Mental patient kills roommate Jun.1  Richmond-SR Bridge  Chase over bridge nets homicide suspect Jun.9   Hayward Body of missing 6-year-old found tied up Jun.10  Daly City  Female corpse inside storage locker Jul.14  East San Jose  Father killed, mother shot Jul.15   East Oakland Man and woman shot, killed in Safeway  A former meat department worker Jorge Baroza, 30, shot and killed a supervisor at a store before killing himself Aug.4   SF Mission One killed, 3,600 people without power Aug.23   East Oakland Homicide victim was cop's brother  Robert Ashford, 38, was shot and killed after telling young men in a passing car to slow down Aug.30  East San Jose  Two dead in standoff Sep.4  Concord  2 dead after PD gun battle with suspect Sep.10   SF Bayview Shot dead after deal with prosecutors Sep.13   Union City 2 men, woman slained in ransacked home  The 3 bodies in their 20s or 30s were found in the living room. They were victims of an apparent homicide Sep.20   Oakland In 4-hour span, 3 murdered Sep.27  Richmond  Two Men Shot to Death Oct.7   East San Jose 4 found dead in home, including 2 children
  Police are investigating whether the slayings of man, a woman and two boys ages 2 and 4, are the result of a murder-suicide
Oct.14  East Oakland  Oakland surpassed last year's death toll Oct.20  West Oakland  Fatal shooting at youth center Oct.22   West Oakland City's 90th homicide in 2002 Oct.24  Pinole  Sniper Suspect Could Have Lived in Pinole Oct.27   San Francisco Man thrown overboard during party cruise  Coast Guard searches for a man after late-night Halloween party cruise. Police arrested a man on suspicion of murder Nov.6  East Oakland  One killed, 4 injured by gunfire Nov.11  East Oakland  Teenage girl killed, two other injured Nov.13  East Oakland  City's 99th homicide of the year Nov.14   South San Jose 4 found dead in murder-suicide
  2 adults and 2 young children were found shot to death in their home. Friends told police they had lost contact with the family
Nov.21  Berkeley  Deadly Bank Robbery Nov.24   West Oakland 100th Homicide in Oakland  An 80-year-old jazz musician Taswell Baird Junior was tossed out of his wheelchair, beaten and robbed of 80-dollars Nov.25  San Francisco  One Dead, Two Hurt in Shooting Nov.30  Santa Rosa  Woman Found Murdered, Shot by Arrow Dec.17   Clayton Couple Found in Burning Car Dec.28   Richmond 3 killings in 2 nights Dec.29  Oakland  2 more killed Dec.31   Oakland Oakland closes year at 113 killings
  The number of homicides has a stunning 33 percent increase in killings from the previous year




SF Bay Area, Crime, 2002 Sports Crime & Justice Timeline ... See Bay Area Sports Crime & Justice timeline, World Sports Crime & Justice timeline Top ^
2002 Feb.1   Alameda Raider Charged With Sex Crime Dec.24   Discovery Bay Vandal cut down town's Christmas tree  35-foot pine was lying on the pavement with it Christmas lights still on and the star crushed on the ground next to it



SF Bay Area, Crime, 2002 Kidnapping Timeline ... See Bay Area Kidnapping timeline, World Kidnapping timeline Top ^
2002 Feb.12   Livermore Teen Escapes from Kidnapping Attempt
Jul.28  San Jose  Safety Fair Attracts Families



SF Bay Area, Crime, 2002 High Tech Crime Timeline ... See Bay Area High Tech Crime timeline, World High Tech Crime timeline Top ^
2002 Dec.11  eBay  eBay hit by credit card scam



SF Bay Area, Crime, 2002 Theft Timeline ... See Bay Area Theft timeline, World Theft timeline Top ^
2002 Apr.25  SF Mission  Entire ATM Machine Stolen



SF Bay Area, Crime, 2002 Riot Timeline ... See Bay Area Riot timeline, World Riot timeline Top ^
2002 Mar.18  Concord  Riot shuts down mall



SF Bay Area, Crime, 2002 Business Lawsuit Timeline ... See Bay Area Business Lawsuit timeline, World Business Lawsuit timeline Top ^
2002 Dec.17   San Jose Firm acquitted of copyright infringement




SF Bay Area, Crime, 2002 Drive by Shooting Timeline ... See Bay Area Drive by Shooting timeline, World Drive by Shooting timeline Top ^
2002 Jul.29   SF Downtown Boy, 8, wounded in drive-by shooting




SF Bay Area, Crime, 2002 Hate Crime Timeline ... See Bay Area Hate Crime timeline, World Hate Crime timeline Top ^
2002 Apr.6  UC Berkeley  Anti-Semitic incidents Apr.18  San Francisco  Jewish Day Care Center Evacuated Jun.23  SF Richmond  Envelopes with white powder in mailboxes Jul.2  San Jose  Convicted of hate crime Oct.18   Newark Murder Leads to Hate Crime Charges




SF Bay Area, Crime, 2002 Arrest Timeline ... See Bay Area Arrest timeline, World Arrest timeline Top ^
2002 Jan.10  East San Jose  Fake cop arrested Jan.17   Oakland Symbionese Army member arrested
  William Harris in Oakland charged with the 1975 slaying of a woman shot during a Sacramento bank robbery
Feb.10   San Rafael 5 charged in connection with child death  Man and 4 women are being held in connection with the death of an infant and the endangerment of a dozen other children Feb.20  East Oakland  Cook held in stabbing deaths of 2 women Mar.4  SFO  Comedian arrested in scuffle with security Mar.13  San Francisco  Arrest in Bus Stop Slashing Mar.26   SFO   25 illegally immigrants arrested  Operation Tarmac is an INS-led effort to increase airport security Apr.6  UC Berkeley  Anti-Semitic incidents Apr.26   San Francisco Arrested for Pit Bulls at Day Care Center Jun.8  UC Berkeley  Charges Dropped Over Israeli Protest Oct.15  Orinda  Woman Arrested for Husband's Murder Oct.16   Newark 4 arrested after transgender teen slain
  Detectives have identified a body buried in the wilderness of El Dorado County as that of a 17-year-old Newark boy
Nov.17  Newark  Arrested In Murder Of Transgender Teen Dec.6   Vallejo 2 arrested, boy found Dec.26  Daly City  Dad arrested for shaken baby death



SF Bay Area, Crime, 2002 Software Timeline ... See Bay Area Software timeline, World Software timeline Top ^
2002 Dec.11  eBay  eBay hit by credit card scam



SF Bay Area, Crime, 2002 Stabbing Timeline ... See Bay Area Stabbing timeline, World Stabbing timeline Top ^
2002 Nov.1  San Francisco  4 people were stabbed at Halloween



SF Bay Area, Crime, 2002 Shooting Timeline ... See Bay Area Shooting timeline, World Shooting timeline Top ^
2002 Jan.7  Hayward  Officer shot, wanted suspect killed Feb.2  San Francisco  Off-duty police officer kills man Feb.26  Walnut Creek  Teacher charged having sex with boy May.12  Chronicle Pavilion  Rap concert led to shooting May.14   Walnut Creek Convicted for errant gum wrapper
May.18  SF Bayview  4 people shot May.23  East Oakland  Goat shot dead behind elementary school May.24   SF Mission 5 wounded as fist fight ends in gunfire Sep.24  Hercules  14-year-old girl raped next to school Oct.11  Burlingame  Shootout in Bank, 1 dead Nov.10   San Francisco 4-year-old girl shot Dec.2  Richmond  Man opened fire at church Dec.12  Berkeley  Mayor Bates charged with infraction



SF Bay Area, Crime, 2002 Stocks Timeline ... See Bay Area Stocks timeline, World Stocks timeline Top ^
2002 Jul.4  Dublin  Former CEO admits securities fraud



SF Bay Area, Crime, 2002 Robbery Timeline ... See Bay Area Robbery timeline, World Robbery timeline Top ^
2002 Jan.27   San Francisco Police-impersonating thieves
Mar.27  East Oakland  Robbery suspect killed Apr.27  East Oakland  Robbers hit Brink's truck Sep.13  SF Downtown  Daring Diamond Heist in Union Square Nov.1  San Mateo  Armored Car Employee Robbed Dec.16  Walnut Creek  Violent home invasion



SF Bay Area, Crime, 2002 Prison Timeline ... See Bay Area Prison timeline, World Prison timeline Top ^
2002 Apr.4  San Bruno  Jail inmate died trying to escape May.20   SF City Hall Supervisors take on police issues
Jul.20  Oakland  Jail Program Gets Moms Back with Kids Nov.21   SF City Hall   3 off-duty S.F. cops probed in beating  Alex Fagan Jr., 23, assistant chief's son, still on probation, involved in incident Dec.10  San Francisco  Cry for help on 911 tape after fracas



SF Bay Area, Crime, 2002 Terror Timeline ... See Bay Area Terror timeline, World Terror timeline Top ^
2002 Aug.11   Golden Gate Bridge   Threat prompts security boost  The bridge was placed on a 'super-heightened' state of alert after potential terrorist threat Nov.14   San Francisco Hospitals on Alert After FBI Warning




SF Bay Area, Crime, 2002 Standoff Timeline ... See Bay Area Standoff timeline, World Standoff timeline Top ^
2002 Jul.3   Bay Bridge Hostage situation leaves traffic mess  Police shot Carl Cael, 48, holding his girlfriend at gunpoint. 85-year-old woman found shot to death



SF Bay Area, Crime, 2002 Sex Crime Timeline ... See Bay Area Sex Crime timeline, World Sex Crime timeline Top ^
2002 Feb.1   Alameda Raider Charged With Sex Crime
Feb.26  Walnut Creek  Teacher charged having sex with boy Mar.14   San Francisco 224 molestation charges dismisses Apr.9   San Leandro Priest arrested for alleged molestation May.11  Palo Alto  94-year-old woman fights off attacker May.12  Palo Alto  Five arrested in prostitution bust May.17  Fremont  Ex-priest, 55, held on child molestation Jul.3   San Francisco Gang rape began as robbery Jul.23  Sunnyvale  Cop Charged with Prostitution Connection Sep.19  Oakland  Black Muslim leader arrested Sep.24  Hercules  14-year-old girl raped next to school Oct.23  Berkeley  9 Indian women filed suit against landlord Nov.12  San Jose  Sexual Predator Warning