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Posted on: 04/28/2016
Life is full of unexpected events. At one point or another, you may find yourself on the wrong side of the law. You might have to spend time in jail waiting for a trial. This experience is upsetting for not only you, but also your family and friends. Most importantly, your life is on hold while you’re in jail. You can neither work nor make money. There may be additional people who depend on you for support or care. You can’t help them if you’re stuck in jail waiting for trial. In Fremont, bail bonds can help you make bail so you can live, work, and support your loved ones.
Bail is a set amount of money determined by a judge during an initial court trial. The accused person in question agrees to forfeit this amount of money if they fail to show up to succeeding court dates. In order to post bail, you need to have the funds to put up in the first place. However, for many people, this is out of the question because of limited resources. They’re unable to post bail and must stay in jail while they wait for trial.
In this situation, a bail agent can post the funds in the stead of the accused person or their family for a fee that is a fraction of the bail amount. For people who are considered a “good risk” (defendants with a steady employment record, no previous criminal record, or community residency for a decent length of time, according to The Free Dictionary’s Legal Dictionary), this is a do-able, affordable solution that can literally be a life-saver.
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Posted on: 12/21/2015
Alameda County prosecutors recently charged Donna Marie Qualls, 54, with the murder of her boyfriend Emmanuel Emmett Christy Sr., 73, of Alameda.
The suspect stated that she had shot her boyfriend while he was sleeping in the apartment that they shared. After the victim succumbed to his injuries Qualls proceeded to call 911 and waited till the police arrived to arrest her. The emergency call came in around 10:30 a.m..
When the police arrived they found the body of the victim in the apartment located in the 700 block of Buena Vista Avenue in the city’s west end.
In addition the murder charges, Qualls was also charged with elder abuse. When she was interviewed she confessed to the murder, but investigators have declined to comment on her motive.
When the suspect was arrested there was a second person in the apartment. Investigators later identified the male as a relative of Qualls. He was not arrested in connection with the crime and authorities have not disclosed his name or relationship to the suspect.
Once the suspect was arrested she was transported to Santa Rita Jail in Dublin, where she remains in custody. She is being held without the option of bail.
In criminal cases such as murder the defendant is denied the opportunity of bail.
Pending criminal charges can be stressful and scary for the defendant and their loved ones, so Nor Cal Bail Bonds is available to help regarding any Dublin bail bonds. We are available 24 hours a day for your convenience.
Posted on: 12/17/2015
Last week Livermore police found footage of a male suspect entering a taking an idling car. The car was parked in the victims driveway to “warm up” before the theft.
The home was located by the 800 block of Alexander Street and nearby security cameras were able to record the incident. The car thief was dropped off by a second suspect to a home next door to the victims’. After exiting the white sedan the suspect proceed to escape with the vehicle.
According to the victims they had left their 2007 Lincoln Navigator in the driveway for about fifteen minutes before it was stolen. The video evidence revealed that the suspects drove back and forth in front of the home before the theft.
The suspected thief was last seen wearing a Raiders hat and had a cast on his right hand. He first entered the passenger side of the vehicle and then moved to the drivers seat to make his getaway. The second suspect was described as a female with a light complexion and light brown hair. She was driving a new white Toyota Camry, dark wheels, tinted windows and a factory spoiler.
Officers were able to recover the stolen vehicle two days later in Concord, but no suspects have been arrested as of yet.
A pending criminal case can be a stressful and scary time for you or a loved one, so we urge you to give us a call with any questions or concerns. We at Nor Cal Bail Bonds are available 24 hours a day to help regarding any Livermore bail bonds.
Posted on: 12/15/2015
Last week an Alameda County man confessed to the murder of his wife. The couple was at the home with their two children when an argument broke out that resulted in the death of 38-year-old Eunkyoung Han.
Once officers arrived to the home they stumbled upon a gruesome and bloody scene.
Blood and broken dishes were scattered around the house and the victim was found in the master bedroom. A blood stained blanket and bamboo plant were placed over her dead body.
The suspect Hee Jin Kim, 39 was found in the home holding his infant child, clutching a red rope and covered in his wife’s blood. His second child was found in another room. Both children sustained no injuries.
Kim stated the argument started while the couple was deciding whether or not to move back to Korea. He had recently lost his job and his wife had also asked him for a divorce prior to the incident. She was found with multiple stab wounds, but an autopsy found that she died as a result of strangulation.
The suspect admitted to the murder of his wife the next day while in custody. He was then taken to Santa Rita Jail in Dublin where he is being held without bail.
If you or a loved one needs help in a pending legal case and there is an option of bail, you can contact Nor Cal Bail Bonds regarding any Dublin bail bonds. We are conveniently available 24 hours a day and ready to take your calls with any questions or concerns.
Posted on: 11/29/2015
Last week the University of California police started investigating the sexual assault and kidnapping of a young female student.
The victim was abducted around 6 p.m. from central campus and was taken to an unknown location where she sexually assaulted. The male suspect did not release the victim until early the next morning. She was able to make it back to campus and immediately reported the crime to the police.
Authorities have not released a description of the suspect and this is still an ongoing investigation.
In mid September around 1 a.m. UCPD received reports of a sex crime being committed on campus. The 28-year-old female victim had recognized one of the two male suspects from a previous encounter.
The suspects were charged with two counts of rape, kidnapping, sodomy and attempted oral copulation.
Over the last six months Berkeley police have responded to over 45 reports of sexual assault and the University of California Police Department has responded to 10.
Among the two sexual assault cases this month, local police agencies have denied to publicly announce any case details or suspects descriptions.
Not all criminal cases are as severe as these, but in any case pending criminal charges can be a scary and stressful time for you or a loved. We urge you to give Nor Cal Bail Bonds with any questions or concerns regarding any Berkeley bail bonds.
Posted on: 11/24/2015
Fremont Police are currently investigating a violent home-invasion robbery that occurred last week.
Authorities received reports of the home-invasion around 10 p.m. Last Thursday. The victim was approached by three males armed with pistols as he drove into his garage. The suspects then ordered him at gunpoint into his home.
Once inside the gunmen forced the victim to the ground along with family members that were already inside the home. The three men rummaged through the house for about a half hour and managed to escape with several valuable items.
Officers were unable to locate the suspects after a throughout search the area. The men were last seen wearing gloves, beanies and ski masks.
No injuries were reported as a result of the break-in and no similar crimes have been reported in the area since this incident.
Law enforcement agencies urge families to be aware that the frequency of crimes such as this can increase during the holiday season. It is becoming more common that malls and shopping centers have had to increase security in order to detour criminals from breaking into cars in their parking lots. Shoppers vehicles were being targeted after they would drop off gifts to their car between purchases. Thieves have also been known to snatch holiday gifts that are delivered and left on doorsteps.
A pending legal matter can be a stressful and scary time for you or a loved one, so you can contact Nor Cal Bail Bonds regarding any Fremont bail bonds. During this holiday season, let our family help your family. We are located 24 hours a day for your convenience and to answer any questions or concerns.
Posted on: 11/18/2015
On the afternoon of Sunday November 15th, 911 dispatch received multiple calls reporting a structure fire on L Street in Eureka. Nearby residents stated that the garage on fire had people trapped inside and there were multiple explosions inside during the blaze.
Once fire engines arrived they spotted smoke pluming out of a single garage between a row of four. They immediately broke down the garage door and rushed inside to search for any victims that may be trapped inside. They were unable to find anyone inside, but a witness reported that they saw a male flee from the home moments before the smoke and fire was noticed.
A crew of 17 firefighters were able to contain and extinguish the fire within twenty minutes of their arrival. They then surveyed the area and did not report any injuries. Total damages are estimated at $15,000.
Investigators believe there was a hash oil component that may have led to the fire. The investigation of the true nature of the fire is still underway and Eureka Police have started to search for the male suspect who was spotted leaving the garage before authorities arrived. They have also initiated an investigation into the possibility of a hash oil extraction operation at the scene of the fire.
Someone who is found to be involved in a crime such as hash oil extraction could face multiple felony drug and distribution charges.
If you or a loved one is seeking help in a pending legal matter you man contact Nor Cal Bail Bonds with any questions or concerns regarding Eureka bail bonds. Our family is available 24 hours a day to help your family.
Posted on: 11/16/2015
Earlier this month police served search warrants that resulted in the seizure of nearly 700 marijuana plants. Two suspects were arrested during the raid of two homes, one located in Dublin and the other in San Ramon.
Multiple police agencies worked together in order to simultaneously serve the search warrants. The operation took place in the area of Wrangler Road in San Ramon and around the 4700 block of Travertino Street in Dublin.
Officers had determined that both locations were grow operations after a thorough and lenghty investigation. The suspects had created a sophisticated series of grow operations consisting of nearly 700 plants. Authorities have also stated that the cultivators had tampered with the PG&E power sources at both homes in an effort to conceal vast amounts of power they had been using. By doing this they hoped to avoid detection and payment of the large amounts of power needed to maintain large scale grows.
Police officers stated that one male and one female suspect were arrested at the Dublin grow location. Both Jing Xue Huang, 41, of Union City and Chu Dan Zhang, 25, of San Leandro were taken into custody without incident.
The suspects are facing charges of suspected marijuana cultivation and conspiracy to commit a felony.
Investigators reported that evidence found in the homes connected the Dublin and San Ramon homes to other grow operations.
Police were able to arrest suspects in an Oakland home from the evidence they had gathered and they believe that more arrests will be made as the investigation continues.
If you or a loved one need assistance in a pending legal matter, you can contact Nor Cal Bail Bonds regarding and Dublin bail bonds. We are ready and available 24 hours a day to help you whenever you may be in need.
Posted on: 11/12/2015
Livermore police are investigating a shooting that occured at a CVS Pharmacy near the 1500 block of First Street. The shooting resulted in one death and serious injuries to the second victim.
Late last moth around 6 p.m. the Livermore Police Department recieved multiple calls concerning a shooting at a local shopping center. Once they arrived to the scene, officers found two victims who had sustained multiple gunshot wounds.
One victim was pronounced dead at the scene and the other was rushed to a local hospital. The surviving victim had been shot several times and was in critical condition. So far authorities have not released the identities of the shooting victims.
According to a witness description the suspect has been described as tall black male with a thin build. He was seen wearing dark clothing, a beanie cap and what appeared to be a long gun of some kind.
The same witness to the incident was able to take down the license plate number of the suspected get away vehicle of the shooter. It was described as a black BMW with a red racing stripes.
Police later discovered a vehicle matching that same description traveling westbound on Interstate 580 in San Leandro. Authorities attempted a pursuit of the car, but lost sight of it once the pursuit came to Oakland.
Police have not yet any new details to this case and it is still an ongoing investigation.
At Nor Cal Bail Bonds we understand that a pending criminal case can be a stressful and scary, so fell free to contact us with any questions or concerns regarding any Livermore bail bonds.
Posted on: 11/06/2015
Last month Barry Fourson, 35, was arrested after being on the run for violating parole, vehicle theft and robbery. He had a long a long history of violent criminal charges and was considered armed and dangerous.
In 2007 he was arrested in Happy Valley with an outstanding parole violation due to drug use. Fourson was detained after he had crashed during a high speed chase.
Most notably in 2011 he was involved in a five-hour standoff in Weaverville. He was being pursued by the Weaverville narcotics task force, but when they caught up with him he held off authorities by claiming he had a bomb strapped to his body. Officers were able to arrest Fourson without any injuries.
Back in 2013, he was found hiding in a closet of a home in Cottonwood. Prior to being arrested he had stolen a car, crashed it, and had been discharging a firearm with the home at which he was found.
Most recently he was found in Anderson after police received a report that he had been stay at the nearby Deluxe Mobile Home Park. Fourson appeared to be acting irrational as though he had been under the influence of narcotics.
He had climbed on the roof of the trailer after being ordered to surrender, but was able to be apprehended by police along with the help of the local Cal Fire department. He continued to resist arrest even after being placed in handcuffs.
He is currently in Shasta County Jail on charges of resisting arrest, battery on an officer and his previous outstanding warrants.
Pending criminal charges can be a scary and stressful time for you or a loved one, so contact Nor Cal Bail Bonds regarding any Weaverville bail bonds and let our family help your family. We have agents working 24 hours a day for your convenience.