Cops on alert for masked criminals amid pandemic

​​​​​​​While wearing a medical mask, Serrell Gordon stole $780 in energy drinks from a Walmart store, then falsely claimed to loss prevention that he had coronavirus, San Leandro police say.

Threat of coronavirus outbreak latest trouble at decaying SF jail

The threat of a coronavirus outbreak at San Francisco's County Jail No. 4 on the top floor of the city's Hall of Justice is the latest problem for the run-down facility. For years, lawmakers have proposed closing the jail but repeatedly rejected plans to build a new facility, leaving the inmates in limbo.