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Also, woman run over after drunken argument; Belmont neighborhood targeted for mail theft, memorial created for family of fallen BART officer

Tyler Simmons - Christmas 2013 Photo: Belmont PD
Tyler Simmons - Christmas 2013 Photo: Belmont PD
by Genevieve Bookwalter

by Genevieve Bookwalter

Welcome to Tuesday’s Northern California Patch roundup!

Today’s top story comes from San Carlos Patch, where we learn about a resident who found a missing autistic boy on the side of the road. Read more from the story:

“A 16 year-old autistic boy, missing since Monday evening, was found unharmed early this morning by a citizen in San Carlos, according to Capt. Pat Halleran of the Belmont Police Dept.”

“The boy was located sleeping on the side of the road on San Carlos Avenue near Alameda de las Pulgas.”

“Tyler Edward Simmons, age 16 of Fremont, was last seen yesterday, Monday, Jan. at about 7:00pm on the campus of Ralston Middle School (2675 Ralston Avenue).”

“At approximately 6:30 a.m, Tuesday, police say a citizen who had seen coverage on the case on the morning news, called Belmont police reporting that Tyler was sleeping near some eucalyptus trees by the side of the road, on San Carlos Avenue near Alamdea de las Pulgas in San Carlos. Belmont PD units were dispatched to the area and located Tyler unharmed. He confirmed that he had been upset after an argument with his parents over use of his cell phone and had been walking all night until he got tired and went to sleep.”

More top headlines include:

Napa County Fugitive Arrested on Suspicion of Attempted Murder

Woman Run Over After Drunken Argument in Napa

Belmont Neighborhood Targeted for Mail Theft

Memorial Fund Created for Family of Fallen BART Officer

McClinton's Wife Raises Funds for Legal Fees with GoFundMe

Armed Robbery at Chipotle in Pinole: Employees Beaten, Suspects Still at Large

River Otters Thriving at Heather Farm Park

Shooting Victims Refuse To Tell Cops Who Shot Them

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