Floyd Feeney, a professor at the UC Davis School of Law, says extenuating circumstances may call for physical intervention. But he’s concerned some well-intentioned good Samaritans can make bad decisions and end up in jail, or looking for a good lawyer.
They were passing by the duplex saw the smoke coming from the duplex, and they say they didn’t even think twice about running in and saving their animals trapped inside.
Police say two men tried to kidnap a Stockton teen, but they didn’t get very far thanks to a Good Samaritan that took action.
Oakland police have arrested a driver who allegedly struck and killed a man who had stopped to help a stranded motorist.
A good deed turned deadly in Dixon after a man died helping a crash victim along the freeway.
Two good samaritans came to the aide of another good samaritan after he stepped in to stop an assault and ended up stabbed.
Police say a north Natomas man stepped in to help some children in an apparent attack and ended up being stabbed himself.
The tables turned during a crime in Stockton when a citizen ended up saving a police officer.
A Good Samaritan is in the hospital this morning after he was hit by a car while trying to help crash victims on a Sacramento freeway.
A Sacramento man who was seconds away from being crushed by a semi-truck is saved by a Good Samaritan.
Somewhere on Villa Juares Circle lives a mystery good samaritan. It’s a hero who likely saved the neighbor’s life with a simple phone call to cops.
Police say an Oakland, Calif., man is in grave condition after he was shot in the head while he and his family were giving food to a homeless man.