Richard Barrett

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2011

    Charles Heard Sentenced in 'Bamm-Bamm Bling' Murder Case

    Courtesy SFPDThe Bamm-Bamm pendant​Convicted murderer Charles Heard received 25 years to life in prison for killing Richard Barrett in 2008 -- a crime that prosecutors say was done as he attempted to steal Barrett's pendant of cave-baby Bamm-Bamm from The Flintstones.Heard was sentenced yesterday ... More >>

  • News

    July 14, 2010

    Facial Profiling

    Will face-recognition technology get an accused killer off the hook?

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2010

    San Francisco's Most Senseless Murders

    Your Bamm-Bamm or your life...​With a conviction in the "Bamm-Bamm Bling" murder trial yesterday, Charles "Cheese" Heard surges toward the top of the list -- the list of miscreants responsible for the city's most senseless murders. In this case, Heard was found guilty of killing Richard Barrett so ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2010

    Charles Heard Guilty in 'Bamm-Bamm Bling' Murder-Robbery

    ​A San Francisco jury found alleged Western Addition gang member Charles Heard guilty of murder and robbery today after nine days of deliberations.Heard, 25, was found guilty under the "felony murder" doctrine, which holds that those who help commit a crime that leads to murder -- even if not kill ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2010

    Big Day in Court for Candidate Harris

    This is what a sexy prosecutor candidate looks like​With her solid victory in last night's Democratic primary for the vaunted post of attorney general, San Francisco District Attorney Kamala Harris proved that she can deflect accusations of being soft of crime. At least when they come from other D ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2009

    Prosecutor Orders Seven Arrested for Witness Intimidation in 'Bamm-Bamm Bling' Murder Case

    ​San Francisco Assistant District Attorney Michael Swart ordered seven spectators arrested for witness intimidation during a preliminary hearing today in a murder case. The men, associates of defendant Charles Heard, all stood up in the courtroom gallery when a witness to the alleged shooting, whi ... More >>

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