Four armed robberies have occurred on or near the University of California at Berkeley campus in the past week, and police are beefing up patrols and reminding students to remain vigilant.
Habitat for Humanity is bumping up security plans for an upcoming visit by former President Jimmy Carter to an East Oakland housing development site after eight workers were robbed at gunpoint at the site on Tuesday.
Two bank robberies involving separate suspects occurred on the western side of the city on Thursday afternoon, a police spokeswoman said Friday.
One person was in custody and two others remained at large after a home invasion in San Francisco’s Bayview District Monday morning, a police sergeant said.
A Vallejo man was arrested Wednesday in connection with a home invasion robbery and assault in Santa Rosa in March, a police sergeant said.
A suspect who was barricaded inside an East Oakland apartment Thursday morning has died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, an Alameda County sheriff’s sergeant said.
A Palo Alto bank was robbed by a man wearing flip flops Wednesday.
Police have detained a man who barricaded himself inside a gas station office in San Francisco’s Castro District for more than an hour Thursday morning while a store clerk hid in the bathroom, a police spokesman said.
Santa Clara County sheriff’s deputies took a man into custody after a standoff Monday afternoon when the man refused to come down off of a Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority bus.
Police were investigating an armed robbery that took place in a residential neighborhood in Foster City on Tuesday evening.