Ford Frazier said he was at home around 1:40 p.m. Tuesday when he saw three men across the street trying to burglarize a home. He waited on hold with 911 as the men tried to enter the home.
A teenage boy wielding a pitchfork was arrested after trying to break into a home in Half Moon Bay on Thursday evening, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office.
An Antioch homeowner who shot and killed a man in one of his vacant properties Saturday may have interrupted a burglary.
A 16-year-old boy is in the hospital with a fractured skull Wednesday after he fell Tuesday night while allegedly trying to break into a gas station in Pittsburg by crawling through an air duct.
Pleasanton police arrested two would-be thieves—one of whom was on parole for a previous burglary conviction—Monday afternoon when the resident of the home they were casing alerted police to strangers lurking around her home.