A caller told police they saw the suspect pushing a motorcycle down a neighbor’s driveway, attempt to jump start it and then load it into a stolen pick-up truck.
Police in San Francisco recovered 89 stolen vehicles and made 40 arrests during a nine-day concentrated enforcement period in May, during which they focused specifically on auto theft.
San Mateo police early Wednesday morning arrested a man who is suspected of committing more than a dozen vehicle burglaries in the last month.
Police recovered two stolen vehicles Saturday morning in Novato with the help of an automated license plate reader, police said.
An elaborate car theft ring was busted in San Jose after workers at gyms caught on to the scheme.
A new study says California continues to see a spike in auto thefts since a change in prison policy four years ago forced many local jails to release more inmates early.
Commuters were curious to know just exactly what was the 25 foot tall contraption looming over the parking lot at the North Berkeley BART station. One commuter called it the ‘Leaning Tower of Policia’ on Facebook.
A San Francisco man who drove a stolen car to his April court appearance in South San Francisco for a previous auto theft arrest has pleaded no contest to the charges, prosecutors said Tuesday.
Thieves are dispensing with the usual smash-and-grab technique and using a high-tech means to break into cars to steal items inside.
An East Bay police chief says he believes there is a connection between California’s prison realignment policy and an increase in crime in his city.