Alleged robbers apparently picked the wrong house to target Tuesday in Brentwood. It turned out the homeowner is a police officer, who shot and wounded a suspect.
A Fairfield home burglar fled from police by crashing through a second-story window Monday while a woman hid in a closet with her 5-year-old daughter, police said.
An Antioch homeowner who shot and killed a man in one of his vacant properties Saturday may have interrupted a burglary.
DNA taken from a pair of shoes left at a burglarized home in Sebastopol in June led to the arrest of a San Francisco man on Tuesday, a Sonoma County sheriff’s sergeant said.
Sheriff’s investigators have released a sketch of one of two or three men who tried to break into a home in unincorporated Danville last Thursday and pepper sprayed a resident as she was escaping, Contra Costa County sheriff’s spokesman Jimmy Lee said.
A woman who had just arrived to her home in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood opened a closet door to find a burglar inside. The burglar fled before police arrived and took some lingerie.
A burglar who was caught stealing computers from a man’s house in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood early Wednesday morning gave them back after the victim confronted him as he was trying to flee, police said.
A prolific cat burglar has stolen hundreds of precious possessions from homes in San Mateo. But police are staying off the case—the burglar really is a cat.
Police took a 32-year-old Oakland man into custody Wednesday in connection with a home burglary after he was spotted wandering around a condominium complex and reported by a resident.
A 20-minute phone conversation has cost a San Mateo County woman convicted of burglary six years in prison.