A former San Carlos PetSmart employee and her boyfriend have pleaded no contest to burglary charges for a series of break-ins at homes they learned were vacant when the residents’ pets were boarded at PetSmart, San Mateo County prosecutors said Tuesday.
There have been 86 residential burglaries in Petaluma this year – 18 in August alone – and 74 of them were committed between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m.
Police are looking for more information on the burglaries of two homes in the same San Bruno neighborhood on Monday.
Some startup businesses in San Francisco have been plagued by break-ins lately, according to police.
Santa Cruz County sheriff’s officials warned residents to be on the lookout for a suspect and car in connection with a recent string of burglaries in the Summit area of the county.
Police in San Mateo cracked down on auto burglars over the weekend and arrested four suspects connected to several recent vehicle break-ins.
San Mateo County sheriff’s deputies were investigating a handful of car burglaries that occurred in San Carlos on Monday evening.
Three suspects in a series of residential burglaries in Redwood City, Palo Alto and other cities in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties have pleaded not guilty to burglary and other charges.
Police were investigating three home burglaries that occurred in a Belmont neighborhood Friday and appear to be connected to a string of recent burglaries in San Mateo and Hillsborough.
The town of Piedmont is hoping to curb crime by putting cameras at all points of entry into the small city.