Burglaries

Police sketches of two burglars who have posed as utility workers in San Jose. (San Jose Police Dept.)

Burglars Posing As Utility Workers Sought In San Jose

Police in San Jose are seeking the public’s help in finding four burglars who have posed as utility workers to gain acceess to homes.

04/09/2015

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Berkeley Neighborhoods See Sharp Increase In Home Burglaries

Residents in some Berkeley neighborhoods are on edge after a sharp increase in home burglaries.

04/07/2015

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Pair Attack Santa Rosa Newspaper Deliveryman Believed To Be Neighborhood Burglar

A newspaper deliveryman was chased and attacked by two men who thought he was involved in a string of recent burglaries in Santa Rosa.

02/11/2015

A body lies covered by a yellow tarp in the street at the scene of a police shooting on Willow Place off Willow Road near Middlefield Road in Menlo Park, November 11, 2014. (CBS)

Man Shot Dead By Menlo Park Police Suspected In A String Of Burglaries

A Riverside County man shot and killed by police as he allegedly fled a burglary in Menlo Park on Tuesday afternoon is suspected in other recent burglaries in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties, Menlo Park police said Wednesday.

11/12/2014

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Spate Of Residential Burglaries In Palo Alto Prompt Police Investigation

Police are investigating a spike in burglaries occurring in the south end of Palo Alto, including one that happened last week.

10/01/2014

Ashley Kirk (left) and Juan Ortega-Ramos are accused of burglarizing customers of a PetSmart store in San Carlos. (San Mateo County Sheriff's Office)

No Contest Pleas From Couple In PetSmart Burglaries; Homes Ransacked After Pets Boarded

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.

09/16/2014

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Police Say Unlocked Homes In Petaluma Are Being Burgled In Broad Daylight

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.

09/12/2014

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2 Homes Burglarized In San Bruno Neighborhood

Police are looking for more information on the burglaries of two homes in the same San Bruno neighborhood on Monday.

07/24/2014

A woman with a backpack is seen burglarizing the BuildZoom office in San Francisco. (BuildZoom)

Burglary Caught On Video Highlights Increased Reports Of San Francisco Startup Business Break-Ins

Some startup businesses in San Francisco have been plagued by break-ins lately, according to police.

07/22/2014

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String Of Burglaries In Santa Cruz Summit Area Puts Homeowners On Alert

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.

04/17/2014

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