Police were trying to identify a suspect who attempted to burglarize a home and a car in Fremont on Friday afternoon.
A 62-year-old San Francisco woman was placed on probation Thursday after she was arrested trying to sneak through San Francisco International Airport security to get onto a flight to Hawaii on three separate occasions, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office.
Police and residents in Fremont credit the increased use of home surveillance cameras for a sharp drop in burglaries. The cameras have become so popular that Thursday’s police workshop on surveillance was moved to a larger venue.
A San Jose homeowner is suspected of killing a burglar overnight in East San Jose in what police believe is a case of self-defense, but many of the details are still a mystery.
A grim discovery awaited police on Wednesday at the site of a reported home burglary in Richmond, where the body of an elderly man was found, a police spokeswoman said Thursday.
Believing the heavy winds and rain may have triggered her alarm, the woman walked downstairs to investigate and came face-to-face with an intruder.
Police in San Leandro arrested a Richmond man Thursday morning after an alert resident reported the crime as it was in progress.
Would-be burglars fled from a home in unincorporated Mill Valley Saturday morning when a resident in the house interrupted the break-in, according to the Marin County Sheriff’s Office.
Hillsborough police are investigating a burglary in which a suspect allegedly pretended to be a water department employee to distract a resident.
Three men are suspected of committing two residential burglaries in Mill Valley Tuesday morning, a Marin County sheriff’s lieutenant said.