A newly-released report by law enforcement expert William Bratton urges the Oakland Police Department to make solving property crimes, such as burglaries, a priority.
Dimitri Storm is alleged to have been involved in as many as 10 vehicle thefts an 40 vehicle burglaries across the Bay Area since late March.
The sudden retirement of Police Chief Howard Jordan derailed plans to release law enforcement expert Bill Bratton’s report on cutting crime in Oakland. Despite the canceled announcement, KPIX 5 obtained a copy of the report.
As Oakland prepares to hear from law enforcement expert Bill Bratton about his recommendations to fight crime, new FBI numbers show the city has the highest robbery rate in the country.
The Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents about robbery and burglary suspect Dimitri Storm, who victimizes those who leave their cars and homes unlocked, a sheriff’s spokeswoman said.
Gov. Jerry Brown said Tuesday that a man was recently caught trying to break into his Sacramento apartment while he was away.
Eight females and one male entered a Victoria’s Secret store at a mall in Newark Thursday night, emptied racks of merchandise into bags and purses, and fled.
A Petaluma man was sentenced to 86 years and four months in prison Thursday for the attempted murder shooting of a 90-year-old man in his Greenbrae home last year.
A Vallejo man was arrested Wednesday in connection with a home invasion robbery and assault in Santa Rosa in March, a police sergeant said.
Santa Clara County prosecutors have said a San Jose apartment maintenance worker will be sentenced to four years in jail in the New Year’s Eve shooting death of a burglary suspect.