A husband and wife who have been called the “landlords from hell” for a series of attacks and threats against tenants in a San Francisco apartment building were each sentenced to more than four years in prison Friday.
Law enforcement agencies across the Bay Area said the elderly are increasingly becoming victims of so-called “distraction burglaries.” Victims are lured out of their homes so thieves can get in, according to authorities.
An East Palo Alto man has been arrested in connection with a residential burglary that occurred in Redwood City on Saturday morning, police said.
A notorious “snake scam” has slithered its way into San Mateo and Burlingame, prompting police there to join the hunt.
Police in Salinas arrested a man who they believe burglarized a pizza restaurant Wednesday morning.
Burglars are gaining access to residents’ homes by claiming to be animal control officers looking for poisonous snakes, Fremont police said Monday.
Police in South San Francisco were looking for a pair of suspects that burglarized a home early Saturday morning.
Burglars posing as PG&E workers robbed a home in San Carlos on Thursday, according to sheriff’s deputies.
Police were urging residents to be on the lookout for individuals posing as utility workers following a burglary in Oakland’s Crocker Highlands neighborhood on Tuesday afternoon.
San Jose police have restarted a program to coincide with the beginning of the new school year intended to reduce both truancy and daytime burglaries, a spokesman said Tuesday.