Two would-be car thieves were arrested Friday in Petaluma after they got stuck in traffic in the stolen vehicle, police said.
A San Francisco man who drove a stolen car to his April court appearance in South San Francisco for a previous auto theft arrest has pleaded no contest to the charges, prosecutors said Tuesday.
A San Leandro police dog honored for his performance in a recent K-9 competition showed off his effectiveness on the job by helping nab a suspected car thief.
Mountain View police are searching for a suspect who fled after officers arrested two people occupying a stolen car early Friday morning.
San Jose’s last homicide of 2012 was committed by an armed man who shot a suspected car thief to death, police said Thursday.
A Santa Clara County Sheriff’s deputy opened fire on a suspect in a stolen vehicle in San Jose Saturday. The suspect was not injured and was later arrested, San Jose police said.
A Vallejo man suspected of stealing 31 vehicles was arrested by California Highway Patrol officers on Thursday evening, CHP officials said.