Grand theft

Police Investigation

Pair Of Women Arrested For Stealing Dozens Of Cars In Hayward

Two women are in custody accused of stealing more than two dozen cars in Hayward.

03/02/2015

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Burlingame, Hillsborough Fire Chief Accused Of Grand Theft, Fraud

The chief of San Mateo County’s Central County Fire Department is facing charges that he participated in a complicated financial scheme with his wife that led to him fraudulently obtaining nearly $35,000, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office.

12/03/2014

Petaluma police are investigating the theft of an excavator from a construction site. (Source: Petaluma Police)

Neighbors Watch As $40K Caterpillar Excavator Stolen From Petaluma Construction Site

Petaluma police said today they are investigating the recent theft of a $40,000 excavator from a construction site.

11/03/2014

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NorCal Grand Jury Indicts ‘Hot Convict’ Jeremy Meeks On Gun Charges

A Northern California Grand Jury has indicted Jeremy Meeks, the “hot convict” whose mugshot went viral because of his Calvin Klein-model good looks.

07/03/2014

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Sonoma County Hardware Stores Office Manager Accused Of Embezzling $300,000

The former office manager of the Garrett Hardware stores in Windsor and Healdsburg delayed entering a plea on Monday afternoon in Sonoma County Superior Court to embezzling more than $300,000 from the two stores.

06/17/2014

Students walk near Sather Gate on the University of California at Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

UC Berkeley Administrator Accused Of Stealing $90,000 From School, Had Previous Embezzling Conviction

An administrator at the University of California, Berkeley who was convicted for embezzling money from a previous employer was fired from her job at the school for allegedly stealing $90,000 from the university.

05/30/2014

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AC Transit Chief Financial Officer Accused Of Embezzling Funds From Oakland-Based Church

The chief financial officer for Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District has been arrested and accused embezzling more than a half-million dollars from religious organizations that provide for the poor, according to prosecutors.

04/14/2014

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Scammers Steal $4K In Cash, Jewelry From Richmond Woman

Police are attempting to locate two men who scammed an elderly woman out of about $4,000 in cash and jewelry on Thursday by claiming they needed help to claim a winning lottery ticket.

11/01/2013

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San Jose Woman Posing As Lawyer Convicted Of Grand Theft

A San Jose woman who served a prison sentence from a 2004 grand theft conviction has been sentenced in Santa Clara County Superior Court to another term for defrauding victims of $124,000.

10/19/2013

Amalek Elyassnia, a San Jose real estate agent, is accused of scamming investors out of $500,000. (San Jose Police Department)

Warrant Out For San Jose Real Estate Agent Accused In $500K Scam

An arrest warrant has been issued for a San Jose real estate agent charged with scamming victims in a deal involving a building in Modesto, prosecutors said Friday.

07/13/2013

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