Members of a sophisticated crew dubbed “Point Break,” suspected in bank robberies in San Jose and Campbell, were arrested Tuesday in a joint operation by law enforcement agencies in four counties, a San Jose police spokeswoman said.
Court documents indicate the suspects in a July bank robbery in Northern California stole $15,600 before two of them and a hostage died in a shootout with police.
The hostage who died in the bank heist and shootout in Stockton July 16 will be laid to rest Monday.
Police in Richmond are attempting to find a man who pepper-sprayed a Sears employee and stole more than $25,000 in jewelry from the store, a police spokeswoman said Thursday.
Police are trying to identify a man who robbed a bank in San Francisco’s Chinatown neighborhood on Tuesday morning.
Gold coins from one of the largest finds in U.S. history were possibly from a heist at the San Francisco Mint at the turn of the 20th century.
A suspect was arrested within minutes of a bank robbery at a San Leandro US Bank branch Thursday, according to police.
Police are investigating whether a major wine theft in Seattle over Thanksgiving is connected to a similar wine heist in San Francisco, police in both cities said Thursday.
The FBI and authorities were looking into whether it is tied to three other recent similar crimes in San Francisco and Millbrae.
Two armed robbers sprayed Walnut Creek jewelry store workers with pepper spray and made off with several Rolex watches Tuesday afternoon, according to police.