Street robberies in Santa Clara and Sunnyvale have been targeting people of Indian descent wearing gold jewelry, the Santa Clara Police Department announced Wednesday.
A stretch of International Boulevard in Oakland has seen a dramatic spike in crime targeting Hispanic males on what’s been dubbed “Mexican Friday.”
Many thefts have taken place during daylight w/ suspects approaching victims on foot…
Berkeley police were warning students to be on alert after a series of robberies on the UC Berkeley campus.
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.
A former welterweight boxing champion from Pittsburg was sentenced in federal court in Oakland Tuesday to seven years and three months in prison for the unarmed robberies of six East Bay banks last year.
Campbell police are investigating if a involved in a shooting that left two injured and robbery early Sunday morning was responsible for a separate robbery that occurred shortly after.
Successful gang interventions and an improving economy are among changes Oakland city officials are attributing for a dip in violent crime.
Two Oakley teens have been arrested in connection with a string of armed robberies in Brentwood earlier this month, police said Wednesday.
Police in Oakland arrested a man and woman in connection with two strong-arm robberies that occurred within 20 minutes of each other Thursday morning, a police spokesman said.