Robberies

Gold Jewelry

Street Robbers Targeting People Of Indian Descent Wearing Gold Jewelry In Santa Clara, Sunnyvale

Street robberies in Santa Clara and Sunnyvale have been targeting people of Indian descent wearing gold jewelry, the Santa Clara Police Department announced Wednesday.

11/19/2014

A construction guard in East Oakland armed with a shotgun in response to a spike in crimes in the area. (CBS)

Hispanic Males Targeted In Oakland Robberies On ‘Mexican Friday’

A stretch of International Boulevard in Oakland has seen a dramatic spike in crime targeting Hispanic males on what’s been dubbed “Mexican Friday.”

11/19/2014

Vallejo Robberies (credit: Bay City News)

Police Warn Vallejo Residents About Series of Strong-Arm Robberies

Many thefts have taken place during daylight w/ suspects approaching victims on foot…

10/28/2014

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UC Berkeley Police On Alert After Students Are Attacked, Robbed On Campus

Berkeley police were warning students to be on alert after a series of robberies on the UC Berkeley campus.

10/28/2014

Daniel Chavez, Antonio Chavez, and Jesse Hernandez were arrested in connection with the 'Point Break' bank robberies. (Source: SJPD)

‘Point Break’ Bank Robbery Suspects Arrested In Connection With San Jose, Campbell Heists

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.

10/21/2014

(CBS)

Former Boxing Champion From Pittsburg Sentenced For Unarmed Robberies Of 6 East Bay Banks

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.

08/19/2014

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Campbell Police Investigate Pair Of Armed Robberies That May Be Connected

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.

08/03/2014

Oakland's violent crime rate drops. City officials credit several crime prevention programs and neighborhood groups. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Violent Crime Drops In Oakland, Gang Programs And Neighborhood Groups Credited

Successful gang interventions and an improving economy are among changes Oakland city officials are attributing for a dip in violent crime.

05/19/2014

According to authorities, two teens were robbed on their way home from this McDonalds in Brentwood on April 17, 2014. Police said there were four other armed robberies that took place within a two-hour span that evening. (CBS)

Teenagers Arrested In String Of Brentwood Armed Robberies

Two Oakley teens have been arrested in connection with a string of armed robberies in Brentwood earlier this month, police said Wednesday.

04/30/2014

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Items Recovered After Man, Woman Arrested For Strong-Arm Robberies In Oakland

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.

04/13/2014

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