A home in San Carlos was burglarized Wednesday while the residents were away on vacation, and investigators believe the thief got in through the doggy door.
A man was struck and killed by a train north of the San Carlos Caltrain station Wednesday afternoon, transit agency spokeswoman Christine Dunn said.
Law enforcement agencies across the Bay Area said the elderly are increasingly becoming victims of so-called “distraction burglaries.” Victims are lured out of their homes so thieves can get in, according to authorities.
Burglars posing as PG&E workers robbed a home in San Carlos on Thursday, according to sheriff’s deputies.
Home burglaries in San Carlos have decreased dramatically in the past three months thanks to vigilant residents and newly formed neighborhood watch groups, the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office reported Tuesday.
Two men were in custody after they assaulted a man at a house party near the San Carlos CalTrain station on Thursday, the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman said.
Surf Air, a Santa Monica-based company and the first airline to offer all-you-can-fly service, launched Wednesday offering flights between San Carlos and Burbank.
Four homes in San Carlos were looted Tuesday in what police believe might be the work of one criminal.
The pedestrian was struck by southbound train No. 314 around 7:40 a.m. south of the Broadway station, located at 1190 California Drive, according to Caltrain spokeswoman Jayme Ackemann.
The San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two daytime burglaries that occurred at homes in San Carlos on Monday.