Authorities Warn About Danger Of Buying Used 'VIN Switched' CarsSome unlucky used car buyers have learned the hard way that when it turns out the vehicle they purchased was "VIN switched," authorities may have the right to seize or even destroy the car.
Stolen Car Torched, Causes Vegetation Fire In San LeandroA stolen vehicle was abandoned in a San Leandro creek and set on fire Monday afternoon, an Alameda County fire spokeswoman said.
Driver In Stolen Car Goes Wrong Way, Crashes On Highway 4 In AntiochA police pursuit in which a motorist drove into oncoming traffic early Friday morning in Antioch ended in a collision that left one person with major injuries, according to police.
Man Arrested After Leading Morgan Hill Police On High-Speed Chase With Stolen Car Full Of TeensA 21-year-old man was arrested by the Morgan Hill police Saturday after leading officers on a high-speed pursuit in a stolen car full of teenagers.
San Francisco Lowers Towing Fees For Stolen CarsShort of the jail, which is ironically right across the street, the tow yard is the last place you want to find yourself in the city of San Francisco.
LoJack Signal On Stolen Car Leads To Vallejo Chop Shop SuspectA stolen car equipped with a tracking device led Solano County investigators to a Vallejo storage unit and the arrest of a man suspected of running a chop shop, sheriff’s office officials said Monday.
Juvenile Leads Police On Chase From Concord To Pittsburg In Stolen VehicleA juvenile driver in a stolen vehicle involved in a hit-and-run led police on a chase from Concord to Pittsburg Wednesday afternoon before her and an adult passenger were arrested, police said.
Watsonville Carjacking Suspects Force Driver To Stay In Trunk While They Drive For HoursPolice are seeking two suspects who allegedly carjacked a vehicle Friday night in Watsonville and ordered the driver to get inside the vehicle's trunk at gunpoint.
3 Carjacking Suspects Arrested In Oakland After Police, Victim See Them Driving ByPolice pursued three carjacking suspects through an East Oakland neighborhood on Tuesday after seeing the suspects drive by in the stolen car while interviewing the victim, police said Wednesday.
Woman Who Fell Or Jumped Off Bay Bridge After Stolen Car Crash Picked Up By Truck DriverThe search for a woman who reportedly fell or jumped off the Bay Bridge Wednesday morning following a traffic crash on the bridge is continuing, and the California Highway Patrol is now following up on a report of a woman seen getting out of the water after the incident.
Novato's Automated License Plate Reader Helps Locate Stolen CarsPolice recovered two stolen vehicles Saturday morning in Novato with the help of an automated license plate reader, police said.
Young Man Driving Stolen Car Shot By San Pablo Police, In Critical ConditionA juvenile who was shot by an officer after he struck a police patrol car while driving a stolen vehicle Sunday night is in critical condition Monday morning.