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Theft

The Rise Of Identity Theft: Reports From The Federal Trade Commission

The Federal Trade Commission reports that the occurrence rate for identity theft incidents is high, and it doesn’t look like that trend will change anytime soon.

08/28/2014

How To Repair Your Credit After Identify Theft

Many Americans like to believe that identity theft won’t happen to them, but the staggering statistics from the Bureau of Justice Statistics prove otherwise.

08/28/2014

A thief is seen breaking into a car in front of a Concord home using an electronic device to unlock the door. (CBS)

Caught On Camera: Concord Thief Uses Mystery Electronic Device To Break Into Car

Thieves are dispensing with the usual smash-and-grab technique and using a high-tech means to break into cars to steal items inside.

08/25/2014

A man is seen on surveillance video stealing bottles of champagne at an Oakland liquor store before getting confronted by store workers. (CBS)

Caught On Camera: Oakland Liquor Store Clerks Fight Back Against Aggressive Thief Who Cops Ignored

Oakland liquor store workers have fought back against an alleged serial thief after they say police refused to become involved.

08/20/2014

Colonial Acres Elementary School in Hayward. (CBS)

East Bay Elementary School Burglarized Twice In Recent Weeks

Colonial Acres Elementary School in Hayward has been burglarized twice in the past few weeks. The principal said the thieves used a basic kitchen utensil in one of the break-ins.

08/18/2014

(CBS)

Fremont Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Burglarizing Cars In Portola Valley

A 39-year-old Fremont man was arrested on suspicion of burglarizing cars in the Westridge area of Portola Valley on Thursday, a San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman said.

08/10/2014

(CBS)

Teen Suspect Arrested In Newark Elementary School Burglary

Newark police have arrested a young man on suspicion of stealing from a local elementary school.

08/10/2014

The West Oakland BART station. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Fingerprint Evidence Leads To Arrest In Auto Burglaries At BART Stations

Fingerprint evidence led to the arrest of a suspect in a series of auto burglaries at BART stations, police said Wednesday.

08/06/2014

The Montclair Golf Course. (CBS)

Stolen City Truck Used In Smash & Grab Robberies At Oakland Golf Pro Shop

A stolen city maintenance truck was used by burglars to smash their way into a pro shop at an Oakland golf course twice in the same day.

08/06/2014

A catalytic converter. (Ballista/Wikimedia Commons)

Thieves Target Catalytic Converters At East Bay BART Station Parking Lots

A string of catalytic converter thefts from Bay Area Rapid Transit parking lots have commuters wondering just how vulnerable they are.

07/31/2014

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