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.
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.
Thieves are dispensing with the usual smash-and-grab technique and using a high-tech means to break into cars to steal items inside.
Oakland liquor store workers have fought back against an alleged serial thief after they say police refused to become involved.
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.
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.
Newark police have arrested a young man on suspicion of stealing from a local elementary school.
Fingerprint evidence led to the arrest of a suspect in a series of auto burglaries at BART stations, police said Wednesday.
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.
A string of catalytic converter thefts from Bay Area Rapid Transit parking lots have commuters wondering just how vulnerable they are.