Police arrested a suspect and attempted to locate another suspect who were interrupted while attempting to steal copper wire from a shopping center rooftop in Fremont on Tuesday morning, police said.
Water thieves have struck again in Humboldt County, this time forcing an elementary school to close.
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.
Police were urging residents to be on the lookout for individuals posing as utility workers following a burglary in Oakland’s Crocker Highlands neighborhood on Tuesday afternoon.
San Francisco police were seeking a man and woman who attacked a security guard while stealing beers from a supermarket along Market Street on Monday night.
The top prosecutors in San Francisco and New York said that the mayor of London is joining their effort to stop the surge of stolen smartphones.
The top prosecutors in San Francisco and New York say they are bringing in state and federal security experts to test the newest anti-theft features designed to thwart the surge of stolen smartphones nationwide.
A bag holding $20,000 in cash was snatched from a woman eating lunch at a Fremont restaurant earlier this week, police said.
A former financial secretary for a San Jose public school Parent Teacher Association has been charged with embezzling $27,000 from a PTA fund, according to the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office.
Law enforcement officials nationwide, including San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon, are demanding the creation of a “kill switch” that would render smartphones inoperable after they are stolen.