Oakland is looking to ban what some say is an easy way for thieves to cash in on stolen cell phones.
Dimitri Storm is alleged to have been involved in as many as 10 vehicle thefts an 40 vehicle burglaries across the Bay Area since late March.
The theft of cellphones is becoming a rampant problem in San Francisco. District Attorney George Gascon said he has a plan to help solve the issue.
A string of car burglaries and thefts in beach parking lots has prompted the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office to issue a warning to residents and visitors.
Police in San Francisco’s Mission District are hoping an online presence will help slow down bike thefts in the area.
A man police dubbed the “Hot Spot Bandit” was arrested Friday morning in Pleasant Hill for allegedly stealing hundreds of dollars worth of lottery tickets, California Lottery spokesman Alex Traverso said.
San Francisco police are seeking a thief they are calling the “Bluetooth Bandit” because he often wears the earpiece while robbing his victims of their purses or wallets.