Bay Area Company Develops Deterrent For Hybrid Car Battery ThievesHybrid car owners are being warned over an uptick in battery thefts, and a Bay Area company has come up with a simple solution to stop them.
BART Using Predictive Policing To Nab Bike Thieves As Thefts Spike 21 Percent SystemwideBART’s crime analyst is figuring out, from the times and locations of the crimes and surveillance video, the pattern of the thefts, and officers have been able to nab potential thieves.
CA Attorney General Warns Smartphone Location Apps Can Expose Consumers To Thefts, Other CrimesWith certain apps, once a picture is shared online, it reveals exactly where the photo was taken and can expose the consumer or their family to the risk of theft or physical harm, particularly for stalking or domestic abuse victims
Oakland Looks To Ban Cell Phone Kiosks To Deter TheftsOakland is looking to ban what some say is an easy way for thieves to cash in on stolen cell phones.
Man Sought Bay Area-Wide For Multiple Crimes Arrested In Berkeley HillsDimitri 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.
About The Bay: San Francisco DA's Plan To End Rampant Cellphone TheftsThe 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.
Rash Of Car Burglaries At San Mateo County Beach Parking LotsA 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.
San Francisco Police Use Web To Combat Bike ThievesPolice in San Francisco's Mission District are hoping an online presence will help slow down bike thefts in the area.
'Hot Spot Bandit' Arrested In Pleasant Hill For Lotto Ticket TheftsA 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.
'Bluetooth Bandit' Sought In San Franciso Purse TheftsSan 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.