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A man using two smartphones. (Indranil Mukherjee/Getty Images)

Oakland Looks To Ban Cell Phone Kiosks To Deter Thefts

Oakland is looking to ban what some say is an easy way for thieves to cash in on stolen cell phones.

06/18/2014

Dimitri Storm is wanted for several crimes in the North Bay and Santa Cruz County. Authorities said he may have recently changed his appearance. (Santa Cruz County Sheriff)

Man Sought Bay Area-Wide For Multiple Crimes Arrested In Berkeley Hills

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.

05/09/2013

iPhone

About The Bay: San Francisco DA’s Plan To End Rampant Cellphone Thefts

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.

04/22/2013

Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images

Rash Of Car Burglaries At San Mateo County Beach Parking Lots

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.

10/13/2012

(Joel Saget/Getty Images)

San Francisco Police Use Web To Combat Bike Thieves

Police in San Francisco’s Mission District are hoping an online presence will help slow down bike thefts in the area.

04/19/2012

Arrested

‘Hot Spot Bandit’ Arrested In Pleasant Hill For Lotto Ticket Thefts

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.

CBS San Francisco–06/10/2011

(AP)

‘Bluetooth Bandit’ Sought In San Franciso Purse Thefts

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.

CBS San Francisco–06/01/2011

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