Thieves

A catalytic converter. (Ballista/Wikimedia Commons)

13 Catalytic Converters Stolen In 2-Day Period In Walnut Creek, Mostly From Toyota Cars

A baker’s dozen of catalytic converters have been stolen over the past two days in Walnut Creek, mostly from Toyota models, a police sergeant said Tuesday.

06/30/2015

Birds gather around a leaky tap. (ALI AL-SAADI/AFP/Getty Images)

Lock Your Taps! Drought Has Thieves Stealing Water Like It’s Liquid Gold

Thieves busted the locks on the spigots at a popular Asian shopping center in Milpitas, and stole hundreds of gallons of water.

06/13/2015

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - AUGUST 26:  A worker walks on the bike path next to the new Bay Bridge Self-Anchored Suspension (SAS) tower on August 26, 2013 in San Francisco, California. After nearly 12 years of construction and an estimated price tag of $6.4 billion, the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge is set to open on September 3. The bridge will be the world's tallest Self-Anchored Suspension (SAS) tower once completed.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

2 Men Allegedly Caught Stealing Copper Wire From Bay Bridge Bike Path

The California Highway Patrol arrested two people Wednesday who were allegedly caught in the act of stealing copper wire from along the Bay Bridge bike path.

05/27/2015

Police Investigation

Pair Of Women Arrested For Stealing Dozens Of Cars In Hayward

Two women are in custody accused of stealing more than two dozen cars in Hayward.

03/02/2015

Thieves smashed a truck through the front door of a San Francisco audio equipment store before making off with merchandise. (CBS)

San Francisco Audio Store Owner Gets Last Laugh After Thieves Smash Truck Through Front Door, Steal Equipment

A San Francisco audio store owner was picking up the pieces after thieves drove a pick-up truck through the front door and stole thousands of dollars in equipment early Sunday morning.

02/22/2015

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BART Using Predictive Policing To Nab Bike Thieves As Thefts Spike 21 Percent Systemwide

BART’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.

01/07/2015

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Suspected Package Thieves Arrested On Christmas Eve With Goods From 5 Bay Area Cities

Two suspected package thieves were arrested Christmas Eve in Livermore.

12/25/2014

FedEx courier David Kramer pulls a hand truck with packages as he makes a delivery in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Grinch Strikes In San Jose As Neighborhood Hit With Rash Of Package Thefts

Some residents have reported seeing a gold-colored van following delivery trucks, then waiting for packages to be dropped off.

12/18/2014

Suspects in the case of a $10K shopping spree at Apple stores with a woman's stolen credit card.

Thieves Go On $10K Shopping Spree At Apple Stores With Stolen Credit Card; No One Checked Their I.D.?

Thieves made a whopping $10,000 worth of gift card charges at 3 different Apple stores with a stolen credit card, and it didn’t set off a red flag with a single employee.

11/08/2014

Fire hydrant on Marsh Creek Road.

Drought Turns East Bay City Into Wild, Wild West With Thieves Stealing Precious Water

Clayton is a city remains true to its western roots. In this town, water has become as precious as gold, and thieves are resorting to stealing it.

11/08/2014

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