Vandalism

(CBS SF)

West Oakland Community Garden Trashed By Vandals, Possibly Over Gentrification

There’s a mess at one West Oakland community garden after vandals were reportedly targeting more than just vegetables.

08/05/2014

Napa Valley (credit: Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images)

Police Looking For Vandals Puncturing Car Gas Tanks In Napa

Napa police are reporting a rash of punctured vehicle gas tanks in the past week.

08/01/2014

Vandals are suspected of flooding the baseball diamond at the College of Alameda. (CBS)

Vandalism Floods Ballfield At College Of Alameda; Thousands Of Gallons Of Water Wasted

Vandals cranked open a main water valve and knocked over sprinkler heads on the baseball field at the College of Alameda sometime over the weekend, resulting in about 100,000 gallons of water wasted.

07/28/2014

(CBS)

Alleged Pimp Arrested For Beating At San Mateo Motel

An alleged pimp that police said beat a victim he had forced into prostitution after she tried to call for help was arrested at a San Mateo motel early Monday morning.

07/03/2014

Vandals upended this Smart Car in San Francisco on the morning of April 7, 2014. (CBS)

More Smart Cars Tipped In San Francisco, Latest Incidents In Twin Peaks, Cole Valley

Two more instances of Smart car “tipping” occurred overnight in San Francisco’s Twin Peaks and Cole Valley neighborhoods, according to police.

06/06/2014

This bridge near 13th Street and Highway 101 in San Jose has been prone to vandalism. (CBS)

Caltrain Eyes Razor Wire, Fences To Prevent Future Tagging Of SJ Bridge Known For Vandalism

One of the Bay Area’s ugliest bridges just received a facelift. It has a fresh coat of paint, and it looks decent for now. But graffiti is already creeping in, and soon taggers will be back with a vengeance.

05/23/2014

(CBS)

Santa Rosa Police Arrest Prolific Teen Tagger

Santa Rosa police have arrested a 17-year-old boy on suspicion of committing more than 70 acts of graffiti vandalism in Santa Rosa over the past year

05/15/2014

A park ranger inspects a redwood tree in Redwood National Park that has been vandalized to steal a "burl." (National Park Service)

Humboldt County Man Charged With Cutting Knobby Growths From Old Redwoods In National Parks

A Northern California man is facing charges in connection with the cutting of knobby growths from an old growth redwood tree.

05/14/2014

Graffiti seen under a bridge in Kurt Cobain Park in Aberdeen, Washington on April 1, 2014. The park and bridge where Cobain used to hang out and write songs has become a symbol for fans as it was a gathering place after the news of his death spread. Nirvana fans prepare to mark the 20th anniversary of the iconic frontmans suicide on April 5. AFP PHOTO / Sébastien VUAGNAT (Photo credit should read Sebastian VUAGNAT/AFP/Getty Images)

San Francisco To Pursue Civil Charges Against Repeat Graffiti Vandals To Recover Cleanup Costs

Legislation introduced by San Francisco Supervisor London Breed aiming to cut back on graffiti vandalism throughout the city was unanimously passed by the city’s Board of Supervisors.

05/07/2014

Exterior view of Adrian Wilcox High School in Santa Clara. (CBS)

Caged Animals Slaughtered In Santa Clara School Vandalism; 3 Boys Arrested

Three boys arrested Monday are suspected of breaking into Wilcox High School in Santa Clara and killing several animals, vandalizing cars and stealing snacks last weekend, a police spokesman said.

04/29/2014

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