Oakland Business Owners Struggle to Recover from Pandemic Amid Crime UptickOakland is now moving to hire more police officers in hopes of reversing a dramatic rise in homicides. But with crime comes other problems, and Oakland business leaders say it is hurting their recovery.
Retailers To Hire San Francisco Sheriff's Deputies To Deter Retail Theft, Smash-and-Grab SurgeSan Francisco will allow businesses to hire sheriff’s deputies to provide more law enforcement presence to help stem retail theft and smash-and-grab incidents.
Suspects From Antioch, Elk Grove Arrested In Connection With Multiple San Francisco Auto BurglariesAn East Bay man and a Sacramento County man were arrested in connection with multiple auto burglaries in San Francisco last week, police said.
SFPD: Suspects In Violent Smash And Grab Robberies, Car Burglaries Will Be Arrested, ConvictedAs crime and and violence in the Bay Area continues to make national headlines, police in San Francisco said they continue to make arrests, and investigate armed robberies and car burglaries.
CoCo County Deputy DA Wants Local, State, Federal Takedown Of Organized Retail CrimeLead prosecutor Mary Knox says dismantling the organized crime ring is going to take federal, state and local agencies to work together at the regional level.
Walnut Creek Police Arrest Suspected Shoplifter, Recover $2000 In Stolen MerchandiseAn Oakland woman suspected of organized retail theft was arrested Sunday in Walnut Creek and police recovered about $2,000 in stolen merchandise.
'Enough Is Enough!' Bay Area Lawmaker Urges Newsom To Impose Harsher Penalty For Attacks On JournalistsAfter the tragic death of a former police officer providing security to a television news crew in Oakland and dozens more attacks on journalists, a San Jose lawmaker says "enough is enough."
Shoppers Welcome Heightened Police Presence In Downtown Walnut Creek Shoppers strolling along Walnut Creek's downtown business district Saturday night voiced an added sense of security as additional police and sheriff's deputies patrolled the area to combat organized smash-and-grab retail thefts.
Guilty Pleas In Huge Bay Area Retail Theft Ring; Ringleader Gets 6-Year Prison TermFive people have pleaded guilty in one of the largest retail theft ring busts in California history.
South Bay Retailer Shutters Store in Response to Smash-and-Grab Crime WaveA longtime San Jose business owner has cleared out his shop and closed his doors indefinitely amid a spate of brazen retail robberies across the Bay Area.
Shoppers Returning To Heavy Police Presence in San Francisco Union Square After Smash-and-Grab TheftsThere are selfies in front of the big tree, skaters on the ice, shoppers with bags in hand and surrounding all of that holiday joy, a large presence from the San Francisco Police Department all around Union Square.
Smash-And-Grab Thieves Hit San Jose Eastridge Mall Jewelry Store; 5 SoughtA group of thieves pulled off another smash-and-grab robbery in San Jose at the Eastridge Mall Thursday afternoon.
Felony Arrests, Firearms Seized During SFPD Black Friday Vehicle Smash-And-Grab Crackdown Officers patrolling San Francisco neighborhoods during a crackdown of the rampant surge of vehicle smash-and-grab burglaries have arrested four men and a juvenile and seized several firearms.
Newsom: Prosecute Smash-And-Grab Shoplifters Under Existing LawsWhen asked at a COVID vaccination news event about a shop owner who has been repeatedly targeted by smash-and-grab robbers, Gov. Gavin Newsom was direct and to the point -- shoplifters should be prosecuted under existing California laws.
Oakland Police Seek Cellphone Video In Connection With Shooting Death Of Kevin NishitaPolice in Oakland are seeking information and cellphone video as the investigation into the shooting that killed news security guard and former police officer Kevin Nishita continues.