Golden Gate Park A Hot Spot For Car Break-Ins Despite Police CrackdownSan Francisco police are warning that even though car break-ins are significantly down around the city, thieves are continuing to target Golden Gate Park as a hot spot.
72-Year-Old San Jose Man Would Fight Back Against Teen Carjacker All Over Again72-year-old Hector Estrada has several cuts on his face from fighting off a suspected carjacker, but he said he would do it all over again.
Suspected High Tech Auto Thieves Arrested In FremontA 33-year-old man and a 29-year-old woman who both were on probation for previous theft convictions have been arrested for possessing an electronic device that was used to unlock vehicle doors and other charges.
San Francisco Drivers Leaving Notes To Discourage Car Break-InsDrivers who park in San Francisco are trying a subtle tactic to convince thieves to stay away from their cars.
Armed Customers Steal Lyft Driver’s Car At GunpointPolice were searching for three suspects they say stole a Lyft driver's car at gunpoint after an hour-long trip in and around Los Angeles.
Stolen Vehicle Careens Out Of Control Setting Santa Rosa Street AblazeThe driver of a stolen Dodge Charger careened out of control on a Santa Rosa street early Friday, slamming into several parked vehicles, setting many of them ablaze.
Palo Alto Police Arrest Wanted Felon Seen Prowling On Rooftop Palo Alto police arrested a wanted felon on Monday morning after he was spotted prowling on the rooftop of a residential garage.
SF Police Task Force Targeting Car Break-Ins Finds Task DauntingA newly-formed San Francisco police task force seeks to reduce the number of car break-ins in the city - about one break-in about every 20 minutes.
Car Burglars Big Fans Of San Francisco Fisherman's Wharf AreaRecent data from San Francisco Police shows that auto break ins are on the rise, up 31 percent – and one of the city’s most popular spots with tourists is one of the worst hotspots for burglaries.
Martinez Man Arrested On Auto Theft, Burglary ChargesA caller told police they saw the suspect pushing a motorcycle down a neighbor’s driveway, attempt to jump start it and then load it into a stolen pick-up truck.
San Francisco Police Recover 89 Stolen Vehicles During 9-Day May CampaignPolice in San Francisco recovered 89 stolen vehicles and made 40 arrests during a nine-day concentrated enforcement period in May, during which they focused specifically on auto theft.
Teenage Serial Burglary Suspect Arrested In San Mateo Following String Of Auto CrimesSan Mateo police early Wednesday morning arrested a man who is suspected of committing more than a dozen vehicle burglaries in the last month.
Novato's Automated License Plate Reader Helps Locate Stolen CarsPolice recovered two stolen vehicles Saturday morning in Novato with the help of an automated license plate reader, police said.
Alert Gym Employees Help Police Crack San Jose Auto-Theft Ring; 3 ArrestedAn elaborate car theft ring was busted in San Jose after workers at gyms caught on to the scheme.
Study Links Spike In California Auto Thefts With Flood Of Inmates Released EarlyA new study says California continues to see a spike in auto thefts since a change in prison policy four years ago forced many local jails to release more inmates early.