UPDATE: San Jose Police Say Santana Row Robbery on Sunday Potentially Part of Larger SchemeAn organized robbery at Santana Row's Lululemon store on Sunday night left has San Jose Police on high alert, officials said Monday.
Gunfire Erupts During Surge In Robberies Targeting Oakland Pot DispensariesA band of fleeing smash and grab robbers riddled an Oakland police vehicle with bullets early Monday morning in one of a series of weekend break-ins targeting legal marijuana dispensaries.
UPDATE: Police Warn of More Mass Robbery Attempts After Looters Ransack Walnut Creek NordstromDozens of looters swarmed into the Nordstrom store in downtown Walnut Creek Saturday night, terrorizing shoppers, assaulting employees, ripping off bag loads of merchandise and ransacking shelves before fleeing in a several vehicles waiting for them on the street.
Bay Area Cops, Retailers Grapple With Ongoing Spate of Brazen Smash-and-Grab AssaultsIn the wake of a spate of smash-and-grab heists, Bay Area law enforcement officials are preparing for a continuation of this type of crime.
UPDATE: Early Morning Looting Caravan Targets Stores In Emeryville, Oakland; One Suspect ArrestedA roving gang of looters targeted the GameStop and Best Buy stores in Emeryville late Wednesday night, shattering windows, ransacking shelves before fleeing with an unknown amount of merchandise.
UPDATE: Police Shootings Protest In Oakland Turns Violent; Windows Broken, Fires Ignited; Businesses VandalizedDemonstrators took to the streets of Oakland Friday night to voice their anger over recent deadly shootings by police but the rally quickly turned violent and destructive with protesters setting fires, smashing windows and blocking streets.
UPDATE: Nine Charged In Downtown Walnut Creek Looting As Police Seek More SuspectsNine people have been charged by the Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office in connection with the May 31 rampage in downtown Walnut Creek in which 39 businesses were victims of looting and related property damages, police said Tuesday.
OPD Releases Details Of Deadly Confrontation With Caravan Of Armed Robbers At Cannabis GrowNew details have emerged regarding a violent police confrontation during an attempted burglary/robbery at a marijuana grow operation in Oakland, that left one man dead and several officers wounded, on election night.
Suspected Richmond Sneaker Store Looter Captured After Chase Into San FranciscoA suspect was in custody following a police chase across the San Francisco Bay Bridge early Thursday after a Richmond sneaker store was looted and dozens of boxes of shoes stolen.
Looting Caravan Suspects Storm Into Emeryville CVS Store; Armed Suspect Arrested One suspect was arrested and several others remained at large after a caravan of looters descended upon an Emeryville CVS store, stealing pharmaceuticals and leaving shelves ransacked.
San Francisco Police To Increase Patrols After Election Night Pot Dispensary Looting In OaklandAuthorities in San Francisco on Wednesday said police patrols would be increased near SF pot dispensaries in the wake of targeted looting of Oakland pot shops on Election Night.