In the past few years, police departments in smaller cities around San Mateo County have closed their doors, with police services contracted out to the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office.
But bucking the trend is the unincorporated community of Broadmoor, which continues to fund and operate its own department as it has done for more than 60 years. Read More
A former U.S. Postal Service worker in San Carlos who stole thousands of pieces of mail for their credit cards was sentenced Tuesday to a year in County Jail and three years of probation, and he also was ordered to enter a drug rehabilitation program. Read More
Peninsula homeless shelters are feeling squeezed by federal budget cuts.
Samaritan House and the Mental Health Association of San Mateo County both recently lost federally funded $5,000 grants from Daly City when it decided to stop providing grants of that amount or less. The organizations serve Peninsula residents and receive funding from the county and various cities. Read More
A woman selling a smartphone on Craigslist met the buyer last weekend in the parking lot of the McDonald’s near the Cow Palace, according to police, and the result was a rather slow robbery. Read More
When Moon Choi reluctantly closed his Westlake Coffee Shop in Daly City two weeks ago, he expected to have some time to remove his property. So he was shocked the next day to find that Kimco Realty Corp. had not only changed the locks, but also removed a hand-written sign thanking his customers for 30 years of loyalty. Read More
This suspect was really a care "taker."
A Daly City bank manager received praise from police for turning in a heartless caregiver earlier this month who allegedly stole money from a client -- a double amputee who uses a motorized wheelchair.
About 1 p.m. May 1, police said, officers responded to the Wells Fargo Bank inside of the Safeway at the Westlake Shopping Center on the fraud report. Read More
They fit the suspect descriptions like a glove.
A man and woman wore latex gloves while allegedly robbing a cabdriver in the unincorporated community of Broadmoor last month, but the handwear reportedly had the opposite effect of covering their tracks. Read More
Police are hunting for heartless goons who threatened and robbed a mother carrying her 2-year-old son in the parking lot of the Target store in Daly City last week.
The victims, a family of four San Francisco residents, had been walking back to their car at about 7:45 p.m. on Thursday when the passenger of a green sedan demanded money from the mother, Daly City police said Monday. Read More
A merchant who works in San Francisco’s Design District reportedly supplied police with the necessary information to nab the Cubicle Con.
Nicholas Anthony Simat, 26, was arrested Thursday in connection with a series of brazen thefts of iPhones from Bay Area businesses. Read More
Bay Area detectives say they are hot on the tail of the “Cubicle Con.”
A “smooth-talking” thief has reportedly been posing as a customer at various businesses across the region and distracting employees in order to swipe cellphones and tablets off desks. Read More