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
A cold prison cell awaits this boiling temper.
Jesusa Ursonal Tadad, 41, of Daly City was sentenced to 16 years to life in prison Wednesday after pleading no contest to charges that she poured a pot of scalding water on her ex-husband while he was sleeping. He died a week after the incident.
Tadad, who remains in custody, will be formally sentenced May 17, said Karen Guidotti, San Mateo County’s chief deputy district attorney. Read More
This dog’s tricks might be getting old.
An assisted living facility in Daly City was the target last weekend of a brazen thief who distracted an employee long enough to make off with her smartphone. Read More
Scoring a pack of smokes apparently isn’t easy for underage kids in northern San Mateo County cities.A law enforcement operation on Saturday had underage decoys try to buy tobacco at 161 businesses in Millbrae, San Bruno, South San Francisco and Daly City.Only 14 of the merchants received citations for selling to minors, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office.Among the cited were two Walgreens stores in Millbrae. Read More