The San Mateo Police Department is warning residents about a trend of recent burglaries that have targeted the elderly.
The burglaries usually involve one suspect distracting an elderly person at the front door of his or her home while a second suspect enters the residence from another area and steals valuables, police said. Read More
Two more homes were burglarized in Belmont on Saturday morning by thieves targeting unlocked cars, continuing a string of burglaries in the Peninsula city, police said. Read More
Colma police earlier this week arrested a man and woman suspected of several storage locker burglaries in the area.Joseph Matthew Dowd, 44, and Janette Azadian, 36, were arrested in San Francisco on Tuesday afternoon, police said.Colma police detectives determined that a vehicle used in a burglary at a storage facility in their city was located at Dowd’s residence in San Francisco. Read More
A rash of burglaries have hit merchants in the Marina and Cow Hollow neighborhoods, with crooks in some cases crawling into backyards of businesses and kicking in doors.There were nearly a half-dozen burglaries in and around the upscale shopping areas this month alone, Northern police Station Capt. Ann Mannix said.“And there could be more,” Mannix said as she flipped through a stack of police burglary reports. Read More
Police are warning of an uptick in burglaries in Marina district apartment buildings, saying unwitting residents might be inviting the crooks indoors.The burglars are hitting multiunit buildings between Buchanan Street and west of Polk Street, according to cops at the Northern Police Station.Burglary reports in the area have been on the rise during the past few months, police reported. Some of the heists have followed an all-too-common pattern. Read More
Not long after a creep broke into an apartment, jumped into a woman’s bed, assaulted her and took her Mac notebook, three more burglaries were reported across The City, police said. Read More
A series of Tuesday morning burglaries spooked several bleary-eyed residents, police said. The first incident happened some time between midnight and 8:30 a.m. in the unit block of Dakota Street, cops said. Someone entered the dwelling of a 30-year-old woman while she was sleeping. When she woke up, she noticed her cell phone and some baby clothes were missing, police said. According to police, there was no point of entry and all the doors were locked. Read More
A team of burglars may be working together to knock on doors of homes, ambush empty houses and grab every valuable item they can find, Peninsula police are warning.
Foster City police are working with local authorities to locate the burglar “associates” believed to be responsible for six to eight home break-ins during the last several months in Foster City alone, said Capt. Matt Martell. Read More