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Contra Costa

Video Recording Leads to Fast Arrest of Suspected Bicycle Thief

Photo: recovered bicycle DANVILLE — While nuisance criminals like bicycle thieves are ordinarily not high priorities, technology continues to improve law enforcement capabilities. Such is the case with a video


2 Suspects in Custody in Connection with Catalytic Converter Thefts

Photo: confiscated reciprocating saw BERKELEY — Two suspects are in custody in connection with a citywide surge in catalytic converter thefts. More than 30 vehicles have been damaged since late

San Diego

Three Bike Thieves Arrested in Coronado

CORONADO – The Coronado Police Department’s remotely-monitored bicycle program successfully continues. Three scofflaws were caught in the act of theft over the course of 72 hours. On the night of


Humadai Humadai finally sentenced for extensive identity theft

Photo: Humadai Humadai WOODLAND – From May 2014 through September 2016, six Davis residents had their identifying information stolen and used to get loans and credit cards. Some of the


Thief Leaves Trail, Leading Deputies Right To Him

Photo: Victor Hugo Marquez Porras 36-year old Victor Hugo Marquez Porras was arrested on Thursday July 4th for his involvement in the theft of a fertilizer trailer in the Earlimart


Theft of Bulldozer Leads to Arrests

Photo: Sam Reyes and Vanessa Lopez Ventura County – “Never leave your earth-moving equipment unlocked” may become a popular law enforcement admonition if car thieves decide to start targeting larger


Pair of Suspects Arrested for Cosmetics Thefts in Bay Area

Photo: Sephora in Novato NOVATO — Two women arrested on June 25th are suspected of being part of a group of thieves who have been targeting cosmetics stores. This organized


Two Girls take a dinghy for joyride on Lake Tahoe

Photo: erstwhile pirates Madison Riddle and Genevive Dyer LAKE TAHOE – Two young ladies imbibed some alcohol and then decided to try their hand at boat theft. The pair took


Target scammers steal $100,000 worth of merchandise

RIVERSIDE – A Target employee and his female accomplice concocted an embezzlement scheme that resulted in over $100,000 worth of items from the stole being stolen. It also resulted in


Suspects with Drugs, Guns, Stolen Vehicle Arrested in storage unit

Photo: Philip Jackson and Nicole Childs Ventura County – On the morning of June 13th, a Thousand Oaks resident walked out of his house and discovered that his parked truck