Emeryville, CA Crime & Safety

2 arrested after elderly couple's rare coin collection stolen in Menlo Park

MENLO PARK -- Two men were arrested on suspicion of stealing tens of thousands of dollars worth of rare coins and currency from a brokerage business run out of the home of an elderly couple in Menlo Park earlier this month, police said. The thefts were reported on Sept. 6 and occurred on several occasions in August, according to Menlo Park police. Investigators eventually identified Rodolfo Navasanchez, 46, and Eric Rodriguez, 24, both of Redwood City, and arrested them Thursday, then went to a home in Redwood City with a search warrant for the stolen currency and recovered some of the stolen items, police said. The pair was booked into San Mateo County Jail on suspicion of grand theft, elder abuse and conspiracy. Anyone with information about the case is asked to call Menlo Park police at (650) 330-6300. 

Here’s how a SF man tracked down his stolen items

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) – The smash-and-grab of a car or a garage break-in doesn’t shock anyone in the Bay Area. But it might surprise you to hear about someone who was able to track down the thieves themselves. That was the case for a man in the Marina District who had a briefcase with thousands […]

1 person injured in shooting at West Oakland BART parking lot

OAKLAND, Calif. - A shooting at the West Oakland BART station parking lot Friday evening left one person with non-life threatening injuries, officials say. Officials said BART police responded to reports of a shooting. The victim was transported to a hospital for treatment. Oakland Police Department confirm there was a...

Stabbing in SF leaves 1 with life-threatening injuries

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KRON) – Police officers in San Francisco are investigating a stabbing that left an adult male with life-threatening injuries, SFPD said in a statement to KRON4 News Friday. At 6:37 p.m. Friday, SFPD officers responded to reports of a stabbing on 16th Street and South Van Ness Avenue. Officers located a male victim […]

Two arrested for Geary Street homicide: SFPD

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — Two people were arrested for the Sept. 18 killing of a man in San Francisco, the San Francisco Police Department said on Friday. Joshua Burnham, 51, of San Francisco was taken into custody Tuesday, and Jay Bucy, 52, of San Francisco was arrested Wednesday. At 10:10 p.m. on Sept. 18, SFPD […]

‘Sophisticated’ San Francisco drug dealer sentenced

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — A San Francisco drug dealer was sentenced to prison on Friday after he was busted with 65 pounds of methamphetamine worth $1.5 million in street sales, prosecutors said. U.S. District Judge William Orrick sentenced 46-year-old Alejandro “Chewy” Alvarez to serve 160 months in prison. Alvarez managed a “sophisticated” drug distribution operation […]

Man arrested, accused of cutting phone lines in Fremont

FREMONT, Calif. (KRON) — A Fremont man was arrested on Wednesday after he was accused of cutting phone lines and fiber optic lines in a residential neighborhood, Fremont police said. Roshan Patel, 46, faces four felony counts. Throughout September, the Fremont Police Department said it has been investigating several incidents of cut phone and fiber […]

Man accused of cutting telecom lines in Fremont neighborhood

FREMONT – A man has been arrested on vandalism charges in connection with cut telecommunication lines in a Fremont neighborhood that led to thousands of people losing internet and phone service.Police said a neighborhood near Mission Boulevard and Cougar Drive has been the scene of multiple incidents over the past month where phone and fiber optic lines have been cut. During each incident, service was disrupted to thousands of customers.Telecom companies affected by the vandalism include Comcast/Xfinity, AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon, according to police. Damage from the incidents has been estimated at $300,000. Following an investigation, detectives identified a suspect in at least two of the incidents. On Wednesday, police arrested the suspect, identified as 46-year-old Roshan Patel of Fremont.The Alameda County District Attorney's office has charged Patel with four felony counts, including disabling a utility line and felony vandalism. Patel is being held at the Santa Rita Jail in Dublin. According to jail records, Patel is scheduled to appear in court on Monday.Police said Friday that detectives are continuing to pursue leads in the case. Anyone with information about the vandalism incidents is asked to contact Detective Travis Macdonald of the Fremont Police at 510-790-6900 or

Armed Robbery and Carjacking Suspect Held in Lieu of $350,000 Bond

OAKLEY — An armed robbery and carjacking suspect was arrested, and a firearm confiscated from him. Johnathan R. Bordelon, a 26-year-old resident of Concord, is being held in custody in lieu of $350,000 bond. Bordelon allegedly robbed a night clerk at the AMPM convenience store and gas station at...

Suspect in Custody Accused of Murdering a Father and Son

HAYWARD — A man suspected of murdering a father and son is in custody and faces 16 charges. The victims were stabbed to death inside a residence on the 100 block of Lund Avenue. Police received a 911 call September 25 shortly before 4:30 a.m., concerning an altercation inside...

Three shot in Oakland on International Boulevard

OAKLAND, Calif. (KRON) — Three people were shot on the 900 block of International Boulevard Friday night, the Oakland Police Department confirmed to KRON4. OPD said all three victims are hospitalized in stable condition. Police were called to the address of the shooting just before 8:30 p.m. Friday. Officers found two victims with gunshot wounds […]

Front-loader wrecks cars, smashes into house in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- A construction vehicle mishap in San Francisco caused severe damage to a home and several cars Friday, police and fire officials said.The crash happened at around 10 a.m. on the 3900 block of San Bruno Avenue. The fire department said a front loader ran into "several" cars and the front of a house.Police said officers who arrived found the front loader still partially blocking the roadway and was awaiting a tow. The circumstances surrounding the crash were not immediately available.No injuries were reported.  The crash caused San Francisco Muni to temporarily reroute the 8-Bayshore and 9-San Bruno bus lines.Police asked anyone with information about the crash to contact the SFPD at 415-575-4444 or send a text to TIP411 and begin the text with SFPD. 

Double shooting in East Oakland injures 2

OAKLAND -- Police in Oakland reported a shooting that injured two people Friday afternoon, the latest in a string of recent gun violence.The shooting happened shortly after 2:15 p.m. on the 3900 block of Masterson Street in the Redwood Heights neighborhood of East Oakland.Police said officers arrived to find one gunshot victim and provided treatment until medics arrived. Officers later learned a second victim had arrived at a local hospital. The status of both victims was not known as of 4:30 p.m. Friday.Witnesses or anyone with information were asked to contact the police department's Felony Assault Unit at (510)238-3426.The shooting...

Scam Alert: That’s not your mom texting!

South San Francisco, Ca September 30, 2022 Submitted by International Association of Better Business Bureaus. Scammers have long used social media to impersonate people you know and trust, but recently they’ve been using a new tactic: text messages with a spoofed caller ID. This scam can be hard to spot at first glance, so watch out for the warning signs.

Nearly 400 San Franciscans died from overdoses this year

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — Hundreds of San Franciscans have died from drug overdoses this year as the city’s fentanyl crisis continues with no end in sight. According to a recently-released report from the San Francisco Chief Medical Examiner’s Office, 391 people died from accidental overdoses in 2022. Seventy-percent were attributed to fentanyl. “The level of […]