Twelve suspects were indicted earlier this month for targeting Asian American homes in Georgia’s Gwinnett County since 2019, authorities announced on Tuesday.
The allegations: The suspects are accused of forcing their way into the victims’ homes to steal money and designer valuables, including jewelry, watches and handbags. Overall, they managed to swipe about 200 items worth $2.1 million.
A San Francisco man is facing a slew of charges for alleged acts of vandalism and burglary in 20 Chinese-owned businesses in the city, District Attorney Chesa Boudin announced on Monday.
The allegations: Derik Barreto, 36, is accused of targeting the Chinese-owned stores and seven others in the Mission District and the Ocean Avenue corridor. The attacks occurred between April and August this year, KPIX 5 reported.
Local authorities are investigating five recent burglaries in Newton, Mass. that are possibly targeting Asian residents.
Possible links: Newton Police said Tuesday that the string of break-ins that started last month had multiple similarities, in addition to the victims being all Asians, reported the Boston Herald.
Leo, a 10-year-old Yorkie, is now back in the care of his owners after being stolen from a car during a trip to San Francisco last week.
Safe and sound: Leo and his owners, Jacqueline Zavala Lee and Refugio Zavala, were reunited on Sunday after someone informed the SFPD that the dog they bought in Oakland, Calif., matched the description of the missing canine, according to KRON4.
Eight members of a burglary crew that allegedly targeted Asian homeowners have been charged with “conspiracy to commit interstate transportation of stolen property” by New Jersey federal authorities.
Interstate syndicate: The defendants, identified as Rabine Armour, Kevin Burton, Kevin Jackson, Thomas Rodgers, James Hurt, Sherman Glasco, Randi Barr and Terrance Black, were reportedly responsible for over 50 home break-ins in multiple states from 2016 to 2019, reported NJ.com.
A home in northwest Arkansas, which also serves as a Vietnamese Buddhist temple, was broken into by a group of burglars.
Three of four suspects accused of targeting dozens of Asian American business owners and their families in Colorado and Wyoming in 2019 have been arrested and charged this week.
The investigation, known as “Operation Daylight,” started in Fort Collins, Colorado after five residential burglaries were reported between January 2019 and April 2019.
Police say they arrested a Long Island man after he allegedly left his ID following a hotel room break-in in Manhasset, New York on April 16.
Michael C. Lee, 29, allegedly entered another guest’s room at the Travelodge hotel on Northern Boulevard at around 3 a.m. through their unlocked sliding glass window, according to CBS New York.
An Asian-owned restaurant in San Francisco lost a couple thousand dollars worth of items after it was raided by a group of thieves on Friday.
It was the third time that Ushi Taro Ramen, a shop on 9th Avenue in Sunset District, had been broken into by burglars in just a little over a year, reports KRON4.
Three thieves managed to steal the cash register of Fong On, an iconic tofu shop in New York City’s Chinatown, earlier this week.
The incident occurred on Division Street in Manhattan shortly after midnight on Monday, according to Bowery Boogie.
Owners of a fruit store in San Jose, California found their store’s glass doors smashed on Monday morning.
San Jose Tropical Fruits, a family-owned business, posted a photo on Instagram of the damage with a caption that expressed heartbreak over the incident. According to the store’s owners, similar incidents have occurred before. After this particular attack, some of their valuables have gone missing.
Two men were arrested in connection with a home burglary that targeted a senior Asian American couple in San Francisco earlier this year.
Jonathan Pulliam and Dajuan Menifee, both 22, are also suspects in another burglary and an attempted one in the same area.