Crim­i­nals tar­get almost a dozen cars in smash-and-grab string near Oak­land Inter­na­tion­al Air­port

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Almost a dozen vehi­cles were tar­get­ed in an hour at a shop­ping cen­ter mere min­utes away from Oak­land Inter­na­tion­al Air­port as smash-and-grab crimes con­tin­ue to rav­age Cal­i­for­nia.
Oak­land Air­port Plaza is fast becom­ing a favorite loca­tion for loot­ers due to its qui­et ambiance as shop­pers grab last-minute goods before catch­ing their flights, accord­ing to a report.
“They’re doing it when peo­ple are still in the car,” an air­port work­er, who main­tains he saw the string of break-ins occur, said. “Crazy.”
The action of forc­ing their way in and pil­lag­ing vehi­cles has become so com­mon for crim­i­nals in the area that it has earned the title “bip­ping and boost­ing.”
To mit­i­gate the break-ins, the Oak­land Air­port Plaza has installed steel bar­ri­ers in an effort to block one exit that crim­i­nals use to get away, the report not­ed.
“From Mon­day and Thurs­day when the police are not here … there are all sorts of crimes,” a plaza employ­ee said.
Dur­ing some break-ins, the bur­glars even enter the cars with the dri­vers inside, which is what hap­pened when Tyson Wren­sch parked his Buick SUV in the plaza ear­li­er in the year, only to have it robbed.
“It’s one thing to come out and find your car bro­ken into, and you’re upset,” …