This is a partial list of recent crimes in Berkeley, compiled by Berkeleyside, and based on reports to the Berkeley Police Department unless otherwise noted. See past crime blotters here. (Note to readers: We always appreciate photographs and tips, about breaking news or neighborhood safety issues, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.)
The following items represent just a sampling of calls, and times may be approximate. From May 16-22, there were 14 burglary reports, 29 auto break-in or theft from a vehicle reports, and 14 stolen vehicle reports to the Berkeley Police Department, according to CrimeMapping.com. Nine robberies and nine assaults, domestic violence incidents or batteries were reported. These numbers are subject to change. Click the previous links for the most current information.
May 16, Thursday
A felony assault or battery was reported at 2:30 a.m. at Channing Way and Warring Street.
An arson was reported at 4:40 a.m. at 10th Street and University Avenue.
An auto burglary was reported at 11 a.m. in the 700 block of Page Street.
Two robberies were reported, at 1:20 p.m. in the 1600 block of Alcatraz Avenue and at 9 p.m. at Ashby Avenue and Mabel Street.
A vehicle was reported stolen at 6:27 p.m. in the 1400 block of Shattuck Avenue.
A commercial burglary was reported at 9:50 p.m. in the 1700 block of San Pablo Avenue.
May 17, Friday
Four thefts or burglaries from vehicles were reported: at 8 a.m. at an unlisted location; at 11 a.m. in the 2600 block of Channing Way; at 7 p.m. in the 2600 block of Warring Street; and at 9 p.m. in the 600 block of Cragmont Avenue.
Two robberies were reported, at 5:20 p.m. in the 2000 block of Parker Street, and at 10:12 p.m. at Milvia Street and Hearst Avenue.
A misdemeanor sexual assault was reported at 5:25 p.m. at Allston Way and McGee Avenue.
A vehicle was reported stolen at 9:30 p.m. in the 1500 block of Ward Street.
A home burglary was reported at 11:30 p.m. in the 1500 block of Euclid Avenue.
May 18, Saturday
A felony assault or battery was reported at 12:07 a.m. in the 1600 block of Russell Street.
Six thefts or burglaries from vehicles were reported throughout the day. See the list here.
A vehicle was reported stolen at 9 a.m. in the 900 block of Delaware Street.
A home burglary was reported at 7 p.m. in the 2600 block of Benvenue Avenue.
May 19, Sunday
Four robberies were reported: at 12:10 a.m. in the 1600 block of Ashby Avenue; at 5 a.m. at Channing and Atherton Street; at 11:30 a.m. in the 100 block of University Avenue; and at 9:25 p.m. in the 2700 block of Alcatraz Avenue.
Three burglaries from vehicles were reported: at 12:48 a.m. in the 2000 block of Kittredge Street; at 9:30 p.m. in the 1400 block of Ashby; and at 10 p.m. in the 1800 block of Parker.
Three vehicles were reported stolen: at 1 a.m. at Oxford and Rose streets; at 2 a.m. at Fulton Street and Channing; and at 6 p.m. at an unlisted location.
An arson was reported at 1:58 a.m. in the 1100 block of Sutter Street.
Three home burglaries were reported: at 9 a.m. in the 1300 block of 66th Street; at 11 a.m. in the 2600 block of Grant Street; and at 4:40 p.m. in the 1600 block of Arch Street.
May 20, Monday
A felony sexual assault was reported at 1 a.m. in the 2500 block of Hillegass Avenue.
Five thefts or burglaries from vehicles were reported: at 6:12 a.m. at Avenida and Fairlawn drives; at 2 p.m. in the 2400 block of Durant Avenue; at 6 p.m. in the 2900 block of Claremont Avenue; at 7 p.m. in the 2900 block of Ashby; and at 8:15 p.m. at Dwight Way and Prospect Street.
Two home burglaries were reported, at 9 a.m. in the 600 block of Alvarado Road, and at 7:30 p.m. in the 100 block of Alvarado.
Five vehicles were reported to have been stolen: at 7:30 p.m. at Addison Street and Roosevelt Avenue; at 8 p.m. in the 600 block of Tamalpais Road; at 8 p.m. in the 500 block of Euclid Avenue; at 8 p.m. in the 100 block of Tamalpais; and at 11:30 p.m. in the 700 block of Grizzly Peak Boulevard.
A robbery was reported at 10:53 p.m. at Ashby and Piedmont avenues.
May 21, Tuesday
Six thefts or burglaries from vehicles were reported. See the list here.
A vehicle was reported stolen at 3:30 a.m. in the 600 block of Grizzly Peak Boulevard.
Two home burglaries were reported, at 12:30 p.m. in the 3000 block of Dohr Street, and at 1:45 p.m. in the 100 block of Tamalpais Road.
May 22, Wednesday
Four thefts or burglaries from vehicles were reported: at 1 a.m. in the 2600 block of Derby Street; at 8 a.m. in the 3000 block of Harper Street; at 7 p.m. in the 1600 block of 63rd Street; and at 10:10 p.m. at Carleton and Eighth streets.
Three commercial burglaries were reported: at 4:30 p.m. in the 700 block of Gilman Street; at 5:13 p.m. in the 1400 block of Shattuck Avenue; and at 9:30 p.m. in the 900 block of Grayson Street.
A home burglary was reported at 6:05 p.m. in the 1700 block of Carleton.
Two vehicles were reported stolen, at 10:30 p.m. in the 1800 block of Vine Street, and at 11:15 p.m. at San Pablo and Virginia streets.
See the full list of Berkeley Police Department calls for service here on CrimeMapping.com. This may have been updated since publication. See the list of calls to the UC Police Department. See also Local Crime News’ regularly published list of arrests of Berkeley residents. Other sources of information on crime in Berkeley include the Police Department’s CrimeView Community and CrimeMapping.com.
Editor’s Note: New calls for service are at times added to the CrimeMapping.com system in an unpredictable manner, and numbers for most types of calls are likely to increase in the days following this report. This weekly post offers a relatively detailed account of calls for service over the course of a week but does not reflect every call.
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