Selected calls for service to the Berkeley Police, via CrimeMapping.com. (Scroll down for maps of burglaries, auto burglaries and auto thefts.) Blue icons with a white mask are robberies. Red icons show physical violence. Purple icons with a gun are weapon-related calls. Yellow icons are reports of a disturbance. The “SC” icons are sexual assault calls. Pink icons are drug- or alcohol-related calls, and green ones show vandalism reports. Click the map for the full list.
Selected calls for service to the Berkeley Police, via CrimeMapping.com. (Scroll down for maps of burglaries, auto burglaries and auto thefts.) Blue icons with a white mask are robberies. Red icons show physical violence. Purple icons with a gun are weapon-related calls. Yellow icons are reports of a disturbance. The “SC” icons are sexual assault calls. Pink icons are drug- or alcohol-related calls, and green ones show vandalism reports. Click the map for the full list.

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 tips@berkeleyside.com.)

The following items represent just a sampling of calls, and times may be approximate. From Sept. 26 to Oct. 2, there were 23 burglary reports17 auto break-in or theft from a vehicle reports, and 12 stolen vehicle reports to the Berkeley Police Department, according to CrimeMapping.comFive robberies and 10 assaults, domestic violence incidents or batteries were reported. These numbers are subject to change. Click the previous links for the most current information.

Thursday, Sept. 26

Two home burglaries were reported, at 1 a.m. in the 2700 block of Parker Street, and at 11:30 a.m. in the 600 block of Spruce Street.

Three commercial burglaries were reported: at 2:40 a.m. in the 1900 block of Addison Street; at 10:30 a.m. in the 2500 block of Shattuck Avenue; and at 3 p.m. in the 800 block of Page Street.

A vehicle was reported stolen at 9 a.m. in the 2400 block of San Pablo Avenue.

A theft and a burglary from a vehicle were reported, at 5 p.m. in the 2700 block of Dana Street, and at 5 p.m. in the 900 block of Grizzly Peak Boulevard.

Friday, Sept. 27

Five commercial burglaries were reported: at 4:16 a.m. in the 1800 block of Fifth Street; at 5:30 p.m. in the 2600 block of Telegraph Avenue; at 6 p.m. in the 1000 block of Camelia Street; and at 6:30 p.m. in the 2100 block of Vine Street; and at 7:30 p.m. in the 1500 block of Walnut Street.

Two vehicles were reported stolen, at 8 a.m. in the 3100 block of King Street, and at noon in the 2800 block of Milvia Street.

A home burglary was reported at 10:30 a.m. in the 2200 block of Eighth Street.

A felony assault or battery was reported at 2:32 p.m. in the 1900 block of Allston Way.

Three thefts from vehicles were reported: at 6 p.m. in the 1600 block of Francisco Street; at 10:52 p.m. at Fifth Street and Allston Way; and at 11 p.m. in the 900 block of Cragmont Avenue.

A robbery was reported at 7:12 p.m. in the 2200 block of Shattuck Avenue.

There were 23 burglaries reported over this period, via CrimeMapping.com. The prior week there were 22. Click the map for a list of calls.

Saturday, Sept. 28

Three auto burglaries were reported: at midnight in the 2000 block of Fourth Street; at 2 a.m. in the 800 block of Delaware Street; and at 7:49 p.m. in the 200 block of University Avenue.

A home burglary was reported at 7:35 a.m. in the 2200 block of Hearst Avenue.

Two vehicles were reported stolen, at 9:50 a.m. in the 200 block of Domingo Avenue and at 8 p.m. in the 2800 block of Adeline Street.

A commercial burglary was reported at 6:15 p.m. in the 2200 block of Shattuck Avenue.

A robbery was reported at 11:40 p.m. in the 2400 block of Telegraph Avenue. According to information released by the University of California Police Department, three men stole cash from the tip jar at Caffé Mediterraneum, and attacked a cafe employee who tried to stop them. Police said the robbers kicked the staff member, and one of them threatened that he had a gun. The men fled southbound on Telegraph, and witnesses reported hearing gunshots moments later. Police responded and detained two of the three men as they tried to leave; officers found the third man nearby, and a discarded firearm in the 2600 block of Regent Street. All three were arrested.

Sunday, Sept. 29

A felony assault or battery was reported at 2 a.m. in the 2300 block of Shattuck Avenue.

Two home burglaries were reported, at 3:15 a.m. in the 2700 block of Channing Way, and at 1 p.m. in the 1500 block of Walnut Street.

Three thefts or burglaries from vehicles were reported: at 6 a.m. in the 1800 block of Hearst; at 8 a.m. in the 2300 block of Parker Street; and at 2:30 p.m. in the 1800 block of Hearst.

A felony sexual assault was reported at 1 p.m. in the 1700 block of Prince Street.

Three vehicles were reported stolen: at 2 p.m. in the 1500 block of La Loma Avenue; at 10 p.m. at Allston Way and Seventh Street; and at 10:30 p.m. in the 1700 block of Vine Street.

Monday, Sept. 30

Three commercial burglaries were reported: at 2:20 a.m. in the 2500 block of Shattuck; at 4:16 a.m. in the 2500 block of Telegraph; and at 10 p.m. in the 1500 block of Shattuck.

Four burglaries or thefts from vehicles were reported: at 8:35 a.m. in the 400 block of San Mateo Road; at 2:10 p.m. at Henry and Rose streets; at two incidents at 5:45 p.m. in the 2300 block of Martin Luther King. Jr. Way.

Three home burglaries were reported: at 10 a.m. in the 2600 block of Derby Street; at 1:30 p.m. in the 1500 block of Oregon Street; and at 4 p.m. in the 700 block of Hilldale Avenue.

Two robberies were reported, at 3 p.m. at California and Ward streets, and at 8:37 p.m. in the 2500 block of Grant Street.

There were 17 thefts or burglaries from vehicles reported in Berkeley over this period, via CrimeMapping.com. There were 25 reported the prior week. There were also 12 vehicles stolen (shown in purple). Click the map for a list of incidents.

Tuesday, Oct. 1

Four vehicles were reported stolen: at 12:15 a.m. at Shattuck and Essex Street; at 2:30 a.m. in the 1300 block of Ashby Avenue; at 10:30 a.m. at Oregon and Grant streets; and at 4 p.m. in the 2300 block of Roosevelt Avenue.

A gun or weapon was reported at 3:55 a.m. in the 2500 block of Benvenue Avenue.

A commercial burglary was reported at 6:42 a.m. in the 800 block of Bolivar Drive.

A home burglary was reported at 8 a.m. in the 2000 block of Durant Avenue.

A robbery was reported at 2:20 p.m. in the 2700 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Way.

Wednesday, Oct. 2

A theft and a burglary from a vehicle were reported, at 4 a.m. in the 2100 block of Haste Street, and at 6:15 p.m. in the 1800 block of Vine.

A felony sexual assault was reported at 3:20 p.m. in the 1500 block of 63rd Street.

Other crime news

Michael Terrance Jones. Photo: UCPD

The University of California Police Department reported that authorities are on the lookout for Michael Terrance Jones in connection with a stolen property case and a burglary incident. Jones is on probation through May 15, 2018, and has been ordered to stay 5 yards away from the Cal campus. Police ask anyone who sees Jones to call 911 or 510-642-3333, and provide location, clothing and vehicle description, and any possible weapons spotted. For more information, call Detective Sgt. Andrew Tucker, University of California Police Department Criminal Investigation Bureau, at 510-664-9687, or email him at atucker@berkeley.edu.

See the full list of Berkeley Police Department calls for service 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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Emilie Raguso (senior editor, news) joined the Berkeleyside team in 2012. She covers politics, public safety and development. In 2017, Emilie was named Journalist...