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This is a partial list of recent crime in Berkeley, compiled by Berkeleyside, and based on reports to the Berkeley Police Department unless otherwise noted. See past crime blotters here.
The following items represent just a sampling of calls, and times may be approximate. From Oct. 17-23, there were 21 burglary reports, 18 auto break-in or theft from a vehicle reports, and 17 stolen vehicle reports to the Berkeley Police Department, according to CrimeMapping.com. Two robberies and 11 assaults, domestic violence incidents or batteries were reported. These numbers are subject to change. Click the previous links for the most current information.
Thursday, Oct. 17
Six home burglaries were reported: at 3 a.m. in the 2400 block of Prospect Street; at 7 a.m. in the 1100 block of High Court; at 7 a.m. in the 2200 block of Prince Street; at 9 a.m. in the 1100 block of Oxford Street; at 9:25 a.m. in the 2600 block of Fulton Street; and at 6:30 p.m. in the 200 block of Tamalpais Road.
Three vehicles were reported stolen: at 9:30 a.m. at Alston Way and McGee Avenue; at 11:45 a.m. in the 3000 block of Harper Street; and at 9 p.m. in the 2400 block of Sacramento Street.
Two commercial burglaries were reported, at 11:30 a.m. in the 3000 block of Harper Street, and at 3:45 p.m. in the 1400 block of Shattuck Avenue.
A gun or weapon was reported at 4:20 p.m. at Market and 63rd streets.
Three burglaries or thefts from vehicles were reported: at 8:30 p.m. in the 1000 block of Cragmont Avenue; at 10 p.m. in the 1600 block of Capistrano Avenue; and at 10 p.m. in the 1800 block of Shattuck.
Friday, Oct. 18
A commercial burglary was reported at 6:10 a.m. in the 1800 block of Shattuck.
Four auto burglaries were reported: at 7 a.m. in the 1200 block of Grizzly Peak Boulevard; at 11 a.m. in the 1200 block of Russell Street; at 2 p.m. in the 100 block of Spinnaker Way; and at 11 p.m. in the 1600 block of 63rd Street.
Two home burglaries were reported, at 8:05 a.m. in the 1600 block of Russell Street, and at 3:39 p.m. in the 2200 block of Browning Street.
A gun or weapon was reported at 3 p.m. in the 2100 block of Shattuck Avenue.
Saturday, Oct. 19
Three home burglaries were reported: at midnight in the 2400 block of Haste Street; at 3 p.m. in the 2000 block of Kittredge Street; and at 9 p.m. in the 2300 block of Carleton Street.
A vehicle was reported stolen at 11 a.m. in the 2800 block of Seventh Street.
A felony assault or battery was reported at 2:58 p.m. in the 2000 block of Addison Street.
A robbery was reported at 3:35 p.m. in the 1800 block of University Avenue.
Four auto burglaries were reported: at 7 p.m. in the 2500 block of Shattuck; at 7:35 p.m. at Center and Mivila streets; at 10:30 p.m. in the 3100 block of Shattuck; and at 11:30 p.m. in the 2500 block of Ninth.
Sunday, Oct. 20
Three auto burglaries were reported: at 6:30 a.m. in the 100 block of Spinnaker; at noon in the 2900 block of Hillegass Avenue; and at 7:40 p.m. in the 1300 block of Sixth.
Two home burglaries were reported, at 9:30 a.m. in the 1600 block of La Vereda Road, and at 2 p.m. in the 2900 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Way.
Two vehicles were reported stolen, at noon in the 900 block of San Benito Road, and at 9 p.m. in the 2100 block of Kittredge.
Monday, Oct. 21
Three auto burglaries were reported: at 4:40 a.m. in the 1300 block of 66th Street; at 6:20 a.m. at Adeline and Essex streets; and at 1:22 p.m. in the 600 block of Gilman Street.
Six vehicles were reported stolen: at 6 a.m. at Russell Street and Shattuck Avenue; at 4:30 p.m. in the 1000 block of Overlook Road; at 8:30 p.m. in the 1400 block of Olympus Avenue; at 8:45 p.m. in the 2500 block of Woolsey Street; at 10 p.m. in the 600 block of Southampton Avenue; and at 10 p.m. in the 3000 block of Fulton Street.
Two home burglaries were reported, at 8 a.m. in the 1000 block of Creston Road and at 9 a.m. in the 1800 block of Vine Street.
The University of California Police Department said a female student was walking on campus near Dwinelle Hall at 7:07 p.m., talking on her cell phone, when a male in a gray hooded sweatshirt walked up to her, slapped her cheek and grabbed the phone. He fled toward Moffitt Library and police were unable to locate him. He was described as black, 6 feet 2 inches tall, with a medium build and clean-shaven.
A robbery was reported at 7:40 p.m. in the 1400 block of Shattuck.
Tuesday, Oct. 22
A home burglary was reported at 1:30 a.m. in the 2700 block of Hillegass.
Three vehicles were reported stolen: at 2:30 p.m. at Mabel and 67th streets; at 4 p.m. in the 800 block of Shattuck Square; and at 10 p.m. in the 1600 block of 62nd Street.
Two commercial burglaries were reported, at 5:30 p.m. in the 100 block of University Avenue, and at 5:45 p.m. in the 1500 block of Shattuck Avenue.
Wednesday, Oct. 23
Police arrested Duane Nailor on suspicion of attempted homicide and other violations at 12:46 a.m. after authorities say he beat a man with a weapon at Shattuck Avenue and Center Street, then fled in an SUV that he ultimately crashed in North Berkeley. He was set for arraignment last Friday.
A felony assault or battery was reported at 10 a.m. in the 2300 block of McKinley Avenue.
Two vehicles were reported stolen, at 6:30 p.m. at Eighth and Parker streets, and at 7 p.m. at Addison and Fifth streets.
A theft from a vehicle was reported at 8 p.m. in the 600 block of Hillcrest Court.
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Man arrested after attempted murder, car crash in Berkeley (10.23.13)
Former judge gets probation in Berkeley elder abuse case (10.21.13)
Berkeleyside Police Blotter: Crime in Berkeley, Oct. 10-16 (10.21.13)
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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