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 ones show physical violence. Yellow ones are reports of a disturbance. Purple ones are weapon-related calls. Orange ones are arson calls. Those marked “SC” are sexual assault calls, and green ones marked “F” are fraud. 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 ones show physical violence. Yellow ones are reports of a disturbance. Purple ones are weapon-related calls. Orange ones are arson calls. Those marked “SC” are sexual assault calls, and green ones marked “F” are fraud. Click the map for the full list.

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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 Nov. 7-13, there were 25 burglary reports12 auto break-in or theft from a vehicle reports, and 14 stolen vehicle reports to the Berkeley Police Department, according to CrimeMapping.comEleven robberies and eight assaults, domestic violence incidents or batteries were reported. These numbers are subject to change. Click the previous links for the most current information.

Thursday, Nov. 7

Three home burglaries were reported: at midnight in the 1700 block of Sixth Street; at 8:35 a.m. in the 300 block of Colorado Avenue; and at 6 p.m. in the 1400 block of Grant Street.

Two auto burglaries were reported, at 3 a.m. at Derby and Milvia streets, and at 12:06 p.m. in the 2000 block of Fourth Street.

Two vehicles were reported stolen, at 5 p.m. in the 200 block of Hillcrest Road, and at 9 p.m. in the 800 block of Allston Way.

A robbery was reported at 7:52 p.m. in the 1600 block of Portland Avenue.

There were 25 burglaries reported over this period, via CrimeMapping.com. The prior week there were 19. Click the map for a list of calls.

Friday, Nov. 8

Four home burglaries were reported: at 1:15 a.m. in the 1700 block of San Pablo Avenue; at 11:45 a.m. in the 1600 block of Berkeley Way; at 2 p.m. in the 2000 block of University Avenue; and at 7 p.m. in the 1700 block of Russell Street.

A misdemeanor sexual assault was reported at 3:10 a.m. in the 1900 block of Berkeley Way.

Two robberies were reported, at 10:24 a.m. in the 3100 block of King Street, and at 1 p.m. at Derby Street and Telegraph Avenue.

An auto burglary and a theft from a vehicle were reported, at 2:44 p.m. in the 900 block of Heinz Avenue, and at 5 p.m. in the 1700 block of Eola Street.

A vehicle was reported stolen at 5 p.m. in the 1700 block of Berkeley Way.

Saturday, Nov. 9

Three vehicles were reported stolen: at midnight in the 2700 block of Hillegass Avenue; at 5:30 p.m. at Arch and Rose streets; and at 9 p.m. in the 500 block of Woodmont Avenue.

A theft and a burglary from vehicles were reported, at 10 a.m. in the 2800 block of Wallace Street, and at 5:30 p.m. at Grant Street and Hearst Avenue.

Three sexual assaults were reported: at 5:15 p.m. at Telegraph and Bancroft Way (felony); at 5:40 p.m. in the 2200 block of Bancroft (felony); and at 6 p.m. in the 2200 block of Bancroft (misdemeanor). (Read more on Berkeleyside.)

A robbery was reported at 6:14 p.m. in the 2100 block of Ninth Street.

There were 12 thefts or burglaries from vehicles reported in Berkeley over this period, via CrimeMapping.com. There were 19 reported the prior week. There were also 14 vehicles stolen (shown in purple). Click the map for a list of incidents.

Sunday, Nov. 10

A robbery was reported at 1:20 a.m. at Shattuck Avenue and Blake Street.

A felony sexual assault was reported at 2:30 a.m. in the 2400 block of Sacramento Street.

Four home burglaries were reported, at 6:45 a.m. in the 1600 block of California Street; at 9 a.m. in the 1900 block of Haste Street; at 10:30 a.m. in the 1600 block of Ward Street; and at 3:45 p.m. in the 2800 block of Ellsworth Street.

A theft and a burglary from vehicles were reported, at 9:30 a.m. in the 1900 block of San Pablo Avenue, and at 10 p.m. in the 2100 block of Parker Street.

Monday, Nov. 11

Two thefts from vehicles were reported, at 3 a.m. in the 1800 block of Ninth, and at 9 a.m. in the 200 block of University.

Two home burglaries were reported, at 6:25 a.m. in the 2000 block of University, and at 6:40 p.m. in the 1300 block of Ward.

Four robberies were reported: at 10:07 a.m. in the 2300 block of Telegraph; at 6:40 p.m. in the 900 block of Potter Street; at 7 p.m. in the 2300 block of Telegraph; and at 9:41 p.m. in the 2400 block of Bancroft. The University of California Police Department released a statement about the final incident: Three people were walking on Bancroft when two men approached them, pointed a gun and demanded the victims’ property. The robbers then fled to a waiting vehicle. Police located a vehicle in Albany that matched the description of the one used in the getaway, and arrested its three occupants on suspicion of robbery, conspiracy and other violations. Police recovered the victims’ property and returned it to them, according to UCPD. The three people arrested were identified as David Keith Lacy, Jeffery Knight and Dianna Gonzales, who had been driving the vehicle.

Two vehicles were reported stolen, at 7 p.m. in the 2300 block of Durant Avenue, and at 10 p.m. at 63rd and California streets.

A breakdown of the most serious crimes reported by day of the week from Nov. 7-13. Image: CrimeMapping.com

Tuesday, Nov. 12

Three vehicles were reported stolen: at 10:30 a.m. in the 1300 block of Derby Street; at 7 p.m. in the 1400 block of Harmon Street; and at 9:30 p.m. in the 1400 block of Shattuck.

Three home burglaries were reported: at 1:50 p.m. in the 1500 block of Josephine Street; at 4 p.m. in the 2800 block of Russell; and at 4 p.m. in the 800 block of Folger Avenue.

Wednesday, Nov. 13

Three vehicles were reported stolen: at 12:01 a.m. in the 1500 block of Virginia Street; at 7:30 a.m. in the 2800 block of Seventh Street; and at 6 p.m. in the 2100 block of Seventh.

Nine home burglaries were reported: at 8:45 a.m. in the 1600 block of McGee Avenue; at 11 a.m. in the 2800 block of Wallace; at 11:15 a.m. in the 1400 block of 66th Street; at 12:05 p.m. in the 1800 block of Bonita Avenue; at 4:50 p.m. in the 2500 block of Milvia Street; at 6:15 p.m. in the 2900 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Way; at 8 p.m. in the 2300 block of Roosevelt Avenue; at 9:55 p.m. in the 2700 block of Channing Way; and at 11 p.m. in the 1700 block of Bancroft.

Two robberies were reported, at 12:33 p.m. in the 2900 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Way, and at 12:50 p.m. in the 2300 block of Shattuck.

Two auto burglaries were reported, at 3:30 p.m. in the 1800 block of Fourth, and at 9 p.m. in the 2000 block of Carleton Street.

Related:
Sanity hearing set after near-deadly beating in Berkeley (11.15.13)
Berkeley man arrested after attempted rape, sexual assault (11.14.13)
Parolee charged in Berkeley robberies has violent past (11.14.13)
Berkeleyside Police Blotter: Crime in Berkeley, 10/31-11/6 (11.12.13)

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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Emilie Raguso (senior editor, news) joined the Berkeleyside team in 2012. She covers politics, public safety and development. In 2017, Emilie was named Journalist...