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Posted inCrime, Crime & Safety

Man caught with stolen goods after Berkeley burglary

Berkeley police cruiser (file photo). Photo: Emilie Raguso An alert neighbor pointed police to a man seen walking out of a South Berkeley home with what appeared to be stolen goods Saturday, which ultimately led, after further investigation, to his arrest, according to authorities. Berkeley Police Sgt. Andrew Frankel said an officer was responding to a “cold” burglary […]

Posted inCrime, Crime & Safety

After hit-and-run, victims chase suspect vehicle into Berkeley, then overturn after crash

Image: Google Maps Firefighters had to extricate a mother and daughter from their overturned vehicle in North Berkeley after they followed another car that hit them, causing property damage, on Monday afternoon, authorities said. According to Sgt. Andrew Frankel, Berkeley Police spokesman, the first collision happened around noon Monday somewhere between Berkeley and San Pablo. […]

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Update: Man dead after shooting near San Pablo Park

Image: Google Maps Berkeley had its first homicide of the year early Friday after a man in his 20s was shot and critically injured near San Pablo Park. Police called to southwest Berkeley just before midnight following reports of possible gunfire found a young man down in the street who was breathing but unresponsive. Berkeley Police Sgt. Andrew Frankel said […]