Police arrested a former Cal football player over the weekend after he reportedly flagged down a police officer, tried to grab his gun during a struggle and attempted to take his patrol vehicle, authorities report.
Police in Berkeley are investigating a violent attack by a stranger on a woman inside her North Berkeley home on a recent Friday afternoon, authorities report.
A man who suddenly attacked a woman he did not know as she walked to her friend’s home in South Berkeley last weekend has been charged with attempted murder, authorities report.
A Vallejo man has been charged with attempted murder after an unprovoked stabbing with scissors at a chemical laboratory in West Berkeley on Friday, according to court papers.
A Vallejo man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after stabbing a female co-worker in the neck Friday afternoon at a West Berkeley environmental testing laboratory, authorities report.
An arrest was made after three incidents on Aug. 14 when people were assaulted in cafés, including Paris Baguette and Café Mezzo, police report.
The man was found on the steps of 2425 Channing Way at Telegraph.
The assailant ran away.
A woman took a child from a father going to Habitot, a man shot a gun inside his home, a business owner was attacked when he confronted a man outside his shop, and more in this week’s Berkeley crime roundup.
A man and woman were stabbed while riding the escalator together from the downtown Berkeley BART station up to Shattuck Avenue early Tuesday morning, BART reports. They are expected to survive.
In the latest Berkeley crime roundup: charges have been filed in a new sexual battery series, an attempted reptile theft, a violent attack and robbery in a parking garage, and more.
A Berkeley man charged with raping a 15-year-old high school student at gunpoint last year and, less than two weeks later, attacking a UC Berkeley student in an effort to rape her is now standing trial.