Authorities said the matter is now a federal investigation.
Masked man robs downtown Berkeley bank
It was Berkeley’s third bank robbery of 2022.
Man with note robs Mechanics Bank in downtown Berkeley
The robber was described as a white man in his 60s wearing a dark blue jacket, surgical mask and shorts, police said.
Crime log: Gunfire, burglary sting, hate crime attack with guitar, more
A man took matters into his own hands when thieves burglarized his home, and more in the latest crime roundup.
Parolee with knife charged after downtown Berkeley bank robbery
Police said David Godwin had a knife and a “large wad of cash in his hands” when he was arrested.
Crime log: Sleeping driver ID’d as bank robber, attempted carjacking, more
Berkeley police reported on several crimes this week. They appear below. Send tips to Berkeleyside with your public safety questions.
Man charged, again, with bank robberies in Berkeley and Oakland
Sixty-year-old Edwin Herold was convicted in 2010 of robbing the same Berkeley Mechanics Bank branch that was robbed in October, according to court records.
Bank robbery under investigation at Mechanics Bank in Berkeley
Police are investigating a bank robbery that happened Monday morning in downtown Berkeley, authorities report.
Man charged with robbery of TV cameraman at Berkeley synagogue
A TV cameraman was setting up for a shoot when a man with a gun rushed in to take the news station’s $25,000 camera, police said.
Oakland man linked to spate of Bay Area bank robberies including 3 in Berkeley
Police have arrested an Oakland man on suspicion of three unarmed bank robberies in Berkeley in January and one in Pinole, authorities report.
Police investigate another Berkeley bank robbery
For the third time in less than a week, an unarmed man took money from a Berkeley bank during a robbery, authorities reported Monday evening.
Robbers hit 2 Berkeley banks Wednesday
It’s rare when Berkeley has even one bank robbery, but Wednesday there were two.