Three men in masks burst into the Berkeley Apple Store over the weekend and stole $7,000 worth of products as customers and staff looked on, authorities and a community member report.
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Police say men took more than $20K in goods from Apple Store
Berkeley police have released photographs of three people investigators say are connected to the theft of more than $20,000 in merchandise from the Fourth Street Apple store in the past week.
Driver rams U-Haul truck into Berkeley Apple store in burglary attempt
A driver rammed a U-Haul truck into the front window of the Berkeley Apple store early Thursday morning, shattering the glass but failing to get inside, authorities report.
Berkeley Apple store hit again by group of thieves; customers and staff express concern
The Berkeley Apple store. Photo: TJ Gehling For the third time in nine days, thieves ran into the Berkeley Apple store on Fourth Street and made off with stolen electronics, authorities report. Several local residents — including one woman who was inside the store when it was hit — got in touch with Berkeleyside this week to report […]
Thieves target Berkeley Apple store twice this week
The Berkeley Apple store. Photo: TJ Gehling A group of thieves stole an estimated 50 electronic devices from the Berkeley Apple store Tuesday night, and the store was hit again Thursday afternoon around 3 p.m., with a smaller group taking an estimated 20 devices, authorities report. Limited information was available because the reports are not yet complete, […]
Crime in Berkeley: Apple store theft alert, threats of shooting — over stolen steak — at Berkeley Bowl, more
A very busy week: Police are looking for a couple they say stole steak and beer from Berkeley Bowl, and a pair who took an iPad from the Apple store. In other news, a standoff on Fairview, burglars arrested at Cal, a $6,000 burglary at the journalism school on campus and geyser videos galore.
Fourth Street Apple store reports theft by 7 males
The Fourth Street Apple store (file photo). Photo: Patrick Nagel A band of thieves struck the Berkeley Apple store Friday in what authorities described as a “coordinated effort,” and a problem that has been faced by numerous Apple stores around the Bay Area. The theft took place shortly before 3 p.m. at 1823 Fourth St. […]
Berkeley police ask for help to find suspect after iPhone robbery of elderly man (video)
Police are asking for help to find a man responsible for a robbery in December. Image: BPD The Berkeley Police Department is asking the community for help to find a man who robbed an elderly shopper of his brand new iPhone on Fourth Street the day after Christmas. According to a statement released by police Thursday, […]
Protesters stage ‘Black Brunch’ on Berkeley’s Fourth Street
A Black Brunch protester makes a black power salute at Tacubaya restaurant on Fourth Street on Sat. Jan. 3, 2014. Photo: Blake Simons More than two dozen African-American students, many from UC Berkeley, tried to disrupt “business as usual” on Saturday by staging a protest in Berkeley’s upscale Fourth Street shopping district. The students, as well […]
Berkeley stealth start-up seeks unsigned musical talent
David Hyman, serial founder of Berkeley companies, with a new, stealth start-up. David Hyman, serial founder of Berkeley companies, with a new, stealth start-up. David Hyman is that rare thing: a successful serial entrepreneur who is committed to Berkeley. And he wants people to audition for his new start-up. Hyman was CEO of founded music database company Gracenote […]
Authorities: Berkeley Apple store thief strikes again
Police say Mohannad Halaweh rented this 2012 McLaren luxury sports car using a stolen credit card number. Photo: Sonoma County sheriff’s office Police say Mohannad Halaweh rented this 2012 McLaren luxury sports car using a stolen credit card number. Photo: Sonoma County sheriff’s office A Rohnert Park teenager who allegedly used a fraudulent credit card […]
Car used for smash-and-grab at Apple store in Berkeley
A car smashed through the glass façade of the Apple store at 1823 Fourth St. in Berkeley. Photo: Mickey Novello A car smashed through the glass façade of the Apple store at 1823 Fourth St. in Berkeley. Photo: Mickey Novello UPDATE, May 19: The Apple store on Berkeley’s Fourth Street re-opened for business today, 10 days after the smash-and-grab robbery […]