Two people took laptops from customers at Berkeley’s Caffè Strada on Monday night, authorities report.
Crime round-up: Robberies, $7,000 cigarette heist, BHS student with gun
Berkeleyside has been collecting notable arrests and details on other public safety incidents in 2019 in response to reader tips and independent research. They appear here along with BPD’s “cases of community interest.”
Berkeley police: Cellphone and laptop grabs, angry postal worker, gunfire
The Berkeley Police Department released the following “cases of community interest” Tuesday.
Police hope dramatic video will help solve Berkeley robbery
Police in Berkeley are asking for the public’s help to find two young men linked to a robbery near the Cal campus Monday afternoon. They have released video they hope will help.
Another customer robbed at Berkeley’s Caffe Strada; good Samaritan assaulted
A good Samaritan was assaulted Monday afternoon after trying to intervene in a laptop robbery at Caffe Strada, authorities report.
Another laptop grab in Berkeley; charges filed in weekend robbery case
Police have announced the latest in a string of laptop snatches from patrons at cafes near Cal. They also released video to show how fast the robberies can happen.
Police arrest 6 who may be involved with series of laptop thefts from cafés
Berkeley police set up an undercover operation Saturday night to try to stop the laptop crime spree that has plagued local coffee shops. 26 computers have been stolen.
4 laptops taken during Strada robbery, theft in Berkeley
Four laptops were taken during a robbery and theft at a coffee shop near Cal this week, making it at least the third time the business was targeted by crooks in as many weeks.
5 robbery calls on a single night; police advise community to stay alert
A robber brandished a broken fence piece at a man after stealing his laptop Tuesday night at the popular UC Berkeley study spot Caffè Strada, authorities report.
UC Berkeley police round-up: Robberies, assault with a deadly weapon
In the past week or so, UCPD has put out community alerts about three robberies, an attempted robbery and an assault with a deadly weapon in Berkeley.
Eat the Street: Invention, tradition at Caffe Strada
At a time when boutique roasters are making their mark on artisanal coffee, Caffe Strada in Berkeley remains true to its roots.