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Posted inCrime, Crime & Safety

Berkeley police pursue driver into Oakland after attempted car stop; officer hit but uninjured

Berkeley police pursued a driver into Oakland on Saturday night: “Just saw 10+ police cars full speed on Adeline/MLK,” wrote Aya de Leon, who took this photograph and posted it on Twitter at about 6:30 p.m. A driver police tried to stop near Berkeley on Saturday night “clipped” a BPD officer and left the scene, […]

Posted inCrime, Crime & Safety

Richmond police chase ends in Berkeley with crash, arrest

A car crashed on the basketball court at Strawberry Creek Park during a police chase Thursday. Photo: Citizen reporter Update, 1:25 a.m. Authorities have just confirmed this incident began in Richmond at around 10:35 p.m. “Richmond PD officers were attempting to stop a vehicle. The suspect vehicle turned onto a dead end street and made an abrupt […]