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Berkeley crime log: Bullets shot from vehicle, overturned car, lots of arrests, gunfire or fireworks?

This overview of recent crime in Berkeley is based on reports to the Berkeley Police unless otherwise noted. Share photos, videos and tips by emailing crime@berkeleyside.com or on Facebook and Twitter. Don’t assume someone else will alert us. We rely on readers to help us stay informed. SNAPSHOT From Aug. 5-11, there were reports of five robberies, 14 burglaries, 18 assaults or batteries, two weapon-involved calls and two sexual assaults, according to CrimeMapping.com. There were also 12 stolen vehicles, seven disturbances and 25 auto […]

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Crime log: Youth attempt robbery of mom and child on playground, armed Southside robbery Thursday, more

This overview of recent crime in Berkeley is based on reports to the Berkeley Police unless otherwise noted. Share photos, videos and tips by emailing crime@berkeleyside.com or on Facebook and Twitter. Don’t assume someone else will alert us. We rely on readers to help us stay informed. SNAPSHOT From July 29 to Aug. 4, there were reports of 11 robberies, 12 burglaries, 12 assaults or batteries, one weapon-involved call and no reported sexual assaults, according to CrimeMapping.com. There were also 13 […]

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Teen charged in shooting at Berkeley party on Carleton

A Berkeley teenager arrested in August after being found by police with a loaded gun has been charged in connection with a shooting on Carleton Street two days prior to his arrest, authorities said. Emauj Roos, 18, has been charged by the Alameda County district attorney’s office with five felonies related to the handgun, Teresa Drenick, spokeswoman […]

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Police make arrest after gunshots, disturbance on Carleton Street near San Pablo Avenue

Update Aug. 24: Berkeley Police Officer Byron White said Monday that police arrested two juveniles Aug. 22 on suspicion of being minors in possession of a firearm and stolen property. Part of the press release is below: “On August 22nd at about 9 pm, officers responded to the 1100 block of Carleton Street after receiving multiples calls […]