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Posted inCrime, Crime & Safety

Crime calls: Gunfire on Stuart, battery arrest, psych eval

Readers often ask Berkeleyside about public safety incidents, like this arrest on Milvia Street on Tuesday. Email crime@berkeleyside.com with questions and photos, or get in touch on social media. Photo: Jeannie Choe Berkeleyside got several questions Tuesday about police activity in town, including an investigation into gunfire on Stuart Street that damaged a vehicle, an arrest […]

Posted inCrime, Crime & Safety

Berkeley teen arrested with gun amid fights downtown

Police arrested an 18-year-old with a loaded gun Tuesday, authorities said. Photo: Emilie Raguso/File photo An 18-year-old from Berkeley was arrested with a loaded gun Tuesday evening after authorities responded to reports of large groups of youth fighting in the streets downtown, police said. Shortly after 7 p.m., a Berkeleyside reader reported a “heavy” police presence […]

Posted inCrime & Safety, Schools

Police report mistakes, challenges in Berkeley protests

Berkeley police used teargas to break up protests Saturday night and Sunday morning. Photo: Pete Rosos Berkeley police officers used 50 tear gas grenades and “blast rounds” to clear Telegraph Avenue during a Black Lives Matter demonstration in December, but police officials declined to say Wednesday night whether that had been excessive. The June 10 […]