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Posted inCrime, Crime & Safety

Berkeleyside blotter: Crime in Berkeley, Nov. 20-26

Selected calls for service to the Berkeley Police, via CrimeMapping.com. (Scroll down for maps of robberies, burglaries, auto burglaries and auto thefts.) Click the map for the full list. See the map key here. This is an overview of recent crime in Berkeley, exclusively compiled by Berkeleyside, and based on reports to the Berkeley Police Department unless otherwise noted. The […]

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Berkeleyside blotter: Crime in Berkeley, 9/25-10/1

Selected calls for service to the Berkeley Police, via CrimeMapping.com. (Scroll down for maps of robberies, burglaries, auto burglaries and auto thefts.) Click the map for the full list. See the map key here. This is a partial list of recent crime in Berkeley, compiled by Berkeleyside, and based on reports to the Berkeley Police Department unless otherwise […]

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Berkeley police make second arrest in shooting

Anthony Durant. Photo: BPD After several high-profile raids around Berkeley and Oakland on Thursday morning, authorities have announced the arrest of a second man who had been wanted in connection with a double shooting in Berkeley earlier this month. Police announced the arrest Thursday afternoon of 22-year-old Donzale Mejia of Oakland, but said they were still […]

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After 4 house raids, police arrest 1 Berkeley man; second is ‘armed and dangerous,’ still sought

Anthony Durant: wanted on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon in a double shooting that happened in Berkeley on June 11, 2014. Photo: BPD Police arrested one man, suspected of being involved in a June 11 double shooting in Berkeley, after serving four search warrants on Thursday morning. Another man is still being sought as a suspect in […]

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Breaking: Authorities raid one or more homes in Berkeley

Authorities, including Berkeley police, surrounded a house in the 1600 block of Blake Street at around 7:30 a.m this morning. Photo: Catherine Ference The photo, left, shows the scene Thursday morning at around 7:30 a.m. in the 1600 block of Blake Street in Berkeley, east of California Street. Witnesses describe a SWAT-like team surrounding a house on […]