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

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 following items represent a sampling of calls, and times may be approximate. From Nov. 20-26, there were reports of 27 burglaries, 28 auto break-ins or thefts from vehicles, nine stolen vehicles and 17 disturbances, according to CrimeMapping.com. Eleven robberies, 13 assaults or batteries, […]

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

This is a partial list of recent crime in Berkeley, compiled by Berkeleyside, and based on reports to the Berkeley Police Department unless otherwise noted. The following items represent a sampling of calls, and times may be approximate. From Sept. 25 to Oct. 1, there were reports of 16 burglaries, 26 auto break-ins or thefts from vehicles and 10 stolen vehicles, according to CrimeMapping.com. Five robberies, 16 […]

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Berkeley police make second arrest in shooting

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 looking for Anthony Durant, 23 […]

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

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 the same case and should be considered armed and dangerous, they said. Thursday morning, members of the Berkeley Police Department Special Response Team and Investigations Bureau served […]