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Posted inCrime, Crime & Safety

Berkeley police seize guns, pot, pills in felon search

Image via Facebook Berkeley police serving a search warrant at two homes linked to an Oakland felon last week turned up more than a thousand Xanax and Viagra pills packaged for sale, along with both marijuana and methamphetamine, and several firearms. Police ultimately arrested 32-year-old Kaechan Saechao after discovering those items during the April 1 searches. According to […]

Posted inCrime, Crime & Safety

Berkeley Police recover loaded firearm, 9 ounces of pot during bust of 13-time felon

Image via Facebook A man with 13 felony convictions dating back to 1978, who was stopped by police recently while driving in Berkeley, has been charged by the Alameda County district attorney’s office with three new felonies related to firearm possession and drug sales. A woman with him in the car has been charged with possession of marijuana […]