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Posted inCrime, Crime & Safety

San Leandro man to face murder, gang charges after 2013 Berkeley killing

Photo: Krishna Ferreira, via Facebook Update: On April 14, 2017, Krishna Ferreira was convicted of voluntary manslaughter as part of a plea deal. He was sentenced to serve his time in San Quentin State Prison and will be eligible for parole in August 2025, according to prison records online. Original story: A 24-year-old San Leandro man […]

Posted inCommunity

‘Ceasefire Walk Against Violence’ comes to West Berkeley

A small memorial was set up in West Berkeley near the site of Zontee Jones’ death earlier this year. Photo: Emilie Raguso Residents, officials and members of community and religious organizations will walk through West Berkeley on Thursday night to take a stand against violence and remember three men killed in shootings earlier this year.  Councilwoman […]

Posted inCrime, Crime & Safety

Witnesses, texts link San Leandro man to Berkeley killing

Photo: Krishna Ferreira, via Facebook The man charged with killing 24-year-old Dustin Bynum in Berkeley in August was seen near the crime scene before and after the shooting, according to court documents, though no one actually saw the attack. Police wrote that Krishna Ferreira, 23, was the only person seen fleeing the scene. “Although nobody […]

Posted inCrime, Crime & Safety

Berkeley Police make arrest in August murder

Photo: Krishna Ferreira, via Facebook Berkeley Police detectives have arrested a San Leandro man in connection with the shooting death of Dustin Bynum in August, authorities said Wednesday. On Tuesday, police arrested 23-year-old Krishna Ferreira on suspicion of murder, according to a notice released by the Berkeley Police Department on Wednesday evening. Bynum was killed Aug. 1 outside […]

Posted inCrime, Crime & Safety

24-year-old man dies after Berkeley shooting

Berkeley’s third homicide of the year took place Thursday night outside Bing’s Liquor’s on San Pablo Avenue. Photo: Google Berkeley’s third homicide of the year took place Thursday night outside Bing’s Liquor’s on San Pablo Avenue. Photo: Google A man who was shot Thursday night outside Bing’s Liquors in northwest Berkeley was pronounced dead at […]