Virtual public meetings in several Bay Area cities have been targeted by people who spew hate speech.
As of Tuesday, BPD said, no eyewitnesses had yet come forward. Authorities have asked community members to share tips if they have them.
The owner of Hella Yoga found that his business partner, Kelly Johnson, had used company computers to register a business for her boyfriend to spread hate.
The flyers have been tied to a fringe white supremacist group. Similar flyers have been distributed across the Bay Area.
Arrested or charged individuals are presumed innocent.
On Tuesday, authorities charged Anatoly Smolkin with disturbing religious meetings and civil rights violations, both of which are hate crimes.
Police said the man “yelled threatening anti-Semitic statements” at the synagogue and also tried to enter a Jewish community center nearby.
A man took matters into his own hands when thieves burglarized his home, and more in the latest crime roundup.
Police say the woman cursed at the man and used a derogatory term for Black people because she didn’t like his driving.
Police are reporting three more hate crime arrests in May, and there’s a new community survey out to seek input about the PRC.
Police arrested a man in connection with a series of antisemitic hate crimes in Berkeley, a local resident found a gun in his yard and more.
Twice as many Asians and Asian Americans in Berkeley have reported physical attacks during the pandemic, according to preliminary results of a new survey.