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.
It’s the second hate crime arrest for Antoinette Archimede, and the first time the DA’s office has filed hate crime charges in Berkeley, this year.
Police investigated two shootings, made two hate crime arrests and seized several guns during traffic stops. Strangers attacked two older women.
The alleged assailant “yelled several hateful statements about people of Mexican descent” during the encounter Tuesday, police said.
A man authorities say hung a noose from a tree in the Berkeley Marina last week has been charged with a hate crime.
A man who threatened to shoot up a South Berkeley barbershop because he was angry when he couldn’t get a haircut was charged with two felonies this week, according to authorities and court papers.