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.
A man authorities say brought a fake bomb featuring “anti Jewish writings” into the UC Berkeley Police Department has been charged with dropping off the sham explosive, but not a hate crime, according to court papers.
Berkeleyside is joining dozens of other media organizations in an initiative to thoroughly track and analyze hate crime and harassment data.
A man authorities say used a rock to strike a cyclist in downtown Berkeley walked to the police station to turn himself in after the crime, according to BPD.