Police investigated two shootings, made two hate crime arrests and seized several guns during traffic stops. Strangers attacked two older women.
Woman arrested in Berkeley after alleged hate crime
The alleged assailant “yelled several hateful statements about people of Mexican descent” during the encounter Tuesday, police said.
Noose at the Berkeley Marina leads to hate crime charge
A man authorities say hung a noose from a tree in the Berkeley Marina last week has been charged with a hate crime.
Berkeley police: Man charged with threatening people at two businesses
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.
Police: Man charged after leaving fake bomb with anti-Jewish slurs at UCPD
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.
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Berkeley Police: Rock attack on cyclist was a hate crime
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.