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ELECTION 2022: What to know | WILDFIRES: Prepare | COVID: Get a booster | IDEA MAKERS EVENT: Jay Caspian Kang + Khiara Bridges

Posted inCrime, Crime & Safety

Crime calls: Gunfire on Stuart, battery arrest, psych eval

Berkeleyside got several questions Tuesday about police activity in town, including an investigation into gunfire on Stuart Street that damaged a vehicle, an arrest downtown after a fight, and an agitated man who ended up being taken for a psychiatric evaluation in South Berkeley. The Berkeley Police Department responded at about 8:40 p.m. to the 1900 […]

Posted inCrime, Crime & Safety

BPD: Fingerprints link Berkeley man to 2008 sex crime series with 3 victims

Fingerprints collected after a traffic-related misdemeanor warrant arrest in March helped police zero in on the man they say is responsible for a series of sexual assaults in Berkeley in 2008. Details about those assaults remain scant, but the Berkeley Police Department arrested 24-year-old Johnny Dunbar at his home in the 1300 block of Delaware Street on Wednesday […]

Posted inCrime, Crime & Safety

Man arrested outside Berkeley Whole Foods after brandishing knife, resisting arrest

At least two Berkeley Police officers are seeking medical care after being injured during the arrest outside a West Berkeley grocery store of a man who had earlier been armed with a knife. The man had brandished the knife at two city employees Tuesday morning, authorities said. He dropped the knife and walked away after officers arrived, […]