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Berkeley homeless encampment at Old City Hall packs up under city orders

Update: Three arrests were made while the encampment was packing up, according to Berkeley city spokesman Matthai Chakko. Chakko said he expected all three to be cited and released today. Three truck-loads of belongings associated with the camp were removed by the city, he said, and services were offered to the campers. Campers were told […]

Posted inCommunity, Crime, Crime & Safety

Police make arrest after homeless camp stabbing

Berkeley police responded to a stabbing at the recently established Old City Hall homeless encampment and arrested a man late Thursday morning. According to a post on the “First they came for the homeless” Facebook page, which has been documenting happenings and efforts at the camp, “Shortly before noon, one of the protesters was stabbed in […]