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Posted inCrime, Crime & Safety

Pepper spray, less-lethal rounds used in 2 recent arrests

Berkeley Police station. Photo: Emilie Raguso Berkeley police officers used pepper spray to subdue a mentally ill man, described as belligerent and threatening, who refused to allow himself to be handcuffed, according to a document posted Friday on the city website. In another recent case, Berkeley police used less-lethal rounds and baton strikes to detain […]