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Posted inCity, Crime, Crime & Safety

South Berkeley community gathers in wake of murder

Berkeley city leaders were out in force Wednesday evening to meet with a community still reeling from the seemingly random, senseless murder of 35-year-old Adolfo Ignacio Celedón in their neighborhood earlier this month. Mayor Tom Bates, as well as Police Chief Michael Meehan, representatives from BART and several senior city officials were on stage at the […]

Posted inCrime, Crime & Safety

Police chief hopeful of solving Berkeley murder case

Berkeley Police Chief Michael Meehan said he is “very hopeful” about solving the homicide case of Adolfo Ignacio Celedón, 35, who was killed on Adeline Street near Emerson on Sunday, Sept. 12, while walking home from a party with his fiancée, Amber Nelson. Speaking at a community meeting on Wednesday night at the Black Repertory Group Theater on […]