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Posted inCity, Crime, Crime & Safety

South Berkeley community gathers in wake of murder

From left to right: Ed Alvarez and Lee Roddrick from BART, Phil Kamlarz, Max Anderson, Tom Bates, Michael Caplan, Erik Upson, Michael Meehan, Andrew Klough and Sue Ferrara. 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 […]

Posted inCrime, Crime & Safety

Police chief hopeful of solving Berkeley murder case

Amber Nelson and Ignacio “Fito” Celedón. Amber Nelson and Ignacio “Fito” Celedón. 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 […]