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Berkeley Police: Drug busts, shoplifters sought and more

Police have identified a pattern of commercial burglaries in downtown Berkeley in October. Image: Berkeley Police Earlier this year, the Berkeley Police Department relaunched its monthly newsletter to inform the community about notable arrests and incidents, as well as crime prevention tips and safety resources. Along with beat maps and police contacts for each neighborhood, the newsletter highlights arrests […]

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Breaking: Police investigate possible suicide on Milvia

Police are investigating a possible suicide in an apartment near Berkeley’s Gourmet Ghetto. Photo: Tracey Taylor Berkeley Police are on the scene in the 1600 block of Milvia Street following a 911 call about a loud report at 12:34 p.m., authorities said. “We have folks out there investigating now,” said Berkeley Police Lt. Andrew Rateaver shortly before 2 […]