This is an overview of recent crime in Berkeley, exclusively compiled by Berkeleyside, and based on reports to the Berkeley Police Department unless otherwise noted. The following items represent a sampling of calls, and times may be approximate.
From Nov. 13-19, there were reports of 14 burglaries, 31 auto break-ins or thefts from vehicles, five stolen vehicles and 18 disturbances, according to CrimeMapping.com. Six robberies, 11 assaults or batteries, no weapon-related calls and no sexual assaults were reported. Significant incidents from the University of California Police Department included a robbery, two stolen vehicles and a weapon-related call. These numbers are subject to change. Click the links above for the latest numbers.
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Thursday, Nov. 13
Police responded to four disturbances: at 5:20 a.m. in the 2700 block of Seventh Street; at 6:38 a.m. in the 2500 block of Regent Street; at 11:23 a.m. at University Avenue and Fifth Street; and at 3:35 p.m. in the 2600 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Way.
There were five home burglaries: at 7:50 a.m. in the 1700 block of Blake Street; at 8 a.m. in the 2100 block of Sacramento Street; at 8 a.m. in the 1400 block of Hopkins Street; at 10:40 a.m. in the 700 block of San Luis Road; and at 2 p.m. in the 1500 block of Hearst Avenue.
There was a robbery at 1:45 p.m. in the 2100 block of Shattuck Avenue. … Continue reading »