Daily Archives: January 21, 2013


The Berkeley Wire: 01.21.13

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Berkeleyside Police Blotter: Crime in Berkeley, Jan. 12-18

Selected calls for service to the Berkeley Police Department, Jan. 12-18, 2013, via CrimeMapping.com. Click the map for a full list of incidents.
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This is a partial list of recent crimes in Berkeley based on reports to the Berkeley Police Department, unless otherwise noted. See past crime blotters here. (Note to readers: We’re trying out a new format, and will be experimenting in the coming weeks to provide more information about crime in Berkeley, so please provide feedback in the comments section if you notice anything new or have ideas for more coverage.)

See also Local Crime News’ regularly published list of arrests of Berkeley residents. Other sources of information on crime in Berkeley include the Police Department’s CrimeView Community and CrimeMapping.com.

The following items represent just a sampling of calls, and times appear to be approximate. From Jan. 12-18, there were 10 burglary reports23 auto break-in or theft from a vehicle reports, and six stolen vehicle reports to the Berkeley Police Department, according to CrimeMapping.comEight robberies and 10 assaults were reported. These numbers are subject to change. Click the previous links for the most current information. … Continue reading »

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Mountain lion tracks seen in Claremont Canyon Preserve

Mountain lion tracks CC Giorgio
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Mountain lion tracks have been sighted in the Claremont Canyon Regional Preserve, according to Tom Stienstra, writing in the San Francisco Chronicle.

In his regular outdoors column published on Sunday Jan. 19, Stienstra noted two readers had reported being shocked at seeing the distinctive tracks.

“One of the tracks, reported by Bob Felton, occurred when he was walking his dogs and they became agitated and led him to the paw print,” wrote Stienstra. … Continue reading »

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