A traffic stop by Berkeley Police officers early Sunday morning led to the arrest of three young men police say are responsible for an armed robbery south of campus late last week.
Friday at 12:37 a.m., police received a call about a robbery at Carleton and Dana streets, said Officer Jennifer Coats, Berkeley Police spokeswoman, on Wednesday.
Coats said three people — a 22-year-old man and a 21-year-old woman, both of Berkeley, as well as a 21-year-old Huntington Beach man — were walking together when three young men armed with firearms approached them.
The robbers demanded property from the victims, who turned over their cell phones, wallets and sunglasses. The robbers fled, possibly in a vehicle, without injuring any of the victims.
Early Sunday around 3 a.m., said Coats, Berkeley Police officers on patrol conducted a vehicle enforcement traffic stop near San Pablo Avenue and Addison Street. During their investigation, officers determined that the three men in the vehicle were connected to the May 10 robbery, and subsequently arrested them.
Police identified the men as Alan Wright Jr., 20; Davon Trevillion, 18; and Shakur Curtis, 19. All three are Oakland residents.
They are being held at Santa Rita Jail in Dublin on bail of $150,000, and were scheduled for an attorney and plea hearing Wednesday morning in downtown Oakland at the Wile W. Manuel Courthouse, according to the Alameda County sheriff’s department.
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