Berkeleyside Police Blotter: Crime in Berkeley, Nov. 21-27

Selected calls for service to the Berkeley Police, via CrimeMapping.com. (Scroll down for maps of burglaries, auto burglaries and auto thefts.) Blue icons with a white mask are robberies. Red ones show physical violence. Yellow ones are reports of a disturbance. Purple ones are weapon-related calls. Orange ones are arson calls. Those marked “SC” are sexual assault calls, and green ones are vandalism. Click the map for the full list.
Selected calls for service to the Berkeley Police, via CrimeMapping.com. (Scroll down for maps of burglaries, auto burglaries and auto thefts.) Blue icons with a white mask are robberies. Red ones show physical violence. Yellow ones are reports of a disturbance. Purple ones are weapon-related calls. Orange ones are arson calls. Those marked “SC” are sexual assault calls, and green ones are vandalism. Click the map for the full list.

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This is a partial list of recent crime in Berkeley, compiled by Berkeleyside, and based on reports to the Berkeley Police Department unless otherwise noted. See past crime blotters here.

The following items represent just a sampling of calls, and times may be approximate. From Nov. 21-27, there were 19 burglary reports26 auto break-in or theft from a vehicle reports, and five stolen vehicle reports to the Berkeley Police Department, according to CrimeMapping.comSeven robberies and 10 assaults, domestic violence incidents or batteries were reported. These numbers are subject to change. Click the previous links for the most current information.

Thursday, Nov. 21


Nine auto burglaries and one theft from a vehicle were reported: at 8:15 a.m. at Dwight Way and Telegraph Avenue; at 11:40 a.m. in the 2200 block of Ashby Avenue; at 7 p.m. in the 1200 block of Walnut Street; at 8 p.m. in the 2400 block of Jefferson Avenue; at 8 p.m. in the 2100 block of Bonar Street; two at at 8 p.m. in the 2700 block of Mathews Street; at 9 p.m. in the 500 block of Cragmont Avenue; at 9:15 p.m. in the 2400 block of Dana Street; and at 10 p.m. in the 1400 block of 67th Street.

A vehicle was reported stolen at 7 p.m. in the 2600 block of Mathews Street.

There were 19 burglaries reported over this period, via CrimeMapping.com. The prior week there were 38. Click the map for a list of calls.
There were 19 burglaries reported over this period, via CrimeMapping.com. The prior week there were 38. Click the map for a list of calls.

Friday, Nov. 22

Four home burglaries were reported: at 2 a.m. in the 700 block of Creston Road; at 2:27 a.m. in the 2000 block of University Avenue; at 7 a.m. in the 1700 block of Spruce Street; and at 10 a.m. in the 2400 block of Curtis Street.

Four thefts or burglaries from vehicles were reported: at 9:45 a.m. in the 100 block of Seawall Drive; at 11:38 a.m. in the 2000 block of Oregon Street; at 3 p.m. in the 1600 block of Stannage Avenue; and at 7:30 p.m. in the 2900 block of College Avenue.

A felony assault or battery was reported at 11:50 a.m. at Alcatraz Avenue and King Street.

A commercial burglary was reported at 3:15 p.m. in the 600 block of Harrison Street.


Two robberies were reported, at 5:10 p.m. in the 2500 block of Durant Avenue, and at 6:08 p.m. at Woolsey Street and Shattuck Avenue.

A felony sexual assault was reported at 11:59 p.m. in the 2300 block of Dwight Way.

Saturday, Nov. 23

Three robberies were reported: at 7:45 a.m. at Bonita Avenue and Virginia Street; at 8:30 a.m. at Prince Street and Shattuck Avenue; and at 5 p.m. in the 2500 block of Shattuck Avenue.

Six home burglaries were reported: at 9:30 a.m. in the 1300 block of Blake Street; at 10 a.m. in the 1300 block of Bonita Avenue; at 12:32 p.m. in the 1400 block of Josephine Street; at 3 p.m. in the 1700 block of Cedar Street; at 5 p.m. in the 1700 block of Spruce Street; and at 7:30 p.m. in the 800 block of Santa Barbara Road.

A commercial burglary was reported at 11:04 a.m. in the 2800 block of Telegraph Avenue.


Four thefts or burglaries from vehicles were reported: at 1:15 p.m. at Fifth and Harrison streets; at 4 p.m. in the 900 block of Cedar Street; at 5 p.m. in the 1400 block of Santa Fe Avenue; and at 11:30 p.m. in the 2400 block of Bonar Street.

A felony assault or battery was reported at 4:19 p.m. in the 2500 block of Durant Avenue.

A vehicle was reported stolen at 10:30 p.m. in the 1500 block of Alcatraz.

There were 26 thefts or burglaries from vehicles reported in Berkeley over this period, via CrimeMapping.com. There were 28 reported the prior week. There were also five vehicles stolen (shown in purple). Click the map for a list of incidents.
There were 26 thefts or burglaries from vehicles reported in Berkeley over this period, via CrimeMapping.com. There were 28 reported the prior week. There were also five vehicles stolen (shown in purple). Click the map for a list of incidents.

Sunday, Nov. 24

A home burglary was reported at 1:30 a.m. in the 2900 block of Derby Street.

Two auto burglaries were reported, at 9 a.m. in the 2400 block of Ashby, and at 5 p.m. in the 2000 block of Oregon Street.

A vehicle was reported stolen at 7 p.m. at Addison and West streets.

Monday, Nov. 25

Three home burglaries were reported: at 10 a.m. in the 1600 block of Oregon Street; at 12:44 p.m. in the 2700 block of Woolsey Street; and at 11:50 p.m. in the 2400 block of Haste Street.

Two robberies were reported, at 12:50 p.m. in the 2600 block of Telegraph, and at 9:55 p.m. in the 2600 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Way.

Two auto burglaries were reported, at 4 p.m. in the 2000 block of Fourth Street, and at 5 p.m. in the 3000 block of Dana Street.

A felony assault or battery was reported at 5:20 p.m. in the 1500 block of Shattuck Avenue.

A breakdown of the most serious crimes reported by day of the week from Nov. 21-27. Image: CrimeMapping.com
A breakdown of the most serious crimes reported by day of the week from Nov. 21-27. Image: CrimeMapping.com

Tuesday, Nov. 26

Two home burglaries were reported, at 11 a.m. in the 1800 block of Berkeley Way, and at 1:35 p.m. in the 1400 block of Grant Street.

An auto burglary was reported at 8:30 p.m. in the 1500 block of Shattuck Avenue.

A vehicle was reported stolen at 8:50 p.m. in the 2800 block of Regent Street.

Wednesday, Nov. 27

Three auto burglaries were reported: at 1:30 a.m. in the 2000 block of Bancroft Way; at 5 p.m. at Oregon and Adeline streets; and at 7:10 p.m. at Oregon and Milvia streets.

A commercial burglary was reported at 6 p.m. in the 600 block of Harrison Street.

A vehicle was reported stolen at 10 p.m. in the 1100 block of Delaware Street.

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See the full list of Berkeley Police Department calls for service on CrimeMapping.com. See the list of calls to UC Police at Berkeley. 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. [Editor’s Note: New calls for service are at times added to the CrimeMapping.com system in an unpredictable manner, and numbers for most types of calls are likely to increase in the days following this report. This post does not reflect every call.]

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