A man suffered lacerations to his face by a knife after an attempted robbery of his cell phone in People’s Park on Sunday.
The community college philosophy professor has been charged following actions at the April 15 rally in Berkeley.
Eric Clanton, who previously taught at Diablo Valley College, has been arrested by police on suspicion of three counts of assault with a deadly weapon, a U-lock bike lock.
Police arrested two people, and are seeking a third, after assaults involving a stun gun and fire extinguisher in West Berkeley earlier this month.
An Oakland man has been charged with five felonies after a shooting attempt in broad daylight on a South Berkeley street last month, authorities report, after dash cam footage from a parked vehicle helped them crack the case.
Berkeley police briefly closed off Stanton Street, near the scene of the shooting, to make sure no-one had been injured by gunfire.
A 27-year-old Hayward man dropping off an Uber fare in Berkeley flew into a “fit of rage” when he found his route blocked, then drove into a community service officer repeatedly Saturday night before fleeing police and ultimately being arrested, according to rider and police accounts.
Update, 5:10 p.m. One man has been arrested after Thursday’s road rage incident in Berkeley that led to another man being taken to the hospital with serious injuries.
A felon who violently attacked another man outside the Berkeley Police Department, and threatened to kill him if he was Jewish, has been charged with two felonies by the Alameda County district attorney’s office, authorities report.
In this week's crime blotter: fundraiser information and a May 2016 video interview with the young man who was slain last week in South Berkeley, a new photo released by OPD they hope will help solve the killing of a Berkeley musician in 2015, and much more.
A homeless man charged with felony assault with a deadly weapon after an attack with an aluminum baseball bat in West Berkeley in July is scheduled to appear in court to be sentenced Wednesday.