Berkeley police are reporting significant increases in serious crimes including robberies, aggravated assaults and burglaries during the first half of 2015, compared to statistics from 2014.
Update, Sept. 9: Emauj Roos has also been charged in connection with a shooting over the prior weekend on Carleton Street. Read more on Berkeleyside.
A Berkeley woman has recovered a treasured family painting, stolen from her home in January, with the help of a website designed to get stolen goods back into the hands of their rightful owners.
Police are looking for a man who took cameras and lenses from Looking Glass Photo in West Berkeley over the weekend, and the shop has released video footage of the alleged thief.
A Berkeley resident surprised at home by several intruders Friday afternoon reminds the community to lock up over the holiday weekend.
Berkeley police are reporting huge increases in home burglaries in early 2015 compared to preliminary statistics recorded last year.
Police officials will give the Berkeley City Council a broad overview of 2014 crime trends Tuesday night, showing significant reductions in the city’s most serious incidents.
Police are asking for the community’s help after a startled burglar grabbed a North Berkeley resident who found him inside her home.
Fewer robberies, rapes and aggravated assaults led to a 44% drop in violent crime reports for serious offenses in Berkeley over the first half of the year, according to new data released by the Berkeley Police Department.
A man who led police on a short foot chase Thursday was linked to a stolen car full of burglary tools, authorities said Friday.
A Rohnert Park teenager who allegedly used a fraudulent credit card to buy 14 iPhones from the Berkeley Apple store earlier this year is facing new charges in Sonoma County after authorities say he used a stolen credit card number to rent a high-end sports car and $12 million vacation house this month.
UPDATE, May 19: The Apple store on Berkeley’s Fourth Street re-opened for business today, 10 days after the smash-and-grab robbery where suspects drove a car through its front window.
A 19-year-old from Rohnert Park is facing three felony charges after authorities said he tried to use a fake Visa card for a shopping spree at the Apple store in Berkeley’s popular Fourth Street shopping district.