A San Jose man is in custody after he tried to carjack another man early Wednesday morning in southwest Berkeley, authorities report.
Three people were arrested Sunday after an auto burglary report that led police to recover a stash of pills, cash and a loaded assault pistol without a serial number.
A 19-year-old man in custody after being found with an unregistered gun is facing new charges tied to two shootings in December.
Police arrested a 20-year-old Berkeley man Friday after they say they found a partially hidden gun in his car.
A police search last week in South Berkeley turned up more than 5 ounces of methamphetamine, packaging materials and a loaded gun, authorities report.
BPD has identified six men involved in fights between protesters and counter-protesters in Berkeley on March 4.
The student who stabbed a school administrator did so because he was upset over a lost job and felt school staff were to blame, according to court papers obtained by Berkeleyside.
'We are rightly expected to not get swept into the volatility of the crowd,' writes BPD Chief Andy Greenwood in a report to the city.
Violent crime rose 18% in Berkeley in 2016, while serious property crime fell 9%, according to an annual report set to be presented to the Berkeley City Council next week.
The 21-year-old Richmond man charged in the fatal stabbing and carjacking of a 72-year-old woman in 2014 has taken a plea and is scheduled to be sentenced this week.
Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguín and Councilman Ben Bartlett have promised to increase police staffing and revive a recently disbanded specialized crime suppression unit to help address concerns about safety.
Police arrested a man and two women late Saturday after spotting them at a West Berkeley storage facility with methamphetamine and stolen property, authorities report.
A 20-year-old San Leandro man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon after a stabbing at a school for high-needs students in West Berkeley on Tuesday.