Berkeleyside broke the news Sunday about two men tied to a bank robbery in February. Monday, authorities said the brothers from Oakland have actually been tied to five bank heists.
Officers have arrested a dozen people tied to robberies around the city, with the most recent incident early Saturday just outside the police station.
Police have arrested three men tied to two robbery cases at the Telegraph Avenue CVS, though a fourth man remains on the loose.
Police are responding to a robbery near Berkeley High on Monday afternoon, authorities report.
Police were unable to track down a man reported at UC Berkeley's Unit 1 residence hall said to have punched a student and threatened to shoot him before taking his cell phone, according to scanner traffic reviewed by Berkeleyside.
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.
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.
Berkeley police arrested three people and seized two guns during a car stop over the weekend.
Authorities have arrested an 18-year-old from Oakland in connection with an armed robbery at a Berkeley fraternity in September, police announced Tuesday.
A manhunt was underway Tuesday evening after an attempted armed robbery in the Elmwood neighborhood of Berkeley.
Armed robbers have been hitting Berkeley cafes and taking laptops and other items from their customers this month, authorities report.
Berkeley police officers are on the scene after a bank robbery on Solano Avenue late Thursday morning.
Patrons at a popular Berkeley café on College Avenue fought back when three people with a gun tried to take their laptops and other items Sunday night, a witness to the crimes told Berkeleyside on condition of anonymity.