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Update, 5:14 p.m. The Berkeley Police Department identified those arrested in connection with Thursday morning’s robbery as James Heater, 24, of Oakland; Stefon Simpkins, 21; and Bart Perrin, 22, of San Ramon. No city of residence was listed for Simpkins.
Original story, 4:25 p.m. Authorities arrested three young men they say are responsible for an early morning robbery with a gun near the University of California, Berkeley, campus on Thursday.
In a statement released Thursday afternoon by the University of California Police Department, police said a 19-year-old was walking near Warring Street and Channing Way just after 1:30 a.m. when two young men approached him.
One of them, who had a gun, demanded the victim’s backpack, cell phone and wallet, police said. … Continue reading »
Campus police at the University of California, Berkeley, have arrested one man, and are seeking another, in connection with several instances of graffiti found Saturday, authorities said.
According to police, “This crime is classified as a hate crime because while documenting the scene the officers noted derogatory graffiti towards sexual orientation.”
Saturday night at about 10:30, the University of California Police Department received a report of two males who were spray painting graffiti at the Li Ka Shing Center for Biomedical and Health Sciences. The center, on Oxford Street near Hearst Avenue, opened this semester after its dedication in October. … Continue reading »
Scroll down for an update from Berkeley High’s principal at the foot of this story.
Four juveniles were taken into custody on suspicion of fighting outside Berkeley High School on Wednesday afternoon.
Large crowds of students and passers-by gathered near the intersection of Bancroft Way and Milvia Street shortly after students were leaving the campus at the end of the school day to watch the fights, according to officer Jennifer Coats at the Berkeley Police Department.
Many Berkeley police officers were dispatched to the area after receiving calls from the public, starting at 3:41 p.m, and they worked to disperse the large groups of onlookers. Officers were able to disperse the crowds, and they took four juveniles into custody in connection with the fighting, Coats said. … Continue reading »
He continued: “We always encourage the campus community to use the opportunities available to share tips and information and remember that if they ‘See Something, Say Something.’ Threats to our campus safety are taken very seriously, so caution should be exercised when making casual remarks.”
Original story, Oct. 30, 2012
University of California Police Capt. Margo Bennett sent the following alert to UC Berkeley community members Tuesday just after 3:15 p.m. The notice appears below in full.
The University has received a non-specific, anonymous bomb threat. It came via an anonymous email sent to “Caltips” reporting on an overheard conversation. NO SPECIFIC LOCATION OR TIME was given. In fact, no verifiable information was provided. … Continue reading »