- 08/28/2013 - Free Outdoor Screening in the BAM/PFA Sculpture Garden
- 08/27/2013 - MARK EPSTEIN / The Trauma of Everyday Life
- 08/24/2013 - The goat Rodeo Sessions
- 08/03/2013 - Book Signing and Discussion with Dave Kehr, followed by The Lawless Breed
- 06/24/2013 - BERKELEY PRIDE 365! First Comes Love, Then Comes Marriageâ€¦
Tag Archives: Drugs in Berkeley
A man arrested in South Berkeley earlier this month — who police say had cash, a digital scale, marijuana and a loaded handgun — is scheduled to enter a plea in an Alameda County courtroom next week.
Melvin Lugene Holman, 20, of Fresno, was driving through Berkeley, in the 1500 block of Oregon Street, in a white Mercedes on May 23 when a Berkeley Police officer stopped him shortly before 7 p.m. in connection with “vehicle code violations,” according to court documents.
The officer, Kevin Kleppe, wrote in one of the documents that he smelled marijuana coming from the Mercedes during the traffic stop, which led to a search. Kleppe said he found a glass jar holding 6.81 grams of marijuana, as well as “two I-phone cell phones (containing text messages indicating that Holman was selling marijuana), a digital scale with marijuana residue on it, packaging materials, and a loaded SIG Sauer semi-automatic handgun.” … Continue reading »
Berkeley Police officers have arrested an Oakland man with three prior convictions after finding him with dozens of ecstasy pills, a loaded stolen handgun, marijuana packaged for sale and six altered credit cards, according to court documents.
Police arrested Jamar McClain, 31, on Feb. 1 after executing a search warrant and probation search at McClain’s home in Oakland.
A Berkeley Police captain declined to comment on exactly what led the agency to arrest McClain, but said criminal investigations in Berkeley often lead investigators outside the city limits.
“I’d like to make it really clear that Berkeley crimes drive our investigations, regardless of where we end up,” said police Capt. Andrew Greenwood, via email. … Continue reading »