A 38-year-old Yuba City man has been charged with gun and drug violations after police found him at a Berkeley construction site behaving "erratically," authorities report.
Downtown business owners and neighbors expressed frustration that a new center for young adults with mental illness and substance abuse problems was approved without public input.
A drug dealer on probation is back in custody after police stopped him as he drove through Berkeley over the weekend and recovered a loaded gun, authorities report.
Police arrested Anthony Beamon after finding him with guns, thousands in cash and substantial amounts of drugs for sale, authorities report. Police say Beamon ran a "drug house."
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 police search last week in South Berkeley turned up more than 5 ounces of methamphetamine, packaging materials and a loaded gun, authorities report.
Berkeley police arrested a two-time felon in Oakland after searching his home and vehicle and finding 4 ounces of crack cocaine packaged for sale, a stolen loaded gun and nearly two dozen fraudulent debit and credit cards in a hidden compartment.
[Editor’s Note: This story was updated after publication with comments from Juan’s Place and additional information from the Berkeley Police Department.]
A Lafayette man police say strangled a woman and hit her with a hammer, then tried to force her into prostitution, has been charged with human trafficking after he was stopped by a Berkeley police officer in late June.
Berkeley police serving a search warrant at two homes linked to an Oakland felon last week turned up more than a thousand Xanax and Viagra pills packaged for sale, along with both marijuana and methamphetamine, and several firearms.
A man with 13 felony convictions dating back to 1978, who was stopped by police recently while driving in Berkeley, has been charged by the Alameda County district attorney’s office with three new felonies related to firearm possession and drug sales.
Two vehicle stops in Berkeley, near Gilman Street on Interstate 80, early Wednesday morning led to arrests and the seizure of weapons and drugs, authorities reported.
An Oakland man arrested last week by Berkeley Police officers had 20 individually wrapped pieces of what authorities believe to be crack cocaine in his mouth at the time of his detention, according to court papers.
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