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Crime

Teen tries to buy 14 iPhones, 2 laptops with fake credit card at Apple store

Fourth Street Apple store. Photo: Patrick Nagel
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A 19-year-old from Rohnert Park is facing three felony charges after authorities said he tried to use a fake Visa card for a shopping spree at the Apple store in Berkeley’s popular Fourth Street shopping district.

According to court papers, Mohannad Halaweh went into the Apple store, at 1823 Fourth St. in West Berkeley, earlier this month and tried to buy more than $10,000 worth of gear.

Police said Halaweh attempted to buy 14 iPhones and two MacBook Air laptop computers shortly before 4 p.m. March 8. … Continue reading »

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Police

Update: 1 sent to hospital after Fourth St. disturbance

Police have cleared the 1800 block of Fourth Street after a report of a man causing a disturbance. Image: Google Maps
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[Editor's Note: Scroll to the bottom of this story for updates.]

Berkeley Police are responding to the 1800 block of Fourth Street after receiving reports of a man who is possibly high on drugs and breaking out windows from the second story of a building.

Berkeleyside has requested information from the Police Department.

According to unconfirmed scanner traffic, police were called to Berkeley’s popular Fourth Street shopping district for a report of two people who seemed suspicious and were checking the locks of a business near 1820 Fourth at 8:31 p.m. … Continue reading »

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