4 arrested after Berkeley robbery near campus

Image: Google Maps
Image: Google Maps

Berkeley police arrested three men and a woman after a robbery at a Southside Berkeley market Monday evening.

Police got a report at about 6:45 p.m. about a robbery at the shop, in the 2200 block of Durant Avenue, not far from the UC Berkeley campus.

According to Berkeley Police Sgt. Andrew Frankel, several people went into a shop and stole numerous items.

“When they were confronted by the employee, one of the male suspects threw a can of Red Bull at her,” Frankel said. 


The group fled in a 90s-model Nissan sedan.

A responding officer spotted the car at Bancroft Way heading west toward Fulton Street.

Police initiated a felony car stop on Shattuck Avenue just north of University Avenue in downtown Berkeley. (Several readers witnessed the stop and asked Berkeleyside to find out why so many officers were on the scene.)

Frankel said police found items from the store in the Nissan.

Police identified its occupants as Terenia Richardson and Tyger Livingston, both 18, 20-year-old James Hamlin and 21-year-old Elonzo Reed. Richardson and Hamlin are from Antioch. Livingston and Reed are from San Pablo.

Hamlin and Richardson remain at Berkeley Jail on $50,000 bail on suspicion of robbery. Livingston is being held at Berkeley Jail with a bail of $75,000 on suspicion of robbery and bringing a controlled substance into the facility. And Reed appears to have had an outstanding $50,000 warrant related to carrying a loaded firearm in public. He is also being held on $50,000 bail in connection with the robbery.

Their next court appearance was not listed in Alameda County sheriff’s office records online.


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