“Alexander McGee knows that he is wanted and has been known to flee or fight police,” said BPD. Authorities asked anyone who sees him to call 911 immediately.
A hospital social worker who had been trying to find David Boutelle’s family saw the Berkeleyside story about him, which led to them being reunited.
The woman who was killed Monday when a driver fleeing from police ran over her had been lying on the sidewalk for many hours the day before, prompting welfare checks from police and attempts to help her from others.
It’s rare when Berkeley has even one bank robbery, but Wednesday there were two.
David Boutelle walked away from his Durant Avenue apartment, leaving his wallet, phone and car keys behind. He and his brother had planned to go grocery shopping.
The driver who fled was in a charcoal gray four-door sedan with a second occupant at the time of the crash, police said.
A Berkeley man who oversees Cal’s operating budget was arrested in connection with a child pornography investigation by BPD, according to authorities and records online.
Four men identified by authorities as gang members from Contra Costa County are set to appear in court this week after being charged with a violent attack on a UC Berkeley student in a Telegraph Avenue pizza shop.
Three teenage boys and two adults from Oakland attacked a woman walking in South Berkeley on Saturday night during a robbery that was interrupted by a Berkeley police officer who happened to be nearby, authorities say.
A fire at the camp across from the Seabreeze market sent someone to a medical center Thursday afternoon.
A customer at a Chinese restaurant on Solano Avenue in North Berkeley was injured Friday when a decorative beam fell from the ceiling and struck him in the head, authorities report.
The fire also heavily damaged Dorothée Mitrani’s home.
Staff says “almost all” of the affected addresses provided by PG&E to the city appear to be outside city limits. But Berkeley Hills residents should still be ready to evacuate with a red flag warning in effect.
Three months after a driver struck and killed a 64-year-old Oakland man walking near the Ashby BART station, authorities have charged that driver with leaving the scene of the fatal crash, according to court papers.
Berkeley’s Police Review Commission sustained just two allegations of misconduct in 2018, and one was later overturned on appeal, according to the PRC’s annual report.
A driver struck a man walking in South Berkeley on Wednesday evening, leaving him with a head injury that required medical treatment, authorities report.
The Berkeley Police Association has revived its Thanksgiving turkey basket program after a one-year hiatus and plans to give 500 boxes to families in need this holiday season.
Police said the suspect has many felony convictions.
A “body freedom” activist who once shed her clothing in protest during a Berkeley City Council meeting is now facing felony charges for what authorities have called her ongoing “obsession” this year with a teenage boy.
The man has not yet been identified, but no foul play is suspected.
A former linebacker with the UC Berkeley football team was charged with two felonies Wednesday after he reportedly attacked a Berkeley police officer over the weekend, according to court papers.
Police arrested a former Cal football player over the weekend after he reportedly flagged down a police officer, tried to grab his gun during a struggle and attempted to take his patrol vehicle, authorities report.