A man who worked for an authorized Verizon dealer in North Berkeley has been charged with using the credit card numbers of elderly customers to rack up thousands of dollars in fraudulent fees, according to court papers.
Authorities have charged a man from Pittsburg and a man from Antioch with firing a gun near Cal over the weekend, according to court records and police. Also: Don't miss the Berkeleyside map of this year's shootings.
A Vallejo felon was charged this week in connection with a drive-by shooting at a crowded Berkeley park in August after he allegedly shot back when a rival gang member opened fire, according to court papers.
An engineer and metallurgist in Berkeley has been charged with trying to kill a colleague by putting a toxic metal called cadmium into her food and water since 2017, according to court papers.
The city of Berkeley has installed 17 surveillance cameras in San Pablo Park in response to security concerns following shootings and other activity at the park in the recent past.
Cellphone records, a Chevy Impala and ammunition helped police link an Oakland felon to two gang-related shootings at Berkeley's San Pablo Park, according to court papers obtained by Berkeleyside this week.
Did a South Berkeley landlord try to kill his tenant last summer, or did a "distasteful" joke go terribly wrong?
An 18-year-old from Berkeley has been charged with carrying an unregistered, loaded gun on the UC Berkeley campus, authorities report.
Berkeley police investigators turned up five loaded firearms and armor-piercing bullets during a warrant search at the home of an Emeryville felon last week, according to authorities and court documents.
Berkeleyside has been collecting notable arrests and details on other public safety incidents in 2019 in response to reader tips and independent research. They appear here along with BPD's "cases of community interest."
A man authorities say brought a fake bomb featuring "anti Jewish writings" into the UC Berkeley Police Department has been charged with dropping off the sham explosive, but not a hate crime, according to court papers.
A woman walking north of the UC Berkeley campus was kicked and punched during an armed robbery Monday night, authorities report.
A 41-year-old Alameda man has been sentenced to more than 20 years in prison in connection with a shooting that injured one person near San Pablo Park in 2015.