A woman who was asleep in her bed Friday woke up in the middle of the night to find a stranger looming over her, authorities report. The alleged intruder was charged Monday with sexually motivated burglary.
The rapes took place less than 1 mile apart in South Berkeley. Neither woman knew the man who attacked her.
A 30-year-old Berkeley man was charged Monday with felony sex crimes against children after Berkeley detectives arrested him at his home Friday night, according to police and court papers.
A man and woman from Oakland have been charged with mail theft and possession of stolen property after Berkeley police reportedly found nearly two dozen pieces of stolen mail in their SUV, authorities report.
A neighbor who heard the attack tackled the assailant and wrestled with him to intervene, police said.
An El Sobrante man was charged this week with sexually assaulting an unconscious woman last year near the Golden Gate Fields racetrack where he worked, authorities report.
A 42-year-old Berkeley man has been charged with trying to take a toddler from her parents in January with the intent of committing a sex crime, according to court papers.
Freddie Worthman of Berkeley was released on parole in 2019 after serving a 20-year sentence for a case in which he had been sentenced to 40 years to life, according to police.
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.
A man who worked in the restaurant of the DoubleTree at the Berkeley Marina has been charged with drugging a hotel guest and raping her in her room while she was unconscious, according to officials and court papers.
Police identified Rashad Albert as the shooter after interviewing witnesses and reviewing surveillance footage, according to court papers.
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.