In this week's blotter: BPD arrested a man and woman after two robberies, a sex offender who was out of compliance has been charged after a stalking report, a homeless man is facing a judge after an assault in West Berkeley with a baseball bat, and UCPD arrested two men during bike theft attempts. The BART Police reported a catalytic converter theft in North Berkeley. See what happened in your neighborhood.
Eight robberies in one week, a probationer found with a loaded gun, multiple arrests for ID theft and fraud, vehicle break-ins at the Berkeley Art Museum and a reported pit bull attack at Eastshore Park. This week also saw drones damage a skylight and a golf ball damage a Berkeley Lab employee's vehicle, according to reports. All this and more.
Police arrested two people in East Oakland in connection with drugs and guns, and police were out in Berkeley today doing a narcotics enforcement operation, too. Learn why it's especially important to buckle up, and see what a recent DUI checkpoint led to. All this and more in this week's blotter.
Police recovered a number of guns and made arrests in connection with many of them; asked for help — and released a new suspect sketch — to solve a murder on Grizzly Peak; and arrested four people in connection with identity theft. One of the guns, which was loaded, was taken to school by a BUSD student. Another one, also loaded, was found in the purse of a woman who had just purchased marijuana from a medical cannabis dispensary, police said.