Police arrested three people earlier this week after a pair of auto burglaries at the Berkeley Marina and another auto burglary south of the UC Berkeley campus, authorities report.
Police are investigating the break-ins.
A fugitive from Tennessee is now in police custody after a Berkeley officer spotted him downtown Sunday in a parking lot recently plagued by auto burglaries, authorities report.
Violent crime reports in Berkeley rose 23% over the first half of 2017, as compared to the prior year, according to public safety data just released by the FBI.
Police arrested a Richmond woman after burglaries earlier this fall at two Berkeley gyms, then used stolen credit cards to spend more than $20,000, authorities report.
A local resident caught a would-be burglar on camera before the man tried to run off with a bag of jewelry, according to a community report.
Sleeping UC Berkeley students in two dorm rooms were visited by a female burglar in "short shorts," authorities reported Wednesday.
A 23-year-old Hayward woman was arrested after an auto burglary near College Avenue in Berkeley on Thursday.
Three people were arrested Sunday after an auto burglary report that led police to recover a stash of pills, cash and a loaded assault pistol without a serial number.
Violent crime rose 18% in Berkeley in 2016, while serious property crime fell 9%, according to an annual report set to be presented to the Berkeley City Council next week.
Police arrested a man and two women late Saturday after spotting them at a West Berkeley storage facility with methamphetamine and stolen property, authorities report.
The Berkeley Police Department has released two photographs of a man investigators say burglarized a parked car in January, and is asking for help from the public to identify him.
Police arrested three men after they climbed into the window of an unoccupied hotel room in downtown Berkeley on Saturday, authorities said, then fled when confronted.