In the latest crime round-up, a teen girl was surrounded by a group of youth who took her phone, a man was stabbed in West Berkeley, and a boy who claimed he had to call his mom scammed a 19-year-old out of her phone.
An officer on patrol who stopped to talk with a driver in West Berkeley found a gun hidden under the man's floor mat, leading to the driver's arrest, court papers show.
As of May, the Berkeley Police Department had confirmed 12 incidents of gunfire in the city. Berkeleyside has mapped those incidents.
Nathan Hohmann was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and felony battery, police said. He was taken to a local hospital for evaluation.
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.
Police say two people with a knife tried to rob a Berkeley man on Ellsworth Street. An armed pair also took a backpack and laptop from a UC Berkeley student on campus Wednesday night. Police say they may be related.
The University of California Police Department released two photographs Tuesday in an effort to determine who left a video camera in a campus restroom stall and recorded multiple people there.
Police say one woman jumped out of a moving vehicle to escape him. Another threatened to break his car window after he touched her and locked his doors so she couldn't flee. The Oakland man was charged Monday.
Berkeley police who investigated reports that a man brought a gun to a North Berkeley middle school Thursday found them to be inconclusive, authorities say.
A San Pablo man police have linked to a group that's repeatedly stolen laptops from people in Berkeley has been charged with grand theft in connection with a case dating back to January, authorities report.
Police responded Thursday to a report of a man with a gun at Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School in North Berkeley, authorities report. The investigation is underway.
Police in Berkeley are looking for what was reported to have been a pair of 10-year-old boys who grabbed a wallet from a pedestrian at Hearst Avenue and California Street on Thursday afternoon.
The Berkeley Police Department regularly releases cases of community interest, which include incidents that involve violence or weapons or that people in the city have asked about.