See the latest "cases of community interest" from the Berkeley Police Department. Local businesses were targeted as were pedestrians with cellphones.
Six people who had been sleeping in the park were arrested early Tuesday. The encampment had been set up on Jan. 4 to stop UC Berkeley from cutting down more trees.
A woman was attacked and robbed when three people stole her Range Rover in a violent carjacking in South Berkeley on Thursday afternoon, according to police and community reports.
Police have arrested a man they say used a replica gun to take a laptop from someone at a West Berkeley business Wednesday evening.
The Berkeley Police Department released the following summaries Wednesday on Nixle.
The assailant asked for a cigarette before the attack, according to a coworker.
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.
Phone records, photos and a Honda helped police zero in on a third suspect from gang-related shootings in April, court papers show. He's also been linked to two other gang shootings, including one on I-580, police say.
A 25-year-old homeless parolee-at-large was charged with four felonies this week after police tied him to three armed robberies in northeast Berkeley in December, according to court papers.
Berkeley has seen a number of crimes in the past two weeks: multiple street robberies, a stabbing, an arson arrest and more.
Amer Alhaggagi has admitted to opening social media accounts for ISIS and planning bombings and fires around Berkeley. His attorneys say he was just kidding around.
A man attempted an armed robbery at a Berkeley 7-11; suspects rammed a truck into the Fourth Street Apple store; and BPD shared details about some street robberies this month.
A driver rammed a U-Haul truck into the front window of the Berkeley Apple store early Thursday morning, shattering the glass but failing to get inside, authorities report.