Berkeley police share news about incidents of concern over the past week.
The city of Berkeley has installed 17 surveillance cameras in San Pablo Park in response to security concerns following shootings and other activity at the park in the recent past.
Berkeley officials have increased the reward money police can pay for tips about unsolved murders for the first time since 1998.
Two Oakland men have been charged with burglary and grand theft in connection with a $93,000 heist from a locked safe at a West Berkeley cannabis extraction business, court records show.
Cellphone records, a Chevy Impala and ammunition helped police link an Oakland felon to two gang-related shootings at Berkeley's San Pablo Park, according to court papers obtained by Berkeleyside this week.
Berkeley police arrested a convicted drug dealer over the weekend in connection with a stolen gun, methamphetamine and marijuana, authorities report.
The Alameda County district attorney's office has charged an Oakland man with three felonies in connection with an assault caught on video on the UC Berkeley campus in February.
A Berkeley mail carrier for the U.S. Postal Service has been charged with entering a South Berkeley man's home without permission in January, according to court papers obtained by Berkeleyside.
Police arrested a Berkeley Hills resident in connection with gunfire Friday evening, authorities report.
UC Berkeley went on the offensive this weekend to say the recent assault involving two non-students is not a free speech issue. Moreover, Cal goes out of its way to protect conservative speech.
Campus police have announced an arrest in the felony assault case involving a man caught on video punching another man on the UC Berkeley campus last week.
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.
Two Berkeley coffee shops were targeted in short order Tuesday night by groups of crooks who took customer laptops, authorities report.