Berkeley police arrested two men in connection with a gang-related shooting on Milvia Street in July that sent two teenagers to the hospital, according to court papers.
Crime reports in Berkeley fell by double-digit percentages in the first half of 2018, with fewer robberies, rapes, aggravated assaults and property crimes than in the first half of 2017, authorities reported.
A woman who struck two strangers in the head with a large stick and threw a tree branch at an officer — possibly causing a concussion — was arrested Thursday in downtown Berkeley, authorities report.
A woman walking north of the UC Berkeley campus was kicked and punched during an armed robbery Monday night, authorities report.
Gunfire drew police to South Berkeley on Tuesday night but no injuries have been reported, authorities say.
One person was shot early Saturday morning at the Berkeley Marina, authorities report.
Following a daylight shooting in August, the City Council agreed to install surveillance cameras in the south Berkeley park.
In the past week, Berkeley police have handled a felony attack, recovered two guns, and dealt with a spate of street robberies and laptop thefts, amid other enforcement activities, BPD reported Thursday.
Police arrested a Berkeley High alum Friday after finding him during the BHS lunch period with a significant stash of drugs and more than $1,000 in cash, according to authorities.
A 41-year-old Alameda man has been sentenced to more than 20 years in prison in connection with a shooting that injured one person near San Pablo Park in 2015.
An officer on patrol arrested four men and a teenage boy near the UC Berkeley campus earlier this week after recognizing their vehicle from a recent robbery series involving knives and a gun, authorities report.
There have been at least six robberies, and two robbery attempts, since Friday, the Berkeley police report. Most took place at knifepoint, though one involved a gun.
A man reported to have grabbed three women in the Elmwood and South Berkeley, and followed a high school student walking home alone, has been charged with sexual battery this month, according to court papers.