A man who threatened to shoot up a South Berkeley barbershop because he was angry when he couldn't get a haircut was charged with two felonies this week, according to authorities and court papers.
Berkeley police arrested a man with a firearm Thursday night after officers heard a gunshot in South Berkeley, authorities report.
Police closed several blocks near the city border Wednesday afternoon due to a report about an armed man in the 3300 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Way in Berkeley.
A Vallejo man who was shot by a cashier during an East Bay gas station robbery in August has been charged with using a gun to rob that station and a gas station in Berkeley, too, according to court papers.
An arrest was made after three incidents on Aug. 14 when people were assaulted in cafés, including Paris Baguette and Café Mezzo, police report.
Bullets “riddled” a car Southside Friday night, according to the Berkeley Police. Two 24-year-old former UC Berkeley students who were minutes away from getting into the 2004 BMW said they “consider ourselves lucky.”
Police in Berkeley arrested an armed San Pablo man Sunday night after he broke into one Cal fraternity house and tried to break into another one, authorities report.
A Berkeley man has been charged with multiple felonies after he held a gun on his adopted daughters and threatened to kill them, according to police, then fired his gun outside their home when one of the girls ran away.
An 18-year-old under investigation for gang-related shootings in Berkeley and on the freeway was arrested carrying an assault pistol, according to court papers.
A 21-year-old UC Berkeley student was robbed at gunpoint Monday night, then chased and attacked when she refused to give up her phone, authorities report.
A man who was charged last week with trying to impersonate police in Berkeley and San Leandro has been charged with the same crime in Oakland after he reportedly used flashing lights to try to pull someone over Sunday.
A 20-year-old Oakland man who was charged previously with impersonating a police officer has been arrested again on suspicion of pretending to be a cop in both Berkeley and San Leandro, authorities announced Tuesday.