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.
Two men and a woman on opposite sides of a South Berkeley shoot-out have been charged with attempted murder, according to court papers and police.
Authorities investigated an early-morning gunfire report Sunday near UC Berkeley but found no victims, police say.
A 25-year-old man who was shot in West Berkeley turned up at the hospital with serious injuries Friday night, police report. Police found a vehicle riddled with bullet holes and a nearby house was also hit by gunfire.
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.
Early Wednesday morning, Berkeley PD got multiple calls about gunfire near Dwight Way and 10th Street. Officers found several bullet casings in the middle of the street. We've updated our gunfire map.
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.
A traffic stop in West Berkeley over the weekend put a Berkeley arborist in jail on suspicion of a slew of firearm-related violations, authorities report.