Berkeley police investigators turned up five loaded firearms and armor-piercing bullets during a warrant search at the home of an Emeryville felon last week, according to authorities and court documents.
Berkeleyside has been collecting notable arrests and details on other public safety incidents in 2019 in response to reader tips and independent research. They appear here along with BPD's "cases of community interest."
Police were called to Derby and Grant streets just before 1:15 p.m. for the shooting report.
Police arrested a 28-year-old Berkeley man early Saturday morning and found a loaded, stolen gun with an illegal high-capacity magazine in his vehicle, authorities report.
Update: Berkeley Police Lt. Dave Lindenau confirmed that officers recovered multiple casings at Oregon and Park streets. There are no known victims at this time and the investigation is ongoing.
Police have arrested a man they say used a replica gun to take a laptop from someone at a West Berkeley business Wednesday evening.
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.
Police in Berkeley are investigating five robberies at gunpoint that took place in less than two hours Friday, according to crime data reviewed this week by Berkeleyside.
An Oakland felon on parole for robbery was charged this week with four new commercial robberies in Berkeley in November, according to court papers obtained by Berkeleyside.
Police reported several notable arrests in Berkeley in November, from a "hot prowl" burglary and vehicle theft case to felony drug sales.
There have been four armed robberies in Berkeley since Thursday, authorities report, including one where the robber used a shotgun to take money from a gas station cashier.
Berkeley saw a number of robberies and other crimes in November, many of which have been sent out as Nixle alerts by the Berkeley Police Department and the University of California Police Department.