13 Arrests Made During Protests; Officer Injured, Police Hit with Paint
Shot from rally
BERKELEY – Thirteen arrests were made on August 27 during large unruly street protests involving thousands of people, and 10 law enforcement agencies provided assistance to the Berkeley Police Department to help maintain law and order.
Individuals were arrested on serious charges including assault with a deadly weapon, felony assault, and violations of Berkeley municipal codes.
One officer was injured during an arrest and several officers were struck with paint. Six persons were injured and treated by paramedics, including two individuals who were transported to hospitals for medical treatment.
Berkeley police were assisted by the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office, California Highway Patrol, University of California police, and police departments from Alameda, Fremont, Hayward, Newark, Oakland, San Leandro, and Union City.
Oakland residents who were arrested include James Dominic, 23, charged with conspiracy; Rachel Moore, 40, charged with battery with serious bodily injury; Joshua Phillips, 36, charged with rioting, and resisting arrest; and Brittany Moorman, 26, charged with violations of Berkeley municipal codes.
Other individuals arrested were Kristopher Wyrick, 39, of Alpine, charged with disturbing the peace; Harlan Pankau, 38, of Jamul, charged with public drunkenness; Sean Hines, 20, of Santa Rosa, charged with resisting arrest, and violation of Berkeley municipal codes.
Yesenia Mendez, 22, whose address is unknown, was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon, resisting arrest, and wearing a mask or disguise to evade police.
Out-of-state residents arrested were Sean Dougan, 47 of Portland, OR, charged with battery, vandalism, and inciting a riot; and Levi Smith, 32 of Sparks, NV, charged with violations of Berkeley municipal codes.