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Roofer Arrested 7 Times Accused of Stealing Catalytic Converters

Images Above: Mugshot and evidence | Courtesy of Berkeley Police Department BERKELEY — A man with an affinity for catalytic converters faces multiple charges. Oscar J. Cerrato-Garcia, a 28-year-old roofer,


Police: Robbery suspect punched victim in face, victim punched him back

A man has been arrested in connection to a recent series of violent incidents in Berkeley, according to police. Shortly after noon on June 17, police were called to the


Bungalow shooting suspect charged with murder

Photo: Devin Carrihill BERKELEY — Two persons were arrested after one man was killed and a woman was injured at a bungalow with a history of shootings. The young man


Woman Arrested on Weapons Charges after Gunfire Erupts Outside a Party

Photo: Erichannay Ryder  BERKELEY — Gunfire erupted as partygoers were leaving a raucous gathering, and a young woman was arrested. Neighbors were already disturbed by the loud party when the


Berkeley Police: Oakland man accused of harassing teen girls on three separate occasions

Berkeley police have announced the arrest of an Oakland man who allegedly approached and harassed teen girls on at least three separate occasions. Police say that a 32-year-old Oakland man,


Man Arrested for Stabbing a Woman; Claims She Stabbed Herself

BERKELEY — Yarman D. Smith, a 33-year-old resident of Berkeley, has been jailed for allegedly stabbing a woman during a domestic dispute. Smith told authorities that the victim accidentally stabbed


Suspect in Drive-by Shooting Tries to Retrieve his Towed Vehicle

BERKELEY — Robert R. Barnes, a 44-year-old man from Stockton was arrested after he tried to retrieve his impounded vehicle. It was towed as evidence in connection with a drive-by


Berkeley Police seek identity of apartment building package thief

PHOTOS / VIDEO: Berkeley Police Police in Berkeley are investigating a case of package theft in which a food delivery worker allegedly stole several packages from an apartment building’s lobby.


Berkeley man faces attempted murder charge in Novato shooting

PHOTOS: Novato PD NOVATO — Police have announced the arrest of a man on suspicion of attempted murder after he allegedly shot at an occupied vehicle late last month. Just

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Have You Seen This Purse-Stealing Suspect? UC Police Want to Know

UC Berkeley police are asking the public’s help in locating a suspected purse thief captured on video in a campus building. Police this week released a photo frame from the footage showing