Crime Blotter: Week of August 1

The following is a sample of crime in  Berkeley this week, provided by the Berkeley Police Department. Car Stop and Drug Violation — Fairview and Sacramento Streets — One Arrested   BPD Drug Task Force officers made a traffic enforcement stop of a blue Volvo on Tuesday, August 2, 2011 about
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Attempted strong arm robbery in the Downtown

The following is a crime alert, provided by UCPD. On Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011, around 9:40 p.m., UCPD was informed that City of Berkeley Police Department (BPD) officers responded to a report of a strong-arm robbery at the intersection of Shattuck Avenue and Allston Street.  BPD Officers detained a suspect,
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Armed robbery at Channing and Fulton

The following is a crime alert, provided by UCPD. On Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011, around 2:30 a.m., UCPD was informed that City of Berkeley Police Department (BPD) officers responded to a report of an armed robbery at the intersection of Channing Way and Fulton Street. The unidentified suspect took a
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Crime Blotter: July 22-28

The following is a sample of crime in  Berkeley this week, provided by the Berkeley Police Department. Grand Theft – Items valued over $950 — 200 block of Hillcrest Road A Danville woman called to report theft from an unsecured garage in the 200 block of Hillcrest Road between December 2010
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Crime Blotter: Week of July 17

The following is a sample of crime in  Berkeley this week, provided by the Berkeley Police Department. Pedestrian Armed Robbery — 2600 block of Telegraph Avenue   Two women, 29 and 33 years old, were in the 2600 block of Telegraph Avenue when they were victims of an armed robbery. It
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Scientists reproduce sound from 123-year-old phonograph

A 12-second recording from what is believed to be the first surviving talking doll could be the first-ever commercial recording, according to historians. The audio, posted online on July 6 by the National Parks Service, was captured on a 123-year-old cylinder phonograph. The recording featured an unidentified woman reciting one
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Crime blotter: Week of July 10 Part 2

The following is a sample of crime in  Berkeley this week, provided by the Berkeley Police Department. Robbery of a bike via punches – Thousand Oaks School An 18-year-old Berkeley man was riding his “Fit” brand BMX style bicycle on the Thousand Oaks School grounds, 800 block of Colusa Avenue. It
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Earthquake hits near Clark Kerr Campus

A magnitude 3.3 earthquake shook Berkeley early Saturday morning. At 3:51 a.m., the earthquake occurred, with its epicenter just west of Clark Kerry Campus. The earthquake had a depth of about 4 miles, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. So far no injuries or damages have been reported. Allie Bidwell
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