Crime in Berkeley: June 3 — June 6

The following is a sample of crime in Berkeley this week, provided by the Berkeley Police Department. Driving Under the Influence — Seventh Street and Bancroft Way On Sunday at about 2:39 a.m., a BPD patrol officer saw a black Honda driving at a high rate of speed south on Eighth Street from University Avenue.
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CITY AFFAIRS: Berkeley Police Chief Michael Meehan abused his authority by ordering officers out to search for his son’s stolen iPhone.

With Father’s Day coming up, Berkeley Police Chief Michael Meehan might get a coffee mug that says, “World’s Greatest Dad.” But Meehan’s decision to use department officers to search for his son’s iPhone after it was stolen from a Berkeley High School locker room on Jan. 11 is wholly irresponsible.
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Friends remember UC Berkeley graduate and mother Milanca Lopez

Milanca Alicia Lopez, 22, a 2012 UC Berkeley graduate, died in a car accident Friday morning in Berkeley. According to Berkeley Police Department spokesperson Sgt. Mary Kusmiss, the fatal crash was reported to Berkeley Police Department at 1:13 a.m. Officers responded to the scene at California Street, just north of
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Berkeley Police Chief Michael Meehan

Berkeley police chief used officers to search for son’s stolen iPhone

Berkeley Police Department Chief Michael Meehan used the department’s police forces and assistance to search for his son’s stolen cellphone, according to a department statement released Monday. Meehan’s son’s iPhone was reportedly stolen at Berkeley High School in January, but a report was not immediately written up following the incident.
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Crime in Berkeley: May 13 — May 16

The following is a sample of crime in Berkeley this week, provided by the Berkeley Police Department. Solo Car Collision – DUI Arrest – University Avenue and Walnut Street On Sunday, May 13, 2012 at about 2:17 a.m., a BPD officer was on a traffic enforcement stop at Oxford and Addison
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