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Local police agencies seek to share armored vehicle

UCPD, Berkeley Police Department and Albany Police Department recently decided to partner to seek funding for an armored vehicle despite opposition from community members who fear it will be used to suppress protests. The proposal for the armored vehicle, known as the East Bay Tactical Intervention Vehicle, has not yet
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Man injured in South Berkeley shooting

A man was wounded in a drive-by shooting in South Berkeley Saturday afternoon. Witnesses say they heard gunshots around 2:30 p.m. in the area arounf California Street and Ashby Avenue from an unidentified blue four-door vehicle, according to Berkeley Police Department spokesperson Sgt. Mary Kusmiss. Kusmiss said police believe the
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Crystal Massage on Shattuck Avenue and Berkeley Alouette on University Avenue were served with cease and desist notices in April,

Local massage parlors face allegations of prostitution

Three Berkeley massage parlors may be closed for good after city officials ruled that explicit online reviews support allegations of prostitution. Crystal Massage on Shattuck Avenue, as well as Acupressure Health Center and Berkeley Alouette — both located on University Avenue — were served with cease and desist notices in
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Crime in Berkeley: June 10 — June 13

The following is a sample of crime in Berkeley this week, provided by the Berkeley Police Department. Driving While Intoxicated BAC above .08 — 2500 Block of College Avenue On Sunday at approximately 3:08 a.m., a BPD officer spotted a man who appeared to be tampering with a car that had fresh damage on it.
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Report shows drop in city crime from 2010 to 2011

The FBI has released a preliminary uniform crime report detailing the crime levels for large cities around the country, showing that from 2010 to 2011, crime levels in the city of Berkeley have fallen. The report’s Berkeley statistics led to a 2011 crime report submitted by Berkeley Police Chief Michael
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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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