Crime in Berkeley: Nov. 11 to Nov. 17

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The following is a sample of crime in Berkeley from Nov. 11 to Nov. 17, provided by the Berkeley Police Department.

Residential Burglary — 1300 Block of Shattuck Avenue

On Nov. 11 between 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m., a residential burglary occurred in the 1300 block of Shattuck Avenue. The unknown suspect unlawfully entered the residence possibly through an unlocked door. The suspect stole the victim’s laptop.

Vandalism — 2100 Block of Shattuck Avenue

On Nov. 12 at approximately 12:41 a.m., an act of vandalism occurred in the 2100 block of Shattuck Avenue. An unknown suspect broke the window to a store front on Shattuck Avenue. It is unknown what was used to break the window.

Stolen Vehicle — 1500 Block of Walnut Street

On Nov. 13 at 8:45 a.m., the victim reported an unknown suspect stole her vehicle while it was parked in her parking garage. The victim parked and locked her vehicle the night prior. When she went to leave in the morning her vehicle was missing. The taken vehicle is a green, 1998 Honda Civic, four door.

Attempted Robbery — 2200 Block of Durant Avenue

On Nov. 14 at approximately 6:12 p.m. the 20-year-old female victim was walking in the 2200 block of Durant Avenue. The victim stated that the unknown female suspect pepper sprayed her and attempted to steal the victim’s purse. The victim was able to maintain control of her purse and run away. The female suspect was with the unknown male suspect. They fled the area possibly in a vehicle.

The suspects are described as:

Suspect 1 – “Black Female Adult, 23 years old, 5’4”, chunky build, black hair in a bun wearing a yellow shirt and blue jeans.”

Suspect 2 – “Black Male Adult, 23 years old, 6’4”, thin build”

Robbery — Leroy Avenue/Ridge Road

On Nov. 15 at approximately 11:00 p.m. a robbery via gun occurred near the intersection of Leroy and Ridge Road. The male victim was walking in the area when he was approached by the unknown suspect. While holding a gun, the suspect demanded the victim’s property. The victim, fearing for his safet,y gave the suspect his cell phone and backpack.

The suspect is described as:

Suspect – “Black Male Adult, late 40s, 6 ft., 165 lbs., facial hair, possibly a beard wearing all dark clothing.”

Residential Burglary — 900 Block of Cedar Street

On Nov. 16 between 10:30 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. a residential burglary occurred in the 900 block of Cedar Street. The unknown suspect entered the home, by climbing a side fence and going through a window. The suspect stole jewelry and computers.

Auto Burglary — Channing Way /Milvia Street

On Nov. 17 at 8:49 a.m., the victim reported her vehicle broken into while it was parked near the intersection of Channing Way and Milvia Street. The victim parked and locked her vehicle the night before. When she returned in the morning she discovered an unknown suspect broke one of the windows. The suspect stole the victim’s stereo.

From BPD: Please note that these are Calls For Police Services (CFS) only and are subject to review and reclassification.  These CFS numbers only reflect part one crimes reported to BPD.  The numbers reflected in the report are only a snapshot of what occurs in the City of Berkeley.  The numbers are considered for informational purposes only and should not be used for data analysis or comparison to other agencies.  Cases may be reclassified after further review of the incident, by supervisors, investigating detectives or the District Attorney as appropriate.


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Adelyn Baxter is the city news editor. Contact her at [email protected].