UCPD grabs grenade found in Greenbrae ground

UCPD’s bomb squad was called into Greenbrae — a small community in Marin County — after a hand grenade was found in a residential neighborhood Monday. At around 4 p.m., the Twin Cities Police Authority called UCPD after a landscaper discovered the device protruding out of the ground while working in
Read More…

UC Berkeley sees rise in hate crimes in 2010

Amid racially charged protests Tuesday, UCPD sent out its annual campus safety report — which shows more than three times as many hate crimes occurring in the campus community in 2010 than in the previous year. According to the report, UCPD received intelligence of 22 hate crimes in 2010 versus
Read More…

Unit 3 suite burglarized

A Unit 3 suite was burglarized early Thursday morning after its resident left a sliding glass door leading to the patio unlocked. The victim told UCPD police he left his Unit 3 Ida Sproul ground floor suite at about 6:15 a.m. and suspects that he left the sliding glass door
Read More…

Five protestors plead no contest, six to face trial

The legal fate of twelve of the arrested protesters from the March budget cut demonstrations have been decided by plea agreements as of Monday. Four of the 17 protesters arrested March 2 in connection with the Wheeler Hall sit-in pleaded no contest Sept. 14  at the Wiley W. Manual Courthouse
Read More…

Man allegedly demands money from an Oakland Safeway

After allegedly demanding money from an Oakland Safeway supermarket about two weeks ago, a Richmond man is being held in lieu of $100,000 bail on suspicions of second degree robbery. Philip Taylor, 26, allegedly pointed a gun Sept. 3 at an employee behind the register at around 4:50 a.m. at
Read More…

Man robbed at knifepoint near People’s Park restrooms

A man was robbed of $10 via knife near the People’s Park restrooms Tuesday night. At about 9:55 p.m., a man was walking toward the men’s restroom in People’s Park when a suspect approached him out of the shadows, brandished a knife and demanded his money, according to UCPD spokesperson
Read More…