The following narratives are selected and written by the Berkeley Police Department.
Vandalism, 2900 Block of College Avenue: On Sunday, Jan. 20 at approximately 6 p.m. an unknown suspect vandalized the bathroom inside of the Elmwood Theater. The unknown suspect, using a black marker drew graffiti on the walls and bathroom stalls.
Auto Burglary, 1300 Block of San Pablo Avenue: On Monday, Jan. 21, between 11 a.m. and 11:36 a.m. an auto burglary occurred in the 1300 block of San Pablo Avenue. The victim parked and locked his vehicle. When he returned he discovered the unknown suspect broke the window to his vehicle. The suspect stole the victim’s laptop and camera.
Residential Burglary, 1500 Block of Henry Street: On Tuesday, Jan. 22 between 12 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. a residential burglary occurred in the 1500 block of Henry Street. The unknown suspect gained entry into the residence, possibly via an unlocked door. The suspect stole a laptop computer and cash from the residence.
Robbery, Fulton Street/Stuart Street: On Wednesday, Jan. 23 at 2:38 p.m. a robbery occurred near the intersection of Fulton and Stuart Streets. The female victim was walking in the area. The unknown suspect got out of a vehicle and pointed a gun at her. The suspect then stole the victim’s cell phone. The suspect got back in the vehicle and fled the area. The suspect vehicle was described as an older model Toyota, Camry possibly green or teal in color.
The suspect is described as:
Suspect – “Black Male Adult, 30s, dark complexion, 6’, 180-200 lbs, brown eyes wearing black beanie, black jacket and dark pants.”
Stolen Auto, 2100 Block of Ward Street: On Thursday, Jan. 24 at 9:30 a.m. the victim reported her vehicle stolen from in front of her residence in the 2100 block of Ward Street. The victim parked her vehicle the previous night on the street. When she went out in the morning her vehicle was gone. The vehicle taken was a silver, 1997, Honda Accord, four door.
Residential Burglary, 1100 Block of Sutter Avenue: On Friday, Jan. 25 between 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. a residential burglary occurred in the 1100 block of Sutter Avenue. The victim reported coming home at approximately 3 p.m. and discovering his rear door had been forced open. An unknown suspect entered the residence and stole the victim’s laptop, I-Pad and cash.
Loud Reports, 2700 Block of College Avenue: On Saturday, Jan. 26 at approximately 12:01 a.m. BPD received reports of possible gunshots in the area of the 2700 block of College Avenue. BPD officers arrived and spoke to several people in the area. Several people reported not hearing anything and some reported it was possible fireworks. An area check was completed and there were no reports of property damage or injured parties.
COMMUNITY SAFETY TIPS:
- Mark your valuables
- Record your VIN from your car
- Use anti theft devices
- Do not have a key ring with your name on