The following is a sampling of calls handled by the Berkeley police department during the three-day period.
Sunday, June 10
3:08 a.m. – A driver was arrested for DUI on the 2500 block of College Avenue.
11:58 a.m. -- A Berkeley woman reported vandalism to 2009 Toyota Camry, which had been parked on the 1700 block of Derby Street at about 11 p.m. the previous night. When she returned to her car, all the tires had been punctured and were flat.
6:47 p.m. – Police arrested a man at Telegraph Avenue and Dwight Way for being drunk in public, violating a court order and violating probation.
Monday, June 11
11:19 a.m. -- An employee of a business on the 1300 block of Eighth Street reported that someone had etched profanities and other words, both legible and illegible, into the windows of the building, and apparently urinated into the mail slot. The total damage is estimated at $1,500.
2:01 p.m. – A woman whose wallet had been stolen on June 6 reported fraudulent charges on credit cards on the 2300 block of Channing Way. When she began the process of cancelling all her accounts, she discovered that an unknown suspect or suspects had charged $200 on one of her credit cards and $1000 on her debit/credit card.
Tuesday, June 12
10:45 p.m. -- An Oakland woman reported an armed robbery by two suspects while walking on the 900 block of Hearst Avenue. She told police that as she neared Seventh Street, two men approached from the front. They blocked her path and while one pointed a gun at her, the other grabbed her purse, taking an iPhone and wallet. The suspects then fled eastbound on foot. They were described as black men, one 6 feet, wearing a black hoodie and black jeans, the other 5 feet, 10 inches, wearing a black hoodie and light colored pants. Both appeared to be about 30 years old and to weigh about 170 pounds.
Time approximate -- A Berkeley couple reported a burglary on the 2400 block of Russell Street after an unknown suspect pried the lock off a detached garage and stole two expensive bicycles, then entered the basement and made off with digital camera equipment sometime between 10:30 p.m. June 11 and 10 a.m. June 12. The total loss is estimated at $10,000.
5:49 p.m. -- Drug Task Force officers stopped a man just over the Berkeley border into Oakland for riding his bicycle on the sidewalk, detaining him after a brief struggle. A records check confirmed that he was on felony probation for robbery and had an outstanding no-bail warrant. During a search, an officer found three pieces of crack cocaine packaged for sale, cash and a cell phone. He was arrested for possession of narcotics for sale and probation violation.