Sunday, June 3
2:39 a.m. – A man was arrested after officers saw him speed south on Eighth Street, drive through two stop signs, then head the wrong way into a traffic circle at Allston Way and Seventh Street. The driver showed signs of intoxication and failed a field sobriety test.
9:34 a.m. – A man reported his 1994 white Plymouth Voyager had been stolen from the 900 block of Allston Way sometime between 7 p.m. the previous night and 9 a.m. Sunday.
7:45 p.m. – A woman on the 1800 block of University Avenue reported a burglary after she returned home and found her laptop was missing. She left the front door of her apartment unlocked, police said.
Monday, June 4
9:07 a.m. – A couple reported a strong-arm robbery after a man approached from behind and snatched a computer one of the victims carried on the 2900 Harper Street Monday. The pair gave chase, catching up to the suspect a short distance west of Grant Street and struggled to retrieve the laptop. The victim’s friend joined the fray. The suspect got away with the computer and fled west. Officers checked the area without success. The victim described the suspect as a black male adult in his mid-30s, 5 feet, 11 inches to 6 feet, 3 inches with shaved short hair and wearing a maroon sweatshirt and dark colored pants.
11:22 a.m. – Police say a man got out of a dark colored new model 4-door Ford Explorer displaying paper plates, smashed the driver’s window of a parked, unoccupied vehicle and stole two bags. A Berkeley patrol officer doing an area check for the suspect and his car saw a dark gray Ford Explorer with paper plates south of Eighth Street. When the officer tried to make an enforcement stop, the Explorer failed to yield. This suspect and the Explorer are believed responsible for other window-smash auto burglaries around the city. He is described as black, in his 20’s, 5 feet, 8 inches to 5 feet, 10 inches tall, with a think build wearing a black hoodie.
Tuesday, June 5
9:04 a.m. – Theft of a catalytic converter reported on the 1500 block of Josephine Street.
9:08 a.m. – Theft of a catalytic converter reported on the 1500 block of Josephine Street.
9:13 a.m. – Theft of a catalytic converter reported on the 1600 block of Beverly Place. The focus of the suspect or suspects were 1998 Toyota trucks in all events.
1:30 a.m. – A Berkeley patrol officer arrested a man on the 2100 block of Allston Way on a parole warrant for possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, supplying false information to an officer.
12:30 p.m. – A man was arrested for possession of a controlled substance and felony probation violation during a probation search on the 1900 block of Haste Street after officers found more than eight grams of methamphetamine, a digital scale, plastic packaging, a cell phone and more than $350 in cash.
3:22 p.m. -- a Berkeley woman reported identity theft on the 2000 block of Parker Street after she received a credit card bill with a charge in southern California for more than $11,000. She learned that an unknown suspect or suspects had opened a credit card in her name and the large charge was made on that card.
7:39 p.m. -- A mother and daughter reported a burglary on the 1300 block of Watkins Street when she returned from work to find her laptop and iPod and her daughter’s laptop and iPhone had been stolen. The rear sliding glass door had been left unlocked.
Wednesday, June 6
8:33 a.m. – A 1995 green Honda Civil was reported stolen at about 10 p.m. the night before on Halcyon Court and Webster Street.
12:48 a.m. – Police arrested a man on the 1900 block of King Street for yelling profanities, “reeked of alcohol” and could not care for his own welfare.
1:27 a.m. – An officer arrested a man near Dwight Way and Dana Street when he was spotted tagging a brown fence. The man fled but the officer was able to detain him and noted he had silver paint on his fingertips.