Cops Take a Blow
A 21-year-old man didn’t take kindly to being stopped by police on the 2400 block of Dwight Way Wednesday morning, Berkeley Police Department Public Information Officer Joe Okies said. Steven Houston, from parts unknown, struck two officers before being subdued. He was arrested for assaulting an officer.
Spit and Shove
A 27-year-old women called police Monday afternoon after being attacked by two women at the corner of Shattuck and Durant avenues. Okies said the three women got into an argument and the two suspects spit on and shoved the victim before fleeing the area.
A man walked into the 7-11 at College and Russell Monday evening and demanded money from the cashier, Okies said. Although the man never brandished a weapon, the clerk emptied his cash register and the robber escaped with the money.
Police stopped a juvenile walking in the area of Oregon and California streets Tuesday afternoon, according to Okies. During a search they found he was carrying marijuana. Police arrested him for possession with intent to sell.
School Yard Brawl
Two girls beat up a classmate at Berkeley High Tuesday afternoon. The two attackers were both arrested for battery, Okies said.