Police Blotter

By Rio Bauce
Friday April 27, 2007

Gun robbery  

In the early hours of the morning on Tuesday, a Berkeley resident called the police to report that he had been robbed at gun point at the intersection of Garber Street and College Avenue. The gunman stole a credit card, laptop computer, cellphone and keys.  


Car thief 

On Tuesday, a woman called in at 7:31 a.m. to report that her 1997 Honda Acura had been stolen from her house on the 1600 block of La Vereda Road. The victim reported that it had been taken sometime between 6:30 p.m. the previous night and 7:30 a.m. that morning. There are no suspects in the case.  


Forgetful car prowler 

On Tuesday, at around 7:42 a.m. on the 1600 block of Walnut Street, a female victim phoned the police to say that somebody had broken into her car during the night. The suspect left a bag behind in the car. The victim is unsure of what was taken. The suspect hasn’t been identified.  

Auto smash 

At 8:14 a.m. on Tuesday, a woman visiting from Nevada called the Berkeley Police Department to report that her car window was smashed. The burglar took her laptop computer and case during the night.  


Car tire vandal 

On Tuesday at 8:33 a.m., a woman called the authorities to report that somebody had unscrewed all four of her tires, letting all the air out. The tires were not cut or slashed. No suspect has been identified.  


Vandalism via brick 

A female victim called in at 7:08 a.m. Tuesday from the 2700 block of Garber Street to report that somebody had thrown a brick through a window. She said she was at home during the incident, heard the window break, looked outside, but didn’t see anyone. No one was injured.  


Burglary at Best Western 

An auto burglar took a male victim’s laptop computer via lock pry. The victim was visiting from Placerville and staying at the Best Western University Inn on the 900 block of University Avenue. He called in this report at 7:17 a.m. on Tuesday morning. There are no suspects yet in this case.