Police Blotter

By Rio Bauce
Tuesday August 28, 2007

Assault with a deadly weapon 

At 2:34 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 25, a 47-year-old Berkeley woman called into report that she had been assaulted with a crowbar and robbed at the corner of Eighth and Heinz streets. 


Car break-ins 

There were a series of eight car break-ins around the UC Berkeley Campus and Telegraph Avenue area on Saturday. The break-ins occurred on the 2200 block of Parker Street, on the 1700 block of Curtis Street, at the corner of University Avenue and Curtis Street, on the 2200 block of Ashby Avenue, on the 2500 block of Chilton Street, on the 2400 block of Dana Street, on the 2100 block of Channing Way and on the 1900 block of Delaware Street.  


Hot-prowl burglary 

At 4:39 p.m. Saturday, a Berkeley man who lives on the 1500 block of Delaware called in to report that he had heard somebody break into his house while he was home. He heard somebody close the door and throw down the deadbolt. When he called out to the burglar, he fled. 


Trash can  

Around 4 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 26, somebody set a trashcan on fire on the 2100 block of Kittridge Street. There isn’t any suspect description. 


Another hot-prowl burglary 

A Berkeley woman called police at 5:43 a.m. Sunday to report that a teenager had broken into her house through an open window on the 2400 block of Blake Street. The police do not have anybody in custody. 


Phony money 

At 6:35 p.m. Sunday, an employee from Down Home Music, on the 1800 block of Fourth Street, called in to report that somebody had passed a fake $100 bill. No one was arrested. 



At 10:01 p.m. Sunday, three men robbed a Berkeley man on the 2000 block of Henry Street. No suspects have been identified.