A quick news flash tonight.
It's been a busy weekend already for Berkeley police, with a hot prowl burglary and three robberies in just 16 hours — including one robbery where all three culprits had a gun, another where an 82-year-old woman had her purse snatched, and a third where the culprits ripped a cash register out through a drive-through window.
We have the exclusive on The Berkeley Scanner (TBS).
In other news, new Berkeley police patrol staffing begins Sunday. Numerous news outlets followed our coverage last week of the new beat map.