TBS Today: 7-robbery spree

This morning we have the latest for you on Berkeley robberies and carjackings as well as an update on the Overlook Road homicide.

Jonah Roper has now been charged with murder.

Berkeley Hills homicide began with break-in, confrontation
The alleged killer, Jonah Roper, “admitted to assaulting the victims with a knife, with the intent to kill,” police wrote in charging papers.
Berkeley police chase, 4 arrests after 7 armed robberies
The chase didn’t end until the wheels fell off the getaway car, which had been stolen, Berkeley police said.
Student carjacked in Berkeley while packing for college
The robbers made off with the young man’s trombone in addition to his car, computer, books and clothing. Neighbors set up a GoFundMe.

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Berkeley Hills murder suspect Jonah Roper has dark past
A police officer described Jonah Roper’s behavior as “erratic, violent and sexually inappropriate” after he broke into his mother’s home in 2021.
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