311 City Services
  • Online Services
  • For City services in many
  • languages, call
  • 311 or 510-981-2489

Translation Disclaimer

Quick Links


City Manager's Office
City Manager's Office
Press Contact: Andrew Frankel, PIO, Berkeley Police Department, (510) 981-5881


Berkeley, California (Saturday, May 23, 2009) - On Friday, May 22, 2009, arrest warrants were issued for two known gang members who fled into North Oakland following a shooting that left one man dead and a traffic collision that claimed two additional lives.

Wanted for three counts of murder and considered armed and dangerous are:

Rafael Campbell                                           Samuel Flowers
Rafael Campbell, 6/25/81, of Oakland                Samuel Flowers, 2/8/88, of Oakland

Campbell and Flowers were identified as passengers in the tan Cadillac that fled the area of 10th Street and Allston Way following the May 16th shooting death of Charles Davis, 25, of Berkeley. Detectives now believe that shooting was gang-related.

Minutes later, Campbell and Flowers ran from the scene of a crash in North Oakland that took the lives of Todd Perea, 27, of Brentwood, and Floyd Ross, 41, of Berkeley.

There is a $47,000 reward offered for information leading to their arrest and conviction through the City of Berkeley and Bay Area Crime Stoppers.

Detectives are asking for the community’s help with this investigation. Anyone who may have any information regarding this crime is urged to call the BPD Homicide Detail at
(510) 981-5741 (office) or (510) 981-5900 (non-emergency dispatch line). If callers wish to remain anonymous they are asked to call the Bay Area Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).


Keep up with City of Berkeley news via our News page, email or .

Home | Residents | Businesses | Visitors | Services | Elected Officials
Web Policy | Text-Only Site Map | Contact Us
City of Berkeley - Central Administrative Offices, 2180 Milvia St, Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 981-CITY/2489 or 311 from any landline in Berkeley
TTY: (510) 981-6903