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Berkeley, California (Tuesday, May 26, 2009) - On May 25, 2009, at 1:42 a.m., the City of Berkeley Police Department received a Teletype from the Federal Bureau of Investigations advising that Samuel Flowers had been arrested for Grand Theft, Petty Theft, and Resisting Arrest in Bal Harbour, Florida. 

Flowers is wanted in connection with the May 16th shooting death of Charles Davis and a car crash that took the lives of Todd Perea and Floyd Ross.  Flowers is currently being held in the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Facility in Miami, Florida and is awaiting extradition.

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

The fourth suspect, Rafael Campbell, who fled the scene of the crash with Flowers, remains at large and is considered armed and dangerous.  

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 a
1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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