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The City of Berkeley Health Officer has ordered all residents to shelter at home, leaving only to receive or provide essential services, starting 12:01 am on Tuesday, March 17. See details of the Order, frequently asked questions, and recommendations from Berkeley Public Health at https://www.cityofberkeley.info/coronavirus.

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The City of Berkeley web site is undergoing scheduled maintenance starting on Friday night, September 13 and ending on Saturday afternoon, September 14. During this time, most web pages should be available, but some resources may become unavailable for short periods of time.

Looking for a live stream of the Zoning Adjustments Board (ZAB) meeting on 5/9/19, at 7:00pm? Please visit https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1UAnZ8kU8EWllREyOY7rwQ/. The normal viewing methods will not work this time due to a concurrent City Council Special Meeting at the same time.

Looking for a live stream of the Zoning Adjustments Board (ZAB) meeting on 2/28/19, from 6:00 to 11:00 PM? Please visit http://www.cityofberkeley.info/Clerk/Commissions/Zoning_Adjustment_Board_Meeting_-_Video_Stream.aspx. The normal viewing methods will not work this time due to a concurrent City Council Special Meeting at the same date and time.

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Berkeley, California (Friday, December 08, 2017) -     On October 16, 2017 an unidentified woman checked into a gym on the 3100 block of San Pablo Avenue using a guest pass and broke into two lockers in the women's locker room.  Following the burglary the same unidentified woman used a credit card from one of the lockers to make fraudulent purchases at a CVS in Richmond.  Both the gym check-in desk and CVS captured the woman on video and she was later identified as Andrania Yancy 32, of Richmond. 

On November 24, 2017 anunidentified woman broke into a locker at a gym on the 2600 block of ShattuckAvenue and later used the victim's cars keys to enter her car.  The suspect stole credit cards from thevehicle which were used to make over $20,000 worth of fraudulent purchases.Yancy was later identified as the suspect from video surveillance.

On November 16, 2017 a warrant was issued for her arrest.in December 7, 2017 Yancy was contacted at her home in Richmond during a warrant service by Berkeley Police Detectives.  During a search of her home, car, and a storage locker, stolen property from the three burglaries was recovered.

Yancy was arrested for three counts of burglary, two counts of identity theft, two counts of grand theft, and possession of stolen property. 

The Berkeley Police Department takes great pride in the investigative efforts of its detectives.  We understand the impact that identity theft can have on our community and work hard to bring those responsible to justice. 





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