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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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COMMUNITY BRIEFING VIDEO

Berkeley, California (Tuesday, September 01, 2020) - On July 30th at 9:18 pm, Officer Cheri Miller was in the area of CVS Pharmacy (1451 Shattuck Avenue) when she witnessed an in-progress robbery involving multiple suspects.  During her encounter with the suspects, Officer Miller discharged her firearm, striking the suspect vehicle in the left front wheel area.  Based on our investigation, no one was struck by the gunfire. The driver of the vehicle (Brandon Owens, Male, 19 years old, Concord, CA) was later arrested and has been charged with PC 211—Robbery. The other occupants of the vehicle have not yet been identified.

This incident is being investigated by the Department’s Homicide Detail and the Department’s Internal Affairs Detail.  Per standard protocol, the District Attorney’s Office was notified of the incident and Officer Miller was placed on administrative leave.

While the investigation into this incident has not concluded, we have created the below listed Community Briefing Video for the public.

https://youtu.be/6BQ_GCNC3aU

 

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