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SUSPECT ARRESTED FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Berkeley, California (Wednesday, May 12, 2021) - On May 5th 2021 around 10:00 a.m. BPD officers from the Community Services Bureau were accompanying city staff from Public Works and Neighborhood Services as they conducted outreach and clean up at encampments around Berkeley.  When the city workers went to contact occupants of a tent on Shattuck Avenue near downtown they realized there was an altercation occurring inside.  The police officers took over from the city workers, and determined there was a domestic violence incident in progress.  They separated the parties and conducted an investigation, which showed the altercation began when a male resident accused a female resident of the tent of stealing $700 from him.  The male (a 43-year-old man) was ultimately arrested for PC 273.5(a) – Domestic violence battery causing visible injury.  In a search incident to arrest the man was found to be in possession of 43 grams of methamphetamine, and he was also arrested for possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute.

We commend our officers for their work in this case that led to intervention in a serious domestic violence incident.

Case 2021-00019787

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