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Berkeley, California (Sunday, August 27, 2017) - Today, the Berkeley Police Department, the Berkeley Fire Department, Public Works, Parks and Recreation, and a variety of city staff, and our Law Enforcement Mutual Aid partners, worked to safeguard the peaceful expression of freedom of speech, while keeping people on our streets and parks safe.

Thirteen people were arrested on a variety of charges, including assault with a deadly weapon, felony assault, and violations of the Berkeley Municipal Code.

One officer was injured during an arrest and several officers were struck with paint. Six people were injured and treated by paramedics. Two of those individuals were transported to local hospitals for treatment.

The Berkeley Police Department's investigation into crimes committed during today's demonstration is continuing. To help further our investigations, we are asking members of the public to send us photos or videos of today's events, using any web-enabled device by visiting

The Berkeley Police Department is extremely appreciative of the support provided to our community by law enforcement agencies throughout the region, including the Alameda County Sheriff's Office, the Oakland Police Department, the California Highway Patrol, the University of California Police Department, and Police Departments from the cities of Alameda, San Leandro, Hayward, Fremont, Union City, and Newark, and the Alameda County District Attorney's Office.

Arrested were:

Vasquez, Seth25 year old male from BerkeleyBMC 6.32.030 & BMC 13.36.065
Misohink, Mark23 year old male from BerkeleyBMC 6.32.030 & BMC 13.36.065
Dominic, James23 year old male from OaklandPC 182(a)(1)
Wyrick, Kristopher39 year old male from AlpinePC 415(1)
Pankau, Harlan38 year old male from JamulPC 647(f)
Smith, Levi32 year old male from Sparks, NVBMC 13.36.065 & BMC 6.32.030
Hines, Sean20 year old male from Santa RosaPC 148(a)(1) & BMC 13.36.065
Moorman, Brittany26 year old female from OaklandBMC 13.36.065 & BMC 6.32.030
Mandez, Yesenia22 year old female, Unknown CityPC 245(a)(1) & PC 148(a)(1) & PC 185
Gillespie, Emily24 year old female from BerkeleyPC 242
Dougan, Sean47 year old male from Portland, ORPC 242 & PC 594(a) & PC 404.6(a)
Moore, Rachel40 year old female from OaklandPC 243(d)
Phillips, Joshua36 year old male from OaklandPC 148(a)(1) & PC 405



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