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Berkeley Police Department
Sunday August 27th, 2017 :: 08:06 p.m. PDT


Berkeley Police make 13 arrests during today's demonstrations.

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, Seth         25 year old male from Berkeley            BMC 6.32.030 & BMC 13.36.065
Misohink, Mark        23 year old male from Berkeley             BMC 6.32.030 & BMC 13.36.065
Dominic, James      23 year old male from Oakland              PC 182(a)(1)
Wyrick, Kristopher   39 year old male from Alpine                 PC 415(1)
Pankau, Harlan       38 year old male from Jamul                  PC 647(f)
Smith, Levi              32 year old male from Sparks, NV         BMC 13.36.065 & BMC 6.32.030
Hines, Sean            20 year old male from Santa Rosa         PC 148(a)(1) & BMC 13.36.065
Moorman, Brittany  26 year old female from Oakland            BMC 13.36.065 & BMC 6.32.030
Mendez, Yesenia    22 year old female, Unknown City          PC 245(a)(1) & PC 148(a)(1) & PC 185
Gillespie, Emily       24 year old female from Berkeley           PC 242
Dougan, Sean        47 year old male from Portland, OR        PC 242 & PC 594(a) & PC 404.6(a)
Moore, Rachel        40 year old female from Oakland            PC 243(d)
Phillips, Joshua      36 year old male from Oakland                PC 148(a)(1) & PC 405

Berkeley Police Department
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