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Berkeley Police Department
Friday September 15th, 2017 :: 12:18 a.m. PDT


Police make arrests to ensure safe demonstrations.

Berkeley Police and law enforcement partners arrested nine people as part of efforts to manage demonstrations and counter-demonstrations at and near the UC Berkeley campus.

There were no reported injuries due to violence and no reports of any damage to property.

At one point Thursday evening, crowds swelled to around a thousand people.

Recent violence at protests prompted the City to enact regulations prohibiting various weapons on certain City streets and sidewalks as well as three City parks. Violations of those regulations were charged under Berkeley Municipal Code BMC 13.45.020.
Those arrested and their charges are below:

  • Rourke, Sarah, 44, San Francisco, BMC 13.45.020                                                                              
  • Benjamin, Hannah, 20, Fremont, BMC 13.45.020, PC 243 (b)                                                        
  • Sullivan, Michael Paul, 29, Hayward. BMC 13.45.020                                                                        
  • Celik, Kerim, 18, Saratoga, 415 PC
  • Gudino, Noe Gonzalez, 24, Richmond, CA 415 PC, 647(f) PC
  • Reyes, Miguel, 21, Colton, CA 148 PC
  • Cabanillas, Jorge, 20, Rialto, CA, 242 PC
  • Robinson, Eddy, 44, Oakland, BMC 13.45.020      
  • Bauer, Darin, 45, Berkeley, 242 PC
The Berkeley Police Department’s investigation into crimes committed during Thursday’s demonstration is continuing. To help further our investigations, we are asking members of the public to send us photos or videos of Thursday’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, UC Berkeley Police, California Highway Patrol, Oakland Police, Solano County Agencies, Monterey County Sheriff’s Office, California State University Police, Fremont Police, Citrus Heights Police and Stanford University Police.

Berkeley Police Department
2100 Martin Luther King Jr Way
Berkeley, CA 94704

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