Saturday, December 12, 2009

Eight Arrested After Attack on Chancellor's House

By Javier Panzar
Daily Californian
Contributing Writer
Saturday, December 12, 2009
Category: News > University > Student Life

Several dozen individuals, some wielding torches, marched on UC Berkeley Chancellor Robert Birgeneau's home on the north side of campus early Saturday morning at about midnight, in what police said was an attack where damage was done to the home and several torches were thrown at police officers responding to the scene.

As three extinguished torches lay on the scene, eight people were arrested--including two UC Berkeley students. One of the six non-students had been arrested Friday morning at the occupation of Wheeler Hall, according to UCPD Lt. Adan Tejada. Those arrested have been charged with rioting, while further charges have yet to be determined for those who attacked police.

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