For Immediate ReleasePress Contact: Andrew Frankel, Public Information Officer, (510) 981-5881
GANG MEMBER SOUGHT IN BERKELEY'S FIRST HOMICIDE OF 2010
Berkeley, California (Saturday, February 13, 2010) - On Thursday, February 11, 2010 at approximately 7:40 p.m., the Berkeley Police Department (BPD) responded to a stabbing which had just occurred on the 2100 block of Curtis Street. Patrol Officers found the victim, a black male adult, in the area of Allston Way and Curtis Street with a stab wound to his chest. The victim was rushed by the Berkeley Fire Department Paramedics to the Alameda County Hospital where he later died of his injuries.
Kevin Aaron Alvarado
Hispanic male adult,
5'07, 205 lbs,
Alvarado, a known member of the West Side Berkeley gang, is wanted for Murder and should be considered armed and dangerous.
Berkeley Homicide Detectives believe Alvarado will attempt to flee the country and are asking for the community’s help in catching him. Anyone who may have any information regarding this crime is urged to call the BPD Homicide Detail at (510) 981-5741 (office) or (510) 981-5900 (non-emergency dispatch line). If callers wish to remain anonymous they are asked to call the Bay Area Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).Berkeley Police Department Homepage