Press Release: UC Berkeley Police Arrest Top-Hatted Grand Theft Suspect; Accused of Trying to Steal a Golf Cart from a Campus Construction Site
On Sunday, June 22, 2014 at 10:05 p.m. a UCPD Community Services Officer (CSO) noticed a suspicious person entering a locked construction site. The CSO radioed UCPD Dispatch and UCPD officers responded. The officers made contact with the suspect, Gary WYRICK, who was attempting to steal a golf cart. The suspect entered the site by cutting a hole in the fencing with wire cutters. UCPD searched the suspect and found burglary tools and a knife on him. WYRICK was arrested by UCPD for grand theft, possession of a weapon on UC property and vandalism to the fence.
The suspect arrested is described as:
WYRICK, Gary, a White male, 53 years-of-age, 6’01” in height, 185 lbs., with a medium build, with brown eyes and black wavy hair, wearing a top hat, white coat and tan cargo pants.