BERKELEY—A suspect was arrested by officers from the Oakland Police Department on Saturday, February 11, in connection with an armed robbery that occurred at a University of California-Berkeley fraternity party, authorities indicated.
Police identified the suspect as Kameron Robinson-Tom, 18, an Oakland native, and said he “gave a full confession and admitted to a number of other robberies.”
The burglary took place on September 4, 2016 just before 3:00 a.m. According to police, after the house had cleared out, three victims were playing a drinking game inside the common room of the fraternity house located on the 2300 block of Piedmont Avenue.
Two suspects who had reportedly attended the party earlier that evening entered the frat house, held the victims at gunpoint, and demanded their property before escaping through a back door, according to police.
Robinson-Tom is being detained at a Santa Rita Jail in lieu of a $375,000 bail. he is facing charges of first degree murder and being armed with a firearm. He is also scheduled for a pretrial at the Rene C. Davidson courthouse in Oakland. If convicted, he is eligible for prison, authorities said.
Although the second suspect has not been identified, detectives have been collecting additional information on his background, police stated.