Eric Clanton is a college professor who is among those who run around with masks and protest and cause damage. He had been evading police for awhile.
2017/05/24 – Berkeley: College professor arrested as assault suspect – East Bay Times
Eric Clanton, 28, was being held on $200,000 bail after he was booked into Berkeley City Jail Wednesday evening. He was arrested on suspicion of use of a firearm during a felony with an enhancement clause and assault with a non-firearm deadly weapon.
Clanton faces a 9 a.m. Friday arraignment hearing at Oakland’s Wiley W. Manuel courthouse.
Here’s why he has been arrested.
2017/05/24 – Police arrest Eric Clanton after bike lock assaults during Berkeley protests – Berkeleyside
Eric Clanton, a former teacher at Diablo Valley College, was arrested by Berkeley police on Wednesday on suspicion of three counts of assault with a deadly weapon identified as a U-lock bike lock, and one of those assaults is alleged to have caused a significant injury.