The new charges, which were filed shortly before the bakery members appeared in court, accuse Tamon Halfin of 20 criminal acts related to the illegal purchase of two houses in Oakland.
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U.S. bankruptcy Judge Edward Jellen said the bakery’s management problems are getting worse, not better, and that Chapter 7 liquidation was the best way for the bakery to repay the IRS, its mortgage company and other creditors.
Oakland Police Assistant Chief Howard Jordan said the suspect, Devaughndre Broussard, a 19-year-old associate of the group that runs the Oakland-based Your Black Muslim Bakery, has confessed to fatally shooting the 57-year-old Oakland Post editor.
Police are testing guns and other evidence recovered from raids that resulted in the arrest of seven members of an Oakland Black Muslim splinter group that are believed to have been involved in the murder of a journalist and two others.
Oakland, Calif. (AP) — They weren’t your average thugs. Dressed in bow ties and dark suits, the group of nearly a dozen men entered a corner store and smashed bottles of liquor, wine and beer with metal pipes, shattering refrigerator cases and leaving behind a terrified clerk along with piles of broken glass. No one was held up. Nothing was stolen. The vandals just wanted to leave a message: Stop selling booze to fellow Muslims. In urban America, friction between poor residents and the immigrant merchants who sell cigarettes, bread and alcoholic beverages from neighborhood markets is nothing new. But
OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 1 – The authorities charged two men on Thursday with felony hate crimes, vandalism and false imprisonment in connection with attacks last week on two liquor stores owned by Muslims of Arab descent. One of the men, Yusuf Bey IV, 19, is the son of a prominent black Muslim leader who founded Your Black Muslim Bakery Inc., a company that operates a bakery and several other Oakland businesses. Mr. Bey’s father, Yusuf Bey, who died two years ago, established an Islamic sect similar to but not affiliated with the Nation of Islam, the organization led by Louis
Oakland police have urged 4 others to surrender on vandalism charges Oakland police arrested two men on felony charges of vandalizing two West Oakland corner markets in attacks in which several men in suits and bow ties demanded that the outlets stop selling liquor to African Americans. Both suspects are affiliated with a local religious sect long suspected of using violence and intimidation in its business dealings, police said. The men were identified as Yusuf Bey IV, 19, the son of the late Black Muslim leader Yusuf Bey, founder of Your Black Muslim Bakery in North Oakland, and Donald Eugene
An Oakland bakery with a cheery red sign out front — “Your Black Muslim Bakery” — was thrust into the criminal spotlight again Tuesday when police arrested one of founder Yusuf Bey’s sons in connection with vandalism to two liquor stores.