Piedmont

The following are highlights from the Piedmont police blotter. For more information, including about other cases, visit the police department at 403 Highland Ave.

Monday, July 8

  • 12:35 a.m. -- Grand/Greenbank avenues. Two men -- one with a gun -- robbed two women. Both were later arrested. One of the suspects was treated by paramedics and transported to Highland Hospital before being booked into Santa Rita.

  • 11:06 p.m. -- Monticello Avenue. Someone knocked over a porta-potty.

    Tuesday, July 9

  • 2:16 a.m. -- Oakland Avenue. Someone reported hearing possible gunshots.

  • 9:16 a.m. -- Caperton Avenue. A man was seen taking photographs of a resident's antique cars.

  • 6:13 p.m. -- Sunnyside Avenue. Someone reported that an iPad had been stolen from a vehicle during the past three days.

  • 11:44 p.m. -- La Salle Avenue. A group was setting off fireworks.

    Wednesday, July 10

  • 1:06 a.m. -- Annerley Road. A man was walking down the road yelling obscenities.

  • 4:09 p.m. -- St. James Drive. Someone tried to burglarize a home.

  • 5:03 p.m. -- Estates Drive. Someone burglarized a home.

  • 10:51 p.m. -- Blair Avenue. Juveniles were setting off bottle rockets and Roman candles.

    Thursday, July 11

  • 12:28 p.m. -- Sunnyside Avenue. A man reported being the victim of identity theft.

  • 4:25 p.m. -- Kingston Avenue. Someone stole a GPS device from a vehicle.

  • 4:34 p.m. -- Blair Avenue. Packages were stolen from a front porch.

    Friday, July 12

  • 11:08 a.m. -- Greenbank Avenue. Computers were stolen from an unlocked vehicle.

  • 10:52 p.m. -- Rose Avenue. A home was burglarized.

  • 11:06 p.m. -- Sunnyhills Road. A motorist was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol after running into a parked vehicle.

    Saturday, July 13

  • 12:11 p.m. -- Oakmont Avenue. A resident reported that some motorist struck his vehicle.

    Sunday, July 14

  • 11:37 a.m. -- Trestle Glen Road. Golf clubs and cash were stolen from an unlocked vehicle.

  • 1:17 p.m. -- Maxwelton Road. A black Specialized bicycle was stolen from a garage.

  • 3:07 p.m. -- Moraga Avenue. Someone smashed the driver's side window of a resident's rental car.

    OAKLAND

    The following crimes were recently reported in the Oakland hills or nearby neighborhoods, according to Oakland police:

    Assaults (1)

  • July 11 -- 400 Lake Park Avenue (3:01 p.m.)

    Auto Burglaries (19)

  • July 5 -- (undisclosed block of) Shattuck Avenue (2 p.m.); 400 block of 51st Street (2:10 p.m.); 4000 block of Howe Street (3:15 p.m.); 3200 block of Grand Avenue (7 p.m.); 4000 block of Piedmont Avenue (9:30 p.m.); 3200 block of Grand Avenue (9:45 p.m.)

  • July 6 -- 5900 block of Keith Avenue (11 a.m.); (undisclosed block of) 40th Street (11:45 a.m.); 3200 block of Grand Avenue (7 p.m.); 1900 block of Pleasant (7:45 p.m.); 2000 block of Mountain Boulevard (8:55 p.m.); 500 block of 43rd Street (9:40 p.m.)

  • July 7 -- 4800 block of Shattuck Avenue (7:30 p.m.)

  • July 9 -- 700 block of Warfield Avenue (4:15 p.m.)

  • July 10 -- 1600 block of Excelsior Avenue (11:20 a.m.); 500 block of 49th Street (12 p.m.); (undisclosed block of) Lake Park Avenue (8 p.m.)

  • July 11 -- 4200 block of Piedmont Avenue (7:05 p.m.); 100 block of Rio Vista Avenue (10 p.m.)

    Business Burglaries (1)

  • July 9 -- 6100 block of Medau Place (1:11 a.m.)

    Home Burglaries (12)

  • July 6 -- 4900 block of Clarke Street (8:45 a.m.); 3000 block of Florida Street (11:30 a.m.)

  • July 7 -- 300 block of Glendale Avenue (8 p.m.)

  • July 8 -- 500 block of Vicente Place (9:45 a.m.); 3800 block of Forest Hill Avenue (11 a.m.)

  • July 9 -- 900 block of Alvarado Road (9:30 a.m.); 100 block of Sequoyah (10 a.m.); 3300 block of Georgia Street (10:40 a.m.); 1500 block of Westview (12 p.m.)

  • July 10 -- 3800 block of Laurel Avenue (7 p.m.)

  • July 11 -- 4200 block of Carson Street (8 a.m.); 1400 block of Excelsior Avenue (10 a.m.)

    Robberies (9)

  • July 5 -- (undisclosed block of) Laurel Avenue (7:25 p.m.)

  • July 6 -- 3700 block of Piedmont Avenue (10:23 p.m.)

  • July 7 -- 100 block of Linda Avenue (4:40 p.m.); 500 block of 43rd Street (4:45 p.m.)

  • July 8 -- 500 block of 49th Street (1 a.m.); 300 block of 40th Street (1 a.m.); 400 block of Santa Ray (12:39 p.m.)

  • July 9 -- 400 block of Clifton Street (11:05 p.m.); 200 block of 41st Street (11:40 p.m.)

    Stolen Cars (10)

  • July 6 -- 2900 block of Carmel Street (1 a.m.); 500 block of 49th Street (9:20 a.m.); 400 block of 43rd Street (2 p.m.)

  • July 7 -- 10000 block of Skyline Boulevard (6:30 a.m.)

  • July 8 -- 4400 block of Norton Avenue (9:30 p.m.)

  • July 9 -- 11200 Kerrigan Drive (7:52 a.m.); 3700 block of Emerson (7 p.m.)

  • July 10 -- 1200 block of Mountain Boulevard (10:40 a.m.)

  • July 11 -- 12200 block of Blythen Way (12 a.m.); 6000 block of Castle Drive (1 p.m.)

    TALLY (JULY 5-11)

  • Assaults: 1

  • Auto Burglaries: 19

  • Business Burglaries: 1

  • Home Burglaries: 12

  • Robberies: 9

  • Stolen Cars: 10

    FIRE SAFETY Info and TIPS of the WEEK

    Periodically remove grease or fat buildup in trays below barbecue grills so they cannot be ignited.

    Source: Oakland Fire Department Prevention Bureau and the Wildfire Prevention Assessment District