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.

Friday, June 20

  • 9:31 p.m. -- Greenbank Avenue. A reckless driver was reported.

    Saturday, June 21

  • 7:17 p.m. -- Kingston Avenue. An attempted burglary was reported.

  • 9:20 p.m. -- Lower Grand Avenue. An animal control officer trapped an injured raccoon.

    Sunday, June 22

  • 3:02 a.m. -- Brookwood Avenue and Trestle Glen Road (Oakland). Piedmont police assisted Oakland firefighters after a cyclist hit a parked vehicle.

  • 9:29 a.m. -- Cambridge Way. The theft of a 2007 silver Audi A4 Avant was reported.

    Monday, June 23

  • 4:47 p.m. -- Highland Avenue. Police cited and released a man who was wanted on a $2,500 warrant out of South San Francisco.

    Tuesday, June 24

  • 4:47 p.m. -- Carmel Avenue. Identity theft was reported.

  • 5:08 p.m. -- Grand Avenue. The burglary of a garage was reported.

    Wednesday, June 25


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  • 4:07 p.m. -- Oakland Avenue. Police recovered a stolen 2014 Jeep Cherokee and arrested the driver.

  • 4:39 p.m. -- Magnolia Avenue. A woman told police that someone stole a bronze statue of a dog off her front porch on June 15.

    OAKLAND

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

    Assaults (3)

  • June 22 -- undisclosed block of Masteron Street (3:30 p.m.)

  • June 24 -- 1300 block of Chatham Road (2 p.m.)

  • June 25 -- 6000 block of Johnston Drive (11:15 p.m.)

    Auto Burglaries (3)

  • June 22 -- undisclosed block of Piedmont Avenue (4 p.m.)

  • June 23 -- 5100 block of Broadway (10:05 p.m.)

  • June 25 -- 500 block of Oakland Avenue (3 p.m.)

    business Burglaries (1)

  • June 22 -- 3300 block of Grand Avenue (8:15 p.m.)

    home Burglaries (1)

  • June 24 -- 3800 block of Maple Avenue (6:25 a.m.)

    Robberies (6)

  • June 21 -- 500 block of Crestmont Drive (7:30 p.m.); 100 block of Santa Rosa Avenue (11:45 p.m.)

  • June 22 -- 2500 block of Wilbur Street (7:15 p.m.)

  • June 24 -- 4100 block of Redwood Road (7:30 p.m.)

  • June 25 -- undisclosed block of Brown Avenue (2:25 p.m.); 1000 block of Everett Street (10:15 p.m.)

    Stolen Cars (26)

  • June 20 -- 6300 block of Thornhill Boulevard (9 a.m.); 4200 block of Detroit Avenue (11:30 p.m.)

  • June 21 -- 4400 block of Reinhardt Drive (5:34 a.m.); first block of Crestmont Drive (8 a.m.); 4100 block of Broadway (5:30 p.m.)

  • June 22 -- 4700 block of Daisy Street (11 a.m.); 600 block of Valle Vista Avenue (2 p.m.); 2800 block of Delaware Street (6:10 p.m.); 3000 block of Georgia Street (6:30 p.m.); 300 block of 45th Street (11 p.m.)

  • June 23 -- 400 block of Rich Street (11 p.m.); first block of Diablo Drive (2:10 a.m.); 3500 block of Midvale Avenue (8:48 a.m.); 400 block of Crescent Street (6 p.m.); 2000 block of Damuth Street (time not disclosed); 3800 block of 38th Avenue (10 p.m.)

  • June 24 -- 400 block of Creighton Way (10:07 a.m.); 2900 block of Revere Avenue (8:30 p.m.)

  • June 25 -- 3300 block of Fruitvale Avenue (1 p.m.); 3300 block of Kansas Street (5 p.m.); 1300 block of El Centro Avenue (8:30 p.m.); 3800 block of Magee Avenue (9:30 p.m.)

  • June 26 -- first block of Melvin Court (12:25 a.m.); 4500 block of Steele Street (8:45 a.m.); undisclosed block of Alvarado Road (1 p.m.); 6000 block of Canning Street (1:24 p.m.)

    FIRE SAFETY Info and TIPS of the WEEK

    Keep barbecue grills at least 10 feet from siding, deck railings, eaves and overhanging branches. Never use a grill in a garage or carport.

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