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, dec. 17

  • 1:15 p.m. -- Magnolia Avenue. A vehicle theft was reported. The theft occurred sometime Sunday night or early Monday morning.

  • 4:19 p.m. -- Ranleigh Way. The theft of a backpack was reported.

  • 8:57 p.m. -- Moraga Avenue. Identity theft was reported.

    tuesday, may 18

  • 8:37 a.m. -- Lake Avenue. Someone broke into what police described as a girls "field" restroom at Beach Elementary School, police said.

  • 11:55 a.m. -- Sharon Avenue. Identity theft was reported. Identity theft was also reported at 3:37 p.m. on Bonita Avenue.

  • 7:20 p.m. -- Scenic Avenue. Someone stole the contents of a package that was delivered outside a residence.

    wednesday, sept. 19

  • 8:40 a.m. -- Parkside Drive. A caller told police that someone rifled through their unlocked vehicle. The incident occurred sometime Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning. No items were stolen.

  • 10:45 a.m. -- Portsmouth Road. A man told police that someone stole the license plate from his vehicle.

  • 1:02 p.m. -- Parkview Avenue. A man reported that his unlocked vehicle was rifled through Sunday night. No items were stolen. Less than 90 minutes later, a woman told police that someone stole change after rifling through her vehicle on Parkside Drive. The victim did not know if the vehicle was locked when the theft occurred sometime Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning.

    thursday, dec. 20

  • 1:12 p.m. -- Moraga Avenue. A caller reported the theft of jewelry from an unlocked vehicle. It occurred Saturday or Sunday night.

  • 8:15 p.m. -- La Salle Avenue. The theft of a white 1988 Toyota pickup was reported.

    friday, dec. 21

  • 9:12 a.m. -- Lower Grand Avenue. A thief broke a window of a vehicle and stole an iPod and other items from inside, a caller told police.

  • 10:02 a.m. -- Wildwood Avenue. A woman told police that someone may have a stolen a package from her front porch after a UPS records showed it had been delivered. The woman also said the package may have been delivered to the wrong address and did not wish to make a formal report.

  • 10:11 a.m. -- Crocker Avenue and Hampton Road. A non-injury traffic accident was reported.

    3:14 p.m. -- St. James Drive. Identity theft was reported.

    saturday, dec. 22

  • 9:54 a.m. -- Hampton Road. A hit-and-run traffic accident was reported.

  • 9:55 a.m. -- Lorita Avenue. A woman told police that someone removed lugnuts from the tires on her vehicle, and that it may have been part of an attempt to burglarize or steal the vehicle.

  • 5:12 p.m. -- Crest Road. A vehicle theft was reported. A description of the vehicle was not immediately available.

    Oakland

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

    Assaults (1)

  • Dec. 16 -- 500 block of 49th Street (10:30 a.m.)

    Auto Burglaries (23)

  • Dec. 14 -- 48th Street & Telegraph Avenue (8:35 p.m.); 3800 block of Piedmont Avenue (11 p.m.); 2400 block of Damuth Street (12 a.m.); 4500 block of Redwood Road (9:05 a.m.)

  • Dec. 15 -- first block of Tunnel Road (6:15 p.m.)

  • Dec. 16 -- 6200 block of Ascot Drive (8:50 p.m.)

  • Dec. 17 -- 5100 block of Broadway (10:30 a.m.); 400 block of 49th Street (3 p.m.); 6400 block of Castle Drive (1 a.m.); 700 block of Walker Avenue (7:30 p.m.)

  • Dec. 18 -- 4800 block of Broadway (1:57 a.m.); Piedmont Avenue and John Street (7:25 p.m.); 4400 block of Piedmont Avenue (10:27 p.m.); 4300 block of Telegraph Avenue (10:10 p.m.); Redwood Road & Skyline Boulevard (6:05 p.m.)

  • Dec. 19 -- first block of Glen Avenue (7:55 a.m.); 300 block of Monte Vista Avenue (7:30 p.m.); 4000 block of Howe Street (8:28 p.m.); 3100 block of Jordan Avenue (1 a.m.)

  • Dec. 20 -- 400 block of 48th Street (9 a.m.); 5200 block of College Avenue (7:10 p.m.); 1600 block of Mountain Boulevard (5:20 p.m.); 10000 block of Skyline Boulevard (4 p.m.)

    home burglaries (24)

  • Dec. 14 -- 1100 block of Wellington Street (7 a.m.); 7900 block of Hansom Drive (7:30 a.m.); 7900 block of Hansom Drive (7:30 a.m.); 4200 block of Oak Hill Road (12 a.m.)

  • Dec. 15 -- 5100 block of Lawton Avenue (4:50 p.m.); 3300 block of Herrier Street (6:42 p.m.)

  • Dec. 16 -- 600 block of Walavista Avenue (5:20 p.m.); 3700 block of Mountain Boulevard (4:44 a.m.)

  • Dec. 17 -- 5300 block of Lawton Avenue (12:50 a.m.); 5000 block of Dublin Avenue (8:45 a.m.); 2700 block of Carmel Street (9:50 a.m.); 3900 block of 39th Avenue (3:30 p.m.); 8000 block of Shay Drive (8:30 a.m.); 10000 block of Mark Street (8:45 a.m.)

  • Dec. 18 -- 400 block of 57th Street (9 a.m.); 3900 block of Canon Avenue (11 a.m.)

  • Dec. 19 -- 7100 block of Homewood Drive (9:30 a.m.); 500 block of Vernon Street (12:24 a.m.); 4000 block of Canon Avenue (9 a.m.); 700 block of Glendome Circle (10:52 a.m.)

  • Dec. 20 -- first block of Montell Street (12:20 a.m.); 3800 block of Silverwood Avenue (2 p.m.); 4000 block of Masterson Street (8 a.m.); 4300 block of Steele Street (10 a.m.); 4600 block of Kaphan Avenue (6:10 p.m.); 4100 block of Maybelle Avenue (6:50 p.m.)

    Robberies (8)

  • Dec. 14 -- 400 block of 48th Street (4:45 p.m.)

  • Dec. 16 -- 4800 block of Webster Street (2:15 p.m.)

  • Dec. 17 -- Harrison Street & Moss Avenue (10:05 a.m.); 3500 block of Grand Avenue (5:32 a.m.); 4400 block of MacArthur Boulevard (6:50 p.m.)

  • Dec. 18 -- 48th Street & Shafter Avenue (8:50 p.m.)

  • Dec. 19 -- 3600 block of Midvale Avenue (9 p.m.)

  • Dec. 20 -- 6300 block of College Avenue (12:30 a.m.)

    Stolen Cars (36)

  • Dec. 14 -- first block of Yosemite Avenue (8:23 a.m.); 6700 block of Armour Drive (8 p.m.); first block of Home Glen Lane (8 p.m.); 4300 block of Everett Avenue (5:30 p.m.); 3400 block of Fruitvale Avenue (8:45 a.m.); 4000 block of Maple Avenue (2 a.m.); 7600 block of Mountain Boulevard (8:30 a.m.)

  • Dec. 15 -- 700 block of Jean Street (4:30 p.m.); 3000 block of Kansas Street (4:30 p.m.); 4200 block of Masterson Street (5:30 p.m.)

  • Dec. 16 -- 41st and Gilbert streets (3:30 p.m.); 200 block of Caldecott Lane (11:45 a.m.); 600 block of Mandana Boulevard (8 p.m.); 3800 block of Lincoln Avenue (10 p.m.); 5100 block of Leona Street (2 p.m.)

  • Dec. 17 -- 41st and Montgomery streets (9 a.m.); 1000 block of Hollywood Avenue (4:30 p.m.); 1100 block of Hampel Street (9 p.m.); 2200 block of Damuth Street (11:22 a.m.); 1900 block of Leimer Boulevard (9 p.m.); 3600 block of Maple Avenue (1:51 p.m.); first block of Twitter Lane (8 a.m.); 3700 block of Madrone Avenue (10:29 a.m.); 4500 block of Reinhardt Drive (11:38 a.m.); 4000 block of Loma Vista Avenue (8 p.m.)

  • Dec. 18 -- 4200 block of Broadway (7 p.m.); Oakland & Monte Vista avenues (8:30 p.m.); 6500 block of Liggett Drive (10 a.m.); 3200 block of Grand Avenue (10 p.m.); 4600 block of Park Boulevard (12:30 a.m.)

  • Dec. 19 -- 3400 block of Adell Court (1:49 a.m.); 300 block of Stantonville Drive (3:55 p.m.); 3900 block of Whittle Avenue (4 p.m.); 2800 block of Carmel Street (7:30 p.m.)

  • Dec. 20 -- 2700 block of Madeline Street (10 a.m.); 5000 block of Pierpoint Avenue (9:30 p.m.)

    Tally (DEC. 14 -- DEC. 20)

  • Assaults: 1

  • Auto Burglaries: 23

  • Home Burglaries: 24

  • Robberies: 8

  • Stolen Cars: 36

    FIRE SAFETY Info and TIPS of the WEEK

    Make sure Christmas trees are watered and that holiday and Chanukah candles are safe from curtains, flammable materials, children and pets knocking them over.

    Source: Oakland Fire Department Prevention Bureau & The Wildfire Prevention District