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, march 18

  • 2:11 p.m. -- Oakland Avenue. Identity theft was reported, police said.

  • 3:43 p.m. -- Jerome Avenue. A resident told police that a motorist struck his vehicle and fled the scene. The collision occurred about 7:40 p.m. March 11.

    Tuesday, march 19

  • 12:01 p.m. -- Olive Avenue. Identity theft was reported.

  • 7:01 p.m. -- Fairview Avenue. The theft of a backpack was reported.

    Wednesday, march 20

  • 7:09 p.m. -- Kingston Avenue. Identity theft was reported.

    Thursday, march 21

  • 4:38 p.m. -- Wildwood Gardens Avenue. A woman told police that someone apparently rifled through her jewelry boxes.

  • 9:34 p.m. -- Balfour Avenue. A residential burglary was reported.

    Friday, march 22

  • 5:03 p.m. -- Olive Avenue. A vehicle break-in was reported.

    Saturday, march 23


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  • 2:45 a.m. -- Rose & Linda avenues. Police arrested a motorist on suspicion of drunken driving.

  • 8:52 a.m. -- Crocker Avenue. A vehicle break-in was reported.

    Oakland

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

    Auto Burglaries (17)

  • March 15 -- 4100 block of Park Boulevard (12 a.m.); 4700 block of Proctor Avenue (3:55 p.m.)

  • March 16 -- first block of Tunnel Road (4 p.m.); first block of Mandalay Road (9:50 p.m.)

  • March 17 -- (undisclosed block of) 51st Street (5:30 p.m.); first block of Blachford Court (10 p.m.)

  • March 18 -- 300 block of 41st Street (12:30 a.m.)

  • March 19 -- 3700 block of Grand Avenue (8 a.m.); 400 block of 51st Street (9:30 a.m.); 10000 block of Skyline Boulevard (9:45 a.m.); 300 block of Elwood Avenue (6 p.m.); 5900 block of Alamden Lane (9 p.m.)

  • March 20 -- 1300 block of Trestle Glen Road (12 a.m.); (undisclosed block of) Grizzly Peak Boulevard (10:30 a.m.); 3300 block of Grand Avenue (8:40 p.m.); (undisclosed block of) Clarke Street (8:45 p.m.); (undisclosed block of) Walker Avenue (10:05 p.m.)

    home burglaries (17)

  • March 15 -- 7500 block of Hansom Drive (1 a.m.); 3900 block of Atlas Avenue (8 a.m.); 600 block of Jean Street (8 p.m.); 3600 block of Monterey Boulevard (time not disclosed); 300 block of 41st Street (9 p.m.)

  • March 16 -- 3600 block of Monterey Boulevard (10:17 a.m.); 1100 block of El Centro Avenue (5:30 p.m.)

  • March 17 -- 3400 block of 39th Avenue (4:30 p.m.); 1700 block of Excelsior Avenue (6 p.m.)

  • March 18 -- 100 block of Rishell Drive (8:30 a.m.); 4100 block of Lincoln Avenue (11:25 a.m.); 4000 block of Lincoln (11:29 a.m.)

  • March 19 -- 3800 block of 35th Avenue (6 a.m.); 3200 block of Monterey Boulevard (2:18 p.m.)

  • March 20 -- 4100 block of Shafter Avenue (12:10 a.m.)

  • March 21 -- 700 block of Oakland Avenue (2 a.m.); 4000 block of Balfour Avenue (11:25 a.m.)

    Robberies (7)

  • March 17 -- 200 block of Ridgeway Street (7:20 p.m.)

  • March 19 -- 4700 block of Lincoln Avenue (10:20 p.m.)

  • March 20 -- 3900 block of Randolph Avenue (7:20 p.m.); (undisclosed block of) California Street (7:20 p.m.)

  • March 21 -- 4000 block of Piedmont Avenue (9 a.m.); 800 block of Erie Street (9:20 p.m.)

  • March 22 -- 3500 block of Grand Avenue (12 a.m.).

    Stolen Cars (11)

  • March 15 -- 100 block of Caldecott Lane (2:30 p.m.); 200 block of Ridgeway Street (8:30 p.m.); 4000 block of 35th Avenue (10:15 p.m.); 3600 block of Kingsley Street (10:30 p.m.); 3700 block of Madrone Avenue (9:45 a.m.)

  • March 17 -- (undisclosed block of) Champion Street (1 p.m.)

  • March 18 -- 3300 block of Jordan Road (time not disclosed)

  • March 19 -- 2500 block of Delmer Street (2 a.m.); 4200 block of Gregory Street (5:30 p.m.); 3700 block of Park Boulevard (time not disclosed)

  • March 20 -- 3400 block of Fruitvale Avenue (2:40 p.m.)

    Tally (march 15-22)

  • Auto Burglaries: 17

  • Home Burglaries: 17

  • Robberies: 7

  • Stolen Cars: 11

    FIRE SAFETY Info and TIPS of the WEEK

    Before you go to sleep, be sure your fireplace fire is out. Never close your damper with hot ashes in the fireplace. This will help the fire to heat up again and force carbon monoxide into the house.

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