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, April 8

  • 3:40 p.m. -- Parkview Avenue. Someone rifled through a vehicle during the prior night.

    Wednesday, April 10

  • 11:24 a.m. -- Sunnyside Avenue. Someone damaged two car windows with a suspected BB gun.

  • 4:38 p.m. -- Prospect Road. A vehicle break-in was reported.

  • 11:18 p.m. -- Estates Drive. A resident chased a suspected burglar out of his home.

    Thursday, April 11

  • 7:04 a.m. -- Cambridge Way. Someone smashed a rear window on a vehicle.

  • 2:56 a.m. -- Olive Avenue. Someone damaged a vehicle with a suspected BB gun.

  • 3:50 p.m. -- Highland and Mountain avenues. A man was arrested after he yanked a pink bag away from a woman sitting on a bench, and stole her wallet.

    Friday, April 12

  • 7:58 a.m. -- Sandringham Road. Someone rifled through a vehicle and stole CDs and change the night prior.

    Saturday, April 13


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  • 5:55 a.m. -- Mountain Avenue. It was reported that someone had broken into a garage the night prior.

    Sunday, April 14

  • 12:43 a.m. -- Crocker Avenue and Hampton Road. Police detained three juveniles who were not intoxicated for possession of alcohol.

    Monday, April 15

  • 10:04 a.m. -- Sandringham Place. A resident reported someone had stolen mail.

  • 10:56 a.m. -- Blair Avenue. Someone stole more than $950 worth of jewelry from a residence.

  • 11:54 a.m. — Inverleith Terrace. A home was burglarized.

    Oakland

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

    Assaults (1)

  • April 7 -- 300 block of Somerset Road (undisclosed)

    Auto Burglaries (12)

  • April 5 -- 4100 block of Norton Avenue (12:15 a.m.)

  • April 6 -- 4100 block of Mountain Road (2 p.m.); 40th Street and 5000 block of Miles Avenue (7:30 p.m.); 6000 block of Harwood Avenue (9:15 p.m.)

  • April 7 -- 600 block of Mariposa Avenue (3 a.m.)

  • April 8 -- 3700 block of Grand Avenue (9:35 a.m.); Cathy Lane (12 p.m.); 100 block of Glen Avenue (1:45 p.m.); 51st Street (6:30 p.m.); 5400 block of Manila Avenue (undisclosed)

  • April 9 -- (undisclosed block of) Antioch Street (6:55 a.m.); (undisclosed block of) Park Boulevard (7:45 a.m.)

    Home burglaries (17)

  • April 5 -- 7500 block of Altura Place (9 a.m.)

  • April 7 -- 4400 block of Short (8:30 a.m.)

  • April 8 -- 6300 block of Wood Drive (9 a.m.); 11300 block of Elvessa Street (12:53 p.m.); 400 block of Clifton Street (9 p.m.)

  • April 9 -- 1700 block of Indian Way (8 a.m.); two in the 4700 block of Tompkins Avenue (11 a.m.); 11300 block of Sun (undisclosed); 3300 block of Guido Street (7 p.m.)

  • April 10 -- 5700 block of Presley Way (9 a.m.); 6500 block of Girvin Drive (10 a.m.); 13900 block of Skyline Boulevard (10:55 a.m.); 3800 block of Madrone Avenue (undisclosed)

  • April 11 -- 11200 block of Ettrick Street (8 a.m.); 4400 block of Tulip Avenue (11:15 a.m.); 4800 block of Webster Street (2:05 p.m.)

    Robberies (1)

  • April 6 -- (undisclosed block of) Chetwood Street (12:30 a.m.)

    Stolen Cars (22)

  • April 5 -- 4500 block of Fair Avenue (6 a.m.); (undisclosed block of) Shafter Avenue (8:40 a.m.)

  • April 6 -- Buena Vista Avenue (8:50 a.m.); 100 block of Selkirk Street (7:43 p.m.)

  • April 7 -- Cavour Street (10:30 a.m.); 400 block of Crescent Street (11 a.m.); 3800 block of High Street (9 p.m.)

  • April 8 -- 3500 block of Laguna Avenue (7 a.m.); Cathy Lane (12 p.m.); Woolsey (1 p.m.); 4300 block of Steel Street (5:50 p.m.); 500 block of Valle Vista Avenue (9:39 p.m.)

  • April 9 -- 3600 block of Kansas Street (2 p.m.); 3800 block of Harrison Street (9 p.m.); 600 Oakland Avenue (undisclosed)

  • April 10 -- 3900 block of Park Boulevard (3:05 a.m.); 200 block of Flysian (11:18 a.m.); 3700 block of Lincoln Avenue (6:30 p.m.); 3800 block of Madrone Avenue (7 p.m.); (undisclosed block of) Moss Avenue; 3600 block of Dimond Avenue (undisclosed)

  • April 11 -- 3700 block of Linwood (6:30 a.m.); 400 block of 40th Street (10 p.m.)

    Tally (April 5-12)

  • Assaults: 1

  • Auto Burglaries: 12

  • Home Burglaries: 17

  • Robberies: 1

  • Stolen cars: 22

    FIRE SAFETY Info and TIPS of the WEEK

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