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.

Tuesday, June 4

  • 9:41 p.m. -- Nova Drive. Someone broke into a home and then drove off in a white pickup truck. Nothing was reported missing.

  • 9:54 p.m. -- Wildwood Avenue. Someone reportedly reached a hand through a bedroom window, stole an unknown item and then drove off in a red coupe.

    Wednesday, June 5

  • 5:41 a.m. -- Jerome Avenue. A resident reported someone had rifled through his vehicle.

  • 6:29 p.m. -- Ricardo Avenue. A bicycle was reported stolen.

    Thursday, June 6

  • 11:43 a.m. -- Fairview Street. A backpack containing Frisbees was stolen from a yard.

  • 12:10 p.m. -- Magnolia Street. A juvenile was arrested after reportedly being seen stealing items. Cell phones were also reported stolen from an area gym.

  • 7:47 p.m. -- Moraga Avenue. Someone reported an unauthorized use of credit cards.

    Friday, June 7

  • 10:22 a.m. -- Sea View Avenue. Someone reported FedEx packages had been stolen.

  • 4:20 p.m. -- Magnolia Street. Someone stole mail from a mailbox.

    Saturday, June 8

  • 12:28 a.m. -- Grand Avenue. A man is suspected of stealing two bicycles.

  • 10:21 p.m. -- Grand/Jean avenues. A motorist was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

    Sunday, June 9

  • 9:07 a.m. -- Arbor Drive. Someone reported seeing an injured bird.

  • 2:47 p.m. -- Hampton/Huntleigh roads. It was reported that a puppy with no tags was out loose. The puppy was later returned to the owner.

    Monday, June 10

  • 6:46 a.m. -- King Avenue. Police were notified that someone had been playing Beethoven on a loud speaker since 5 a.m.

  • 8:37 a.m. -- Ronada Avenue. Three garages were vandalized. Nothing was reported missing.

    OAKLAND

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

    Assaults (2)

  • June 4 -- 500 block of 42nd Street (6:25 p.m.)

  • June 5 -- 4100 block of Redwood Road (3:30 p.m.)

    Auto Burglaries (11)

  • May 31 -- 6300 block of Valley (12 a.m.); 6000 block of Valley (7 a.m.); 3800 block of Grand Avenue (7:40 p.m.); (undisclosed block of) 48th Street (8:30 p.m.)

  • June 1 -- 100 Monte Vista (12:10 a.m.); 500 block of Fairmount Avenue (8:10 a.m.)

  • June 2 -- 1200 Excelsior Avenue (6:18 p.m.); (undisclosed block of) 47th Street (9 p.m.)

  • June 3 -- 100 Linda Avenue (3:40 a.m.)

  • June 4 -- 100 block of Hiller Drive (2:15 p.m.); 500 block of Lake Park Avenue (10:30 p.m.)

    Home Burglaries (14)

  • May 31 -- 6800 Estates Drive (2:20 a.m.); 3700 block of Laurel Avenue (7:15 a.m.); 3900 block of Magee Avenue (9 a.m.)

  • June 1 -- 100 block of Alvarado Place (10 a.m.); 4100 block of Shafter Avenue (3 p.m.)

  • June 2 -- 1800 block of Gouldin Road (6:15 p.m.)

  • June 3 -- 600 block of Boulevard (7 a.m.); 800 block of Wawona Avenue (10 a.m.)

  • June 4 -- 1100 block of El Centro Avenue (2:35 a.m.); 3700 block of Madrone Avenue (8:30 a.m.); 3800 block of Brighton Avenue (1 p.m.); 1600 block of Excelsior Avenue (10:20 p.m.)

  • June 6 -- 600 block of Jean Street (9 a.m.); 14300 block of Skyline Boulevard

    Robberies (6)

  • May 31 -- 400 block of Canyon (3 p.m.)

  • June 2 -- 3600 block of Richmond (9:50 p.m.)

  • June 4 -- 500 block of 42nd Street (6:25 p.m.)

  • June 5 -- 3700 block of Harrison Street (3 a.m.); 400 block of 55th Street (8:35 p.m.); 4700 block of Manila Avenue (9:45 p.m.)

    Stolen Cars (16)

  • May 31 -- (undisclosed block of) Seminary Avenue (10 p.m.); 5500 block of Lawton Avenue (10:30 p.m.)

  • June 1 -- 800 block of Vermont Street (4 p.m.)

  • June 2 -- 5700 block of Cabot Drive (7 p.m.); 3700 block of Coolidge Avenue (9 p.m.); 3800 block of Brown Avenue (10:30 p.m.); 9700 block of Mountain Boulevard (10:47 p.m.)

  • June 3 -- 5400 block of Leona Street (12 p.m.); 3500 block of Dimond Avenue (11:30 p.m.)

  • June 4 -- 5500 block of Vicente Street (4:30 p.m.); 4100 block of Fruitvale Avenue (unknown)

  • June 5 -- 3800 block of Buell Street (11 a.m.); (undisclosed block of) Kingston Avenue (5 p.m.)

  • June 6 -- 1000 block of Warfield Avenue (8:30 p.m.); 3600 block of Victor Avenue (9 p.m.); 100 block of Entrada Avenue (11 p.m.)

    TALLY (may 31-June 6)

  • Assaults: 2

  • Auto Burglaries: 11

  • Home Burglaries: 14

  • Robberies: 6

  • Stolen Cars: 16

    FIRE SAFETY Info and TIPS of the WEEK

    Propane and charcoal barbecue grills must only be used outdoors. Enclosed spaces, such as garages and tents, pose a fire hazard and the risk of exposure to toxic gases and potential asphyxiation.

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