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, July 1

  • 2:36 p.m. -- Pala Avenue. Someone reported a bird had gotten stuck in a fence.

    Tuesday, July 2

  • 2:28 a.m. -- Grand Avenue. Police arrested someone for suspected fraud at Ace Hardware.

  • 1:18 p.m. -- Scenic Avenue. Someone smashed a door and a car was missing from the garage.

    Wednesday, July 3

  • 6:38 a.m. -- Moraga Avenue. Someone reported a hit-and-run incident.

    Thursday, July 4

  • 1:14 p.m. -- Highland Avenue. Someone reported seeing some juveniles throwing ice. Their parents were notified.

    Friday, July 5

  • 12:45 p.m. -- Littlewood Drive. A motorist struck a parked vehicle.

  • 3:14 p.m. -- Monticello Avenue. A cell phone was stolen from an unlocked vehicle.

    Saturday, July 6

  • 8:25 a.m. -- St. James Drive. A bicycle was stolen from an open garage.


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  • 7:15 p.m. -- Lafayette Avenue. Someone reportedly copied someone's ad for a vacation rental and was trying to collect money for it.

  • 10:18 p.m. -- Magnolia Avenue. A female motorist reported that a few male juveniles followed her home in a light-colored sedan and then called her "a terrorist."

    Saturday, July 7

  • 10:50 p.m. -- Jerome Avenue. Someone stole a 1994 Mercury Villager van.

    OAKLAND

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

    Assaults (2)

  • June 30 -- 4000 block of Piedmont Avenue (2:10 a.m.)

  • July 2 -- (undisclosed block of) Moraga Avenue (5:38 p.m.)

    Auto Burglaries (15)

  • June 28 -- 5900 block of College Avenue (7:25 a.m.); 400 block of 44th Street (9:30 a.m.); 2700 block of Madeline Street (1:30 p.m.); 5300 block of College Avenue (9:15 p.m.); 1900 East 38th Street (10 p.m.)

  • June 30 -- 5800 block of Clover Drive (12:55 a.m.); 300 block of 51st Street (11:55 a.m.)

  • July 1 -- 6600 block of Chabot (9 a.m.); 3400 block of Rhoda Avenue (6 p.m.); (undisclosed block of) 40th Street (8 p.m.)

  • July 2 -- 4000 block of Shafter Avenue (3 p.m.); 6200 block of College Avenue (unknown); (undisclosed block of) Grand Avenue (3:30 p.m.); 500 block of 49th Street (8:30 p.m.); 700 block of Walker Avenue (unknown)

    Business Burglaries (1)

  • July 3 -- 3500 block of Sanborn Drive (4:30 p.m.)

    Home Burglaries (9)

  • June 28 -- 3600 block of Green (8:30 a.m.)

  • June 29 -- 3500 block of Quigley Street (2 p.m.); 4900 block of Mountain Boulevard (5:30 p.m.)

  • June 30 -- 4800 block of Shafter Avenue (6:14 a.m.)

  • July 1 -- 7500 block of Altura Place (9:30 a.m.); 6900 block of Thornhill Drive (9:55 a.m.); 300 block of 49th Street (2 p.m.)

  • July 2 -- 2800 block of Carmel Street (12 a.m.)

  • July 4 -- 5600 block of Ascot Drive (9:10 p.m.)

    Robberies (7)

  • June 28 -- 3800 block of Hanly Road (6 a.m.)

  • June 29 -- 4100 block of Piedmont Avenue (5:20 p.m.); (undisclosed block of) Brown Avenue (11:50 p.m.)

  • June 30 -- 4000 block of Linwood Avenue (9:38 a.m.)

  • July 1 -- 600 block of 40th Street (12:15 a.m.); 7800 block of Redwood Road (10:30 p.m.)

  • July 2 -- 400 block of 40th Street (11:50 p.m.)

    Stolen Cars (15)

  • June 28 -- (undisclosed block of) 49th Street (9 a.m.); 5200 block of Pine Crest Drive (5:46 p.m.); 200 block of Monte (7:30 p.m.)

  • June 29 -- 4100 block of Shafter Avenue (12:01 a.m.); 3800 block of Redding Street (8 p.m.)

  • June 30 -- 100 block of Westall Street (12:15 a.m.); 5200 block of Redondo Avenue (11 p.m.)

  • July 1 -- 3400 block of Richmond (5 p.m.)

  • July 3 -- 4600 block of Geranium Place (12 p.m.); 4200 block of Mountain Boulevard (12:13 p.m.); 600 block of Canyon Oaks Drive (5 p.m.); 4600 block of Tulip Avenue (10 p.m.); 4800 block of Daisy Street (10:15 p.m.)

  • July 4 -- 5100 block of McDonell Avenue (3:45 p.m.); 4300 block of Rilea Way (11:30 p.m.)

    TALLY (June 28-JULY 4)

  • Assaults: 2

  • Auto Burglaries: 15

  • Business Burglaries: 1

  • Home Burglaries: 9

  • Robberies: 7

  • Stolen Cars: 15

    FIRE SAFETY Info and TIPS of the WEEK

    Declare a three-foot "safe zone" around a barbecue grill that keeps children and pets from the area. Make sure everyone knows to stop, drop and roll in case clothing catches on fire.

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