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, Jan. 14

  • 4:47 p.m. -- Jerome Avenue. A hit-and-run traffic accident was reported.

  • 10:48 p.m. -- Pacific Avenue. Police located a1997 Honda Civic reported stolen in Oakland.

    Tuesday, jan. 15

  • 7:50 a.m. -- Tyson Circle. A caller reported the theft of a car part, police said.

  • 9:17 p.m. -- Monticello Avenue. A television was reported stolen as a result of a residential burglary that occurred sometime Tuesday.

    Wednesday, jan. 16

  • 8:42 a.m. -- Moraga Avenue. A woman told police that someone stole her gray Acura Integra sometime between 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tuesday.

  • 10:17 p.m. -- Boulevard Way. A woman told police that a motorist hit her parked vehicle and fled the scene. The collision is believed to have occurred sometime between 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. Tuesday.

  • 11:01 a.m. -- Highland Avenue. A noninjury traffic accident was reported, police said. A noninjury traffic accident was also reported at 7:53 p.m. at Cambridge Way and Ricardo Avenue.


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  • 8:15 p.m. -- Hampton Road. The theft of a catalytic converter was reported.

    Thursday, jan. 17

  • 10:44 a.m. -- Dale Avenue. A woman told police that someone broke into her vehicle and stole CDs and change. The break-in occurred sometime Wednesday night or early Thursday morning. Another vehicle break-in was reported one minute later on Linda Avenue, where change was also stolen. Police said change was also reported stolen at 3:31 p.m. from a vehicle on Rose Avenue. The theft occurred sometime during the previous two days.

  • 3:32 p.m. -- Ranleigh Road. A residential burglary was reported.

  • 5:19 p.m. -- Highland Avenue. Identity theft was reported. Identity theft was also reported at 5:42 p.m. on Scenic Avenue, police said.

  • 6:03 p.m. -- Sheridan Avenue. The theft of a bicycle from a garage was reported, police said.

    Friday, jan. 18

  • 8:59 a.m. -- Greenbank Avenue. A woman told police that someone rifled through her vehicle sometime Thursday night or early Friday morning.

  • 12:48 p.m. -- Craig Avenue. Identity theft was reported.

    Saturday, jan. 19

  • 9:52 a.m. -- Monticello Avenue. A man told police that someone tampered with his vehicle's catalytic converter.

  • 10:40 a.m. -- Palm Drive. A cell phone and tools were reported stolen during a vehicle break-in, police said. Police also said a FasTrak transponder was reported stolen at 12:08 p.m. from a vehicle on Oak Road, while a caller told police at 1:28 p.m. that change was stolen from her vehicle on Annerly Road.

  • 4:09 p.m. -- Crocker Avenue. A woman told police that someone stole the catalytic converter from her vehicle.

  • 6:39 p.m. -- Oakmont Avenue. The theft of a blue 1994 Honda Accord was reported.

    Sunday, jan. 20

  • 12:38 a.m. -- Lower Grand Avenue. A vehicle break-in was reported.

  • 10:20 a.m. -- Wildwood Gardens Avenue. Bicycles were reported stolen from a garage in what police have classified as a burglary.

  • 6:44 p.m. -- Pacific Avenue. A caller reported that backpacking equipment was stolen from a vehicle, police said.

  • 9:17 p.m. -- St. James Drive. A vehicle theft was reported.

    Oakland

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

    Auto Burglaries (18)

  • Jan. 11 -- 4800 block of Shattuck Avenue (11:40 a.m.); 6100 block of Ocean View Drive (4;30 p.m.); 3900 block of Hanly Road (11:50 p.m.)

  • Jan. 12 -- 6400 block of Chabot Road (11:25 p.m.); 6500 block of Broadway (5:30 a.m.); 700 block of Wesley Way (5 p.m.); Joaquin Miller Road & Skyline Boulevard (3;45 p.m.)

  • Jan. 13 -- 4900 block of Telegraph Avenue (3:30 p.m.); 400 block of Cavour Street (9:30 p.m.); 3400 block of Joaquin Miller Road (1 p.m.); 4700 block of MacArthur Boulevard (10:10 p.m.)

  • Jan. 14 -- 700 block of Walker Avenue (7:35 p.m.)

  • Jan. 15 -- 4000 block of Cerrito Avenue (4:45 p.m.); 4900 block of Shattuck Avenue (5:30 p.m.); 4900 block of Stoneridge Court (11 p.m.); 4700 block of Dunkirk Avenue (8:30 p.m.)

  • Jan. 16 -- 5500 block of Harbord Drive (1 a.m.)

  • Jan. 17 -- 3400 block of Maple Avenue (1:27 p.m.)

    BUSINESS burglaries (1)

  • Jan. 13 -- 3800 block of Piedmont Avenue (5:30 p.m.)

    home burglaries (39)

  • Jan. 11 -- 4400 block of Moraga Avenue (5 p.m.); 400 block of 44th Street (6:15 p.m.); 5200 block of Locksley Avenue (6 p.m.); 400 block of 59th Street (6:50 p.m.); 1100 block of Hollywood Avenue (7:30 p.m.); 3400 block of Laurel Avenue (7:18 p.m.); 3700 block of Quigley Street (12 p.m.); 4000 block of Patterson Avenue (9 p.m.); first block of Mission Hills (6:30 p.m.)

  • Jan. 12 -- 9100 block of Skyline Boulevard (11:35 a.m.); 4000 block of La Cresta Avenue (10 a.m.); 2400 block of Delmer Street (8 a.m.); 2900 block of Florida Street (12 p.m.); 3100 block of Burdeck Drive (9:55 p.m.); 3500 block of Maybelle Avenue (12 a.m.)

  • Jan. 13 -- 6600 block of Elverton Drive (4:45 p.m.); 8900 block of Skyline Boulevard (12:41 p.m.); 3700 block of Glen Park Road (2 p.m.); 5600 block of Castle Drive (4:30 p.m.); 3300 block of Brunell Drive (6:20 p.m.); 4000 block of 35th Avenue (6:40 a.m.)

  • Jan. 14 -- 4500 block of Reinhardt Drive (7:55 p.m.); 7600 block of Hansom Drive (10:40 a.m.); 3900 block of Fairway Avenue (10:30 a.m.); 600 block of Elysian Fields Drive (10:51 a.m.)

  • Jan. 15 -- 500 block of 46th Street (8:05 a.m.); 5400 block of Carlton Street (7 p.m.); 3800 block of La Cresta Avenue (8:50 a.m.); 3500 block of Wilson Avenue (7:30 a.m.); 2500 block of Hearst Avenue (5 p.m.); 4700 block of Geranium Place (1;23 p.m.)

  • Jan. 16 -- 3700 block of 35th Avenue (11:30 a.m.); 3600 block of Virden Avenue (1:30 p.m.)

  • Jan. 17 -- 1200 block of Alvarado Road (8 a.m.); 500 block of Walavista Avenue (5:30 p.m.); 700 block of Rosemount Road (8:45 a.m.); 3300 block of Herrier Street (8 a.m.); first block of Pembroke Court (9:30 a.m.); 4000 block of Barner Avenue (10:20 a.m.); 4500 block of Fieldbrook Road (8:30 a.m.)

    Robberies (6)

  • Jan. 11 -- 4500 block of Shattuck Avenue (5 a.m.)

  • Jan. 12 -- 1800 block of Wellington Street (1:20 p.m.)

  • Jan. 13 -- 500 block of 43rd Street (8 p.m.); 2200 block of MacArthur Boulevard (12;40 p.m.)

  • Jan. 16 -- 4900 block of Telegraph Avenue (12:15 p.m.)

  • Jan. 17 -- 3800 block of Fruitvale Avenue (6:30 p.m.)

    Stolen Cars (38)

  • Jan. 11 -- 5100 block of Telegraph Avenue (6:30 p.m.); 3000 block of Delaware Street (10:30 p.m.)

  • Jan. 12 -- 100 block of West MacArthur Boulevard (4:15 p.m.); 5500 block of Glenbrook Drive (9:03 a.m.); Walker & Cheney avenues (2 p.m.); 600 block of Vernon Street (2 p.m.); 1700 block of Clemens Road (6:30 p.m.); 3300 block of Arizona Street (9:24 p.m.); 3700 block of High Street (1 a.m.); 4300 block of Saint Andrews Road (11 p.m.)

  • Jan. 13 -- 6100 block of Snake Road (10:40 a.m.); 3500 block of Laurel Avenue (10 p.m.); 3800 block of Maybelle Avenue (11 p.m.); 58th Street & Telegraph Avenue (9:30 p.m.)

  • Jan. 14 -- 3500 block of Fruitvale Avenue (4 p.m.); 4400 block of MacArthur Boulevard (9:45 p.m.)

  • Jan. 15 -- Howe Street & MacArthur Boulevard (2;53 p.m.); 5000 block of Telegraph Avenue (11 a.m.); 5900 block of Caning Street (9:53 a.m.); 5500 block of Merriewood Drive (8 p.m.); 2600 block of Carisbrook Drive (9:30 p.m.); 3900 block of Ardley Avenue (8:50 p.m.); 4400 block of Albert Street (7 a.m.); 3800 block of MacArthur Boulevard (9 a.m.); 4400 block of Masterson Street (5:05 p.m.); 8000 block of Hansom Drive (6:30 p.m.)

  • Jan. 16 -- 200 block of Ridgeway Avenue (4:25 p.m.); 500 block of Oakland Avenue (6:30 p.m.); 400 block of 40th Street (5 p.m.); 5500 block of Merriewood Drive (2 p.m.); 900 block of Everett Avenue (6 p.m.)

  • Jan. 17 -- 100 block of John Street (3 p.m.); 200 block of West MacArthur Boulevard (7:30 p.m.); 5500 block of College Avenue (4:30 p.m.); 3800 block of Greenwood Avenue (4 p.m.); 3800 block of 35th Avenue (9 p.m.); 3900 block of MacArthur Boulevard (5 a.m.); 4300 block of Kansas Street (11:37 p.m.)

    Tally (jan. 11 -- Jan. 17)

  • Auto Burglaries: 18

  • Business Burglaries: 1

  • Home Burglaries: 39

  • Robberies: 6

  • Stolen Cars: 38

    FIRE SAFETY Info and TIPS of the WEEK

    Have your chimney inspected annually and cleaned if necessary, especially if it has not been used for some time.

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