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.

Friday, Feb. 7

  • 6 a.m. -- Grand Avenue. Someone reported a man was tampering with a garage door.

  • 2:40 p.m. -- Estrella Avenue. A resident reported receiving phone calls from someone claiming to be a heating and air conditioning service contractor.

  • 4:47 p.m. -- Lake/Linda avenues. Two armed men robbed victim(s) of undisclosed item(s) and drove off in a dark blue sedan.

  • 8:06 p.m. -- Ramona/Ronada avenues. For the third time, a motorist struck a parked white Ford Ranger.

  • 6:50 p.m. -- Grand Avenue. Police arrested the driver of a stolen vehicle that was recovered in the Safeway parking lot.

    Saturday, Feb. 8

  • 11:22 p.m. -- Blair Avenue. A man reported someone had moved his porta potty and then replaced it at its proper spot.

    Sunday, Feb. 9

  • 10 a.m. -- Sylvan Way. Someone stole a briefcase from a vehicle the night before.

    Monday, Feb. 10

  • 9:22 a.m. -- Estates Drive. Someone tried unsuccessfully to open a Sears account with the resident's identification.

    Tuesday, Feb. 11

  • 11:54 a.m. -- Muir Avenue. Someone reported his tools, valued at more than $950, had been stolen over the weekend.

    Wednesday, Feb. 12

  • 1:47 a.m. -- Park Way. Someone reported being "defrauded of some sneakers." The estimated value is $350.

    Thursday, Feb. 13

  • 8:43 a.m. -- Oakmont Avenue. Identity theft was reported.

  • 3:32 p.m. -- Lake Avenue. Someone stole a laptop.

  • 6 p.m. -- La Salle Avenue. It was reported that a man with missing teeth and long hair was going door-to-door trying to start a conversation about real estate.

    OAKLAND

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

    Auto Burglaries (13)

  • Feb. 7 -- 400 block of 61st Street (12 a.m.); (undisclosed block of) Redwood Road (11:15 a.m.); (undisclosed block of) 47th Street (unknown)

  • Feb. 8 -- 5600 block of Ocean (12 a.m.); 2600 block of Camino (1:30 a.m.); 3200 block of Grand Avenue (10:25 a.m.); 300 block of Monte (4:35 p.m.)

  • Feb. 9 -- 400 block of 41st Street (1 a.m.); 700 block of Walker Avenue (4 p.m.)

  • Feb. 10 -- 4300 block of Piedmont Avenue (6 p.m.); 100 block of Montell Street (9:10 p.m.); 3900 block of Piedmont Avenue (9:15 p.m.)

  • Feb. 11 -- 4200 block of Fruitvale Avenue (9 p.m.)

  • Feb. 12 -- 2000 block of Leimert Boulevard (3:40 a.m.)

  • Feb. 13 -- 5300 block of College Avenue (9 p.m.)

    Carjacking (1)

  • Feb. 11 -- 4100 block of Redwood Road (12:30 p.m.)

    Home Burglaries (12)

  • Feb. 7 -- 2900 block of Barrett Street (10:30 a.m.)

  • Feb. 8 -- 4800 block of Lawton Avenue (7:30 p.m.)

  • Feb. 9 -- 400 block of 41st Street (12 p.m.)

  • Feb. 10 -- 200 block of Ridgeway Avenue (8:30 a.m.); 500 block of Fairmount Avenue (7:15 p.m.); 100 block of Biehs Court (10 p.m.)

  • Feb. 11 -- 300 block of 41st Street (9:15 a.m.); 200 block of Ridgeway Avenue (4:30 p.m.)

  • Feb. 12 -- 6200 block of Acacia Avenue (7:51 p.m.)

  • Feb. 13 -- 5200 block of Lawton Avenue (8:50 a.m.); 4200 block of Midvale Avenue (9:55 a.m.); 3900 block of Fruitvale Avenue (11:40 a.m.)

    Robberies (13)

  • Feb. 7 -- (undisclosed block of) Berkeley Way (12:30 p.m.); 5100 block of Broadway Terrace (3:45 p.m.); 5600 block of Presley Way (9:30 p.m.)

  • Feb. 8 -- 4200 block of Park Boulevard (2:15 p.m.); 9700 block of Mountain Boulevard (4:58 p.m.); 2000 block of Mountain Boulevard (9:10 p.m.)

  • Feb. 9 -- 400 block of 41st Street (12 p.m.); 400 block of 59th Street (8:06 p.m.)

  • Feb. 10 -- 700 block of Wesley Way (8:55 a.m.)

  • Feb. 12 -- 5100 block of Broadway Terrace (12:49 p.m.); 5000 block of Clarke Street (3:30 p.m.)

  • Feb. 13 -- (undisclosed block of) Golden Gate (12:05 a.m.); 3400 block of Loma Vista Avenue (11:05 a.m.)

    Stolen Cars (15)

  • Feb. 7 -- 3200 block of Delaware Street (12:01 a.m.); 4500 block of Howe Street (3 a.m.); 8000 block of Phaeton Drive (6:30 a.m.)

  • Feb. 8 -- 600 block of Mandana Boulevard (10:20 a.m.); 4500 block of Howe Street (12 p.m.); (undisclosed block of) Chabot Road (12:01 p.m.)

  • Feb. 10 -- 2800 block of Delaware Street (10:55 a.m.); 3400 block of Kansas Street (3:58 p.m.); 4000 block of Webster Street (unknown); 2800 block of Carmel Street (10:30 p.m.)

  • Feb. 11 -- (undisclosed block of) Fruitvale Avenue (10:30 a.m.); 2500 block of Wilbur Street (5 p.m.)

  • Feb. 12 -- 1500 block of Excelsior Avenue (unknown); 500 block of 41st Street (7:30 p.m.)

  • Feb. 13 -- 3800 block of Howe Street

    FIRE SAFETY Info and TIPS of the WEEK

    If you use an electric heater, be sure not to overload the circuit. Only use the extension cords which have the necessary rating to carry the amp load. Tip: Choose an extension cord the same size or larger than the appliance's electrical cord.

    Source: Oakland Fire Department Prevention Bureau and the Wildfire Prevention Assessment District