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, March 21

  • 9:28 a.m. -- Scenic Avenue. A stolen vehicle was reported.

  • 10:14 a.m. -- Cambridge Way. A motorist struck a parked vehicle the night before.

  • 11:31 a.m. -- Sandringham Road. Someone broke a rear window and possibly burglarized the residence.

  • 10:07 p.m. -- Maxwelton Road. Someone reported seeing three carloads of male juveniles, with one drinking beer, and going into the cemetery.

    Saturday, March 22

  • 11:05 a.m. -- Sea View Avenue. A vehicle struck another vehicle.

    Sunday, March 23

  • 7:52 a.m. -- Guilford Road/Highland Avenue. Someone found medical marijuana in the roadway and turned it into the police department.

  • 12:22 p.m. -- Caperton Avenue. It was reported that someone keyed two vehicles.

    Monday, March 24

  • 3:34 p.m. -- Scenic Avenue. A stolen vehicle was recovered.

    Tuesday, March 25

  • 4:12 p.m. -- Indian Road. A motorist struck a parked trailer the night before.


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    Wednesday, March 26

  • 12:06 a.m. -- Oakland Avenue. A motorist was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

    Thursday, March 27

  • 8:26 a.m. -- Monte Avenue. Someone stole a white 2011 Subaru Outback.

  • 11:43 a.m. -- Sharon Avenue. Identity theft was reported.

    OAKLAND

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

    Assaults (1)

  • July 17 -- 3400 Wilson Avenue (11:18 p.m.)

    Auto Burglaries (28)

  • March 21 -- 11100 Skyline Boulevard (6:30 p.m.); 6800 block of Sobrante Road (8 p.m.); 3800 block of Piedmont Avenue (10:50 p.m.)

  • March 22 -- 1900 block of Tiffin Road (12:15 a.m.); 5900 block of Skyline Boulevard (3 a.m.); 3200 block of Grand Avenue (12:15 p.m. and 1:30 p.m.); 4000 block of Howe Street (8:30 p.m.)

  • March 23 -- 700 block of Wesley Way (1:10 a.m.); 7300 block of Skyline Boulevard (8 a.m.); 4800 block of Shattuck Avenue (3:45 p.m.)

  • March 24 -- 5100 block of Broadway Terrace (4:55 p.m.); 500 block of Fairbanks Avenue (unknown); 400 block of 48th Street (9 p.m.); 400 block of 42nd Street (10:30 p.m.)

  • March 25 -- 4700 block of Shattuck Avenue (9:10 p.m.)

  • March 26 -- 400 block of 42nd Street (12 a.m.); 4100 block of Lyman Road (8:35 a.m.); 4900 block of Shattuck Avenue (unknown); 400 block of 41st Street (8:30 p.m.); 5500 block of College Avenue (9:45 p.m.); 5400 of College Avenue (11 p.m.)

  • March 27 -- 400 block of 49th Street (12:30 a.m.); 400 block of 40th Street (1:30 p.m.); 3700 block of Grand Avenue (4 p.m.); 4700 block of Shattuck Avenue (5:15 p.m.); 3200 block of Grand Avenue (7:45 p.m.); 300 block of 40th Street (11 p.m.)

    Home Burglaries (8)

  • March 21 -- 200 block of Mather Street (9:15 a.m.); 5100 block of Coronado Avenue (10 a.m.)

  • March 22 -- 5600 block of Ocean View Drive (12 a.m.); 100 block of Donna Way (2 p.m.)

  • March 24 -- 4100 block of Emerald (6:40 a.m.); 1900 block of Drake Drive (10:40 p.m.)

  • March 25 -- 3500 block of Wisconsin (7:05 a.m.)

  • March 26 -- 400 block of 40th Street (5 p.m.)

    Robberies (4)

  • March 21 -- 3500 block of Grand Avenue (12:57 p.m.)

  • March 23 -- 5900 block of Contra (3:30 p.m.)

  • March 24 -- (undisclosed block of) La Salle Avenue (5:30 p.m.)

  • March 25 -- 9900 block of Caloden Street (9:17 a.m.)

    Stolen Cars (12)

  • March 21 -- 3700 block of Balfour Avenue (5:05 p.m.); 3700 block of Piedmont Avenue (7:30 p.m.); 3400 block of Delaware (unknown)

  • March 23 -- 3900 block of Vale Avenue (10 p.m.); 5000 block of Martin Street (11:30 p.m.)

  • March 24 -- 500 block of Prince Street (5 p.m.); 400 block of 42nd Street (7:30 p.m.); 100 block of Keswick Court (10 p.m.)

  • March 26 -- 3700 block of Madrone Avenue (8 a.m.); 600 block of Viona Avenue (1 p.m.); 4100 block of Park Boulevard (6:45 p.m.)

  • March 27 -- 3200 block of Kansas Street (11:30 a.m.)

    FIRE SAFETY Info and TIPS of the WEEK

    Keep a glass or metal screen in front of the fireplace opening to prevent embers or sparks from jumping out, unwanted materials from going in, and help prevent the possibility of burns to occupants. Review your structure's exposure to embers.

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