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, April 4

  • 8:30 a.m. -- Crest Road. Someone reported seeing an elderly man wearing a mask in a burgundy van. He turned out to be waiting for a nearby estate sale to begin and was wearing a beanie that covered his face because he was cold.

  • 9:52 p.m. -- Cambridge Way. Someone tampered with the back door of a residence.

    Saturday, April 5

  • 5:48 p.m. -- Lake Avenue. A man was heard yelling profanities at a young girl.

  • 9:51 p.m. -- Highland Avenue. Several men were reportedly smoking marijuana.

  • 10:14 p.m. -- Grand/Wildwood avenues. Occupants of a light brown car were throwing water balloons at other vehicles.

  • 10:43 p.m. -- Grand Avenue. Someone threw eggs at a vehicle.

    Sunday, April 6

  • 11:02 a.m. -- Moraga Avenue. Fireworks were reported.

    Monday, April 7

  • 7:13 a.m. -- Estates Drive. Someone was arrested after police received a report of a man carrying a concealed bottle in a paper bag.

    Tuesday, April 8

  • 1:47 a.m. -- Scenic Avenue. A resident reported a motorist just "took out his fence."

  • 9:23 a.m. -- Rose Avenue. Someone smashed a vehicle's window and stole undisclosed items.

  • 9:26 a.m. -- St. James Drive. A resident reported someone stole patio furniture the night prior.

  • 6:41 p.m. -- Highland Avenue. Someone slashed a vehicle's tires.

    Wednesday, April 9

  • 1:44 a.m. -- St. James Drive. A stolen vehicle was recovered.

  • 8:25 a.m. -- St. James Drive. Someone stole a 1998 silver Honda.

    Thursday, April 10

  • 6:32 a.m. -- Scenic Avenue. Someone stole golf clubs from a parked vehicle.

  • 10:13 a.m. -- Hagar Avenue. Someone entered through an open door and stole a cello, a stroller, sunglasses and compact discs.

    OAKLAND

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

    Auto Burglaries (10)

  • April 4 -- 4300 block of 39th Avenue (8:05 a.m.); 4200 block of Park Boulevard (5 p.m.)

  • April 6 -- 5100 block of Broadway Terrace (9 a.m.)

  • April 7 -- two in the 3400 block of Joaquin Miller Road (approx. 4 p.m.); 46th and 47th streets (8:25 p.m.)

  • April 8 -- 5100 block of Broadway Terrace (4 p.m.); 4100 block of Redwood (7:45 p.m.); 4700 block of Shattuck Avenue (8:30 p.m.)

  • April 9 -- 3900 block of Ardley Avenue (10 p.m.);

  • April 10 -- 400 block of 40th Street

    Business Burglaries (3)

  • April 5 -- 3900 block of Piedmont Avenue (8:40 p.m.)

  • April 7 -- 5600 block of College Avenue (3 p.m.)

  • April 8 -- 5800 block of College Avenue (12 a.m.)

    Home Burglaries (12)

  • April 4 -- 100 block of Moss Avenue (6:15 a.m.); 3800 block of Twin Oaks Lane (9:45 a.m.); 3800 block of 38th Avenue (1:15 p.m.)

  • April 5 -- 4100 block of Midvale Avenue (9:50 a.m.)

  • April 7 -- 3700 block of Canon Avenue (12 a.m.)

  • April 8 -- 600 block of Vernon Street (2 a.m.); 3500 block of Laguna Avenue (8:30 a.m.); 3600 block of Redwood (8:35 a.m.); 900 block of Alvarado Road (10:30 a.m.)

  • April 9 -- 4100 block of Maple Avenue (2 p.m.); 3900 block of Laguna Avenue (2:15 p.m.); 13600 block of Campus Drive (8:29 p.m.)

    Robberies (6)

  • April 4 -- 3800 block of Whittle Avenue (7 p.m.)

  • April 6 -- 200 block of Cavour Street (1:30 p.m.)

  • April 7 -- 3700 block of 39th Avenue (2:30 a.m.)

  • April 8 -- 8700 block of G Street (3:37 p.m.)

  • April 10 -- 700 block of Wesley Way (9:50 a.m.); (undisclosed block of) Howe Street (10 a.m.)

    Stolen Cars (16)

  • April 4 -- 600 block of Viona Avenue (12 p.m.); 3500 block of May Court (3 p.m.); 4500 block of Mattis Court (8 p.m.)

  • April 5 -- 1700 block of Evers Avenue (6:30 p.m.); 3800 block of Wisconsin (10:30 p.m.)

  • April 6 -- 3700 block of Harrison Street (10 a.m.)

  • April 7 -- 4400 block of Tompkins Avenue (6:36 a.m.); 500 block of Mandana Boulevard (8 a.m.); 900 block of Rose Avenue (6:30 p.m.)

  • April 8 -- 4100 block of Harbor View Avenue (7:43 a.m.); 2900 block of Carmel Street (10:45 a.m.); 6500 block of Thornhill (5 p.m.); 3800 block of 39th Avenue

  • April 9 -- 4800 block of Daisy Street (5:30 a.m.)

  • April 10 -- 600 block of Oakland Avenue (6 p.m.); 400 block of Cavour Street (10 p.m.)