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 11

  • 1:27 a.m. -- Grand Avenue. A man wearing a hooded sweatshirt was seen approaching a van that turned out to be a farm food delivery truck.

  • 4:41 a.m. -- Ricardo Avenue. A resident reported hearing the sound of a breaking bottle and saw subjects running up the avenue.

    Saturday, April 12

  • 9:41 a.m. -- Highland Avenue. Forty volunteers at a church reported that their cell phones were missing.

  • 10:12 a.m. -- Highland Avenue. A cell phone was reported stolen.

  • 2:15 p.m. -- Landana Avenue/Mandana Boulevard. Someone reported seeing a man taking off his clothes and exposing himself.

  • 4:02 p.m. -- Lower Grand Avenue. An unknown man was seen walking into the backyard of a residence.

  • 6:40 p.m. -- Estates Drive. A silver Acura was burglarized.

  • 9:36 p.m. -- Oakland Avenue. License plates were reported stolen.

  • 11:55 p.m. -- Craig Avenue. Someone reportedly stole a black Honda CVR. The car was located shortly after parked on Sheridan.

    Sunday, April 13

  • 5:46 p.m. -- Highland Avenue. Six people were seen skateboarding illegally in a park.

  • 6:13 p.m. -- Moraga Avenue. Police received two reports of fireworks being set off illegally in a park.

    Monday, April 14

  • 1:54 a.m. -- Grand Avenue. Police arrested a motorist on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol and possession of concentrated cannabis.

    Tuesday, April 15

  • 8:42 a.m. -- Oakmont Avenue. Someone broke the driver's side lock of a parked vehicle the night prior.

  • 10:42 a.m. -- Bonita Avenue. Identity theft was reported.

  • 11:14 a.m. -- Prospect Road. Someone stole a gold Honda Accord.

  • 7:01 p.m. -- Mesa Avenue. Keys and identification were stolen from an unlocked vehicle.

    Thursday, April 17

  • 12:09 a.m. -- Broadway. A motorist was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

  • 1:20 p.m. -- Linda Avenue. A stolen vehicle was reported.

  • 8:19 p.m. -- Calvert Court. A resident reported that someone claiming to be from the census agency had asked her if her neighbor was home.

    OAKLAND

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

    Assaults (3)

  • April 11 -- 2000 block of Fairmont (12:45 p.m.)

  • April 15 -- 400 block of 63rd Street (2:30 and 3:52 p.m.)

    Auto Burglaries (20)

  • April 11 -- 5100 block of Broadway Terrace (6:10 a.m.); 2100 block of Coloma Street (1 p.m.); 600 block of Oakland Avenue (11 p.m.)

  • April 12 -- 7000 block of Chabot Road (4:10 p.m.); 2400 block of Scenic Avenue (7:30 p.m.); (undisclosed block of) 48th Street (9:30 p.m.); 400 block of 40th Street (11:45 p.m.)

  • April 13 -- 100 block of Monte (12 a.m.); 4900 block of Manila Avenue (4 a.m.); 3800 block of Lyman Road (6 a.m.); 6300 block of Florio Street (8 a.m.); 500 block of 48th Street (8 p.m.); 500 block of 49th Street (9 p.m.)

  • April 14 -- 4000 block of Laguna Avenue (unknown); 3100 block of Wisconsin (9:25 a.m.)

  • April 15 -- 5200 block of James Avenue (6 p.m.); 500 block of Lake Park (7:30 p.m.)

  • April 16 -- 3700 block of Broadway Terrace (4 p.m.); 3400 block of Fruitvale Avenue (6:35 p.m.)

  • April 17 -- 1900 block of Mountain Boulevard (12:30 p.m.)

    Business Burglaries (1)

  • April 16 -- 5300 block of College Avenue (10 p.m.)

    Home Burglaries (7)

  • April 11 -- 3600 block of Malcolm Avenue (7 a.m.)

  • April 13 -- 3500 block of Victor Avenue (unknown); 6200 block of Auburn Avenue (2:20 p.m.)

  • April 14 -- 100 block of 41st Street (1:40 p.m.)

  • April 15 -- 4700 block of El Centro (12 p.m.)

  • April 16 -- 400 block of 59th Street (8:15 p.m.)

  • April 17 -- 3400 block of 38th Avenue (8:30 a.m.)

    Robberies (3)

  • April 12 -- (undisclosed block of) Brown Avenue (4:40 p.m.)

  • April 14 -- (undisclosed block of) MacArthur Boulevard (2:45 a.m.)

  • April 16 -- 3800 block of Elston Avenue (11 p.m.)

    Stolen Cars (14)

  • April 11 -- 4000 block of Lincoln Avenue (9:30 a.m.); 3200 block of Delaware Street (10:55 a.m.); 3700 block of Grand Avenue (5 p.m.); 500 block of Kenmore Avenue (9:30 p.m.)

  • April 12 -- 700 block of Rosal Avenue (7:20 a.m.); 3300 block of Fruitvale Avenue (2 p.m.); 300 block of Monte (5 p.m.); 2100 block of Damuth Street (11 p.m.)

  • April 13 -- 900 and 1000 blocks of Alvarado Road (unknown)

  • April 14 -- 700 block of Calmar Avenue (12 a.m.); 2700 block of Alida Street (6 a.m.); 4800 block of Tompkins Avenue (2:31 p.m.)

  • April 16 -- 600 block of Calmar Avenue (10:04 p.m.)

    FIRE SAFETY Info and TIPS of the WEEK

    Do not use flammable liquids to start or accelerate any fire, and never burn charcoal indoors; it can give off lethal amounts of carbon monoxide.

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