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 18

  • 2 p.m. -- Moraga Avenue. A reckless male motorist was reported.

    Saturday, April 19

  • 11:09 a.m. -- Wildwood Avenue. Someone reported that three small birds appeared to have fallen out of a tree.

    Monday, April 21

  • 8:52 a.m. -- Hillside Avenue. Money was reported missing from petty cash.

    Tuesday, April 22

  • 2:11 a.m. -- Nova Drive. Someone reported seeing someone in a dark SUV either leaving or picking up garbage. The individual turned out to be delivering newspapers.

  • 12:17 p.m. -- Highland Avenue. A stolen vehicle was recovered.

  • 3:27 p.m. -- Sierra Avenue. Someone found his or her stolen vehicle and drove it home.

    Wednesday, April 23

  • 7:51 a.m. -- Park Way. An injured opossum was seen walking up the hill. The animal was later retrieved.

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

    Assaults (1)

  • April 19 -- 3600 block of 39th Avenue (10:30 p.m.)

    Auto Burglaries (28)

  • April 18 -- 11000 block of Skyline Boulevard (4:25 p.m.)

  • April 19 -- 4000 Norton Avenue (2:20 a.m.); 3500 block of Victor Avenue (2:45 a.m.); 2500 block of Rampart Street (7:20 a.m.); 3300 block of Joaquin Miller Road (3:30 p.m.); 4000 block of Piedmont Avenue (6:30 p.m.); 3300 block of Grand Avenue (7 p.m.); 3500 block of Sanborn Drive (8 p.m.)

  • April 20 -- 300 block of 40th Street (2:30 p.m.); 400 block of 40th Street (3 p.m.); 3800 block of Piedmont Avenue (5:30 p.m.); (undisclosed block of) Montell Street (unknown); 3200 block of Grand Avenue (7 p.m.)

  • April 21 -- 2400 block of Montana (8 a.m.); 3400 block of Richmond (10:15 a.m.); 3200 block of Grand Avenue (6:20 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.); 5100 block of Broadway Terrace (9:35 p.m.); 5800 block of College Avenue (10 p.m.); 4000 block of Brighton Avenue (11:30 p.m.)

  • April 22 -- 2000 block of Pleasant (5 p.m.); 100 Siena Drive (8 p.m.); 500 block of El Dorado (10:55 p.m.)

  • April 24 -- 1100 block of Everett Avenue (12 a.m.); 100 block of Hemlock Lane (12:15 a.m.); 100 block of 41st Street (9:30 a.m.); 4300 block of Piedmont Avenue (2 p.m.); 2100 block of Mountain Boulevard (3 p.m.); 500 block of Lake Park (5:15 p.m. and 11 p.m.); 4900 block of Shattuck Avenue (9:55 p.m.)

    Commercial Burglary (1)

  • April 23 -- 3200 block of Grand Avenue (1:51 a.m.)

    Home Burglaries (13)

  • April 19 -- 2700 block of Mountain Boulevard (10 a.m.); 600 block of Longridge Road (4:30 p.m.)

  • April 20 -- 200 block of Sheridan Road (1 p.m.); 2300 block of Scout Road (7:25 p.m.)

  • April 21 -- 3200 block of Kansas Street (5 p.m.); 100 block of Sheridan Road (7:15 p.m.); 1100 block of El Centro (unknown)

  • April 22 -- 400 block of Crestmont (12 p.m.); 7500 block of Hansom Drive (12:50 p.m.); 100 block of Linda Avenue (3 p.m.)

  • April 23 -- 3800 block of Redding Street (7:15 a.m.); 5200 block of Harbord Drive (6:15 p.m.)

  • April 24 -- 3500 block of Kempton Avenue (7:45 a.m.)

    Robberies (4)

  • April 18 -- (undisclosed block of) Dwight Place (10:41 p.m.)

  • April 19 -- 4100 block of Harbor (12:35 p.m.)

  • April 20 -- 400 block of 40th Street (8:45 a.m.)

  • April 22 -- 6300 block of Dana Street (11:15 p.m.)

    Stolen Cars (22)

  • April 18 -- Neva Court (5 p.m.); 600 block of Alcatraz Avenue (6 p.m.); 6700 block of Sobrante Road (unknown); 2800 block of Carmel Street (8 p.m.); 1400 block of Holman Road (10 p.m.)

  • April 19 -- 6900 block of Chabot Road (1 p.m.); (undisclosed block of) Prince Street (1:30 p.m.); 5200 block of Locksley Avenue (6 p.m.); (undisclosed block of) Chabot Road (6:50 p.m.); 4800 block of Webster Street (10 p.m.); 4300 block of Harbord Drive (11 p.m.)

  • April 20 -- 2100 block of Damuth Street (1 a.m.)

  • April 21 -- 4300 block of Lincoln Avenue (10 a.m.); 800 block of York Street (7 p.m.); 300 block of 62nd Street (9:30 p.m.); 6400 block of Broadway Terrace (11:52 p.m.)

  • April 22 -- Woodminster (9 a.m.); 800 block of Erie Street (unknown)

  • April 23 -- 6100 block of Taft Avenue (8 a.m.); 2900 block of 107th Street (11 a.m.); 3700 block of Redding (10 p.m.)

  • April 24 -- 400 block of 45th Street (4 p.m.)

    FIRE SAFETY Info and TIPS of the WEEK

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

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