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, July 25

  • 5:02 p.m. -- Rose Avenue. A caller reported a vehicle blocking her driveway for the entire day. Citation was issued.

  • 8:07 p.m. -- Highland Street. An iPhone was found in the park. Owner was contacted.

    SATURDAY, July 26

  • 2:26 a.m. -- Hillside Avenue. The driver of a white Honda was arrested for suspicion of DUI.

    Sunday, July 27

  • 3:29 a.m. -- Grand Avenue. One person was arrested.

  • 4:07 a.m. -- Olive Street. An auto burglary was reported.

  • 9:06 a.m. -- Greenbank Avenue. A caller reported that his vehicle was keyed sometime over the previous night.

    MONDAY, July 28

  • 9:04 a.m. -- Linda Avenue. A Subaru out of Walnut Creek with its steering column ripped out was reported left in the same spot for the past two weeks.

  • 11:07 a.m. -- El Cerrito Avenue. An automobile accident resulting in an injury was reported.

    TUESDAY, July 29

  • 9:09 p.m. -- Woodland Way. A woman walking her dog reported a man in a Honda calling out to her.


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    WEDNESDAY, July 30

  • 4:16 p.m. -- Grand Avenue. A woman stole a pair of denim capri pants from a store.

    THURSDAY, July 31

  • 7:16 a.m. -- Highland Street. A woman reported her vehicle stolen from in front of her house sometime over night.

  • 8:48 a.m. -- Nace Avenue. A man reported a bicycle stolen from the side of the house.

    OAKLAND

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

    ASSAULTS (2)

  • July 25 -- 500 block of 40th Street (9 p.m.)

  • July 28 -- 3400 block of Joaquin Miller Road (8:15 p.m.)

    Auto Burglaries (17)

  • July 25 -- 4000 block of Piedmont Avenue (9:30 a.m.); (undisclosed block of) 46th Street (12:57 p.m.); 5100 block of Broadway (6:30 p.m.)

  • July 27 -- 1900 block of Pleasant Valley Avenue (midnight); 1700 block of Leimert Place (1:30 a.m.); 3500 block of Fruitvale Avenue (8:15 a.m.); 4000 block of Piedmont Avenue (7:20 p.m.); 4000 block of Howe Street (7:45 p.m.); 4700 block of Lincoln Avenue (8:35 p.m.)

  • July 28 -- 200 block of Whitmore Street (5:45 a.m.); 5200 block of Broadway (noon); 500 block of 49th Street (5:05 p.m.); 100 block of 41st Street (7:30 p.m.)

  • July 29 -- 5100 block of Broadway (10:30 p.m.); 5100 block of Broadway (11:40 p.m.)

  • July 30 -- 5100 block of Proctor Avenue (9:45 a.m.)

  • July 31 -- 5700 block of Broadway (10:30 a.m.)

    Business Burglaries (1)

  • July 26 -- 5700 block of College Avenue (11 a.m.)

    Home Burglaries (4)

  • July 25 -- 5700 block of Miles Avenue (6:15 p.m.)

  • July 26 -- 800 block of Paloma Avenue (9:30 p.m.)

  • July 28 -- 500 block of Chetwood Street (9 a.m.); 3400 block of Laurel Avenue (10:30 a.m.)

    ROBBERIES (4)

  • July 26 -- 400 block of Hudson Street (10 p.m.)

  • July 29 -- 4500 block of Webster Street (10:20 p.m.)

  • July 30 -- 200 block of Mather Street (11:58 p.m.)

  • July 31 -- 500 block of Forest Street (8:30 p.m.)

    STOLEN CARS (20)

  • July 25 -- 4100 block of Norton Avenue (8:26 a.m.); 5700 block of Ayala Avenue (noon); 3600 block of Brunell Drive (11 p.m.)

  • July 26 -- (undisclosed block of) Mountain Boulevard (12:19 p.m.); 3800 block of Brown Avenue (11:30 p.m.)

  • July 27 -- 5600 block of College Avenue (6 p.m.); 2800 block of Alida Street (7:30 p.m.)

  • July 28 -- 6900 block of Snake Road (5:30 p.m.); 3700 block of Grand Avenue (8:04 p.m.); 100 block of Elysian Fields Drive (9 p.m.); 3600 block of Madrone Avenue (11 p.m.)

  • July 29 -- 300 block of 62nd Street (9:30 a.m.); 3700 block of High Street (3 p.m.); 2900 block of Georgia Street (8:30 p.m.); 3600 block of Magee Avenue (10 p.m.); 700 block of Warfield Avenue (11 p.m.)

  • July 30 -- 3200 block of Grand Avenue (7:45 a.m.); 1700 block of Indian Way (5 p.m.); 5400 block of Leona Street (9 p.m.)

  • July 31 -- 1400 Excelsior Avenue (11:46 a.m.)

    FIRE SAFETY Info and TIPS of the WEEK

    Check that the venture tubes where gas and air mix are not blocked. Never overfill a propane tank.

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