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.

Monday, march 4

  • 12:03 p.m. -- Somerset Road. A residential burglary was reported.

    Tuesday, march 5

  • 7:22 p.m. -- Jerome Avenue. A woman told police that someone stole a key for her residence.

  • 8:14 p.m. -- Magnolia Avenue. The theft of $300 was reported, police said.

  • 8:45 p.m. -- Estates Drive. A resident told police that she was notified by her bank that someone attempted to secure a loan using her name.

    Wednesday, march 6

  • 6:44 a.m. -- Grand Avenue. A vehicle break-in was reported.

  • 8:57 a.m. -- Highland & Craig avenues. An injury traffic accident was reported.

  • 9:19 a.m. -- Somerset Road. Identity theft was reported.

  • 10:18 a.m. -- Oakland Avenue. A man told police that his former neighbor assaulted him.

  • 12:05 p.m. -- Sandringham Road. Identity theft was reported.

    Thursday, march 7


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  • 7:28 a.m. -- Olive Avenue. Someone broke into a vehicle and stole a backpack, police said.

    Friday, march 8

  • 9:25 a.m. -- Greenbnak Avenue. A burglary was reported.

  • 3:41 p.m. -- Highland Way & Mountain Avenue. An injury traffic accident was reported.

    Saturday, march 9

  • 12:21 p.m. -- Grand Avenue. A caller reported a disturbance.

    Sunday, march 10

  • 6:13 p.m. -- Moraga Avenue. Officers were dispatched after a caller reported an outdoor fire. The fire, which was contained within minutes, covered an area that measured about 4 feet by 4 feet.

    Oakland

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

    Auto Burglaries (7)

  • March 3 -- 300 block of 40th Street (11 p.m.)

  • March 4 -- 3500 block of Fruitvale Boulevard (time not disclosed)

  • March 6 -- 4300 block of Gilbert Street (4 p.m.)

  • March 7 -- 3600 block of High Street (7:30 a.m.); 4100 block of Webster Street (9:45 a.m.); 6100 block of Antioch Street (3:55 p.m.); 6300 block of College Avenue (8:10 a.m.)

    home burglaries (22)

  • March 1 -- 4400 block of Pampas Avenue (8 a.m.); 4500 block of Tulip Avenue (8:10 a.m.); 6300 block of Skyline Boulevard (9:20 a.m.); 1100 block of Holman Road (9:30 a.m.); 6800 block of Charing Cross Road (9:54 a.m.); 3300 block of Georgia Street (10:50 a.m.); 5300 block of Manila Avenue (2:30 p.m.); 4100 block of Bayo Street (3 p.m.); 3600 block of Broadway (5:30 p.m.); 3900 block of Laguna Avenue (10:30 p.m.)

  • March 2 -- 400 block of 60th Street (8:45 p.m.); 5300 block of Manila Avenue (10:30 p.m.)

  • March 4 -- 3100 block of Robinson Street (11 p.m.); 3500 block of Quigley Street (10 a.m.)

  • March 5 -- 3600 block of 39th Avenue (3 a.m.); first block of Kimberlin Heights Drive (9:30 a.m.); 3000 block of Kansas Street (10:30 a.m.); 1200 block of Holman Road (1:15 p.m.); 3600 block of Dimond Avenue (2 p.m.); 4400 block of View Street (6:35 p.m.)

  • March 6 -- 4300 block of Mountain Boulevard (10:41 a.m.); 1000 block of Caloden Street (time not disclosed)

    Robberies (8)

  • March 1 -- 3700 block of 13th Avenue (8:13 a.m.); 700 block of Trestle Glen Road (1 p.m.); undisclosed block of Malcolm Avenue (6 p.m.); undisclosed block of Shafter Avenue (6:50 p.m.)

  • March 3 -- 3800 block of Quigley Street (10:10 p.m.)

  • March 5 -- 600 block of 42nd Street (8:20 p.m.)

  • March 6 -- 500 block of Fairmont Avenue (11 a.m.); 4000 block of West Street (8:30 p.m.)

    Stolen Cars (15)

  • March 1 -- 1000 block of Walker Street (10 a.m.)

  • March 2 -- 3200 block of Rilea Way (10:21 a.m.)

  • March 3 -- 6200 block of Chabot Road (12:10 p.m.)

  • March 4 -- 6000 block of Colby Street (7:27 a.m.); 500 block of Oakland Avenue (4:30 p.m.); 4800 block of Dunkirk Avenue (6 p.m.)

  • March 5 -- 4800 block of Webster Street (7:45 a.m.); 400 block of Chetwood Street (11:35 a.m.); 5200 block of Locksley Avenue (5:40 p.m.)

  • March 6 -- 1900 block of Montana Street (9:19 a.m.); 13000 block of Campus Drive (9:35 a.m.); 4900 block of Daisy Street (12 p.m.)

  • March 7 -- 4100 block of Redwood Road (12:17 a.m.); 8700 block of Mountain Boulevard (10 a.m.); 4700 block of Park Boulevard (6 p.m.)

    Tally (March 1--7)

  • Auto Burglaries: 7

  • Home Burglaries: 22

  • Robberies: 8

  • Stolen Cars: 15

    FIRE SAFETY Info and TIPS of the WEEK

    Before you go to sleep, make sure your fireplace fire is out. Never close your damper with hot ashes in the fireplace. This will help the fire to heat up again and force carbon monoxide into the house.

    Source: Oakland Fire Department Prevention Bureau & the Wildfire Prevention District