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, Nov. 5

  • 12:18 p.m. -- Harvard Road. A caller reported someone burglarized his home. It happened sometime after 8 a.m., and the burglar entered through a bedroom window, police said.

  • 12:54 p.m. -- San Carlos Avenue. A resident asked police to step up patrols in the neighborhood after someone rifled through his unlocked vehicle sometime Sunday night or early Monday morning.

  • 3:20 p.m. -- Sunnyside Avenue. A woman told police that a motorist struck her parked vehicle earlier Monday and fled the scene.

    Tuesday, Nov. 6

  • 5:19 a.m. -- Oakland & Grand avenues. Police arrested a suspect after a brief foot pursuit when a man reported that the suspect was breaking into his vehicle.

  • 7:57 a.m. -- Blair Avenue. A hit-and-run traffic accident was reported.

  • 12:29 p.m. -- Grand Avenue. A caller reported that someone burglarized his home on Monday.

    Wednesday, nov. 7

  • 12:18 p.m. -- Trestle Glen Road. A man told police that someone stole a bag from his unlocked vehicle sometime Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning.

  • 6:02 p.m. -- Oakland Avenue. A man reported that someone stole two bicycles from the side of his residence after cutting the lock that secured them. It happened sometime between 8:30 a.m. and 5:45 p.m.

  • 6:08 p.m. -- Winsor Avenue and Wallace Road. A noninjury traffic accident was reported.

  • 9:14 p.m. -- Pala Avenue. A woman told police that a laptop was missing from her residence. She identified possible suspects in the theft.

    Thursday, Nov. 8

  • 11:40 a.m. -- Moraga Avenue. A possible attempted burglary was reported. The victim said a man rang the front door bell and walked around to the back door before fleeing on foot toward the front. The suspect was described as a black man in his 30s with shoulder length hair styled in dreads. He was wearing a light green shirt hooded shirt.

    Friday, Nov. 9

  • 10:12 a.m. -- Greenbank Avenue. A woman told police that someone stole change from her vehicle.

  • 3:10 p.m. -- Ronada Avenue. A burglary was reported. It occurred sometime between 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

    Saturday, Nov. 10

  • 1:55 a.m. -- Hazel Lane. A woman told police that about five teenage boys with baseball bats smashed pumpkins in her neighborhood.

  • 11:53 a.m. -- Woodland Avenue. A woman reported that jewelry and money is missing from her home.

  • 11:23 p.m. -- Harvard Road. Officers contacted a group suspected of "toilet papering" a residence after spotting their vehicle fleeing the scene. The group were brought back to the property to "clean up their mess."

    Sunday, Nov. 11

  • 12:04 p.m. -- La Salle Avenue. A hit-and-run traffic accident was reported.

  • 1:25 p.m. -- Blair Avenue. A vehicle break-in was reported.

    Oakland

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

    Assaults (1)

  • Nov. 5 -- 4400 block of Hyacinth Avenue (2 p.m.)

    Auto Burglaries (11)

  • Nov. 3 -- 3800 block of Howe Street (7:30 a.m.); 48th Street and Telegraph Avenue (10 p.m.); 3500 block of Maple Avenue (4 p.m.)

  • Nov. 4 -- 500 block of Chetwood Street (10:25 p.m.)

  • Nov. 5 -- 5100 block of Broadway (9:30 p.m.); 51st Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Way (6:30 p.m.)

  • Nov. 6 -- 200 block of Ridgeway Avenue (11:30 p.m.); 48th Street and Shattuck Avenue (4:28 p.m.); 5200 block of College Avenue (6:52 p.m.)

  • Nov. 7 -- 3400 block of Dimond Avenue (9:25 a.m.); 5500 block of Redwood Road (8 a.m.)

    BUSINESS Burglaries (2)

  • Nov. 2 -- 2400 block of Monterey Boulevard (3:55 a.m.)

  • Nov. 7 -- 2000 block of Mountain Boulevard (1:27 a.m.)

    home burglaries (11)

  • Nov. 2 -- 5600 block of Margarido Drive (1:05 a.m.); 1900 block of Arrowhead Drive (1:05 a.m.); 5700 block of Scarborough Drive (5 a.m.); 4100 block of Sequoyah Road (7 a.m.)

  • Nov. 5 -- 3300 block of Burbeck Drive (6 p.m.); first block of Berneves Court (8:30 a.m.)

  • Nov. 6 -- 6300 block of Longcroft Drive (3:30 a.m.); 1000 block of Glendora Avenue (9 a.m.)

  • Nov. 7 -- 3800 block of 35th Avenue (11 a.m.)

  • Nov. 8 -- 3500 block of Butters Drive (11 a.m.); 4600 block of Stauffer Place (8:30 a.m.)

    Robberies (10)

  • Nov. 2 -- 100 block of Monte Cresta Avenue (9:45 p.m.); 500 block of Oakland Avenue (9:50 p.m.)

  • Nov. 5 -- 4200 block of Gilbert Street (2 a.m.)

  • Nov. 6 -- 41st Street and Telegraph Avenue (7:59 p.m.); 3400 block of Fruitvale Avenue (12:30 a.m.); 3500 block of Harbor View Avenue (10:26 p.m.)

  • Nov. 7 -- 40th Street and Cerrito Avenue (11:25 a.m.); 4300 block of Broadway (12:05 p.m.); 300 block of Alcatraz Avenue (12:15 a.m.); 5300 block of Locksley Avenue (7:10 p.m.)

    Stolen Cars (24)

  • Nov. 2 -- first block of Santa Clara Avenue (12 a.m.); 4100 block of Whittle Avenue (5:15 p.m.); 4000 block of Harding Way (6:45 p.m.); 4100 block of Bayo Street (6:13 p.m.); 41st & Opal streets (2:10 a.m.)

  • Nov. 3 -- 4200 block of Howe Street (2 p.m.); 5500 block of Vicente Way (9 p.m.); 2500 block of Charleon Street (2 a.m.); 4100 block of Masterson Street (10 p.m.)

  • Nov. 4 -- 6700 block of Oakwood Drive (10:35 p.m.); 6400 block of Moraga Avenue (9:36 a.m.); 3400 block of Midvale Avenue (10:14 a.m.)

  • Nov. 5 -- 5600 block of Miles Avenue (10;49 a.m.); 3800 block of Laurel Avenue (5:45 a.m.)

  • Nov. 6 -- 500 block of Weldon Avenue (7:30 p.m.); 2700 block of Monterey Boulevard (6 p.m.); 3400 block of Laguna Avenue (10 p.m.); 3600 block of 39th Avenue (12 a.m.); 3600 block of Malcolm Avenue (3 p.m.)

  • Nov. 7 -- 2100 block of Montana Street (8 a.m.); 3700 block of Fruitvale Avenue (10 p.m.); 3200 block of California Street (6 p.m.); 4000 block of Quigley Street (9 p.m.); first block of Eucalyptus Path (6:30 p.m.)

    Tally (Nov. 2 -- Nov. 8)

  • Assaults: 1

  • Auto Burglaries: 11

  • Business Burglaries: 2

  • Home Burglaries: 11

  • Robberies: 10

  • Stolen Cars: 24

    FIRE SAFETY Info and TIPS of the WEEK

    Keep a glass or metal screen in front of the fireplace opening to prevent embers or sparks from jumping out, unwanted materials from going in, and help prevent the possibility of burns to occupants.

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