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. 26

  • 4:04 p.m. -- Bonita Avenue. Identity theft was reported.

  • 9:35 p.m. -- Sandringham Place. A woman told police that someone broke into her home while she was parked near the Grand Lake movie theater in Oakland and asked for an officer to check her residence.

    Tuesday, NOV. 27

  • 11:42 a.m. -- Wildwood Avenue. The theft of a tire from a vehicle was reported, police said.

  • 3:17 p.m. -- Arbor Drive. Baby items were reported stolen from a vehicle.

  • 8:45 p.m. -- Moraga Avenue. A noninjury traffic accident was reported.

    Wednesday, NOV. 28

  • 10:03 a.m. -- Oak Road. Loose change was reported stolen from a vehicle. Another caller reported about 30 minutes later that someone also stole change from his vehicle sometime Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning.

  • 10:25 a.m. -- Wildwood Avenue. Police recovered a white Ford van that was reported stolen to the Alameda County Sherrif's Office after a resident reported that it was parked in the neighborhood for five days and possibly abandoned.

  • 6:32 p.m. -- Sunnyside Avenue. A resident reported that someone burglarized her home. It happened sometime Wednesday, police said.

    Thursday, Nov. 29

  • 9:11 a.m. -- Monticello Avenue. The theft of a bicycle from a garage was reported.

  • 11:15 a.m. -- Requa Road. A man told police that someone stole his computer when he briefly left it unattended outside to take a phone call. The man was loading the computer into his car and he placed it on the sidewalk after the phone rang about 7:30 a.m. It was gone when he went back outside about 20 minutes later.

  • 12:25 p.m. -- Park Boulevard. A rear license plate was reported stolen from a vehicle.

  • 3:49 p.m. -- Oakland Avenue. A woman told police that someone stole the passenger mirror from her vehicle. It happened sometime between Nov. 21 and 24. Her neighbor was a victim of a similar theft, the woman said.

    Friday, Nov. 30

  • 9:30 a.m. -- Jerome Avenue. A man told police that someone stole his vehicle. The theft occurred sometime after 9 p.m. Thursday.

  • 9:28 p.m. -- Arbor Drive & Oakland Avenue. A resident reported that someone rifled through his vehicle. It happened sometime after Monday.

    Saturday, Dec. 1

  • 12:40 p.m. -- Manor Drive. A man told police that someone rifled through his unlocked vehicle and stole change. It happened two weeks earlier, he said.

  • 10:06 p.m. -- Lake Avenue. An attempted burglary was reported.

    OAKLAND

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

    Assaults (1)

  • Nov. 24 -- 4000 block of Masterson Street (1:24 p.m.)

    Auto Burglaries (29)

  • Nov. 23 -- 3200 block of Grand Avenue (4:10 p.m.); 12500 block of Campus Drive (12 p.m.)

  • Nov. 24 -- 200 block of 40th Street (11:45 p.m.); 50th & Clarke streets (1:30 p.m.); 400 block of 51st Street (12:50 p.m.)

  • Nov. 25 -- 4400 block of Pleasant Valley Court (11 p.m.); 48th Street & Telegraph Avenue (7:30 p.m.); 49th Street & Telegraph Avenue (10 p.m.); 5300 block of Shafter Avenue (10:35 p.m.); 5500 block of Golden Gate Avenue (5:20 a.m.); 4000 block of Maple Avenue (10:30 p.m.); 3700 block of Harbor View Avenue (4:30 p.m.)

  • Nov. 26 -- 500 block of Fairmont Avenue (1 a.m.); 4500 block of Pleasant Valley Court (7:30 a.m.); 1800 block of Pleasant Valley Avenue (12:15 p.m.); 47th Street & Shattuck Avenue (6:30 p.m.); 4300 block of Telegraph Avenue (8:30 p.m.); 5600 block of College Avenue (5:15 p.m.); first block of Miller Drive (5:45 p.m.); 600 block of Walker Avenue (7:30 p.m.); 3600 block of Dimond Avenue (8 a.m.); 3300 block of Fruitvale Avenue (8:30 a.m.)

  • Nov. 27 -- 5200 block of Proctor Avenue (9:40 a.m.); 3300 block of Lakeshore Avenue (8:04 a.m.)

  • Nov. 28 -- Vermont & Prince streets (6:30 a.m.); 3500 block of Dimond Avenue (11:30 a.m.); Kearney Avenue & Mountain Boulevard (6 p.m.)

  • Nov. 29 -- 5300 block of Claremont Avenue (5 a.m.); 5800 block of Thornhill Drive (8:55 a.m.)

    BUSINESS burglaries (3)

  • Nov. 23 -- 3700 block of Brown Avenue (4 p.m.)

  • Nov. 25 -- 6000 block of College Avenue (4:15 a.m.)

  • Nov. 26 -- 4500 block of Steele Street (3 p.m.)

    home burglaries (13)

  • Nov. 23 -- 4000 block of Brighton Avenue (7 p.m.)

  • Nov. 24 -- 400 block of 59th Street (1:39 a.m.); 2000 block of Bywood Drive (10:30 a.m.)

  • Nov. 25 -- 5100 block of Clarke Street (4:45 p.m.)

  • Nov. 26 -- 4100 block of Shafter Avenue (11:50 a.m.); 5300 block of Shafter Avenue (2 p.m.); 600 block of Hiller Drive (6:30 a.m.)

  • Nov. 27 -- 5800 block of Broadway (2 p.m.); 3000 block of California Street (9:55 a.m.); 4400 block of Anderson Avenue (7:45 p.m.)

  • Nov. 28 -- 3500 block of Glen Park Road (3:30 p.m.)

  • Nov. 29 -- 200 block of Cross Road (8 a.m.); first block of Eustice Avenue (9:40 a.m.)

    Robberies (15)

  • Nov. 23 -- first block of Glen Avenue (8:30 p.m.); 400 block of 41st Street (8:07 p.m.)

  • Nov. 25 -- first block of Linda Avenue (1:20 a.m.); 4300 block of Gilbert Street (12:20 p.m.); 100 block of John Street (8:15 p.m.); 4100 block of Manila Avenue (7:45 p.m.); 4100 block of Emerald Street (8:15 p.m.)

  • Nov. 26 -- 100 block of MacArthur Boulevard (10:35 a.m.); 4200 block of MacArthur Boulevard (9:50 a.m.); 4500 block of Lawton Avenue (4:15 p.m.)

  • Nov. 27 -- 700 block of Rand Avenue (7 a.m.); 3500 block of Laurel Avenue (9:30 p.m.); 4600 block of Belfast Avenue (1:30 p.m.)

  • Nov. 28 -- Fruitvale Avenue & Lyman Road (9:05 p.m.)

  • Nov. 29 -- 400 block of 40th Street (9:45 p.m.)

    Stolen Cars (25)

  • Nov. 23 -- 4600 block of El Centro Avenue (10:30 a.m.); 1800 block of Roscrest Drive (12 a.m.); 3400 block of Wilson Avenue (3 a.m.); 2000 block of Clemens Road (8 a.m.); 1900 block of Clemens Road (11:30 a.m.); 2800 block of Montana Street (4:30 p.m.)

  • Nov. 25 -- first block of Duncan Way (9 p.m.); 700 block of Oakland Avenue (8 p.m.); 3800 block of Kansas Street (8 a.m.)

  • Nov. 26 -- 2200 block of MacArthur Boulevard (6:30 a.m.)

  • Nov. 27 -- 400 block of Hudson Street (8:30 a.m.); 6100 block of Doncaster Place (10 p.m.); first block of Camelford Place (2:43 p.m.); 600 block of Jean Street (3 p.m.); 3700 block of Grand Avenue (9:30 p.m.); 2300 block of Coloma Street (3 p.m.)

  • Nov. 28 -- 500 block of 43rd Street (12 a.m.); 2000 block of Trafalgar Place (4:30 p.m.); 100 block of Santa Clara Avenue (9 p.m.); 3700 block of Madrone Avenue (9:11 p.m.)

  • Nov. 29 -- 800 block of Warfield Avenue (4:19 a.m.); 700 block of Oakland Avenue (9 p.m.); 600 block of Vernon Street (10 p.m.); 100 block of Kimberlin Heights Drive (4:30 p.m.); 4200 block of Masterson Street (11:36 a.m.)

    Tally (Nov. 23 -- Nov. 29)

  • Assaults: 1

  • Auto Burglaries: 29

  • Commercial Burglaries: 3

  • Home Burglaries: 13

  • Robberies: 15

  • Stolen Cars: 25

    FIRE SAFETY Info and TIPS of the WEEK

    Do not use flammable liquids to ignite or accelerate any fire. Keep flammable materials away from your fireplace mantel; a spark from the fireplace could easily ignite them.

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