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.

Tuesday, July 30

  • 10:11 a.m. -- Grand Avenue. A woman was sitting on the front porch of a vacant residence.

    Wednesday, July 31

  • 11:14 a.m. -- Boulevard Way. Someone reported a fraud had occurred.

  • 8:04 p.m. -- Hillside Avenue. Someone stole a bike.

    Thursday, Aug. 1

  • 8:40 a.m. -- Ramona Avenue. Someone entered an unlocked vehicle. Nothing was reported missing.

  • 2:24 p.m. -- Mountain Boulevard. Someone reported that two watches were stolen on July 4.

  • 9:34 p.m. -- Linda Avenue. Police arrested a motorist on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

    Friday, Aug. 2

  • 8:03 a.m. -- Oakland Avenue. The driver of a motorized scooter struck a pedestrian who was walking on the sidewalk. There were no injuries.

  • 11:21 a.m. -- Monticello Avenue. Someone reported the theft of an urn.

  • 1:10 p.m. -- Ramona Avenue. Identity theft was reported.


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  • 10 p.m. -- Manor Drive. Someone stole a vehicle.

  • 10:04 p.m. -- Moraga Avenue. Someone was seen walking on the fence of the cemetery.

  • 10:56 p.m. -- La Salle Avenue. A resident reported someone had come to the door claiming to be a neighbor.

    Saturday, Aug. 3

  • 1:27 a.m. -- Montgomery Street. A motorist was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

  • 2:05 a.m. -- Grand Avenue. Police arrested a motorist on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

  • 3:43 p.m. -- Mountain Boulevard. A man was seen running out of a home. Burglary is suspected. Nothing has been reported missing.

    Sunday, Aug. 4

  • 12:04 a.m. -- Linda/Grand avenues. Someone reported a portion of a tree branch was thrown at a vehicle.

  • 5:44 p.m. -- Hagar Avenue. An iPad was reported stolen.

    Monday, Aug. 5

  • 10:13 a.m. -- Oak Road. Items were stolen from an open garage.

    Oakland

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

    Auto Burglaries (14)

  • July 26 -- 400 block of 42nd Street (1 a.m.); 600 block of Mariposa Avenue (7 a.m.)

  • July 28 -- 5900 block of College Avenue (6 p.m.)

  • July 29 -- 3300 block of Kiwanis Street (9:40 a.m.); 4100 block of Maple Avenue (8 p.m.); 2900 block of Frye Street (11:15 p.m.)

  • July 30 -- 39th Avenue and Bayo Street (4:35 a.m.); 100 block of Kelton Court (12, 5 and 11 p.m.)

  • July 31 -- 100 block of Kelton Court (12:01 a.m.); 400 block of Jean Street (1 a.m.)

  • Aug. 1 -- 1200 block of Mountain Boulevard (12 a.m.); 4300 block of Hyacinth Avenue (unknown)

    Home Burglaries (8)

  • July 26 -- 10000 block of Foothill Boulevard (7:45 a.m.); 5900 block of Rincon Drive (10 p.m.)

  • July 27 -- 700 block of Mandana Boulevard (11 a.m.); 4100 block of 39th Avenue (12:30 p.m.); 5200 block of Desmond Street (2:30 p.m.)

  • July 28 -- 300 block of Hemphill Place (unknown)

  • July 31 -- 5900 block of Harbord Drive (2:45 p.m.)

  • Aug. 1 -- 3300 block of Kansas Street (8 a.m.)

    Robberies (11)

  • July 26 -- 2000 block of Mountain Boulevard (2:41 p.m.)

  • July 27 -- (undisclosed block of) Maybelle Avenue (7:45 p.m.)

  • July 29 -- 3500 block of Monterey Boulevard (1 a.m.); (undisclosed block of) Tiffin Road (1:20 a.m.); 700 block of Wesley Way (11:55 a.m.)

  • July 30 -- 5400 block of Bryant Avenue (10:55 p.m.); 100 block of Moss Avenue (11:45 p.m.)

  • July 31 -- 3600 block of Brighton Avenue (8:30 a.m.); 400 block of 48th Street (10:15 p.m.); 400 block of Valle Vista (10:55 p.m.); 300 block of 41st Street (11:15 p.m.)

    Stolen Cars (23)

  • July 26 -- 100 block of Ross Circle (12:30 a.m.); 400 block of 44th Street (2 a.m.); 100 block of Santa Ray (7 p.m.); 4000 block of Howe Street (8 p.m.); 3800 block of Everett Avenue (9 p.m.); 1700 block of Excelsior Avenue (unknown)

  • July 27 -- (undisclosed block of) 58th Street (1 p.m.); 3600 block of Laurel (10:30 p.m.)

  • July 28 -- 4400 block of View Street (9 p.m.); (undisclosed block of) 46th Street (11:45 p.m.)

  • July 29 -- 3200 block of Wisconsin Street (unknown); 200 block of Whitmore Street (4:40 a.m.); 3800 block of Fruitvale Avenue (11:15 a.m.); 1300 block of Excelsior Avenue (7 p.m.); 3700 block of Laguna Avenue (7:15 p.m.)

  • July 30 -- 6600 block of Colton Boulevard (5:30 p.m.); (undisclosed block of) Broadway Terrace (7 p.m.); 5500 block of Manila Avenue (7:30 p.m.)

  • July 31 -- 1000 block of Windsor Avenue (6 p.m.); 3400 block of Kansas Street (unknown); 3800 block of Buell Street (10 p.m.); 5500 block of Lawton Avenue (11 p.m.)

  • Aug. 1 -- 4600 block of Kaphan Avenue (9:21 a.m.)

    Tally (July 26 -- Aug. 1)

  • Auto Burglaries: 14

  • Home Burglaries: 8

  • Robberies: 11

  • Stolen Cars: 23

    Fire Safety Info and Tips of the Week

    Periodically remove grease or fat buildup in trays below the grill so it cannot be ignited.

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