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, Oct. 1 12:19 p.m. -- Blair Avenue. A resident reported being bitten by a dog 10 days ago at Dracena Park. 2:49 p.m.--- Moraga and Highland avenues. Someone reported a hit-and-run accident. 6:47 p.m. -- La Salle and Sea View avenues. The driver of a blue, four-door vehicle was driving recklessly. 10:34 p.m. -- Arroyo Avenue and York Drive. A caller reported hearing possible shots fired that turned out to be fireworks.
Wednesday, Oct. 2 5:50 p.m. -- Oakland Avenue. A caller reported seeing a man with a gun and holster on the front porch of a home in front of Havens Elementary School. He was an off-duty police officer.
Thursday, Oct. 3 10:31 a.m. -- Bellevue and Mountain avenues. The driver of a blue Ford Thunderbird was driving recklessly. 12:09 p.m. -- Hillside Avenue. Someone attempted to steal a 1990 Ford Ranger. 11:11 p.m. -- Prospect Road. A resident reported hearing someone stumbling in her backyard and possibly had tried to open the back door.
Friday, Oct. 4 7:58 a.m. -- El Cerrito and Oakland avenues. Someone stole a bicycle from a garage.
Saturday, OCT 5 2:14 p.m. -- Lexford Road. A woman reported that between $20,000 and $30,000 worth of jewelry was missing from her home. 3:51 p.m. -- Kingston Avenue. A residential burglary was reported.
Sunday, Oct. 6 3:38 p.m. -- Grand and Sunnyside avenues. A man in a silver Nissan was seen filming children as they were leaving the ballet theater. 8:54 p.m. -- Magnolia Avenue. A juvenile was released to his parent after police confiscated his cigarettes, a Hookah pipe and a pocket knife.
Monday, Oct. 7 1:19 a.m. -- Highland Avenue. A resident reported hearing a noise in the neighbor's yard. It turned out to be the sound of raccoons. 8:56 a.m. -- Bonita Avenue and Park Way. Someone broke a window on an SUV. 9:20 a.m. -- Bonita Avenue. Someone vandalized a vehicle. 10:01 a.m. -- Park Way. A resident reported that he had hired a mariachi band on the Internet and the musicians never showed up. 6:42 p.m. -- Blair and Mountain avenues. Three people in a silver Prius were throwing water balloons at other vehicles.
Police reports from the Oakland Police Department were unavailable this week. The reports will resume next week.