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.

Friday, Nov. 15

  • 7:49 a.m. -- Estates Drive. A caller reported that a motorist struck a parked white Chevy Equinox.

  • 5:27 p.m. -- Moraga/Ramona avenues. Lost or stolen license plates out of El Cerrito were discovered.

  • 7:28 p.m. -- Grand Avenue. Someone reported a stolen vehicle.

    Saturday, Nov. 16

  • 9:42 a.m. -- Wildwood Avenue. A bicycle and vehicle collided.

  • 2:13 p.m. -- Boulevard Way. Someone reported a case of identity theft.

    Sunday, Nov. 17

  • 9:03 a.m. — Highland Avenue. A caller reported that someone had stolen a spare tire from a Suburban.

  • 12:49 p.m. — Greenbank Avenue. Someone reported finding a top of a vehicle posted online. The item had been reported stolen two weeks prior.

  • 12:52 p.m. — Mountain Avenue. A caller reported that someone had stolen a spare tire from a Chevy Tahoe.

  • 2:20 p.m. -- Kingston Avenue. Someone stole a backpack from a porch.

  • 4:36 p.m. -- Moraga Avenue. Two bicycles were stolen from a driveway. Total estimated value is $800.


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    Monday, Nov. 18

  • 4:58 a.m. — Wyngaard Avenue. Someone reported hearing a single gunshot and the sound of a vehicle traveling at high speed.

  • 7:20 a.m. — Olive Avenue. Someone smashed a vehicle window. Nothing was reported stolen.

  • 9:01 a.m. — Wildwood Avenue. An injured duck was reported.

  • 12:28 p.m. -- Grand Avenue. Someone was attempting to enter a side gate.

    Tuesday, Nov. 19

  • 8:57 a.m. -- St. James. Someone reported a stolen vehicle.

  • 2:56 p.m. -- Oakland Avenue. Lost or stolen license plates were spotted.

    Wednesday, Nov. 20

  • 4:54 p.m. -- Blair Avenue. Someone burglarized a residence.

    Oakland

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

    Assault (2)

  • Nov. 17 -- 3800 block of Coolidge Avenue (9:50 p.m.)

  • Nov. 19 -- (undisclosed block of) 39th Avenue (8:35 p.m.)

    Auto Burglaries (21)

  • Nov. 15 -- 200 block of 40th Street (4:10 p.m.); 700 block of Walker Avenue (6 p.m.)

  • Nov. 16 -- 700 block of 52nd Street (3 p.m.); 5000 block of Oak (5:30 p.m.); 3200 block of Grand Avenue (5:50 p.m.); 700 block of Walker Avenue (7 p.m.)

  • Nov. 17 -- 3600 block of Maybelle Avenue (5 a.m.); 3500 block of Richmond (11 a.m. & 9 p.m.)

  • Nov. 18 -- 100 block of 40th Street (5:45 p.m.); 3700 block of Grand Avenue (5:55 p.m.); 400 block of 41st Street (6:45 p.m.); 3900 block of Howe Street (10:50 p.m.)

  • Nov. 19 -- 400 block of 45th Street (12 p.m.); 6500 block of Chelton Drive (6 p.m.); 6900 block of Norfolk Road (9:45 p.m.)

  • Nov. 20 -- 4400 block of Evans Avenue (2 a.m.); 500 block of 47th Street (6:30 p.m.); 3200 block of Grand Avenue (7:45 and 9:05 p.m.)

  • Nov. 21 -- 10000 block of Skyline Boulevard (9 a.m.)

    Home Burglaries (11)

  • Nov. 15 -- 3200 block of Butters Drive (11:50 a.m.); 100 block of Stonewall (5 p.m.)

  • Nov. 16 -- 5300 block of Miles Avenue (3:45 p.m.); 5400 block of Boyd Avenue (7:05 p.m.)

  • Nov. 18 -- 3900 block of Robley (8 a.m.); 3700 block of 39th Avenue (undisclosed)

  • Nov. 19 -- 1900 block of Oak Crest (1:55 p.m.); 2300 block of Scout Road (11:20 p.m.)

  • Nov. 20 -- 3800 block of Buell Street (12 a.m.); 5300 block of Shafter Avenue (11:15 a.m.)

  • Nov. 21 -- 4500 block of Manila Avenue (6:27 p.m.)

    Robberies (6)

  • Nov. 15 -- (undisclosed block of) Kansas Street (3:45 p.m.)

  • Nov. 17 -- (undisclosed block of Vernon (6 a.m.); 4100 block of Maple Avenue (6:20 p.m.); 4300 block of Rilea Way (8:35 p.m.)

  • Nov. 18 -- 4900 block of Webster Street (12:15 p.m.)

  • Nov. 21 -- 4300 block of Pampas Avenue (1:18 p.m.)

    Stolen Cars (27)

  • Nov. 15 -- 600 block of Chetwood Street (12 a.m.); 5000 block of Daisy Street (9:30 a.m.); 3000 block of Frye Street (10:10 a.m.); 1000 block of Trestle Glen Road (11 a.m.); 900 block of Mandana Boulevard (5:30 p.m.); 3400 block of Westall Street (8 p.m.); 500 block of Fairbanks Avenue (9 p.m.); 800 block of Walker Avenue (11:30 p.m.)

  • Nov. 16 -- 3600 block of Midvale Avenue (8 p.m.); 3800 block of Harrison Street (11 p.m.); 100 block of Edgemont Way (11:30 p.m.)

  • Nov. 17 -- 2300 block of Fruitvale Avenue (9:07 a.m.); 5400 block of Taft Avenue (6 p.m.); 1800 block of Clemens Road (8:15 p.m.)

  • Nov. 18 -- (undisclosed block of) Argyle Street (4:20 p.m.); 8600 block of Mountain Boulevard (6 p.m.)

  • Nov. 19 -- (undisclosed block of) Montana (7 a.m.); 3000 block of Sylvan Avenue (11:28 a.m.); 2400 block of Palmetto (12:35 p.m.); 4100 block of Park Boulevard (2 p.m.); 4300 block of Fleming Avenue (2:09 p.m.); 5500 block of Carlton Street (2:35 p.m.); 7000 block of Saroni Drive (5:30 p.m.); 100 block of Schooner Hill (11 p.m.); 3600 block of Victor Avenue (undisclosed)

  • Nov. 20 -- 4200 block of Fruitvale Avenue (7:20 a.m.); 1300 block of Excelsior Avenue (3 p.m.)

  • Nov. 21 -- 1700 block of Clemens Road (3 p.m.)

    FIRE SAFETY Info and TIPS of the WEEK

  • If you use an electric heater, be sure not to overload the circuit. Only use extension cords that have the necessary rating to carry the amp load.

  • Choose an extension cord the same size or larger than the appliance's extension cord.

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