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. 29

  • 8:17 a.m. -- Maxwelton Road. An unknown animal was stuck in a storm drain.

  • 11:07 p.m. -- Winsor Avenue. A resident reported hearing a gunshot.

    Saturday, Nov. 30

  • 1:37 a.m. -- Latham Street. A resident reported someone rang the doorbell. In that same incident, two people were seen hiding behind a vehicle in the 100 block of Ricardo Avenue. The subjects fled.

  • 10:05 a.m. -- Hampton Road. Someone reported trash bins had been possibly vandalized.

  • 2:02 p.m. -- Magnolia Avenue. Six individuals were observed possibly pulling out the stuffing from the pole vault mats.

    Monday, Dec. 2

  • 9:48 a.m. -- Boulevard Way. Identity theft was reported.

    Tuesday, Dec. 3

  • 8:49 a.m. -- Magnolia Avenue. Someone reportedly broke into a room and stole items.

    Thursday, Dec. 5

  • 1:49 p.m. -- Highland Avenue. A man calling himself "Skeez" was approaching high school girls in Piedmont Park asking if they wanted to buy one of his rap CDs for $10.


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    OAKLAND

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

    Assaults (1)

  • Dec. 1 -- 3800 block of Maybelle Avenue (5:01 p.m.)

    Auto Burglaries (10)

  • Nov. 30 -- 500 block of 49th Street (12 p.m.); 11000 block of Skyline Boulevard (12:30 p.m.); 3200 block of Grand Avenue (5 p.m.); 5300 block of College Avenue (9 p.m.); 500 block of Chetwood Street (10 p.m.)

  • Dec. 1 -- 300 block of Monte (10 a.m.); 500 block of Lake Park (8:20 p.m.); (undisclosed block of) 38th Street (8:30 p.m.)

  • Dec. 2 -- 3900 block of Fairway (9:20 p.m.)

  • Dec. 3 -- 500 block of Lake Park Avenue (7 p.m.)

    Business Burglaries (2)

  • Dec. 1 -- 3800 block of Piedmont Avenue (12 a.m.); 2900 block of Peralta (12:38 a.m.)

    Carjackings (1)

  • Dec. 1 -- 2500 block of Rampart Street (1 p.m.)

    Home Burglaries (23)

  • Nov. 29 -- 4000 block of Norton Avenue (7:29 p.m.)

  • Nov. 30 -- 4300 block of Reinhardt Drive (12:15 p.m.); 300 block of Santa Ray (1:30 p.m.); 3200 block of Madeline Street (11:05 p.m.)

  • Dec. 1 -- 4900 block of Webster Street (undisclosed); 3600 block of Virden Avenue (undisclosed); 400 block of 58th Street (5:25 p.m.); 4000 block of Redding Street (7 p.m.)

  • Dec. 2 -- 600 block of Jean Street (7 a.m.); 300 block of Marlow Drive (10:20 a.m.); 3600 block of Redding Street (11:10 a.m.)

  • Dec. 3 -- 3900 block of Kansas Street (6:30 a.m.); 3800 block of Redding Street (12 p.m.); 3700 block of 39th Avenue (12:30 p.m.); 4400 block of Albert Street (1:30 p.m.); 1800 block of Gaspar Drive (9:15 p.m.)

  • Dec. 4 -- 3900 block of Fruitvale Avenue (7:45 a.m.); 6300 block of Pinehaven Road (8:10 a.m.)

  • Dec. 5 -- 6000 block of Old (7:15 a.m.); 400 block of Santa Ray (9:05 a.m.); 500 block of 42nd Street (10:20 a.m.); 3900 block of Loma (12 p.m.)

    Robberies (8)

  • Nov. 29 -- 5700 block of Ocean (12:20 p.m.)

  • Dec. 1 -- (undisclosed block of) West Macarthur Boulevard (8 a.m.); 4500 block of Gilbert Street (10:27 a.m.); 5100 block of Manila Avenue (7:35 p.m.)

  • Dec. 2 -- 400 block of 41st Street (9:15 a.m.)

  • Dec. 3 -- 6500 block of Dana (4:05 p.m.); 400 block of McAuley Street (6 p.m.)

  • Dec. 5 -- 3600 block of 39th Avenue (3:30 a.m.)

    Stolen Cars (16)

  • Nov. 29 -- 5700 block of College Avenue (5:54 p.m.); 4300 block of Keller Avenue (7:31 p.m.); 3400 block of Fruitvale Avenue (9 p.m.); 3500 block of Quigley Street (undisclosed); 4100 block of Fruitvale Avenue (10 p.m.)

  • Nov. 30 -- 4600 block of El Centro (7 p.m.); 700 block of Jean Street (10:41 p.m.); 5400 block of Montana Street (11 p.m.)

  • Dec. 1 -- 3500 block of Redwood (6 p.m.)

  • Dec. 2 -- 600 block of Alma (2:20 a.m.); 4400 block of Tulip Avenue (2:30 a.m.); 3800 block of Laurel Avenue (11:37 a.m.); 3000 block of Florida (12:31 p.m.); 3000 block of Guido Street (3:22 p.m.)

  • Dec. 3 -- 1300 block of Hampel Street (1:01 p.m.)

  • Dec. 4 -- 5400 block of Locksley Avenue (10 p.m.)

    FIRE SAFETY Info and TIP of the WEEK

    Never use a range or an oven as a supplemental heating device. It's a safety hazard and can be a source of potentially toxic fumes.

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