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, Jan. 3

  • 4:05 p.m. -- Nova Drive. Someone reported seeing an injured hawk in a tree with blackbirds were surrounding it.

    Saturday, Jan. 4

  • 7:15 a.m. -- Kingston Avenue. A man was seen going to parked vehicles and into a carport.

  • 2:11 p.m. -- Blair Avenue. Someone broke a door at a home while the resident was present. Nothing was reported stolen.

  • 8:14 p.m. -- Sandringham Road. Identity theft was reported.

    Monday, Jan. 6

  • 7:25 p.m. -- Jerome Avenue. Someone reportedly stole mirrors from a parked vehicle.

    Tuesday, Jan. 7

  • 8:42 a.m. -- Jerome Avenue. Someone smashed a passenger side window.

  • 11:37 a.m. -- Sea View Avenue. A resident reported someone had come to the door claiming that there had been a sewer break and needed to open the door. The caller noted items turned up missing in the home, including $500 and jewelry.

    Wednesday, Jan. 8

  • 10:14 a.m. -- Magnolia Avenue. Someone reported that 12 cans of paint had been dumped by a garbage can near the field.

    Thursday, Jan. 9

  • 8:02 a.m. -- Crest Road. Someone vandalized a mailbox.

  • 8:10 a.m. -- Waldo Avenue. Someone rifled through a vehicle and stole a bicycle from a detached garage.

  • 7:39 p.m. -- Moraga Avenue. Identity theft was reported.

  • 9:40 p.m. -- Olive Avenue. Someone broke into a vehicle and stole a purse.

  • 10:46 p.m. -- Hagar/Pacific avenues. Teenage occupants in two vehicles were blaring the horns and dumping out garbage.

    Oakland

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

    Auto Burglaries (20)

  • Jan. 3 -- 5800 block of Balboa Drive (12:35 a.m.); 5800 block of Howell Street (1 a.m.); 2800 block of Alida Street (undisclosed); 2800 block of Chelsea Drive (1:40 a.m.); 3800 block of Hanly Road (5:50 p.m.); 700 block of Walker Avenue (10 p.m.); 400 block of Lake Park (undisclosed)

  • Jan. 4 -- 3700 block of Harbor View Avenue (2:27 a.m.); 200 block of 40th Street (2 p.m.); 4000 block of Howe Street (7 p.m.); 5200 block of Harbord Drive (8:45 p.m.); 500 block of 47th Street (9 p.m.); 3700 block of Grand Avenue (9:30 p.m.)

  • Jan. 5 -- 3600 block of Grand Avenue (3 p.m.); 500 block of Lake Park (6:20 p.m.)

  • Jan. 6 -- 5500 block of Thomas (4:30 a.m.); 2800 block of Delaware Street (5:40 p.m.); 3600 block of Grand Avenue (8:40 p.m.)

  • Jan. 7 -- 500 block of 47th Street (7:30 p.m.)

  • Jan. 8 -- 3700 block of Harrison Street (1 a.m.)

    BUSINESS Burglaries (1)

  • Jan. 5 -- 6400 block of Moraga Avenue (11:45 p.m.)

    Home Burglaries (18)

  • Jan. 3 -- 1300 block of Barrows Road (5 a.m.); 1200 block of Trestle Glen Road (8 a.m.); 3500 block of Maple Avenue (11:20 a.m.); 6400 block of Valley (2:30 p.m.)

  • Jan. 4 -- 6400 block of Valley (8 a.m.); 100 block of Bay Forest (10:30 a.m.); 3000 block of Florida (12 p.m.)

  • Jan. 5 -- 4400 block of Moraga Avenue (2:15 a.m.); 3800 block of Maybelle Avenue (4:10 p.m.)

  • Jan. 6 -- 3100 block of Sylvan Avenue (6:30 a.m.); 3000 block of Florida (7 p.m.)

  • Jan. 7 -- 3800 block of Buell Street (9 a.m.)

  • Jan. 8 -- 500 block of El Dorado (8 a.m.); 300 block of Monte (11:20 a.m.)

  • Jan. 9 -- 300 block of Glendale (10 a.m.); 5600 block of Buena Vista Avenue (5:38 p.m.); 6100 block of Ocean (5:45 p.m.); 1200 block of El Centro (8:10 p.m.)

    Robberies (4)

  • Jan. 3 -- 100 block of Castle Park Way (5:20 p.m.)

  • Jan. 4 -- 6600 block of Banning Drive (8 p.m.)

  • Jan. 7 -- 700 block of Walker Avenue (8:20 p.m.)

  • Jan. 9 -- 5200 block of Lawton (11:30 p.m.)

    Stolen Cars (20)

  • Jan. 3 -- 3800 block of Coolidge Avenue (12 p.m.); 6400 block of Valley (2:30 p.m.); 1300 block of El Centro (11:24 p.m.)

  • Jan. 4 -- 100 block of Echo Avenue (4 p.m.); 3700 block of Park Boulevard (5 p.m.); 4600 block of Park Boulevard (9:45 p.m.)

  • Jan. 5 -- 1300 block of Everett Avenue (3:21 a.m.); 1000 block of Elbert Street (6 p.m.); 3600 block of Magee Avenue (undisclosed)

  • Jan. 6 -- 1200 block of Holman Road (3:30 a.m.); (undisclosed block of) Lincoln Avenue (10:30 a.m.); 4100 block of Norton Avenue (1 p.m.)

  • Jan. 7 -- 3500 block of Kempton Avenue (7 p.m.); 5500 block of Taft Avenue (undisclosed); 3600 block of High Street (9:45 p.m.)

  • Jan. 8 -- 100 block of Binnacle Hill (9:30 a.m.); 100 block of Edgemont Way (1:10 p.m.); 900 block of York Street (11 p.m.); 5100 block of Oakland Avenue (11:30 p.m.)

  • Jan. 9 -- 100 block of Twitter Court (5 p.m.)

    FIRE SAFETY Info and TIPS of the WEEK

    Avoid using electrical space heaters in bathrooms, or other areas where they may come in contact with water.

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