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, May 2 9:56 a.m. -- Hampton Road. Someone reported seeing a family of geese marching down the roadway for several blocks. Geese were gone before police arrival. 1:06 p.m. -- Oakland Avenue. Identity theft was reported. 1:55 p.m. -- Kingston Avenue. A resident suspects that someone vandalized an irrigation system the night before. 5:41 p.m. -- Hillside Avenue. A squirrel was spotted in front of a driveway. All units were notified.
Saturday, May 3 7:40 a.m. -- Sunnyside Avenue. A 1995 Nissan white pickup truck was reported stolen.
Sunday, May 4 7:57 a.m. -- Oakland Avenue. Lost or stolen license plates were recovered from a vehicle.
Monday, May 5 12:45 p.m. -- Monte Avenue. A stolen vehicle was recovered. 2:53 p.m. -- Cambrian Avenue. A resident reported someone had been opening up credit card accounts in her name. 5:08 p.m. -- Piedmont Avenue. A motorist bumped into the rear of a parked vehicle.
Tuesday, May 6 7:00 a.m. -- Estates Drive. Someone broke into a parked vehicle. The owner was unsure if any items were missing. Paperwork was located underneath the vehicle. 8:37 a.m. -- Marlborough Court. Someone rifled through a parked vehicle, stealing CDs and related car information the night prior. 12:22 p.m. -- Estates Drive. Someone threw a rock through a window. 4:45 p.m. -- El Cerrito Avenue. Birds were located inside a residence with 25-foot ceilings.
Wednesday, May 7 11:39 a.m. -- Moraga Avenue. Someone reported hearing the possible sound of someone trying a key in a front door.
Thursday, May 8 12:42 p.m. -- Grand Avenue. Someone was taking recyclables. 7:49 p.m. -- Scenic Avenue. Someone stole a bicycle.
The police reports in the Oakland hills were not available this week.
FIRE SAFETY Info and TIPS of the WEEK
Do not burn wood during Spare the Air alerts. It is illegal to burn wood, fire logs, pellets or other solid fuels in your fireplace, wood stove, outdoor fire pit or other wood-burning device on those days.
Source: Oakland Fire Department Prevention Bureau and the Wildfire Prevention Assessment District