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.

SATURDAY, JULY 19

  • 10:54 a.m. -- Fairview Avenue. A woman told police that someone got her account number after breaking into her housekeeper's vehicle and then used the number to issue checks.

  • 12:30 p.m. -- Red Rock Road. Firefighters helped a woman after her two children climbed a hill and could not make their way back down. The children are believed to have been chasing a dog.

  • 2:34 p.m. -- Guildford Road. A woman reported that someone rifled through her vehicle and stole her iPad. The theft occurred sometime during the previous night.

    Sunday, July 20

  • 12:07 p.m. -- Rose Street. The theft of a silver 1997 Honda CRV was reported.

    Monday, July 21

  • 5:36 a.m. -- Hampton Street. An officer left a business card on a vehicle after noticing it had two broken windows.

    Tuesday, July 22


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  • 1:28 a.m. -- Jerome Avenue. A woman told police that her car window was broken earlier in Oakland, and that after she heard a noise her friend looked out a window and saw someone running from the vehicle toward Cambridge Way. The witness was unable to provide a description of the individual.

  • 12:22 p.m. -- Jerome Avenue. The theft of a Japanese lantern from a front porch was reported.

    Wednesday, July 23

  • 6:55 a.m. -- Florada Avenue. A woman told police that someone broke her vehicle window and rifled through its interior. The break-in occurred sometime during the previous night, police said.

  • 9:15 a.m. -- Crocker Avenue. A vehicle was found with a broken window. Someone also apparently rifled through the interior, police said. An officer left a business card at the scene. Police also said a vehicle break-in was reported at 8:55 p.m. on Dudley Avenue.

    Thursday, July 24

  • 8:56 a.m. -- Grand Avenue. A thief made off with a purse and briefcase after breaking a window of a green Prius, police said.

  • 2:44 p.m. -- Highland Avenue. Identity theft was reported. Identity theft was also reported about 8:21 p.m. on Lafayette Avenue.

    OAKLAND

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

    assaults (1)

  • July 20 -- 400 block of 48th Street (8:40 p.m.)

    Auto Burglaries (18)

  • July 18 -- 1900 block of Pleasant Valley Road (11 a.m.); 3200 block of Grand Avenue (5:35 p.m.); 4000 block of Webster Street (7:15 p.m.); 4000 block of Howe Street (7:30 p.m.); 600 block of Vernon Street (10 p.m.)

  • July 19 -- 400 block of 44th Street (1 a.m.); 1000 block of Skyline Boulevard (12:45 p.m.); 400 block of 44th Street (1 p.m.)

  • July 20 -- first block of Glen Avenue (12 a.m.); 3900 block of Everett Street (time not disclosed); 700 block of Walker Avenue (8 p.m.)

  • June 21 -- 5200 block of Broadway (1:45 p.m.); 5400 block of Manila Avenue (7 p.m.)

  • July 22 -- 400 block of 61st Street (1 a.m.); 3500 block of 35th Avenue (8 p.m.); 100 block of 41st Street (11 p.m.)

  • July 24 -- 3300 block of Joaquin Miller Road (4:20 p.m.); 5300 block of College Avenue (9:10 p.m.)

    BUSINESS Burglaries (1)

  • July 20 -- 3300 block of Grand Avenue (6:02 a.m.)

    Home Burglaries (8)

  • July 18 -- 3800 block of Twin Oaks Road (8:56 a.m.); 6200 block of Mathieu Avenue (11:15 p.m.)

  • July 19 -- 4900 block of Lawton Avenue (10:30 a.m.); 4400 block of Shafter Avenue (11 p.m.)

  • July 20 -- 4947 Shafter Avenue (10:30 p.m.)

  • July 21 -- 3800 block of Quigley Avenue (3:45 p.m.)

  • July 23 -- 3700 block of Maple Avenue (5:26 p.m.)

  • July 24 -- 600 block of Fairmont Avenue (2:55 p.m.)

    Robberies (4)

  • July 20 -- undisclosed block of 45th Street (9:30 a.m.)

  • July 22 -- 600 block of Mandana Boulevard (10:07 p.m.); 1000 block of Walker Avenue (1:34 p.m.)

  • July 24 -- 4000 block of Gilbert Street (11 p.m.)

    Stolen Cars (11)

  • July 18 -- 3600 block of Midvale Avenue (8 a.m.); 1000 block of Helman Street (7:21 p.m.)

  • July 19 -- 6900 block of Charing Cross Road (12 a.m.); 2100 block of Mountain Boulevard (8:15 a.m.); 4800 block of Fair Avenue (5 p.m.)

  • July 21 -- 4100 block of Norton Avenue (7:30 p.m.)

  • July 22 -- 4000 block of Laguna Avenue (11 a.m.); 4100 block of Maple Avenue (11:13 a.m.); first block of Edgemont Way (5 p.m.)

  • July 23 -- 3500 block of Quigley Street (10:30 p.m.)

  • July 24 -- 3900 block of Bayo Street (10 p.m.)

    FIRE SAFETY Info and TIPS of the WEEK

    Clear hazardous vegetation from around your property. Prune and chip shrubs.

    Source: Oakland Fire Department