The following are highlights from the Piedmont police blotter. For more information, including about other cases, visit the police department at 403 Highland Ave.

Monday, sept. 24

  • 7:34 p.m. -- Mountain Avenue. A noninjury traffic accident was reported.

    Tuesday, sept. 25

  • 7:55 a.m. -- Oakland & Olive avenues. A noninjury traffic accident was reported.

  • 8:07 a.m. -- Estates Drive. A vehicle break-in was reported.

  • 10:02 a.m. -- La Salle Avenue. A resident reported the theft of a Mitt Romney sign. It was the second sign stolen from the property in two days, the victim told police.

    Wednesday, sept. 26

  • 4:09 p.m. -- Prospect Road. Identity theft was reported.

  • 6:14 p.m. -- Wildwood Avenue. A vehicle break-in was reported. It is believed to have occurred sometime during the night of Sept. 22 or early the next morning, police said.

    Thursday, sept. 27

  • 1:12 p.m. -- Highland Avenue. Oakland police notified Piedmont police that they recovered a stolen vehicle.

  • 3:54 p.m. -- Oakland Avenue. A woman reported that someone keyed her son's vehicle. The vandalism occurred sometime Wednesday night or early Thursday morning. The vehicle's windshield was also cracked, the woman told police.


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    Friday, sept. 28

  • 7:11 a.m. -- Bonita Avenue. Four bicycles were reported stolen from a garage. The theft, which police have classified as a burglary, occurred sometime Thursday night or Friday morning.

  • 10:15 a.m. -- Linda Avenue. A caller reported that someone rifled through their unlocked vehicle.

  • 10:47 a.m. -- Manor Drive. A residential burglary was reported.

  • 12:07 p.m. -- Highland Avenue. Fraudulent checks were reported.

  • 5:45 p.m. -- Moraga & Mesa avenues. A noninjury traffic accident was reported.

    Saturday, sept. 29

  • 3:54 a.m. -- Wildwood Avenue. Possible gunshots were reported, police said.

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

    Assaults (1)

  • Sept. 26 -- Eighth & Adeline streets (8:15 p.m.)

    Auto Burglaries (4)

  • Sept. 23 -- 200 block of Monte Vista Avenue (4 a.m.)

  • Sept. 25 -- 3900 block of Elston Avenue (3 p.m.)

  • Sept. 26 -- Emerson Street & Excelsior Avenue (10 p.m.)

  • Sept. 27 -- 4800 block of Shattuck Avenue (6 p.m.)

    BUSINESS burglaries (3)

  • Sept. 23 -- 3300 block of MacArthur Boulevard (3:51 a.m.)

  • Sept. 24 -- 5800 block of College Avenue (12:25 a.m.)

  • Sept. 25 -- 3900 block of Grand Avenue (10 p.m.)

    home burglaries (20)

  • Sept. 21 -- 200 block of Mac- Arthur Boulevard (7:45 a.m.); 3200 block of Lakeshore Avenue (11:50 a.m.); 3600 block of 39th Avenue (7:50 a.m.); 3900 block of California Street (12 p.m.); 3700 block of McClelland Street (6:30 p.m.); 3600 block of Loma Vista Avenue (10 p.m.)

  • Sept. 22 -- 3700 block of Fruitvale Avenue (9 a.m.)

  • Sept. 23 -- 3500 block of Rhoda Avenue (3:30 a.m.)

  • Sept. 24 -- 6000 block of Skyline Boulevard (11:59 a.m.); 2200 block of Leimert Boulevard (7:45 a.m.); 4000 block of Oakmore Road (7:45 a.m.); 5600 block of Fernhoff Road (2:45 p.m.)

  • Sept. 25 -- 3700 block of Glen Park Road (5 a.m.); 1600 block of MacArthur Boulevard (11:40 a.m.); 3700 block of Maple Avenue (9 a.m.)

  • Sept. 26 -- 1700 block of Woodhaven Way (9:02 a.m.); 3500 block of Rhoda Avenue (8:15 a.m.)

  • Sept. 27 -- 1000 block of Amito Avenue (10:20 a.m.); 700 block of Calmar Avenue (9 a.m.); 1300 block of Sunnyhills Road (10:42 a.m.)

    Robberies (10)

  • Sept. 21 -- 100 block of MacArthur Boulevard (7:40 a.m.)

  • Sept. 23 -- 1100 block of Mountain Boulevard (1:40 p.m.); 3900 block of Greenwood Avenue (10:10 p.m.); 3300 block of Fruitvale Avenue (8:23 p.m.)

  • Sept. 24 -- 3500 block of 35th Avenue (8:30 p.m.)

  • Sept. 25 -- 3800 block of Howe Street (2 p.m.); 5300 block of Miles Avenue (10:30 p.m.); 3300 block of MacArthur Boulevard (11:50 a.m.); 4000 block of MacArthur Boulevard (7:55 p.m.)

  • Sept. 26 -- 4200 block of MacArthur Boulevard (8:10 p.m.)

    Stolen Cars (20)

  • Sept. 21 -- 6900 block of Pinehaven Road (4:15 p.m.); first block of Moss Avenue (11 p.m.); 2400 block of Montana Street (6:30 a.m.); 3800 block of Maple Avenue (9:57 a.m.); 3000 block of Dakota Street (8 p.m.); 8000 block of Greenridge Drive (9:13 a.m.); 13000 block of Brookpark Road (10:05 a.m.)

  • Sept. 22 -- 4200 block of 10th Avenue (8:30 p.m.); 3500 block of Lincoln Avenue (4 a.m.); 3500 block of MacArthur Boulevard (9 p.m.); 4300 block of Turner Avenue (6:47 p.m.)

  • Sept. 24 -- 2400 block of Potomac Street (6 p.m.); 4000 block of Norton Avenue (7:12 p.m.); 6000 block of Old Quarry Loop (5:15 p.m.)

  • Sept. 25 -- 300 block of Lakeshore Avenue (4:35 p.m.); 1400 block of Mountain Boulevard (12:28 p.m.); 4200 block of Maybelle Avenue (11:20 p.m.)

  • Sept. 26 -- 3000 block of MacArthur Boulevard (2 a.m.)

  • Sept. 27 -- 3500 block of Lincoln Avenue (11:50 a.m.); 3200 block of Kansas Street (4:56 a.m.)

    Tally (sept. 21 -- sept. 27)

  • Assaults: 1

  • Auto Burglaries: 4

  • Business Burglaries: 3

  • Home Burglaries: 20

  • Robberies: 10

  • Stolen Cars: 20