Oakland, CA —Oakland Police Department investigators have released this sketch
of the person whom they believe is responsible for kidnapping a 19-year-old female
on January 1, 2014 at 8:30 PM, in the 200 block of 17th Street
The suspect is described as an African-American male in his mid-twenties to early
thirties, 5’7”- 5’8”, 180 pounds, with a medium complexion. He was wearing a gray
hooded parka that covered his head and dark pants. He had a strong odor of
cigarettes. more »
Oakland, CA —Today, Oakland Police Investigators released a photo of the vehicle they believe to be involved in a collision and deadly shooting that occurred in the 5800 block of Market Street on June 12, 2013 at approximately 10:57 PM.
In hopes of hearing from anyone who may have witnessed or may have information about what happened to Aya Nakano the night he was killed, his family has increased the reward money to $100,000. more »
Oakland, CA – Oakland Police Investigators will release a photo of the vehicle
they believe involved in a collision and deadly shooting of Aya Nakano that
occurred on June 12, 2013, at approximately 10:57 PM, in the 5800 block of
Market Street. more »
Oakland, CA — On January 1, 2014 at 8:30 PM, it was reported that a 19-year-old
female was walking in the 200 block of 17th Street when she was approached by a
stranger, who had appeared from between two parked cars.
The suspect grabbed the victim by wrapping both of his arms around her,
threatened that he had a gun, and began dragging her down the sidewalk. more »
Oakland, CA — The Oakland Police Department requests assistance from the media and the community in identifying an armed robbery suspect. Investigators have released this photo of the person they believe to be one of two people responsible for committing an armed robbery on August 19, 2013, at 7:30 PM, in the 2100 block of East 28th Street. more »
Oakland, CA — Illegal use of fireworks and celebratory gunfire are two major
complaints received by the Oakland Police Department at this time of year.
Ushering in the New Year is a joyous tradition. We want you to celebrate safely.
Celebratory gun fire and the use of fireworks are illegal and extremely dangerous.
Setting off fireworks and shooting guns pose a great risk for injury and even death
and as such, they have no place in our City. more »
Oakland, CA — On December 19, 2013 at about 7:15 PM, Oakland Police officers on patrol responded to the 2900 block of Foothill Boulevard to a report of an armed robbery in progress. Upon arrival, the officers spoke to four victims who had just been robbed at gunpoint by two suspects. The suspects fled in a vehicle with the loss. more »
Oakland, CA— On Wednesday, December 18, 2013, at about 12:40 PM, the Area 2 Crime Reduction Team (CRT 2), led by Sergeant Curtis Worcester, executed a search warrant on the 700 block of 55th Street at an illegal marijuana operation running out of a gift shop. more »
Oakland, CA — Holiday shoppers using BART will have the luxury of an escort from station to car at three locations on Friday, December 20: the West Oakland, Fruitvale and San Leandro BART stations. Oakland Police officers, joined by volunteers from the Oakland Police Department's Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association (CPAAA) and OPD cadets, continue their tradition of escorting holiday shoppers to their cars at West Oakland BART. more »