Oakland, CA — On December 29, 2011 at approximately 4:38 p.m., the Oakland
Police Department responded to the 3000 block of Webster Street on a report of
citizens chasing a robbery suspect. The victim and citizens informed the officers
that the suspect had approached the victim from behind as she closed the trunk of
Oakland, CA — Oakland Police Department Investigators released this sketch of a
person they believe to be responsible for the attempted kidnapping that occurred on
December 26, 2011 at 12:30 p.m. in the 2300 block of Arrowhead drive
Oakland, CA –The Oakland Police Department Media Advisory requests assistance from the Media and the public for information regarding the homicide of five year old Gabriel Martinez, Jr. The shooting occurred on December 30, 2011 at 8:39 pm, in the 5400 block of International Boulevard.
Oakland, CA — On December 21, 2011, the Oakland Police Department partnered
with San Jose’s Regional Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force which
includes many partner agencies including the Alameda County Sheriffs, Alameda
PD, San Leandro PD, Hayward PD, Berkeley PD, the FBI, and other partner
During the sweep, seven search warrants were served throughout the city. Police
arrested three male adults who were found in possession of child pornography and
several assault weapons were recovered along with Marijuana.
Oakland, CA - On December 23, 2011 at approximately 11:17 pm, the Oakland
Police Department responded to the 1300 block of Broadway on a report of a
shooting. When officers arrived on scene, they discovered three male, juvenile
victims suffering from gunshot wounds.
Oakland, CA — The Oakland Police Department received a report of a female who
was walking in the 9000 block of Holly Street on December 26, 2011 at 6:56 a.m.,
when she was approached by a stranger from behind who grabbed her and
physically forced her against a gate. The suspect held the victim at knife point and
demanded money. After the victim gave the suspect her money, he sexually
assaulted her then ran from the scene.
Oakland, CA — On December 26, 2011 at approximately 12:30 p.m., it was
reported that a 9-year old boy was playing outside in the 2300 block of Arrowhead
drive when he was approached on foot by a stranger who tried to lure him with
candy into a nearby vehicle.
Oakland, CA - On December 16, 2011 at approximately 4:53 pm a bank robbery
occurred at the Wells Fargo located at 2220 Mountain Boulevard. Investigators
have reason to believe the same individual is responsible for committing another
recent bank robbery on December 13, 2011, at the Chase Bank located at 3310
Oakland, CA - On December 10, 2011 at approximately 2:59 am the Oakland
Police Department responded to the 400 block of 14th street on a report of a street
robbery. The quick response of the officers and the accurate description and cooperation of
the victim lead to the arrest and conviction of four individuals responsible for at
least one street robbery.
Oakland, CA –The Oakland Police Activities League (PAL) will host its 21st
Annual Adopt-A-Family Week December 19 - 23, 2011. During this week, PAL
will collaborate with several local companies and provide gifts to identified
families who need assistance in making this holiday season most enjoyable.