Oakland, CA - On March 13, 2012, at approximately 9:00 p.m., two uniformed
officers assigned to a Crime Reduction Team were patrolling the area of 90th
Avenue and Birch Street as a result of recent shootings and robberies that have
occurred in the area. The officers observed an adult male whom they believed was
armed with a firearm. The man fled from the officers’ attempts to detain him for
Oakland, CA — Within two days, members of the Oakland Police Department
have arrested a total of ten people in connection to various street robberies that
have recently occurred in the City of Oakland.
On March 9, 2012, at 6:40 am, the Oakland Police Department responded to the
CVS Pharmacy located in the 5100 block of Broadway on a report of a man who
entered the store wearing a ski mask and demanding to speak to the manager. All
of the store employees including the manager immediately left the store, leaving
the masked man inside.
Oakland, CA — Within the last week, members of the Oakland Police Department
have been making good arrests, and getting guns off the streets of Oakland. ”I am
extremely proud of the work we are doing” said Chief Howard Jordan. He went on
to say, “getting guns off the street is certainly a high priority, it makes a significant
impact on the quality of life for our residents.”
Oakland, CA - On March 1, 2012, at 1:40 pm, the Oakland Police Department
responded to the 300 block of West MacArthur Boulevard to investigate a call of
gunshots. When officers arrived on scene they located a 16 year old male, who is
an Oakland resident, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The juvenile was
transported to a local hospital in critical condition.
Oakland, CA — On March 1, 2012, the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office
charged robbery suspects Forrest Greely and Billy Hall for multiple robberies,
which had occurred on February 16, 2012. Greely was charged with nine counts of
robbery and Hall was charged with seven counts of robbery.
Oakland, CA – In collaboration with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF), the Oakland Police Department has established a gun tip line. Public information fliers are now available in English, Spanish, Chinese, and Korean (attached).
On February 20, 2012, at 11:43 p.m., a uniformed Oakland Police Officer
attempted to conduct a traffic enforcement stop in 2000 block of 62nd avenue on a
vehicle associated to a robbery, which had just occurred in the area.