Oakland, CA — The Oakland Police Department would like to make the public
aware of individuals who are posing as utility workers.
On August 20, 2013 at about 2:30 PM, in the 1200 block of Sunnyhills Road, two
suspects posing as a utility workers stating they are PG&E workers, contacted the
90 and 80 year old residents telling them that they were there to check the
easement at the rear of the property.
Oakland, CA — The Oakland Police Department announces the arrest of Demetrius Ward, whom investigators believe is responsible for the car burglary and shooting of four victims last Saturday, August 17, 2013, at 4:10 PM, in the 1700 block of Telegraph Avenue.
Oakland, CA — On August 14, 2013 at 10:30 PM, Oakland Police responded to a call concerning a male adult selling stolen items on the 2400 block of Foothill Boulevard. Officers were directed to the suspect by an Oakland citizen.
Oakland, CA — On August 12, 2013 at 1:00 PM, a citizen contacted the Oakland Police Department regarding suspicious activity of two individuals in the area of Sereno Circle. Officers responded and discovered that two individuals had just burglarized a residence.
Oakland, CA — On Thursday, August 8, 2013, acting on information received from the community regarding an ongoing problem with illegal activity in a multi-unit complex in the 7800 block of MacArthur, the Oakland Police SWAT team along with the Hostage Negotiation Team served a narcotics and firearms related search warrant at the complex. Officers recovered an illegally possessed rifle and several boxes of ammunition and arrested one male adult in connection with the search warrant.
Oakland, CA —Oakland Police Homicide Investigators have released a photograph of Randy Alana. Alana is considered a person of interest in the disappearance of Sandra Coke. Investigators believe Alana and Coke were together on the evening of August 4, 2013.
Oakland, CA — On Friday, August 02, 2013 the Alameda County District
Attorneys Office charged three suspects in connection with the homicide of Wayne
Mortesse, 23, of Oakland.
The Oakland Police Department would like to thank the US Marshals and the
Stockton Police Department for their assistance in the capture of the wanted
Oakland, CA — The vehicle belonging to missing person Sandra Coke has been
located. The 2007, Mini Cooper convertible with a black top and off-white body,
CA. License Plate # 6BDV708 was located on August 5, 2013, at 7:45 PM, in a
parking lot on the 800 block of 32nd Street.
The Oakland Police Department is still actively searching for Coke.
Oakland, CA — Oakland Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a
DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint on Friday, August 30, 2013, at an undisclosed
location within the city limits between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m. DUI
checkpoints are a proven enforcement tool effective in reducing the number of
persons killed and injured in alcohol involved crashes.