The Oakland Police Department has been working diligently to address a recent
series of street robberies in which the suspects are targeting victims wearing gold
chains. We have made arrests of some suspects responsible; however we believe
that there are several non connected groups who continue to commit these crimes.
On September 3, 2011 at 4:50am, an armed robbery occurred at the Safeway grocery store located at 6310 College Ave. The store video surveillance showed the suspect approach the cashier and rob him at gun point. After committing the robbery, the suspect fled on foot and fired his gun as security attempted to approach him.
On September 3, 2011 at approximately 4:50 A.M. an armed robbery occurred at
the Safeway grocery store located at 6310 College Ave. The suspect approached
the cashier and after purchasing an item, pulled out a gun, pointed it at the cashier
and demanded money.
The Oakland Police Department will be conducting a DUI/Driver License checkpoint on Saturday, August 27, 2011 from 6:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. in an effort to reduce the number of persons killed and injured in alcohol involved crashes.
Impaired Drivers with Checkpoint
On August 23rd 2011, at about 12:06AM, a shooting occurred in the 1800
block of 79th Ave. Oakland Police Major Crimes Section Investigators are asking for the public’s help to identify the victim. The attached photographs are
images of his tattoos.
Oakland, CA - Alameda County DA Nancy E. O’Malley announced today that murder charges have been filed against Lawrence Denard, 26, for the August 8, 2011 murder of a three-year-old Oakland child.