Oakland, CA – As families across California plan for upcoming spring travel, there’s not much you can do to control the cost of filling up the gas tank, but you can avoid a costly ticket by making sure that everyone in the car wears their seat belt. Law enforcement throughout the state, including the Oakland Police Department will be looking for unbelted drivers and passengers as part of the 2011 Click It or Ticket mobilization, May 23 – June 5.
On Wednesday May 18, 2011 at approximately 10:30 P.M., Oakland Police
Officers received credible information that a violent crime was going to take place. At the scene,
an armed man fled into a nearby yard while the
other confronted officers and was shot. The third occupant of the vehicle was also
shot during a confrontation with officers. Medical aid was provided; however, both
of the suspects died from their injuries.
On December 19th, 2009 at approximately 7:00 P.M., Oakland Police responded to a shooting at the Auto Zone at 10111 International Blvd. Responding Officers found 59 year old Bounhom Manyvong suffering from gunshot wounds.
On May 3rd at 4:30 P.M., Oakland Patrol Officer Malcolm Miller responded to 6338 Valley View Road on a report of trespassers inside an unoccupied home. Ofc. Miller arrived on scene, conducted a preliminary investigation and located a subject living inside the residence illegally.
Douglas K. Yim, Jr, turned himself into police in Firebaugh, Fresno
County, Monday morning at 4:15 a.m. Yim was turned over to the custody of the Oakland Police and charged by Alameda County District Attorney’s Office for
murder and attempted murder.
The Oakland Police department is asking for the community’s help in locating Carl Talton.
Talton has committed numerous grand thefts in the city of Oakland in which he targeted
elderly victims. Talton usually approaches the victims in public places such as grocery stores and shopping centers. He has a friendly demeanor
On Saturday March 19, 2011, a team of Oakland Police Officers will participate in the St.Baldrick’s foundation fundraiser for cancer research at Children’s Hospital. As a sign of solidarity with children suffering from cancer, officers raised money through sponsorships of family and friends, and on Saturday they will shave their heads!
Each year, 160,000 children are diagnosed with cancer worldwide. Cancer is the number one disease killer of children in the U.S. and Canada. OPD has formed a team to participate in this Saturday’s St. Baldrick’s fundraiser at Children’s Hospital. All are welcome to come cheer us on!