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Officers Arrest Man Involved In Hammer Attack - On September 20, 2016 at 1:00 p.m., Oakland Police officers responded to the 3900 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Way on a report of an assault with a deadly weapon and attempted robbery. Officers found a male victim who was involved in an altercation with another male, who attempted to hit the victim with a hammer. The suspect fled on 40th Street and was eventually arrested.
Passing Citizen Helps Victim Fight Off Suspect - On September 20, 2016 at 11:30 a.m., Oakland Police officers responded to the 1400 block of 82nd Avenue on a report of an attempted robbery. Officers contacted a female victim who said a female subject approached her from behind and threatened her with a knife. She began screaming and was assisted by a passing citizen who came to her aid. The suspect fled the scene on foot, but officers detained and then arrested the suspect.
Alert Officers Capture Suspect Linked To Multiple Crimes - In the evening of September 19, 2016, Oakland Police officers responded to a series of armed robberies and an attempted kidnapping in East Oakland, all involving the same suspect as well as an additional robbery in neighboring San Leandro. Later in the day, officers located the suspect vehicle, and after a brief foot pursuit, detained a subject who had fled from officers. The suspect was subsequently positively identified by all of the victims and the loss from the robberies was located inside a vehicle. A loaded semi-automatic pistol was also recovered. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Robbery/Felony Assault unit at (510) 238-3426.
Officers Detain And Then Arrest Two In Connection With Robbery - On September 12, 2016 at 9:10 a.m., Oakland Police officers responded to the 600 block of 98th Avenue on a report of a robbery. The victim told responding officers she was approached by multiple individuals and that one simulated a firearm and took the victim’s vehicle as well as other property. Later, officers located the vehicle being driven by two Oakland residents, who were detained and then arrested in connection with the robbery.
Suspect Arrested In Attempted Carjacking - On September 11, 2016 at 11:39 a.m., Oakland Police officers responded to the area of the 100 block of Broadway on a report of an attempted carjacking. A female victim reported to officers a man approached her vehicle armed with a knife and attempted to open her car door and take her vehicle. She quickly locked the doors of her vehicle and waited for officers to arrive. A male suspect was taken into custody.
OPD Gets Assist In Arrest Of Three Armed Robbery Suspects - On September 10, 2016 at 9:50 p.m., Oakland Police officers responded to the 900 block of 34th Street on the report of an armed robbery. The victims provided police with a detailed description of the suspect vehicle. San Francisco police officers located the suspect vehicle in the area of 7th Street and Market in downtown San Francisco where three adult males were detained and subsequently arrested in connection with the robbery. Suspect Arrested In Stabbing Incident - On Monday, September 5, 2016 at 3:30 p.m., Oakland Police officers responded to the 7000 block of Bancroft Avenue on a report of a stabbing. Arriving officers found an adult female suffering from multiple stab wounds. The suspect was later identified and arrested.
Officers Arrest Suspects In Armed Robbery - On Saturday, September 3, 2016, at 3 a.m., Oakland Police officers responded to 16th Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Way on a report of an armed robbery. During the course of the investigation, officers developed information that led them to the area of 98th Avenue and International Boulevard where they conducted a traffic stop. Two men were arrested and a replica handgun was recovered. Loss was recovered.
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Oakland Police Foundation
The Oakland Police Foundation was established to create financial and community support for OPD in its efforts to meet the needs and services of the community by achieving law enforcement excellence and gaining citizen understanding and support.
The Foundation’s main focus is to raise awareness and support for the important unbudgeted or “discretionary” needs of the Department that will improve crime prevention and law enforcement efficiencies. Your donations are tax deductible and will be used to:
- Improve officer safety
- Combat family & youth violence
- Support innovative technology and research
- Provide employee development and training for all members of the Oakland Police Department.
For more information, go to the Oakland Police Foundation homepage.