On March 5, 2010, at 2:35 PM, gunshots were reported in the 1000 block of 30th Street. Oakland Police Department Patrol Division Officer Michael Osanna was on routine patrol and heard the gunshots. As Officer Osanna continued to investigate the gunshots he observed a vehicle fleeing from the area at a high rate of speed;
Officers Melissa Geraci, Jamin Creed, Russell
Mederios, and Delmar Tompkins responded to Cleveland Avenue and Radnor Avenue on a report of
a vandalism that had just occurred. Upon arrival they located several vehicles with their windows
smashed. Officers contacted the owners of some of the victims' vehicles. It was determined that
several auto burglaries had occurred.
The Oakland Police Department requests the public's help in locating Charles Edwards.
Anyone with information regarding the incident is encouraged to contact Sergeant Galindo at 238-3821.
Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $5,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction in
The Oakland Police Department will be out in force March 12th, searching for those
unbelted drivers and passengers, enforcing California’s seatbelt laws as part of a year-long Click It
or Ticket campaign.
The city of Oakland today hosted officials from the White House, the United States Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and the United States Transportation Department to highlight community benefits from the stimulus funds, including access to contracting opportunities. The federal officials joined local and national community leaders in Oakland City Hall to participate in a press conference and overview presentation regarding Oakland’s efforts on the stimulus program.
The Oakland Police Department is releasing the framework for its strategic plan. The
framework presents a new mission, vision and strategic goals for the Oakland Police Department and the
Community of Oakland.
Arthur Jenkins 29-year-old Oakland resident was arrested for felon in possession of firearms and
possession of marijuana for sales. During the course of the investigation, officers discovered that one of
the firearms was an illegal assault weapon.
Mayor Ron Dellums announced today that the City of Oakland was part of five successful State Energy Program stimulus grant applications totaling over $40 million, awarded by the California Energy Commission (CEC). These funds will create and/or retain more than 4,000 jobs statewide.