To facilitate the safe removal of railroad tracks, the City of Oakland will be temporarily closing Coliseum Way from Independent Road to Julie Ann Way. The anticipated road closure dates are Tuesday, February 14, through Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Oakland, CA – U.S. Marshal Don O’Keefe and Oakland Police Chief Howard Jordan are proud to announce the arrest of Remon McDaniels, wanted for homicide in Oakland, CA.
The United States Marshals Fugitive Task Force, which includes members from the U.S. Marshals, CDC Fugitive Apprehension Team, Oakland Police Department, and San Francisco Police Department, apprehended McDaniels in Pittsburg, CA.
In order to maintain safe and peaceful assemblies throughout the day, the Oakland
Police Department encourages Occupy related tips on known or potential criminal
activity. Citizens may email information throughout the day in addition to regular
emergency and non-emergency Oakland Police Department phone numbers.
Oakland, CA — The Oakland Police Department would like to make the public
aware of a report of an attempted sexual assault. A 36- year old female reported
that on January 26, 2012, at 11:14 AM, she was walking in the 2000 block of 35th
Avenue when she was approached by a stranger and physically forced to the
At a 3pm media briefing today, Oakland City Administrator Deanna J. Santana and Oakland Police Chief Howard Jordan provided an update on arrests, injuries and damage from yesterday’s Occupy Oakland activities.
– Given the unprecedented number of arrests made yesterday, the City is working with the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office to provide accurate details on the total number arrested and their hometowns. A preliminary estimate indicates there were over 400 arrests. At the tour, media representatives will have the opportunity to view and record the damage to historic City Hall.
At an 8:30 pm press briefing, Oakland officials provided
updates on the Occupy activities in downtown Oakland. “Once again, a violent splinter group of the Occupy Movement is
engaging in violent actions against Oakland,” said Oakland Mayor Jean
Quan. “The Bay Area Occupy Movement has got to stop using Oakland
as their playground.”
By 12 pm, a crowd of approximately 250 had gathered in Frank Ogawa Plaza for the Occupy rally. Just before 1:30 pm, the group started marching southbound on Broadway. As the group of approximately 450 marched, traffic disruptions occurred on downtown streets. By 4 pm, the bulk of the Occupy crowd of approximately 500 has returned to Frank Ogawa Plaza.