Articles tagged with: Oakland Police
Three teenagers who allegedly used a replica handgun to rob two women of their cell phones in Oakland’s Temescal neighborhood were arrested by police Monday evening.
Police said the three teens stole a cell phone at gunpoint from a woman on the 4400 block of Webster St. at 7:50 p.m. The trio robbed another woman five minutes later on the 4800 block of Shafter Ave.
(5/6) — 1107 PDT UPDATE — OAKLAND, CALIF. – A police officer was injured and an armed suspect was killed during a chase through an East Oakland neighborhood early Sunday morning, authorities said.
Police said two police officers on patrol on the 1900 block of 90th Avenue when they confronted a group of three suspects. One of them, believed to have been carrying a concealed weapon, ran from officers, police said.
In another strongly worded letter addressing residents of the City of Oakland, the union representing Oakland Police officers called on Occupy Oakland protesters to leave Frank Ogawa Plaza “immediately” and with their “heads held up high.”
The union released the open letter Friday morning after a man was shot and killed in the city’s 101st homicide near the encampment Thursday evening.
City merchants, maintenance crews and Occupy Oakland protesters picked up scrub brushes and dust pans to clean up what became a violent clash between anarchists and police Wednesday morning that led to 80 arrests.
Police from several Bay Area law enforcement agencies lobbed tear gas at the anarchists after they were pelted with rocks, bottles and a homemade shield, interim Oakland Police Chief Howard Jordan said Thursday.
More than 10,000 protesters filled the streets of Oakland Wednesday, marching, chanting, and demanding a better deal for ordinary people as part of a general strike called by the Occupy Oakland movement.
After marching through Downtown Oakland in the afternoon, stopping in front of branches of several large banks to protest, thousands moved toward the Port of Oakland, blocking truck traffic into and out of the area and effectively shutting one of the busiest ports on the U.S. West Coast.
The union representing Oakland Police officers released an unprecedented open letter to city residents on Tuesday criticizing Mayor Jean Quan for delivering “mixed messages” in the handling of the city’s Occupy Wall Street protests.
The message, posted on the Oakland Police Officers’ Association website, claims that rank-and-file officers are receiving no direction from the Mayor’s office about what to do during a citywide general strike set to occur on Wednesday.
A three year-old boy was shot and killed in East Oakland Monday afternoon, an innocent victim of a drive-by shooting that wounded two other men at International Blvd. and 64th Street, police said.
The infant was struck by the gunfire at 1:15 p.m., according to Oakland Police spokesperson Officer Holly Joshi. He was rushed to Children’s Hospital where he succumbed to his wounds shortly after arrival, authorities said.
Two people were shot and killed by Oakland Police officers during a joint operation between the department and federal drug agents in East Oakland Wednesday night, authorities said.
A third man who was involved in the incident was arrested nearby, police said, after officers fired on two armed men at around 10:30 p.m. on the 3000 block of Curran Avenue near 35th Avenue and Coolidge Street in Oakland’s Fruitvale District.
Police sent to arrest a man for a trespassing violation at an Oakland Hills home also uncovered a cache of stolen items that were linked to more than 10 burglaries in the East Bay.
Oakland Police investigators said Lee Crago, 41, was apprehended at 6338 Valley View Road Tuesday afternoon after neighbors of the unoccupied residence called authorities to report a trespasser on the property.