Rockridge Crime Report: Robbery, Burglaries

Major recent incidents in and near Rockridge.

The Telegraph Avenue corridor saw three shootings within a week. See "One Injured in Telegraph Ave. Shooting Sunday" for details.

From a Yahoo neighborhood group newsletter (but not yet confirmed by Oakland police): An apparent break-in attempt at a home in the Broadway Terrace area on Saturday, Dec. 15 during a community meeting. According to a person attending the meeting, the homeowners spotted an unfamiliar person at their back door and an unfamiliar light blue station wagon parked in their driveway. A guest tried to block the station wagon, but the intruders escaped, damaging the guest's vehicle in the process.

CrimeMapping.com lists the following incidents between Dec. 12 and Dec. 17:

Armed Robbery

Dec. 16, 2:15 p.m., at Webster and 49th Streets. Firearm seen.


Dec. 12, 6 p.m., 5300 block of College Avenue. Forcible entry.

Dec. 13, 8 a.m., Ruby Street near 40th Street. Forcible entry.

Dec. 15, 4:50 p.m., 5100 block of Lawton Avenue. No forced entry.

Dec. 17, 12:50 a.m., 5300 block of Lawton Avenue. 

Vehicle Theft

Dec. 13, 2:30 p.m., 5800 block of Miles Avenue.

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