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Crime & Public Safety

The Emeryville Police Department hosted a press conference yesterday in support of a bill authored by Assemblywoman Nancy Skinner that would establish a process for obtaining a temporary firearm restraining order for those deemed at risk of...

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The “Christie Core ” District 3 & 5 areas of E’ville saw a large spike in Auto Burglaries and thefts with “Honda Accords, Civics, and Toyota Corollas” amongst the most popular vehicles for thieves. Bay Street...

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Now in its 31st year, tonight is National Night Out across the U.S. “NNO” aims to strengthen communities by establishing a rapport between local law enforcement and neighbors. A program “to heighten crime prevention awareness, generate...

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As part of our commitment to covering Emeryville, we will post monthly crime statistics reported by the EPD through CrimeReports.com. The Reporting Matrix lists the category and number of crimes reported by district. The spreadsheet...

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Oakland Police Officers, attempting to conduct a traffic enforcement stop of a stolen vehicle, were involved in a short pursuit yesterday in West Oakland at approximately 10:20 a.m. EPD K-9 unit “Basco” and his handler Officer...

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Aya Nakano would have turned 24 on June 13th. A recent University of Oregon graduate with a bright future, it’s not hard to picture him thriving today with a sociology degree and a minor in communication...

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As part of our commitment to covering Emeryville, we will begin posting monthly crime statistics reported by the EPD through CrimeReports.com. An archive of monthly crime statistics provided can be viewed on the city website. REPORTING...

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An early Sunday morning crash claimed the lives of two people including an Emeryville resident. 21-year-old Duwan Palmer of Emeryville was pronounced dead shortly after the crash and 28-year-old Kenisha Lewis died shortly after at Highland Hospital in...

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Prosecutors March 27 charged an Emeryville man with murder, gross vehicular manslaughter and felony hit-and-run in connection with a fatal motorcycle crash that claimed the life of a U.S. Marine. Alexander Yohn, 23, was initially...

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Emeryville Man shot, killed in North Oakland

March 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Harry Harris Oakland Tribune – A man killed in a drive-by shooting Friday evening outside a North Oakland liquor store was identified by police Saturday as Shamarr D. Owens, 27, of Emeryville. A 24-year-old...

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By Harry Harris, Oakland Tribune — An 18-year-old suspected car thief was arrested Tuesday night after a wild mile-long chase when he rammed two police cars, briefly drove in the wrong lanes of traffic, and...

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A small measure of justice for MiAndrew Rachel and his family was delivered on Friday when Godfrey Jamal Jackson (below) was sentenced to 60 years to life in prison for his murder. Jackson, initially charged in 2012,...

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I’ll never forget it because it was literally the week I moved to Emeryville (My tenure here literally “started with a BANG” 😉 On Aug. 28, 2003, Daniel Andreas San Diego allegedly detonated two bombs at the...

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The EPD has issued a Nixle advisory that one of the suspects in a string of armed robberies in North Oakland has been spotted in Emeryville at the East Bay Bridge Shopping Center (Home Depot). All...

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Mom and Guard Foil Attempted Emeryville Child Kidnapping By Brian Shields A 19-year old with a history of mental problems is in jail after allegedly trying to kidnap a seven-year old girl. The victim and...

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A press conference was held on Wednesday at the site of the tragedy to announce that the reward fund for a conviction in the Aya Nakano murder case been increased to the substantial amount $100,000....

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One person was injured after a shooting on Interstate Highway 580 in Oakland early Sunday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol. The shooting occurred on westbound Highway 580 near MacArthur Boulevard around 2:45 a.m., the...

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I actually heard an alarm go off this morning and ignored it. Lux had just held one of its quarterly estate sales at its warehouse on Park & Hubbard this past weekend. Lux’s owner Jesse...

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After a recent string of violent incidents including the mugging of former Council-member Ken Bukowski in April and  a daytime shooting at the Public Market in May that were panned by the main-stream media, The E’ville...

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Wouldn’t it be great if the real world functioned like the television show Law & Order? Passionate Detectives jettisoning around town, questioning, grilling, cleverly extracting confessions, jailing and ultimately convicting criminals all in a tidy, efficient...

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Afternoon Shooting along San Pablo Avenue

September 10, 2013 | 2 Comments

A shooting occurred in broad daylight last Saturday on the corner of San Pablo and 45th near a nail salon. According to EPD Captain Dante Diotalevi “The victim was extremely uncooperative”. The victim was treated for...

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Even the Mayor of our city is not immune to the recent wave of smartphone thefts. Brinkman’s advice? “Don’t leave anything exposed,” he said. “It’s probably the most important thing you can do.” It sounds like...

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The much maligned construction of the Bay Bridge ($5 billion over budget and a decade late) has endured one folly after another and chipped away at their eroding credibility (The latest being the failed bolts along...

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In a story that is making national headlines and being billed as an issue of religious freedom, AMC is not relenting on what it is calling a violation of its zero tolerance policy toward weapons....

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