June 2016 Emeryville Crime Report: Dip in Violent & Property Crimes

Published On July 22, 2016 | By Rob Arias | Crime & Public Safety, News & Commentary

The Emeryville Crime Report for June includes 168 total crimes (down from 194 in May or -13%). As typical, Auto Burglaries and Petty Thefts encompassed a bulk of all crimes committed in our city (in fact 67.8%). The EPD is also providing a chart in their reports that allows you to easily compare crime for the month to the previous year. The chart shows a dramatic drop in DUI’s and Vandalism but a sharp increase in felonies.


REPORTING DISTRICT BOUNDARIES

The City of Emeryville is divided into small geographical areas that facilitate the Department’s efforts to tract crime and neighborhood problems, and allocate personnel resources to meet the service need. Crime statistics are reported by the EPD through CrimeReports.com. An archive of monthly crime statistics provided can be viewed on the city website.

1. San Pablo Avenue
2. North Emeryville
3. Emery Bay
4. Peninsula
5. Shellmound
6. Artist Colony
7. San Pablo Avenue – South
8. Triangle
9. East Bay bridge (East)
10. East Bay bridge (West)
11. Outside of City Limits

REPORTING DISTRICT MATRIX:

The reporting district matrix lists the category and number of crimes reported by district. The descriptions below are “highlights” and are not provided for every crime reported.


ROBBERY:

District 3

Parking lot of Denny’s Restaurant, 1776 Powell St.: Four suspects robbed a male victim at gunpoint and fled the area. LOSS: A backpack, a wallet, and an iPhone.

District 4

Hilton Garden Inn, 1800 Powell St.: A suspect struck a housekeeper on the head with a hard object and ripped her card key from her shirt. Suspect: Hispanic male, 28-30 years old.

District 7

47th/San Pablo Ave.: A male transient robbed a female transient of $20. Both individuals were friends and argued over the money. EPD arrested the suspect and recovered the money.
CVS Pharmacy, 4349 San Pablo Ave.: A male shoplifter pushed the loss prevention agent multiple times and fled with stolen merchandise. EPD arrested the suspect and recovered the loss.

District 8

IFO 7-Eleven, 4000 San Pablo Ave.: A male victim exited the store and was approached by a male suspect who said he had a gun. The suspect simulated a gun in his pocket, and demanded the victim’s belongings. LOSS: None. The victim left the area. The suspect fled to an awaiting vehicle. Suspect: #1 Black male, 23 years old, 6’0”, wearing a black sweater and blue jeans. #2 (Driver) Black male, bald, no further description. Suspect Vehicle: 2000 Toyota Camry 4D brown.


AGGRAVATED ASSAULT:

District 1

6200 Doyle St.: A domestic violence incident occurred in which an intoxicated female hit a male over the head with a glass bottle. EPD arrested the female shortly thereafter.

District 3

1600 block of 65th west of Shellmound St.: Unknown suspect(s) shot a male victim in the abdomen with a pellet gun, while the victim was standing at the bus stop.

District 8

IFO 1122 40th St.: An unknown suspect shot at a male victim multiple times. The victim was hit twice in the lower abdomen.
1122 40th St.: A domestic violence incident occurred in which the male choked, assaulted, and imprisoned his girlfriend. EPD arrested the suspect shortly thereafter.
IFO 7-Eleven, 4000 San Pablo Ave.: A domestic violence incident occurred in which a male pushed, strangled, and punched his girlfriend. The suspect was gone upon our arrival.


COMMERCIAL BURGLARY:

District 3

Nady Systems, 6701 Shellmound St.: POE: Window – Smashed. LOSS: None. Suspect: White male, 51 years old. EPD arrested the suspect who was found hanging on to an electrical cord from the exterior of the building.

District 6

Barbary Coast Botanicals, 1555 Park Ave., #D: POE: Front Door – Smashed. LOSS: A computer and a TV.

District 7

47th/San Pablo Ave.: A construction site was burgled. POE: Unknown. LOSS: Miscellaneous tools.

District 8

Anna Yates School, 1070 41st St.: POE: Classroom Door – Unlocked. LOSS: A Computer.


RESIDENTIAL BURGLARY:

District 2

The Courtyard Apartments, 1465 65th St. #464: POE: Unknown. LOSS: Sony Playstation 4, (2) Laptops, and a controller.
The Courtyard Apartments, 1465 65th St. #464: POE: Unknown. LOSS: A duffle bag, Sun glasses, a Sony Playstation, Playstation controllers, LG pad, a Road bike, (2) cell phones, and a Fossil watch.

District 4

3310 Powell St., A4: POE: Cabin lock broken. LOSS: BBQ Grill, electrical cord, canned food, and a GPS unit.

District 6

1401 Park Ave #310: POE: Door – Lock tampered. LOSS: A TV, speakers, a laptop, and a Universal Audio Apollo Twin.
1401 Park Ave #310: POE: Unknown. LOSS: (4) Computer tablets, a laptop, headphones, foreign currency, a Fitbit, a watch and a glove.

District 8

1055 43rd St.: POE: Door – Key entry. LOSS: (4) CCTV Cameras.

District 9

1331 40th St., #304: POE: Unlocked door. LOSS: A backpack, a purse, a wallet, (3) Pairs of Jordan tennis shoes, and a large sum of cash.
1331 40th #309: POE: Door – The victim’s keys were possibly used to gain entry. Prior to the burglary, the victim’s vehicle and keys to his residence were stolen nearby in Oakland. LOSS: An Apple laptop, an Apple Watch Sport, and a BenQ monitor.


AUTO THEFT:

Of the 9 vehicles reported stolen:

  • 2 reports were an attempted theft
  • 4 vehicles were recovered intact
  • 1 vehicle was recovered damaged
  • 2 vehicles are still outstanding

The spreadsheet compares criminal activity relative to last year, averages from the previous 3 years and annual totals for the year.

*Categories not included in Part 1 Crimes
N/C: Not Calculable


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About The Author

is a third generation Californian and East Bay native who moved to Emeryville in 2003. A new parent in the community, he can often be seen walking his French Bulldog rescue "Fiona" around his Park Avenue District neighborhood, traversing the greenway on his bike or enjoying his favorite Emeryville small businesses. Rob's "day job" is as a creative professional.

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