The March 2018 Emeryville Crime report saw 189 total crimes reported for the month (up slightly from 188 in February or +.5%). Auto Burglaries, despite being up from last month, are down 18% for the year. Petty thefts, generally the second most common crime committed in our city, were also down.
Despite this good news, our city saw two bank robberies in the month as well as the second reported incident of rape this year.
Crimes reported for 2018 are on a 13% downward trajectory from last year.
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 CommunityCrimeMap.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
6. Artist Colony
7. San Pablo Avenue – South
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.
Amtrak Station, 5885 Horton St.: Officers met with a disoriented female victim who reported being raped. The female was not sure which city the rape occurred in.
Wells Fargo Bank, 5801 Christie Ave.: A male suspect handed the bank teller a note demanding cash. The teller complied. LOSS: $902 dollars. EPD arrested the suspect a few days later.
IFO 5903 Shellmound Ave.: A strongarm robbery occurred. LOSS: A watch and a wallet. Suspects: (3) males.
H & M, 5630 Bay St.: A shoplifter used force to steal merchandise from the store. Suspect: A male juvenile. LOSS: Miscellaneous clothing.
Chase Bank, 5747 Christie Ave.: A male suspect handed the bank teller a note demanding cash. The teller complied. LOSS: $700.
Adobe, 1250 53rd St.: A male suspect entered the business and robbed the victim of his cell phone.
Pak N Save, 3889 San Pablo Ave.: A male shoplifter used forced to take store merchandise from the security guard. The merchandise was recovered.
Parking lot of Pak N Save, 3889 San Pablo Ave.: A Lyft passenger robbed the driver of his wallet and fled the area on foot. Suspect: Female adult.
Pak N Save, 3889 San Pablo Ave.: A male suspect who stole a bag of meat threatened to get a gun when he was approached by the store manager. The suspect fled the area with the loss.
At Toys R Us, 3938 Horton St.: Four females concealed merchandise in a shopping bag and tried to leave the store without paying. A store employee attempted to recover the merchandise, however one of the females threatened the employee saying she was going to shoot him in the face. The suspects fled the area.
Amtrak Pedestrian Overcrossing, 5885 Horton St.: Three male juveniles pushed a male adult victim down the stairs, kicked and punched the victim several times, and fled the area.
Shorebird Park: A male victim said his boyfriend beat him with a 6 foot stick, and threw rocks and other objects at him. The suspect was gone on EPD’s arrival.
Glashaus Cleaners, 6462 Hollis St.: POE: Front door – Window smash. LOSS: $100 from the cash register.
ECCL Gym/Pool, 1100 47th St.: POE: Locker – Lock removed. LOSS: Wallet and Cell Phone.
4500 Hollis St.: POE: Fence – Suspect jumped over the fence. Loss/Recovered: A battery from a golf cart. EPD arrested the suspect at the scene.
Oojoo, 3823 San Pablo Ave.: POE: Front door – Forced open. LOSS: iPad mini.
5600 block of Bay Street: POE: Window. EPD arrested two male juveniles shortly thereafter.
1000 block of 47th Street: An attempted burglary occurred.
Of the 10 vehicles reported stolen:
- 3 vehicles were recovered intact
- 1 vehicle was recovered but suffered major stripping
- 1 vehicle was a motorcycle
- There was one report of an attempted theft
The spreadsheet compares criminal activity relative to last year, averages from the previous 3 years and annual totals for the year.