October Emeryville Crime Report: Sexual Assault at Bay Street, Carjacking near Doyle Hollis Park

Published On November 18, 2015 | By Rob Arias | Crime & Public Safety, News & Commentary

The Emeryville Crime Report for October includes 199 total crimes (up from 175 in August). Emeryville experienced its first reported Rape since April, mapped at the space of the former G by Guess store which shuttered last year. Little information is being provided by the EPD because of the age of the victim and offender but the case is reported to be “closed”. The report also lists our first Carjacking since June stemming from a highway shooting originating in Concord. The recently opened Parc on Powell Apartment complex was “welcomed to the neighborhood” with a burglary of four bicycles. Violent Crime fell overall from September with 21 vs. 30 reported incidents. Typically, Petty Thefts and Auto Burglaries accounted for the bulk of crimes reported making up nearly 70% of all crimes.


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.


RAPE:

District 5

5686 Bay St.: A 14-year-old male sexually assaulted a 13-year-old female.


CARJACKING:

District 2

6121 Hollis St.: A male suspect discarded a carjacked vehicle from Concord, and attempted to carjack another vehicle at gun point. EPD arrested the suspect and recovered the gun shortly thereafter.


ROBBERY:

District 5

The Gap 5690 Bay St.: Four female suspects entered the store, concealed clothing in their bags, and exited the store without paying. A Loss Prevention agent attempted contact with the suspects, however one suspect scratched the agent and all suspects fled. The agent recovered partial loss.

District 8

7-Eleven, 4000 San Pablo Ave.: An attempted robbery occurred. Suspect: Black male, 40-45 years old, 5’10”, 160 lbs., wearing an orange hat, white shirt, and black and white pants.
3600 block of Adeline St.: A male victim offered a male suspect a slice of pizza. The suspect punched the victim in the face and took the entire pizza. EPD arrested the suspect shortly thereafter.


AGGRAVATED ASSAULT:

District 8

IFO Ambassador Lofts, 3610 Peralta St.: An unknown suspect shot a male victim in his arm.

District 10

Target parking lot, 1555 40th St.: An unknown motorist struck a bicyclist with his van and fled the scene. The suspect and victim were gone on our arrival.


COMMERCIAL BURGLARY:

District 2

Italics, 6598 Hollis St.: POE: Front door – Glass shattered. LOSS: Apple iMac Computer.

District 3

Construction area of Avenue 64, 6399 Christie Ave: POE: Secured fenced area. LOSS: Tools.
Public Storage, 6501 Shellmound St.: POE: Storage unit – Lock picked. LOSS: Unknown.

District 5

Sprint Store, 5739 Christie Ave.: POE: Front door – Glass shattered. LOSS: (3) Apple iPhones.

District 7

Construction site of 4727 San Pablo Ave.: POE: Fence – Cut open. LOSS: Insulated wire.

District 8

ECAP, 3610 San Pablo Ave.: POE: Storage yard – Pad lock cut. LOSS: (15) Wooden pallets.

District 9

Verizon, 3990 Hollis St.: A male suspect used the victim’s personal information to attempt to purchase goods without the victim’s consent. Suspect: Black male, 5’5”, black shirt, gray pants, black Nikes.


RESIDENTIAL BURGLARY:

District 1

Liquid Sugar Dr.: POE: Locked garage. LOSS: Bicycle.
1265 Ocean Ave #C, POE: Bathroom window – Open. LOSS: Jewelry.

District 2

55 Glashaus Loop: POE: Garage – Unknown means. LOSS: (1) Bicycle.

District 3

5850 Shellmound Way: POE: Cyclone fence – Hole cut. LOSS: (1) Bicycle.

District 7

Parc on Powell, 1333 Powell St.: Four burglaries occurred. POE: Storage Unit. LOSS: (4) Bicycles.

District 8

4343 Essex St. #1: An attempted burglary occurred. POE: Living room window – Screen cut and window cracked. Attempt only.
1122 40th St.: POE: Unknown – Secured bicycle storage. LOSS: (2) bicycles.


AUTO THEFT:

(13) vehicles were stolen, (7) vehicles were recovered, (6) of which were recovered intact, and (1) vehicle was damaged and stripped.


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

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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