December 2017 Emeryville Crime Report: Violent Crime up 5%, Property Crime up 22%. EPD Launches CPA Program
The December 2017 Emeryville Crime report saw 268 total crimes reported for the month (up from 262 in November or +2%). Violent crime saw an increase of 5% for the year and property crime an increase of 22%.
Crime was up in eight of the thirteen statistical categories led by a 65% increase in auto burglaries. Crime was down in five statistical categories with commercial and residential burglaries seeing the largest drop.
The city notched its second statistical Homicide of the year after the shooting victim from a December incident in the Target parking lot succumbed to his injuries.
Total crimes reported for the year were up +20% from 2016.
Community & Police in Action (CPA) program
This neighborhood group is an active partnership between the City of Emeryville community and Emeryville Police where all areas of concern, quality of life issues and questions can be discussed through a communication line between the community and police personnel in their respective areas. These groups promoting positive exchange between community and police. The various neighborhood groups communicate mainly through email and regularly schedule meetings. To join your neighborhood group, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and include your name and address.
The EPD has assigned five neighborhood captains:
Sergeant Alton: email@example.com
Sergeant Cassianos: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sergeant Lee: email@example.com
Park Avenue District
Sergeant Goodman: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sergeant Hannon: email@example.com
Learn More about the program on The City Website.
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.
2. North Emeryville
3. Emery Bay
6. Artist Colony
7. San Pablo Avenue – South
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.
Target Parking Lot, 1555 40th St.: A shooting occurred, two males were injured, one male succumbed to his injuries weeks later.
62nd/Doyle St.: An attempted robbery of a bicycle and cell phone occurred. Suspects: (3) male juveniles.
Chevron, 1400 Powell St.: An attempted robbery occurred. A male suspect threatened a patron and demanded money. The patron left the area in his vehicle. EPD arrested the suspect shortly thereafter.
The Public Market 5959 Shellmound St. (near the pedestrian overcrossing): An attempted robbery at gunpoint occurred. Three male juveniles, 12-13 years old, one with a gun, demanded a females’ purse. The victim refused, and pushed the gun aside. The suspects then fled the area. The victim thought the juvenile had a BB gun.
5959 Shellmound St (Pedestrian Overcrossing): A strongarm robbery occurred. LOSS: A wallet, a cellphone, and a gold wedding band. Suspects: (3) Males, early 20s.
The Guitar Center, 5925 Shellmound St.: A male shoplifter used force to take merchandise from the store. LOSS: Denon DJ controller.
IFO 6001 Shellmound St.: A strongarm robbery occurred. LOSS: Purse. Suspects: (3) Males, early 20s. Suspect Vehicle: Silver sedan, no further description.
Parking lot of Burger King, 5701 Christie Ave.: A road rage incident between females resulted in one female taking the other females’ cell phone and wallet by force. The suspect threw the cell phone on the ground and removed items from the victim’s wallet. The victim recovered her cell phone and wallet.
Haven St./40th St.: A strong-arm robbery occurred. LOSS/Recovered: Motorcycle cover. EPD arrested a male suspect shortly thereafter.
At 40th/Watts St.: A male suspect approached the victim from behind, knocked the victim to the ground and placed a hard object against the victim’s head. The suspect said he had a gun, however a gun was not seen. LOSS: Cash from the victim’s wallet.
7-Eleven, 4000 San Pablo Ave.: A robbery at gunpoint occurred. LOSS: $100 cash from the register. Suspect: A male wearing a blue hooded “Champion” sweatshirt.
Pak n Save, 3889 San Pablo Ave.: Six shoplifters stole liquor from the liquor cabinet and used force to flee the store.
Parking lot of Home Depot, 3838 Hollis St.: A strongarm robbery occurred. LOSS: A rebar cutter, taken from the truck bed. The victim attempted to retrieve the loss and was punched in the face by the suspect. The suspect fled the area with the loss. Suspect: Male. Suspect Vehicle: Ford Explorer, white, older model, no plates.
Ulta, 3839 Emery St., #200: Two male shoplifters used force to take merchandise from the store. LOSS: Perfume.
6300 block of Christie Ave.: A domestic violence incident resulted in the female throwing a computer at her boyfriend, nearly striking him. EPD arrested the female shortly thereafter.
5801 Christie Ave., #260: POE: Office door. LOSS: Handgun.
Emeryville Market, 4330 San Pablo Ave.: POE: Front door – Window smash. LOSS: Several packs of cigarettes. A second burglary occurred at this location.
1221 40th St.: An attempted burglary occurred. Two male juveniles attempted to pry open the maintenance room door. The juveniles fled the area when they were confronted by a tenant.
5800 block of Beaudry St.: POE: Bedroom window. LOSS: A passport, a Playstation, $800 cash, and a safe.
Liquid Sugar Dr.: An attempted burglary occurred. A citizen reported a male suspect was on the neighbor’s fire escape. The suspect fled the area, however EPD arrested the suspect shortly thereafter.
1460 block of 65th St.: POE: Front door – No sign of force. LOSS: Passports, cameras, luggage, and chocolates.
1290 block of 55th St.: POE: Window – Unlocked. LOSS: A drill and a camera
Of the 19 vehicles reported stolen:
- 9 vehicles were recovered intact
- 7 vehicle was recovered but damaged
- 1 vehicle was damaged and stripped
- 2 reports were attempted thefts
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