July 2019 Emeryville Crime Report: 40th & San Pablo Avenue Area Sees Surge in Crimes Reported

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The July, 2019 Emeryville Crime Report saw 261 total crimes reported for the month (up from the 243 reported in June). The area around 40th & San Pablo Avenue was especially dense with reported crimes according to the “Heat Map” layer provided. These crimes included multiple reports of assault and at least one robbery. The area intersects three separate “districts” defined by the Emeryville Police Department.

Emeryville Police Officers handled a total of 2871 incidents in July. These responses included 27 incidents where officers were dispatched to evaluate an individual to determine if they required an Emergency Psychiatric Detention. 48 suspicious incidents (person or vehicle) were handled, and officers responded to 148 theft related calls, and recovered seven stolen vehicles.

Officers arrested 55 adults in July. There were no juvenile arrests in July.

Overall, crimes reported for 2019 are on an 19% upward trajectory from last year.


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.

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


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.


District 5

56XX Bay St.: A sexual assault occurred


District 9

Parking lot of Nordstrom’s Rack, 3839 Emery St.: #100 a female was car jacked. Suspect: Male, 20 years old, wearing a black shirt and red pants. The suspect had an unknown weapon bulging from his waistband. VICTIM VEHICLE: 2017 Dodge Charger, white. Richmond Police Department recovered the unoccupied vehicle the following day.


District 3

64th St. & Christie Ave.: A strongarm robbery occurred. LOSS: Cell Phone. SUSPECT: #1 Male, 18-25 years old, 5’8” to 5’9”, short hair, wearing a black shirt with white writing. The suspect fled to a silver Honda Civic occupied with one male driver. #2 Male, 30s, short hair and a beard.

District 4

2000 Powell St., (Turn about area): A strongarm robbery occurred. LOSS: Laptop. SUSPECTS: (3) Male juveniles wearing jeans and hoodies.

District 9

Parking lot of Pak N Save, 3889 San Pablo Ave.: A robbery at gunpoint occurred. LOSS: $200. SUSPECTS: #1 Male, 30s, 5’10”, 190 lbs., wearing a black ski mask with the eyes and mouth cut out, a black hoodie, black jeans and armed with a semi-auto pistol. #2 Male, 30s, 5’4”,160 lbs., wearing a black ski mask with the eyes and mouth cut out, a black hoodie and black jeans.

IFO Little Caesars, 1199 40th St.: An attempted robbery occurred. Two males attempted to take a male victim’s cell phone. The suspects fled the area without the loss.

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Aggravated Assault

District 3

IFO Allegro Ballroom, 5855 Christie Ave.: A male reported being pepper sprayed by a female acquaintance.

District 7

40th St. & San Pablo Ave.: A male swung a knife at another male because he thought the person stole his bicycle. There were no injuries. EPD arrested the suspect shortly thereafter.

District 9

IFO Subway, 3999 San Pablo Ave.: A male transient punched an elderly male on the face causing the victim to fall and bump his head on the concrete. The suspect walked away from the scene and was gone upon EPD arrival.

Commercial Burglary

District 2

Los Moles, 1320 65th St., POE: Side door – Window pane removed. LOSS: (3) Cash registers.

District 6

Point of View Graphics 1555 Park Ave.: POE: Front door window – Shattered. LOSS: Computer.

District 9

Home Depot, 3838 Hollis St.: A male suspect entered the store and purchased goods using someone else’s identity and credit card.

Residential Burglary

District 6

43XX Horton #X, POE: Front door – Left ajar. LOSS: Laptop computer. SUSPECT: Male wearing a hoodie.

15XX Park Ave., #XXX, POE: Front window ajar – Screen torn open. LOSS: $100 cash.

District 8

10XX 45th St., POE: Unknown. LOSS: Several miscellaneous personal items.

10XX 46th St., POE: Storage facility. LOSS: Miscellaneous electronics. EPD identified and arrested the suspect days later during a pedestrian stop.


Of the 11 vehicles reported stolen:

  • 4 vehicles were recovered intact
  • 2 vehicles was recovered but damaged or stripped
  • 1 report was a motorcycle

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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