Jan 23 2018

Police Update on October Home Invasion Robbery

Update regarding a home invasion robbery that occurred on October 10, 2017, at approximately 10:30 PM, on the 1300 block of Oakland Avenue in the City of Piedmont.

Piedmont Chief of Police – Press Release

Through the diligent efforts of Piedmont Police detectives, with the assistance of the Oakland Police Department, the first of three home invasion suspects has been charged with Robbery, Burglary, Kidnapping, False Imprisonment and Elder Abuse. The suspect listed below is currently in custody on other unrelated charges and has a lengthy criminal history including two non-violent strikes.

Charged is Dante Brown, 35, a resident of Oakland. The Piedmont Police Department’s investigation to identify the two remaining suspects is still ongoing. They are described below:

Suspect # 1 was a male black adult in his 20’s, 6’00” tall, average build, last described wearing an all-black North Face jacket, a white mask, jeans, and black and white shoes. He was armed with a small revolver.

Suspect # 2 was a male black adult in his 20’s, 5’8” tall, average build, and unshaven. He was last described wearing all black, possibly a black zip up sweater, beanie, and Nike Air Jordan basketball shoes. He was armed with a black semi-automatic firearm with an extended magazine.

If anyone has any information related to the suspects or this incident, please call Detective Jeff Spranza at (510) 420-3013. If you wish to remain anonymous you may call the Piedmont Police Department Tip Line at (510) 420-3055. For press inquiries, please contact Captain Chris Monahan at (510) 420-3012.

403 Highland Avenue ▪ Piedmont, CA 94611 ▪ Phone (510) 420-3000 ▪ Fax (510) 420-1121

Prior PCA articles can be read > HERE.

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