Officer Johnna Watson
Most of the robberies have targeted private contractors remodeling houses, but police have not determined whether the incidents were carried out by the same people, said Oakland Police Department spokeswoman Officer Johnna Watson.
An armed suspect was arrested on suspicion of selling drugs near McClymonds High School on Friday, after a search prompted the lockdown of the school, according to Oakland police.
A man wanted in connection with a home invasion robbery managed to evade Oakland police on Thursday.
Oakland police have arrested a 15-year-old boy they say killed his own parents in a double homicide discovered Friday night.