From the Extra Action Marching Band: Last Tuesday, the 24th of July at approximately 9:45 in the evening, one of our members was held up at gunpoint outside Soundwave Studios in Oakland. He was unceremoniously relieved of his phone and gig bag containing 2 of his trumpets. The value of everythig stolen is estimated to be $7500. If you’re a Bay Area musician or resident please keep your eyes and ears open in the music stores and pawn shops.
If you know anything about this crime please report it to Oakland PD immediately. Reference case #: 12-036536. You’re also welcome to leave any information you have with the EAMB facebook folks.