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November 26, 2013 > San Leandro Police Log

San Leandro Police Log

Submitted By Lt. Randall Brandt, San Leandro PD

Friday, November 8
At approximately 6:20 a.m., an alert resident reported a suspicious subject in the area of Millstream Drive and Inlet Court. Officers responded and located a subject and a vehicle nearby. A records check on the vehicle revealed it had been reported stolen in Oakland on 11/08/13. The subject Josephina Barajas who resides in San Lorenzo, admitted she had been driving vehicle and was arrested.

At approximately 5 p.m., an alert citizen reported a possible impaired driver in the area of Wicks Blvd and Lewelling Drive. Officers responded and made a traffic enforcement stop on the vehicle. During the investigation, an illegal loaded firearm was found concealed inside the vehicle. The driver, Christopher Miller who resides in San Leandro, was arrested for possessing an illegal firearm.

Our patrol officers made a traffic enforcement stop on a vehicle on San Leandro Blvd., near Park Street at 11:45 p.m. During the investigation, an illegal loaded firearm was discovered inside the vehicle. The driver Gordon Limbrick, who resides in Oakland, was arrested for the incident.

Tuesday, November 12
At approximately 4:15 a.m., one of our patrol officers was patrolling in the area of Martinez Street and West Estudillo Ave. The officer was driving a patrol vehicle that was equipped with a license plate reading system. (LPR) The system alerted to a vehicle that had been reported stolen in Richmond on 11/08/13. The officer located the vehicle parked nearby and arrested the occupant, Fernando Barron who resides in Oakland, for possessing the vehicle.

At approximately 11:15 p.m., one of our patrol officers attempted to conduct a traffic enforcement stop on a vehicle in the 300 block of E. 14th Street. The vehicle failed to stop and the driver lead officers on a brief pursuit. The vehicle struck a couple of parked vehicles on Harlan Street and the driver abandoned the vehicle and he fled into a neighborhood. Our staff saturated the neighborhood and located the suspect Michael Simmons, who resides in Oakland, hiding in a yard. The investigation revealed the vehicle he had been driving had been stolen in Oakland earlier in the day. Simmons was arrested for the incident and transported to jail.

Please contact the San Leandro Police DepartmentÕs Criminal Investigations Division with any information regarding this case at 510-577-3230 or contact the Anonymous Tip Line at 510-577-3278.

Citizens can also send an anonymous tip to San Leandro Police Department by texting the word SLPD and their tip to 847411. Anonymous web tips can be submitted from the Police DepartmentÕs website at\

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