February 25, 2014 > Hayward Police Log
Hayward Police Log
Submitted By Sgt. Eric Melendez, Hayward PD
Monday, February 10
At 11:30 a.m., arson occurred in the area of Huntwood Ave and West Tennyson Road. An unknown suspect forced open a locked utility box and set fire to the contents causing damage which shut down phone service in the area.
Tuesday, February 11
Officers responded at 8:47 a.m. to a call of a suspicious person at a residence. When officers arrived and contacted the subject the subject fled. After a short pursuit the subject was stopped and was found to be in possession of stolen property from a recent auto burglary and was arrested.
At 7:02 p.m., an Officer assigned to downtown patrol observed a suspicious vehicle which he has stopped by other officers in the area of Grove Way and Locust St. When officers approach the vehicle they observe a handgun in plain view inside. The driver and passengers are removed and a search of the vehicle recovers a large quantity of narcotics and currency.
Wednesday, February 12
Officers were called to a school board meeting at 5:28 p.m. regarding a suspicious person with a weapon. When officers arrived they contacted to male juveniles with replica firearms. Both males were arrested.
Thursday, February 13
At 10:44 a.m., Officers are contacted regarding a vehicle driving recklessly in the area of Tennyson Rd and Calaroga Ave. An officer located the vehicle near Miami St and Decatur Ave and observed a male and female struggling inside. As the officer walked up to the vehicle the female inside suddenly jumped out and the vehicle fled from the scene. The female passenger tells the officer that she had been kidnapped by her ex boyfriend in Oakland and driven to Hayward. A search for the vehicle was unsuccessful. The female victim was driven to Oakland Police Department where investigators took over the case.
A burglary to an occupied residence took place in the 27000 block of Le May Way at 11:29 a.m. The suspect kicked in the front door and began ransacking the residence. The suspect fled when confronted by the victim.
Saturday, February 15
An officer observes a suspicious vehicle in the area of Tampa Ave and Cheryl Ann Ct. at 10:30 a.m. The vehicle comes back as stolen and when the officer contacts the driver he flees from the vehicle. The officer chases and captures the suspect a short distance away. Stolen property from an auto burglary is recovered inside the stolen vehicle.
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