March 25, 2014 > SMASH results in arrests and multiple violations
SMASH results in arrests and multiple violations
Submitted By Sgt Eric Melendez, Hayward PD
On the morning of March 13, 2014, Hayward Police Department initiated a Synchronized Multi-Agency Safe Housing (SMASH) operation at an apartment complex located in the 27000 block of Tyrrell Avenue, in response to numerous community complaints and police calls for service for drug activity, disturbances and blight.
The operations resulted in two arrests for drug-related crimes and a parole violation. Several fire, health and safety code violations were also noted at the location.
The overall mission of this SMASH operation was to foster a safe and secure environment and improve the quality of life for the citizens residing in the area.
The Hayward Police Department District Command Unit and Special Response Unit would like thank the following city and law enforcement partners for their participation in this successful action: Assistant City Attorney Office, Hayward Fire Department, City of Hayward Code Enforcement, Youth & Family Service Bureau, State Parole and Alameda County Probation.