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April 29, 2014 > Hayward Police Log

Hayward Police Log

Submitted By Sgt. Eric Melendez, Hayward PD

Tuesday, April 15
The Hayward Police Department received a call at 12:04 a.m. from a local hospital of a patient who had been admitted with serious injuries from an assault. The victim told the police he had been walking through the parking lot of the 24 hour fitness on Whipple Rd when three males attacked him without provocation. The victim was injured after the incident but did not go to the hospital until the following day, at which time it was reported to the police.

A home invasion robbery occurred to a residence on the 23000 block of Second Street at 9:52 p.m. The suspects entered the victimÕs residence and demanded property at gun point. The victim surrendered their property to the suspects who then left the scene. The suspects were described as black males in their 20Õs wearing dark clothing. One of the suspects had a handgun. The suspects fled in a small black sedan.


Thursday, April 17
The Hayward Police Department vice Unit conducted a city wide decoy operation for underage alcohol purchases. The Unit went to seventeen businesses and two restaurants throughout the city where decoys attempted to buy alcohol. Five businesses were cited for sales to minors.

An assault with a deadly weapon occurred in the 900 block of Central Ave. at 5:31 p.m. An informant called stating a victim had been struck with a baseball bat. The victim was contacted and stated he had pulled a knife on a group of six subjects who then proceeded to strike him with various blunt objects. The victim could not provide any information on the subjects. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment of his injuries.


Friday, April 18
A shooting occurred in the area of Garin Ave and Chevy Chase Way at 7:20 p.m. Several callers contacted 911 regarding hearing three to six gunshots in the area. When officers arrived they located casings on the roadway. No evidence of damage or injuries was located.

Saturday, April 19
The Hayward Police Department vice Unit conducted a citywide tobacco decoy operation at various retailers throughout the city. Twenty-six locations visited, and five citations issued for selling tobacco to a minor.

Sunday, April 20
A bicyclist riding in the 24000 block of Whitman Ave. was tackled and knocked off his bicycle at 12:58 a.m. The suspect brandished a knife at the bicyclist and then took the bicycle riding northbound on Whitman Ave. The bicycle was recovered near the Whitman Ave and Sycamore St pedestrian bridge. The suspect was described as a black male with yellow tipped hair.

An armed robbery occurred at the intersection of B St and Watkins St. at 3:27 a.m. A cab driver parked across from the BART station was confronted by a suspect with a gun who took the driverÕs cell phone. The suspect demanded money from the victim who resisted and fought with the suspect. The suspect sprayed the victim with a chemical and then fled. The victimÕs cell phone was located a short distance away using a mobile phone locator application. The suspect was not located.

A burglary occurred to an occupied home in the 22000 block of Watkins St. at 6:32 a.m. The resident heard the front door of their residence being opened. When the resident investigated, he found the front door open and property taken from the residence.


If you have information to report that could help lead to an arrest in this crime/crime activity, please contact police.



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