August 26, 2014 > Hayward Police Log
Hayward Police Log
Submitted By Sgt. Eric Melendez, Hayward PD
Thursday, August 14
At 10:53 a.m., an indecent exposure occurred at Mission Blvd. and Gresel St. The victim reported a male called out to her to gain her attention and then intentionally exposed himself. The victim obtained the vehicle license plate and called the police. The police located the vehicle at his residence and he was arrested and taken to jail.
Friday, August 15
At 8:26 a.m., a home on the 29000 block of Caravan Ln. was found to have marijuana plants. An anonymous informant advised Hayward Police Department (HPD) that there was an ongoing odor of marijuana coming from the home. Officers responded to the home and confirmed the marijuana odor. They also saw buckets and hoses in the garage and a running generator. The officers detained a female who provided a medical use card, which she thought would allow her to grow it. The Narcotics Unit obtained a search warrant and found over 150 plants in an extensive grow infrastructure and packaging materials for the marijuana.
At 5:11 p.m., a robbery occurred on the 22000 block of 3rd St. The victim was selling a Nintendo video game on Craigslist. Two African-American females agreed to meet the victim at his home to purchase the game. The suspects gave the victim half of the money and then sped off in their car with the game. The victim tried to take the game back, but was dragged down the street instead. The victim suffered minor injuries.
At 10:06 p.m., an armed robbery occurred on the 22000 block of Mission Blvd. The victim was in a parking lot when a female suspect approached the victim and placed a firearm to his back. The victim realized the firearm was a plastic gun and began to fight the suspect. The magazine fell out of the gun and the suspect fled into a gray Lexus. Alameda County SheriffÕs Deputies located the vehicle a few hours later during unrelated traffic stop. The victimÕs wallet was found in the suspectÕs pant pocket and the plastic firearm was located in the car. The suspect was arrested and taken to jail.
Saturday, August 16
At 5:29 a.m., a shooting into an occupied vehicle occurred. The victim called the police and said he was driving his vehicle on Jackson St. and Santa Clara St. when he was shot. The victim stated there were four to five suspects in a gray Mercedes, displaying gang clothing/paraphernalia prior to the shooting. No injuries to the occupants of the victim vehicle.
At 1:18 p.m., an attempted armed robbery occurred on the 500 block of Garin Ave. The suspect entered a store and demanded money from the clerk. The suspect told the clerk that she had a taser. The victim told the suspect that he had people working in the back room watching. The suspect immediately walked out of the store without stealing anything. The suspect is described as an African-American female in her mid 40s, 5'8", 175 lbs., and has dark complexion. She was last seen wearing a black cloth tied over her black hair, a brown short-sleeved shirt, and black ankle length stretch pants.
At 10:48 p.m., an auto versus pedestrian collision occurred at Jackson and Grand streets. The pedestrian crossed Jackson St. at night, neither in a crosswalk nor in a controlled intersection, when a car hit him. The victim received significant injuries to his head and legs, but is expected to survive. The driver of the car stopped immediately, called 9-1-1, and assisted police.
Tuesday, August 19
At 8:37 a.m., an armed robbery occurred on Mission Blvd. and Sunset Ave. The suspect approached the victim and asked if she had $5. The victim said, ÒNo,Ó and the suspect pointed a black handgun at her and said, "Are you sure?" The victim gave the suspect a $5 bill and he fled southbound on Mission Blvd. The suspect is described as an African-American male in his early 20s, 5'8Ó, with a muscular build. He was wearing a green long-sleeved shirt and blue jeans. The suspect also had white headphones and was riding a red bicycle.
At 7:57 p.m., an assault with a deadly weapon occurred on the 300 block of West A St. The victim was inside her RV parked in an auto shop lot. An unknown suspect knocked on the door and asked if the RV was for sale. When the victim told the suspect it was not, he pushed his way into the vehicle and threw an unknown object at the victim, striking her right eye. The suspect then fled in an unknown direction. The victim was unable to describe the suspect, other than he was a white male with brown hair and did not know who he was.
Wednesday, August 20
At 4:38 a.m., a fatal collision occurred on I-880 and Industrial Blvd. HPD communications received multiple calls regarding a body on the freeway. Responding officers confirmed a deceased person was on the freeway and that a vehicle had hit him. Investigators talked to several people and received varying versions of the events leading to the victimÕs fall. At this point there isnÕt enough information to determine whether criminal activity was involved in the incident and the death remains under investigation. Anybody with any information should call HPD Investigations Division at (510) 293-7034.