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November 4, 2014 > Hayward Police Log

Hayward Police Log

Submitted By Sgt. Eric Melendez, Hayward PD

Thursday, October 23
At 11:00 a.m., a felon in possession of a firearm occurred on the 700 block of Kino Court. The U.S. Marshals arrested a known gang member for a Pasadena Police Department warrant. The warrant was for charges of robbery and a felon in possession of a firearm. During arrest, the suspect was found again to possess a loaded handgun, which was taken as evidence. Hayward Police Department (HPD) officers took custody of the suspect and transported him to jail.

At 1:38 p.m., a stolen vehicle was recovered and an auto thief was arrested near Culp Avenue and Whitman Street. An officer was patrolling in his beat when he noticed a car speeding on Whitman Street. The officer attempted to catch up to the car when he subsequently noticed the car had crashed at the intersection of Culp Avenue. The driver ran from the accident scene and stole a bicycle from a nearby residence in an attempt to escape. The officer caught up to the driver, who dismounted the bike after crashing onto the police carÕs push bars. The driver attempted to escape again; however, the officer was able to take him into custody. The officer discovered the car was stolen. The suspect was taken to jail.

Friday, October 24
At 6:35 a.m., a suspect was arrested for possessing a stolen vehicle and other various charges. OnStar contacted HPD and advised that they are tracking a stolen vehicle in the area. An officer heard the radio broadcast and located the stolen vehicle on Center Street near Castro Valley Boulevard. OnStar slowed the vehicle to 5 mph and the officer was able to use a driving technique to get the car to stop. Two suspects were arrested for possession of methamphetamine, evading the officers, and possessing a stolen vehicle.

At 9:28 a.m., a carjacking occurred near the intersection of Tampa Avenue and Forselles Way. The victim stopped to answer his cell phone when the suspect opened his car door and placed a knife onto the victimÕs neck. The victim escaped through his passenger door after the suspect took his wallet, cell phone, and car. The suspect was described as black male with a thin build, with a corn row style hairdo. The suspect was last seen wearing a dark colored shirt.

At 11:03 a.m., officers investigated a possession of a firearm investigation that occurred on the 27000 block of Manon Avenue. A security company reported that one of their guards detained a man with a gun at gun point. Upon arrival, the officers determined that no crime actually occurred. It turned out the male was carrying his own personal unloaded firearm from the parking lot to his apartment, when he was detained by the security guard. The gun was unloaded, not concealed, and was properly registered.

At 11:43 p.m., an auto burglary occurred on the 1000 block of B Street. A parking lot security guard called HPD to report an auto burglary in progress. He provided a description of the suspects and their vehicle. It turned out the suspectsÕ car was just stolen in San Lorenzo three hours earlier. The suspects drove off on Foothill Boulevard, but the officers saw them and were able to catch up to the vehicle. The suspects were detained and the driver was identified as the person who broke into the car in the parking lot. The victim of the auto burglary was called to the scene and identified and claimed their stolen property. The driver was arrested for the auto theft, auto burglary, and possession of methamphetamine. The other occupants of the vehicle were arrested for warrants and possessing burglary tools. The stolen car was returned to its owner.

Sunday, October 26
At 12:40 a.m., an armed robbery occurred on Oliver Drive and Stromberg Street. The victim called HPD from Carl's Jr to report that he had been robbed. The victim met a female online who turned out to be a prostitute. They arranged to meet in Hayward and took cab to an ATM. Upon returning to the area, the victim was surrounded by multiple males, who were carrying a rifle and a handgun. The male suspects beat the victim and took his cash, wallet, watch, and cell phone. The victim was treated at a nearby hospital for minor injuries and released.

Monday, October 27
At 9:50 p.m., an armed robbery occurred on the 27000 block of Hesperian Boulevard. A loss prevention officer from a local grocery store attempted to detain a shoplifter. As this occurred, an associate of the suspect pulled out a gun and threatened him. Both suspects escaped in a newer white SUV, and drove toward I-880. Suspect 1 was described as a short Hispanic female adult, approximately 33 to 37 years old. Suspect 2 was a Pacific Islander male, 5'09", and approximately 300 lbs.

Tuesday, October 28
At 1:38 p.m., a battery with serious injury occurred on the 3500 block of Arden Road. Two co-workers employed at a business got into a fight. The suspect pushed the victim causing the victim to fall backwards and hit his head on the ground. The victim lost consciousness and was taken to a local hospital. The victim was found to be suffering from a serious head injury. As a result, the victim had no knowledge of the incident. The suspect was cooperative and provided his statement. The investigation is ongoing.

At 10:06 p.m., a large fight involving 20+ Polynesian males occurred on the 27000 block of Loyola Avenue. Officers arrived on scene and de-escalated the incident. Multiple participants were arrested for public intoxication and released once they were sober. One suspect was charged with the smuggling of firearms paraphernalia into jail.

Wednesday, October 29
At 2:48 p.m., a possession of a stolen vehicle occurred at C and Atherton streets. An officer was on bike patrol in the area when he noticed two males run from an SUV. The officer recognized the SUV as being involved in a nearby burglary which occurred a few days earlier and remembered it was also a stolen vehicle. The officer was able to catch up to the suspects and detained them. The two males were arrested and the investigation into their involvement in the prior burglary is ongoing.

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