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April 22, 2014 > Hayward Police Log

Hayward Police Log

Submitted By Sgt. Eric Melendez, Hayward PD

Monday, April 7
There was an attempted burglary to a residence on the 1300 block of Thornwall Lane at 11:59 a.m. The male suspect was seen trying to force open the front door with tools. A neighbor called the police but the suspect fled prior to police arrival and could not be located.

A shooting into an occupied vehicle took place in the 26000 block of Hickory Avenue at 5:57 p.m. The victim was sitting in his parked vehicle when the male suspect fired multiple rounds at him. Both suspect and victim fled from the scene. The suspect fled in a red 2-door vehicle and the suspect has been described as a heavy set Hispanic male in his 20s. The incident is being investigated the Investigations Bureau.

Tuesday, April 8
A shooting occurred on Evergreen St near Hickory Ave. at 2:30 p.m. A male victim was standing next to his parked vehicle talking to the occupants when another vehicle drove up and tried to hit him. The victim and suspect then argued after which the suspect fired several rounds at the victim. The suspect was driving a yellow 2-door compact vehicle with a spoiler.

A motorcycle officer attempted to stop a vehicle for a traffic violation in the area of Jackson St and Santa Clara St. at 3:55 p.m. The vehicle fled from the traffic stop and crashed into several vehicles on Santa Clara St. The driver tried to flee from the scene but was caught by officers a short distance away.

The HPD Investigations Bureau received information on the location of a homicide suspect wanted by Hayward Police Department. The suspect was then observed by surveillance units at a residence in a nearby jurisdiction. When the suspect was approached by officers he fled. With the assistance of the deputies from the Alameda County SheriffÕs Office and the CHP aviation unit the suspect was located hiding in a nearby apartment complex and was taken into custody. Members of the suspectÕs family were also arrested for harboring a wanted fugitive.

Wednesday, April 9
Officers observed a traffic collision occur in front of them at 9:37 a.m. When they tried to contact the driver, he refused to come out of the car and tried to drive away. The vehicle was blocked in by the officers and the driver was removed from the vehicle. The driver was arrested and transported to HPD jail.

At 3:09 p.m., while HPD officers were conducting area checks in the 26000 block of Flamingo Ave., they located an unoccupied vehicle associated with a suspect wanted for attempted homicide. Several HPD specialized units responded and formed a perimeter around the area, waiting for the suspect to return to the vehicle. When the suspect arrived the units moved in and took the suspect into custody.

A Patrol Officer stopped a vehicle in front of Schafer School at 4:47 p.m. Upon contacting the driver he discovered he is a known gang member on probation. The officer searched the vehicle and discovered two handguns and narcotics. The driver and his juvenile passenger were both arrested.

Thursday, April 10
An informant saw a suspect near a garbage dumpster at a business in the 24000 block of Mission Blvd. at 4:55 a.m. After the suspect left the dumpster became engulfed in flames. HFD arrived and put out the fire. The informant described the suspect as a male, six feet tall with a thin build, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans.

A resident called the police at 9:32 a.m. regarding a male suspect entering her backyard in the 24000 block of Townsend Ave without permission. The suspect fled upon being confronted by the informant. HPD patrol units responded and located the suspect a short distance away. The informant identified the suspect as the person entering her yard and the suspect was arrested for prowling.

The owner of a business in the 600 block of West Tennyson Rd told officers he saw two male juveniles with handguns standing outside his store at 10:22 a.m. Officers see the two males who immediately fled from them, and began jumping fences towards on Baldwin St. HPD responded, set a perimeter and searched the yards in the area. The suspects were eventually identified as being related to a residence on Baldwin St. Announcements were made into the house and the two suspects came out and surrendered. Two airsoft replica pistols are recovered.

A robbery occurred to an ice cream cart vendor at the intersection of Nevada and Tehama at 6:10 p.m. Two suspects attacked the victim and then took property from him while he was on the ground. The suspects were last seen driving a green SUV type vehicle. The victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment of his injuries.

Saturday, April 12
HPD dispatch received a call from multiple informants at 4:24 p.m. regarding a shooting in the parking lot of Mi Pueblo Supermarket on Harder Rd. Officers responded and contacted several witnesses to the incident but could not locate the victim or suspect. HPD dispatch was contacted by St Rose Hospital when the victim arrived with a head injury. After speaking with the victim they determined the victim got into an argument with another male who struck the victim with a pistol. Patrol Division is still investigating the incident.

Sunday, April 13
A robbery occurred near the intersection of Santa Clara Ave and Yolo St. at 6:40 p.m. The three suspects armed with knives confronted the victim. The suspects knocked the victim down and assaulted him. After the suspects took the victimÕs property the victim left the area. When officers arrived they located the suspect and detained him. The victim identified the suspects as the ones who robbed him and all three were arrested.

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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