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Hayward police blotter May 20-25

From the Hayward police:

05/20 05:54 PM
A carjacking occurred on Amador St and Elmhurst St when the suspect took a vehicle from his sister during an argument. The suspect’s sister was injured when she tried to stop the suspect from fleeing. On 05/22 Oakland Police Department stopped the vehicle and arrested the suspect when he tried to flee from officers.

05/21 01:33 AM
A burglary occurred to a business in the 500 block of West Tennyson Rd. The owner of the business observed three suspects prying open the door to the business and called the police. When police arrived one suspect surrendered and the other two suspects were taken into custody by the police canine.

05/23 00:45 AM
A robbery occurred in a city parking lot in the 1000 block of B St. The two victims were approached by three suspects who surrounded them. One of the suspects pulled out a pistol and demanded the victim’s property. The suspects then assaulted the victims and took their property while they were on the ground. The suspects were described as three black males between 18 and 28 years old all approximately 6 feet tall.

05/23 00:21 AM
A robbery occurred in front of a residence in the 400 block of Rousseau St. The victim pulled into his driveway and was approached by two suspects who asked for change. The suspects then demanded the victim’s car keys and produced a handgun. The suspects took some of the victim’s property but not his vehicle. The suspects fled the scene in opposite directions. The suspects are described as Hispanic male adults in the early 20’s.

05/24 11:12 PM
A shooting occurred at a church on the 26000 block of Kay Ave. During an event at the church attendees heard an argument outside and went to investigate. The attendees heard several gunshots just outside and one attendee was struck once by a round with a nonlife-threatening injury. When officers arrived none of the attendees would cooperate and gave only partial information as to what had occurred.

05/25 11:08 AM
While in the Whitman St and Tennyson Rd area an officer saw a narcotics transaction. The officer stopped and detained the purchaser and recovered the narcotics. The dealer fled the scene but was later observed by an officer near the intersection of Whitman St and Fruitwood Way. The suspect ran from the officer and was detained while hiding in a backyard. The suspect was arrested and found to have narcotics in his possession.

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Free pet adoptions this weekend in Hayward

Press release from the city of Hayward:

Have you been thinking about adding a new four legged, furry family member to your household? Come to the Hayward Animal Shelter  on Saturday and Sunday, May 31st and June 1st for the fifth annual Maddie’s Pet Adoption days.

We have many amazing  animal companions longing for a family to love them. All adoptions are FREE to qualified homes during this incredible weekend. Licensing fees apply to dogs adopted to Hayward residents.

This record-breaking adoption weekend is sponsored by Maddie’s Fund. For every dog and cat adopted from our shelter during this weekend Maddie’s Fund with give our shelter an adoption stipend ranging between $500-$2000. These funds help to provide additional care to our homeless shelter pets.

Save a life. ADOPT! For more information visit www.Haywardanimals.org and www.adoptmaddiesfund.org.

 

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Hayward police blotter May 13-

Unedited Hayward police blotter:

05/13 04:05 PM
An armed robbery occurred to a gas station on the 21000 block of Foothill Blvd. The suspect was described as an African American male in his early 20s armed with a black handgun. The suspect entered the gas station and pointed the handgun at a clerk. The suspect demanded money from the clerk who gave him money from the register. The suspect fled the scene heading up Grove Way. Witnesses saw the suspect get on a motorcycle heading west bound on Grove St.

05/13 09:37 PM
A robbery occurred at the intersection of Grand Street and Dean Street. The suspects were two African American Males in their late teens or early twenties wearing black hooded sweatshirts. The suspects threatened to shoot the victim. The victim was pushed to the ground and their property was taken.

05/14 02:00 PM
A robbery occurred in the 27000 block of Manon Ave. The victim was sitting in his vehicle when the suspect approached him brandishing a knife. The suspect demanded money from the victim, but walked away when a pedestrian approached. Responding officers located the suspect in a nearby apartment with a knife in his pocket. The suspect was arrested for robbery.

05/14 09:43 AM
A residential burglary occurred in the 1400 block of Linfield Lane. This particular residence has had several prior break ins. The resident called a family member to check on the alarm prior to contacting the police. The suspect fled prior to the family member and police arriving.

05/15 08:49 AM
A burglary to a residence occurred in the 2600 block of Sleepy Hollow Avenue. The resident was home alone when the suspect approached and knocked on the door. The victim did not answer the door and several minutes later heard the suspect attempting to force open the rear sliding glass door. The suspect fled when confronted by the victim. The suspect is described as a Hispanic Male in his 20’s, 5’07”, with a medium build and wearing a black hooded sweatshirt. A gray compact Mercedes was seen in front of the victim’s residence and at the same time as the incident.

05/15 11:19 PM
A strong arm robbery occurred at City Hall. Several suspects assaulted the victim and took property from him. Responding officers stopped and detained all five suspects at two different locations. The suspects were identified and transported to jail.

05/17 00:41 AM
A shooting occurred in the 25000 block of Verona Ave. Officers responded to reports of two subjects shot at the location. Arriving officers located the two victims in front of a residence with non-life threatening injuries. The suspect was described as an African American wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt. The Hayward Criminal Investigations Bureau is investigating the incident.

05/17 01:32 AM
A strong arm robbery occurred at the intersection of B Street and Montgomery Street. The victim was walking with friends when the suspect approached from behind and took the victim’s purse. The victim was able to fight off the suspect’s attack and kept ahold of her purse. The suspect was able to take the victim’s phone. The suspect was last seen running towards downtown BART.

05/17 03:28 AM
A shooting occurred 22000 block of South Garden Avenue. The suspect(s) fired multiple rounds at an apartment striking one victim causing a nonlife threatening injury. Patrol is investigating the incident.

05/17 09:33 AM
An armed robbery occurred to a business in the 700 block of La Playa Drive. The suspects, three African American males, entered the business as an employee was unlocking the door. The suspects tied up two employees at gunpoint at took property from the business. The suspects took several thousand dollars of property. The Hayward Criminal Investigations Bureau is investigating the incident.

05/17 09:44 PM
A shooting occurred near the intersection of Foothill Blvd and Russell Drive. The victim was walking northbound on Foothill Blvd when an unknown suspect fired several rounds at him striking him one time. The victim flees the scene and hides in a nearby parking lot. The victim was transported with nonlife threatening injuries.

05/17 10:50 PM
An attempted carjacking occurred in the 24000 block of Santa Clara St. The suspect threatened the victim with a simulated handgun causing the victim to drive away from the suspect, hitting him with the vehicle in the process. The victim flees the scene leaving the suspect on the ground with injuries from being struck by the vehicle. The suspect was arrested when police arrived at the scene.

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Hayward police blotter May 5-11

05/05 00:42 AM
An armed robbery occurred at Whitman Street and White Drive. The victim was approached by a man who pointed a pistol at him and demanded property. The victim gave the man personal property. The suspect then got into a silver sports car with three other people and drove away northbound on Whitman Street. The man fired one round into the air as he was leaving. The suspect was described as a Latino approximately 25 years old and 5’07” tall.

05/05 01:47 AM
An armed robbery occurred at Mission Boulevard and Valle Vista Avenue.  The victim was walking on Mission when he was approached by two men. One man pointed a pistol at the victim and demanded property. The victim gave the suspect his property. The man then got into a black compact vehicle occupied by another man. As the two drove away southbound on Mission, the man with the pistol fired one shot into the air. The suspects were described as Latinos approximately 18 years old.

05/06 06:03 AM
A shooting into a residence occurred in the 2200 block of Tallahassee Street. Someone fired a small caliber round into the front window of a residence. The incident may be linked to another similar incident a year before.

05/07 11:30 AM
A residential burglary occurred in the 28000 block of Sandlewood Drive. A witness called police and said they saw several juveniles entering their neighbor’s residence and taking items from inside. As officers arrived, the suspects fled from the scene in different directions. Three of the five suspects were stopped and arrested by officers. Some of the victim’s property was recovered from the suspects.

05/07 04:30 PM
A large group of juveniles engaged in a fight at the intersection of Jackson and Watkins streets. When officers arrived the group refused to disperse. The crowd proceeded to block traffic and did not leave the area until enough officers arrived and could disperse the crowd. Officers are investigating.

05/07 05:34 PM
A shooting occurred in the 2600 block of Naples Street. The victim was standing in front of a residence talking to an associate when they were shot at by someone who was down the street. The fired rounds struck a vehicle and residence without causing any injuries. Police are investigating.

05/07 08:55 AM
An attempted burglary occurred in the area of 28000 Bailey Ranch Road. The suspect tried to force entry into an occupied residence. The owner of the residence could see the suspect trying to enter and met the suspect at the front door. The suspect fled but was stopped by police at Mission Boulevard and Fletcher Lane. The suspect was identified by the victim and arrested.

05/08 09:20 AM
A home invasion robbery occurred in the 28000 block of Peachtree Drive. The victim was at home when he heard someone kicking in his front door. The victim confronted the man, who ran to a nearby vehicle and fled. The suspect is described as a black male in his 20s with a thin build and short hair. The man was armed with a pistol.

05/08 11:36 PM
A home invasion robbery occurred in the 26000 block of Lauderdale Ave. Two men forced entry into a residence, assaulting one resident and causing injuries. The men took property and then left in a blue pickup truck. The men were described as Latino and armed with a handgun.

05/11 01:49 AM
A stabbing occurred in the 300 block of Harris Road. The victim was found lying in the middle of the street with a single stab wound. The victim said that a man followed him from a nearby convenience store and then asked him if he was a gang member. The man then stabbed the victim in the shoulder. The suspect was a Latino in his mid-20s.

05/11 04:00 AM
A shooting into an occupied apartment occurred in the 27000 block of Manon Avenue. Residents of the complex called police to report the shooting. Officers found fired casings and damage to the outside of an occupied apartment. The resident said he did not know why his apartment had been targeted.

05/11 01:04 PM
A business was robbed in the 2200 block of Industrial Parkway West. The suspect robbed a clerk using a butcher knife and fled before police arrived. If you have information to report that could help lead to an arrest, please contact police.

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Hayward police seek downtown ambassadors

HAYWARD — From the Hayward Police Department:
The Downtown Ambassador Program was developed to encourage the involvement of the citizens of Hayward in creating an inviting Downtown shopping experience. The Police Department is seeking your help to identify and mitigate safety concerns and support Downtown businesses at the same time.

The Ambassador’s job is to:

•Help visitors find shops, restaurants and parking in downtown Hayward.

•Promote special events and attractions to visitors.

•Identify and report public safety concerns to the police (such as illegal or suspicious activity, graffiti or abandoned vehicles).

Ambassadors work in pairs, wear identifiable shirts or jackets and are equipped with a police radio to summon immediate assistance in an emergency situation.

The Downtown Ambassadors are required to successfully pass a police background clearance check, attend Ambassador Training and successfully complete a Field Training Program. Subject material will include: radio operations, recognizing suspicious activity, providing suspect descriptions, reporting in-progress crimes, familiarization with the Downtown Business District and violence avoidance.

Sound interesting?

Please contact:
Hayward Police Department
Community Service Officer Kyle Martinez (510) 293-5146
EMAIL: kyle.martinez@hayward-ca.gov

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Hayward police accepting applications for youth academy

From the Hayward police:

HAYWARD — Hayward police are once again offering a summer youth academy; this year it will be July 7-11.

In the week-long program, law enforcement professionals share how a police department works.

The academy is open to students in grades 8-12. Students entering the eighth grade in 2014-2015 are eligible.

Applications are due by June 16. The free academy is limited to 30 students; Hayward residents will have first priority. Those applying will have to pass a limited background investigation and have parent/guardian approval to attend. The academy is 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day, and includes a light breakfast.

The academy covers:

Gangs and graffiti—Destructiveness of gangs
Alcohol/drug abuse and tobacco-Consequences of underage usage
Forensics and crime scene
SWAT demonstration
Traffic and patrol operations
Investigations
Coroner’s presentation
K-9 demonstration
FATS (fire arms training simulator)
Hayward police station/jail tour

The class will be held at the police station, 300 W. Winton Ave., and the North Hayward office, 22701 Main St.

For more information, contact Alicia Romero at 510-293-7179 or alicia.romero@hayward-ca.gov , FAX (510) 886-2179

Applications can be downloaded from www.haywardpd.net, or picked up at the Hayward Police Department, 300 W. Winton Ave.

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Hayward youth job fair May 9

HAYWARD — The Hayward adult school is hosting a youth job fair May 9 at City Hall.

The fair is open to people ages 16 to 25. More than 50 businesses and agencies will have representatives at the fair, which will include a “dress for success” presentation by Macy’s of Hayward and door prizes. Those attending are asked to bringing resumes.

The adult school, officially called the Hayward Center for Education and Careers, is partnering with the city, the Employment Development Department/Youth Employment Opportunity Program, the Hayward Chamber of Commerce, Community Resources for Independent Living, Dr. Jennifer Ong, Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired and Southland Mall.

The fair takes place from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Friday at Hayward City Hall, 777 B St. For more information, contact For more information, contact Juan Romero at 510-459-7056 or jromero@has.edu.

Anyone bringing two cans to donate to the Alameda County Food Bank will get an additional ticket for door prize drawings.

 

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Hayward police blotter April 28-May 3

04/28 03:56 AM
A stabbing victim walked into a local hospital claiming to have been assaulted in Hayward. When Hayward police officers arrived, they located the victim’s vehicle with evidence of the assault inside. The victim was treated for his injuries but could not provide officers with any more detail as to where the incident occurred.

04/28 07:16 AM
A resident called police dispatch about a suspicious unoccupied vehicle parked at a residence in the 1100 block of Central Boulevard. The license plate to the vehicle showed that it had been taken during a recent carjacking. Officers discovered the weapon used in the carjacking nearby.

04/30 04:00 PM
A large group of juveniles got into a fight at Hayward City Hall, 777 B St. During the fight, one participant was sprayed with a chemical agent. All of the subjects separated before police arrived. None were cooperative with police.

05/02 11:20 AM
Hayward police officers were dispatched to an abandoned residence in the 27000 block of Manon Avenue. Officers found three subjects in the backyard. All three subjects were arrested for warrants and narcotics violations.

05/02 01:56 PM
A home invasion robbery occurred in the 28000 block of Cole Place. Three robbers entered the home and took property from the victims. When the robbers left, they were followed on BART to Oakland. Hayward officers responded to where the suspects were last seen in the area of 75th Avenue and Rudsdale and began searching for the suspects. Officers stopped two suspects on 75th Avenue. One of the suspects fled the scene and escaped from officers. A short time later, an Oakland resident called and advised they had found property which was from the robbery.

05/02 10:51 PM
An assault with a vehicle occurred at West Tennyson Rd and Tampa Avenue. Two people saw a friend’s stolen vehicle being driven on West Tennyson Road. The two stopped and tried to detain the driver for the police and recover their friend’s vehicle. The driver tried to run over one of the friends but failed. The driver was detained by the two until police arrived.

05/02 11:39 PM
A man was struck in the head by a rock thrown by his girlfriend’s son on the 900 block of West Tennyson Road. Officers found and detained the suspect nearby, and the victim was taken to a hospital.

05/03 10:45 PM
A man was robbed in the 300 block of West A Street. Two men battered the victim and took his cellphone. One of the robbers was described as a Latino about 20 years old with long black hair and a tattoo of lips on his right neck. The robbers fled in a small blue pickup truck.

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Cinco de Mayo celebrations abound

Cinco de Mayo will be celebrated this weekend throughout the area.

A few of them include:

Hayward’s festival will feature mariachi bands, dancing horses, folklorico troupes and Mexican food. It runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Hayward City Hall Plaza, 777 B St.

The Ashland REACH Youth Center will host a Cinco de Mayo festival from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. It will include free food, entertainment and a community health and resource fair. The center is at 16335 E. 14th St.

San Leandro will mark the holiday on its actual day, Monday, May 5. The festivities include folklorico dancers, mariachi music, food and a children’s Mexican crafts area. It begins at 6 p.m. at San Leandro Civic Center Plaza,  835 East 14th St.

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Hayward Chihuahua Palooza

A press release from the city of Hayward:

HAYWARD — Bay Area Animal Shelters continue to be filled with Chihuahuas looking for the homes. Come and meet one of these pint-sized bundles of love during the Hayward Animal Shelter’s annual Chihuahua Palooza special adoption event Tuesday, May 6 – Saturday, May 10.

In an effort to find homes for all these little dogs, the Hayward Animal Shelter is offering discounted adoptions throughout the event. All Chihuahuas and Chihuahua mixes are available to qualifying homes for $20 plus the cost of a dog license if you live in Hayward.

In an effort to decrease the number of Chihuahuas that end up in shelters, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, May 10, the Hayward Animal Shelter volunteers will be offering a limited number of spay and neuter vouchers at 50 percent off the regular price to Hayward Chihuahua owners. Contact the Hayward Animal Shelter for more information about the event and voucher pricing at 510-293-7200.

Contact information:
Jennie Comstock, Animal Services administrator
Hayward police, animal services
510-881-7922
jennie.comstock@hayward-ca.gov