The following is a collection of reports prepared by the . The document contains only items of note. The log contains incidents that occurred from May 17-23. Reports have been lightly edited for Patch style.
Thursday, May 17
High school student arrested on suspicion of auto burglary
A school resource officer assigned to identified and arrested a student on suspicion of an auto burglary committed the previous Tuesday.
Friday, May 18
Drunk driver found passed out behind the wheel of running vehicle
On Friday night, police received a report of a person passed out behind the steering wheel of a running vehicle that was stopped at the intersection of Whipple Road and Mission Boulevard. Arriving officers found the vehicle in gear, running, with the driver passed out. The officers placed the vehicle in park and turned off the engine prior to waking the driver. The driver was arrested on suspicion of driving while under the influence of alcohol after failing a series of field sobriety tests.
Hundreds of cars gather for “sideshow” at Union Landing
Later in the night, hundreds of vehicles congregated at the Best Buy and Lowe’s parking lots located at the Union Landing Shopping Center. This meeting quickly turned into a “Side show” by those in attendance. When the officers responded to the scene, the vehicles fled the area.
Saturday, May 19
Home Depot shoplifter found in possession of meth
An officer responded to the Home Depot store to take custody of a shoplifter. While searching the subject, the officer found four grams of methamphetamine on the suspect’s person. The suspect was arrested on suspicion of petty theft and possession of a controlled substance.
Man arrested on suspicion of possessing concealed firearm under car seat
Later in the evening, an officer on routine patrol in the area of Alvarado-Niles Road and Central Avenue saw a car with a vehicle code violation. The officer conducted an enforcement stop and contacted the occupants. Upon contact, the officer detected the odor of freshly smoked marijuana emitting from within the vehicle.
During the contact, the officer noticed that the driver appeared to be nervous and suspicious. The driver and passengers were detained and the vehicle was searched. During the vehicle search, a hidden handgun was located under the driver’s seat. The driver was arrested on suspicion of possessing a concealed firearm.
The passengers were released from the scene after confirming they had no knowledge of the firearm.
Sunday, May 20
Man arrested on suspicion of domestic battery
Officers responded to a residence on the 4100 block of Dyer Street to investigate a domestic battery. The victim told officers that she and her boyfriend were in an argument when her boyfriend attacked and choked her. The suspect fled the scene prior to police arrival, but was located a short distance away. The suspect was arrested on suspicion of domestic battery.
Woman arrested on suspicion of beating partially disabled boyfriend
Later in the evening, officers responded to the 33700 block of Third Street to investigate a domestic disturbance involving a female who was locked out of her residence. When officers arrived, they met with the female who said her boyfriend had locked her out of their home. Officers knocked on the front door and the boyfriend answered the door.
The boyfriend explained to officers that he is partially disabled and was battered by his girlfriend earlier during the day. The male locked the door when the female exited the house, fearing she would batter him again. The victim had bite marks on his chest.
Through the course of this investigation, the officers determined that the suspect battered her boyfriend and she was arrested on suspicion of domestic battery.
Man driving with expired tags arrested found with meth and heroin
Also on Sunday night, an officer patrolling the area of Coronation Drive near Downing Place saw a vehicle with an expired registration tab and made an enforcement stop.
During the traffic stop, the driver was found to be on searchable probation. The officer conducted a probation search and found that the driver had .5 grams of heroin and 1 gram of methamphetamine hidden in his shoe. The suspect was arrested on suspicion of possession of controlled substances.
Tuesday, May 22
Driver injures elderly couple in Home Depot parking lot accident
In the evening, officers responded to the parking lot of the Home Depot on Industrial Parkway to investigate an automobile accident involving a vehicle who struck two elderly victims. The driver struck the elderly couple as they walked through the parking lot, causing minor injuries to the couple.
The driver was cited for driving on a suspended license.
Bicyclist injured in Decoto Road accident
Also on Tuesday night, officers responded to the area of Decoto Road and Myers Drive to investigate a major injury accident. A bicyclist was exiting the alleyway behind the “O’Reilly” auto parts store onto Decoto Road and into oncoming traffic. A vehicle traveling southbound on Decoto Road struck the bicyclist.
Alameda County Fire Department and Paramedics Plus ambulance service responded to render first aid and transported him to a local hospital for treatment.
Wednesday, May 23
Strong-arm robbery at S K Donuts
An officer responded to investigate a strong-arm robbery that occurred at , located at 32102 Alvarado Blvd. The victim was retrieving money from his pants pocket when the suspect grabbed the money from the victim and fled toward the Casa Verde neighborhood.
The suspect was described as a black male adult, about 5-foot 6-inches tall, 150 to 160 pounds and wearing a black hooded sweatshirt.