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Thursday Nov 26 | via Patch.com
Three reputed gang members from Hayward have received lengthy sentences for their roles in a shooting at a wedding reception in Fremont in 2008 that left one man dead and another injured, police and prosecutors said. Fremont police said the shooting occurred at a reception at the Niles Banquet Hall at 37270 Niles Blvd. at about 8:50 p.m. on Feb. 16, 2008. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 25 | via San Jose Mercury News
Eighteen suspected members and associates of a violent East Oakland gang were arrested in a series of raids Tuesday morning throughout the Bay Area as part of the continuing Ceasefire operation, police said. Tuesday's raids in Oakland, Hayward, San Lorenzo, Antioch, Dublin, Stockton, Tracy and Sacramento bring to 30 the number of arrests made in the last several weeks as part of the police investigation of the gang. Comment?
Thursday Nov 19 | via Sierra Sun
Police officers arrested a Bay Area resident on Friday, Nov. 13, on suspicion of several felonies related to armed robberies at Lake Tahoe. Adam Sanford, 32, of Hayward, Calif., allegedly committed multiple armed robberies near CVS Pharmacy and Tahoe Beach Retreat Hotel on Lake Tahoe Boulevard after 7 p.m. on Friday the 13th. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 18 | via Courthouse News Service
Wrongful death claims can proceed against a Hayward, Calif. police officer who shot a passenger to death in a car he pulled over on suspicion of drunk driving, a federal judge said. Comment?
Friday Nov 13 | via KOLO-TV Reno
Friday, November 13, 2015 about 7PM, officers responded to the area of the CVS Pharmacy at 3471 Lake Tahoe Blvd to investigate a report that two men had been robbed by a man brandishing a handgun and a long-bladed knife. As patrol officers arrived, two SLTPD officers working a plain-clothes overtime detail saw the suspect walking across US Highway 50 to the parking lot of the Safeway supermarket on Johnson Boulevard. Comment?
Thursday Nov 5 | via Fremont Bulletin
An Alameda County woman testified Thursday that she gave a Hayward police sergeant thousands of dollars for an investment property he lied about buying for their shared future before and after he retired from the police force in 2013. Phone recordings played at retired Hayward Sgt. Comment?
Thursday Nov 5 | via WLNE-TV Providence
Louis Mark Cerato, of Glendale, Arizona, right, examines an object near a set of crutches, left, once belonging to John F. Kennedy, in the exhibit titled "Young Jack" at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Thur... After 12 hours of examining forensics in a shooting that left a 6-year-old boy dead, Louisiana investigators will meet with the city marshals who fired on the car in which the boy was riding with his father. After 12 hours of examining forensics in a shooting that left a 6-year-old boy dead, Louisiana investigators will meet with the city marshals who fired on the vehicle in which the boy was riding. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 4 | via SFGate
U.S. Marshals and Kansas City police tracked down an Oakland man wanted in a 2012 slaying of a 16-year-old all the way to Missouri, authorities said. Oakland police announced Wednesday that officers arrested Kejuan Hill, 21, in connection with the death of Charles Hill III , of Hayward. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 4 | via Patch.com
A man who was wanted for the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old boy in East Oakland in 2012 has been arrested in Kansas City, Mo., where he was working as a cook, a U.S. Marshals spokesman said today. Kejuan Hill, who's now 21, was arrested by a task force comprised of U.S. Marshals and Kansas City police on Oct. 26 at a Denny's Restaurant where he was working under his brother's name, Deputy U.S. Marshal Mike Stokes said. Comment?
Oct 29, 2015 | via Inside Bay Area
After jurors acquitted her of child sex abuse charges that would have sent her to prison for nearly two decades, former Hayward educator Mia Cummings walked free for the first time in two years into the Santa Rita Jail lobby lugging garbage bags of books and court documents, sat down and cried. Within minutes, a crowd of family members and friends who stood outside for four hours for her release rushed in blasting "Coming Home" by Diddy and passed her 4-year-old son for the mother's first hug with the boy in 23 months. Comment?
Oct 23, 2015 | via Patch.com
A jury has found that a 37-year-old man was legally sane when he attacked a 72-year-old man in unincorporated Hayward in January 2010. The jury's verdict, which it announced late Thursday afternoon, means that Ali Kimia will face a lengthy state prison term when he's sentenced by Alameda County Superior Court Judge Vernon Nakahara on Dec. 2. If jurors had found Kimia to have been legally insane at the time of the incident on Jan. 26, 2010, he would have been committed to a secure mental institution instead of being sent to state prison. Comment?
Oct 21, 2015 | via Inside Bay Area
A man accused of slashing tires on at least 16 vehicles at a San Leandro apartment complex Sunday has been charged with felony vandalism over $400, authorities said Wednesday. The suspect, Brandon S. Thompson, 35, of Hayward, is also accused of having a prior felony attempted robbery conviction. Comment?
Oct 21, 2015 | via The Campbell Reporter
Radio-controlled cars were taken. 800 block of Gladiola Drive, 11 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Oct. 13 Money was stolen from residence entered through an unlocked kitchen window. Comment?
Oct 20, 2015 | via San Jose Mercury News
An Alameda County jury has convicted two men in the 2010 fatal beating of an East Palo Alto resident killed after he was caught breaking into an marijuana grow house in Hayward. The jury deliberated for about three days before finding Hayward residents Mohammed Khan, 52, and Manuel Trujillo, 67, guilty late Monday of first-degree murder in the death 27-year-old Francisco Lopez and the attempted voluntary manslaughter of Lopez's younger brother Fernando Lopez. Comment?
Oct 20, 2015 | via Patch.com
Police have identified a man who officers arrested Monday on suspicion of vandalism after a number of parked vehicles at a San Leandro apartment complex had their tires slashed early Sunday morning. Using a large knife or similar tool, police said 35-year-old Hayward resident Brandon Thompson slashed one or more tires of at least 16 vehicles parked at the Parkside Commons Apartment Homes, located at 900 143rd Ave. Around 4:30 a.m., a resident of the complex called police to report a man slashing the tires of parked cars, according to police. Comment?
Oct 20, 2015 | via KRON 4
Police have identified a man who officers arrested Monday on suspicion of vandalism, after a number of parked vehicles at a San Leandro apartment complex had their tires slashed early Sunday morning. Using a large knife of similar tool, police said 35-year-old Hayward resident Brandon Thompson slashed one or more tires of at least 16 vehicles parked at the Parkside Commons Apartment Homes, located at 900 143rd Ave. Around 4:30 a.m., a resident of the complex called police to report a man slashing the tires of parked cars, according to police. Comment?
Oct 19, 2015 | via Patch.com
Police say the suspect had intentionally deflated the tires of 16 vehicles using a large knife or a similar tool. San Leandro police Monday arrested a man who allegedly slashed the tires of dozens of vehicles belonging to residents who shared the same San Leandro apartment complex as the suspect's family. Comment?
Oct 19, 2015 | via SFGate
One of at least 16 cars that had their tires slashed at an apartment complex in San Leandro on Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015. On Monday, police arrested a man in Hayward on suspicion of felony vandalism in connection to the slashing spree. Comment?
Oct 19, 2015 | via Contra Costa Times
A 35-year-old man was arrested Monday as a suspect in a weekend tire slashing spree at a San Leandro apartment complex where at least 16 vehicles were targeted, police said. Lt. Robert McManus said Monday the 35-year-old man, who was arrested in Hayward, has family who live at the complex. Comment?
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