Officers were dispatched to a report of a female suspect who threw a large tree branch at two women (who are at the station on a regular basis, handing out religious materials). The victims were not struck or injured. Officers arrived and contacted the female suspect and recovered the large tree branch. The victims had left the area, but left their contact information. Officers were unable to get in touch with the victims, but they determined that the suspect was a danger to others and in need of psychiatric evaluation. The officers placed the suspect on a psychiatric hold with criminal charges pending and issued her a prohibition order. They will continue to attempt to get in touch with the victims.
Two victims were at the station to purchase an item advertised on Craigslist, but the victims were met by two suspects who robbed the victims at gun point before fleeing in a vehicle. The loss included the victims' phones and cash. Responding officers were able to locate the suspect vehicle nearby in Hayward and evidence was collected. The suspects were described as #1 Black Male 5'10", 180 pounds, wearing blue jeans and white shoes. #2 Black Male, 6'3", 180 pounds, wearing sunglasses and a blue hoodie.
A victim reported the theft of their silver-colored 2002 Honda Accord’s catalytic converter while the vehicle was parked at the station between 0755 and 1400 hours. An officer contacted the victim and completed a report.
A victim reported that their white 2014 Toyota Corolla was burglarized while parked in stall #142 between 1030 and 1550 hours. The victim reported no items were taken as a result of the burglary, but noted there were signs of tampering with the vehicle’s ignition, and which rendered the vehicle inoperable. The investigating officer was unable to determine how entry was made into the vehicle.
While patrolling the station’s east parking lot, an officer saw a male suspect - #1 step out of a 1990 Honda Accord, re-enter the vehicle and then step out a second time and rapidly walk toward the station. The officer, who had taken a stolen vehicle report of a similar vehicle the day before from the Union City station (case 1512-4465), performed a stolen vehicle check of the Honda at this point. While doing so, the officer saw a second male suspect - #2 emerge from the vehicle who then ran south bound. Shortly thereafter, the officer learned the vehicle was stolen. The officer managed to catch up to suspect – #2 whom he held him at gunpoint until an assisting Hayward Police Officer arrived, and took him into custody. Similarly, other assisting Hayward Police Officers arrived at the station and took suspect - #1 into custody. The suspects were found to be in possession of several burglary tools (e.g., (2) shaved keys, a lock pick set, etc.). While being interviewed, suspect -1 admitted stealing the vehicle from the Union City station on 12/22/15. A sergeant responded to approve the arrests and performed the use of force investigation. The suspects were then booked into the county jail for auto theft and possession of burglary tools.
A victim reported that his 2005 grey Ford F150 was burglarized between the hours of 073-1618 today while parked in the south lot. Entry was made via a window smash to the front passenger window. The loss was the vehicle registration. The officer processed the vehicle, but was unable to locate any latent prints.
A male victim reported that while walking through the station’s parking lot, near Tennyson, he was confronted by two male suspects who demanded his Samsung Galaxy 6 cell phone. The suspects verbally threatened him that they would shoot him, but no gun was seen. The suspects fled towards Mission Blvd after taking possession of the phone. Officers responded, but the suspects were not located. The victim, who was not injured during the robbery, described the suspects as follows: Suspect #1: Black male in his 20's, green beanie, long sleeve shirt, and baggy pants, Suspect #2: Black male in his 20's, puffy curly hair, 5'8 - 5'10, long sleeve shirt, and dark brown pants. The primary officer requested station video.
The victim was on-board a Richmond bound train which had just pulled into the station. As the train doors opened, an unknown race adult male, possibly Hispanic in his 20's, 5'04", wearing a navy blue baseball cap, and a brn/reddish hooded sweatshirt, snatched the victim's gold iPhone 6 from her hand and ran from the train. The victim was not injured and said she would not be able to identify the suspect. The officer was unable to track the victim's phone. Station video is being requested.
An officer contacted and detained a male subject for drinking in public. The male subject was in the company of a female subject. The female subject had an active restraining order against the male subject. The male subject was arrested and booked into the Hayward City Jail for violating the restraining order.
A patron reported that a male suspect snatched their iPhone 6 from their hand and fled from the station by jumping over the wall to the Union Pacific railroad tracks. The suspect was described as a black male, wearing all black clothing, carrying a black & white backpack. The victim was not injured and could not identify the suspect. Responding officers searched the area, but were unable to locate the suspect. The victim's phone was equipped with tracking, but the device had been turned off by the suspect.
A patron reported that their white 1998 Honda Civic was burglarized while parked in stall #332 in the north lot, between 0915-1929 hours. An unknown suspect gained entry by door cheat and stole a canoe paddle.
A victim reported that they parked and locked their vehicle (a 2000 Honda Civic) in space 58 today at 0515 hours. They returned 1700 hours to find their doors unlocked and vehicle burglarized. Loss was a stereo ($150), Swiss Army bag with tools ($70) and three pairs of safety glasses ($30). An Officer processed the vehicle for fingerprints.
A female victim reported that while aboard a Fremont bound train arriving at the station, a White male suspect suddenly grabbed her Apple Macbook Air laptop from her grasp and fled from the train, eventually jumping over the platform wall and onto the Union Pacific track way and then flee north bound. Responding officers performed an unsuccessful search for the suspect, nor were they able to track the stolen laptop. The victim, who was not injured during the theft, further described the suspect as 20-25 years of age; wearing a white shirt and black jeans. The investigating officer requested train and station video.
A female victim reported that while on a Fremont train, a White male suspect suddenly grabbed her white iPhone 5s from her hands as the train arrived at the station. The suspect then fled from the train, while the victim continued aboard the train and reported theft upon arriving at the Union City Station. The primary investigating officer performed an unsuccessful search for the suspect. The victim, who was not injured, further described the suspect was 16-18 years of age, wearing a lite-colored sweater and white shorts. The victim did not have immediate access to her phone’s tracking capability, so the phone was not tracked. The officer requested train and station video.
A victim reported that their 2011 Acura MDX was burglarized, via a driver’s door window smash, while parked at the station between 0800 and 2245 hours. The victim reported a garage door opener and the vehicle’s registration were taken from the vehicle during the burglary. The investigating officer processed the vehicle for fingerprints and completed a report.
A victim reported their 1990 white Toyota Corolla was broken into while parked at the South Hayward Station, between 0630 – 1720 hours. Loss was $20.00 in change. In addition, the steering column was damaged. The officer did not process the vehicle because the victim entered the vehicle prior to his arrival.
A patron parked and locked a 2008 Hyundai Santa Fe at 07:25 in space #744. When the patron returned at 17:28 they found that some unknown suspect had smashed driver’s side window. There was no sign of entry and no loss from the vehicle.