On Sunday, Oct. 9, an armed robber fled an AC Transit bus on Blanding Avenue. Alameda Police Department (APD) officers arrived on scene and spotted the suspect. The robber’s timing was scarcely in his favor.
Fleet Week was underway. Not only was an East Bay Regional Parks Police helicopter flying nearby, but an Alameda County Sheriff’s Marine Patrol and a BART K-9 unit were in the area. APD set up a perimeter, and, with help from BART and APD’s K-9, conducted a thorough search.
An Oakland man died on Monday, May 9, when he succumbed to injuries he received when he was struck by a vehicle on Shore Line Drive the day prior.
Philip Byung Chan Lee, 77, was pronounced dead Monday after never regaining consciousness after the accident. The ordeal took place Sunday morning, May 8, around 11:35 a.m. on the 2200 block of Shore Line, according to police reports. Lee was attempting to cross the street on Shore Line from the beachfront toward South Shore Center when he was struck by a man driving a blue 1989
The Alameda Sun received a copy of an email that Encinal Junior and Senior High School Principal Kirsten Zazo sent to parents warning of scavenger hunts “that could involve illegal activities.” Zazo stated in her email that high school students in both Oakland and Alameda were planning these hunts to “earn points for filming themselves performing a variety of dangerous and illegal activities in different locations in the East Bay.”
Zazo also stated that the students plan to post these videos to social media.
Alameda Police Department (APD) needs the community’s assistance identifying three suspects who have burglarized a business at South Shore Center several times. Police described the suspects, pictured above, as being in their late teens to early 20s. APD asks anyone with information is asked to contact the Property Crimes Unit at 337-8340.
In the early morning hours of Sept. 28, 2014, officers from the Alameda Police Department (APD) arrested Stephen Petersen and charged him with arson. APD suspected Petersen of having a role in setting a series of arson fires that plagued the city earlier in that same evening. The Alameda County District Attorney dropped all charges against Petersen on Oct. 31, 2014.
Monday, June 9
Battery reported at 1:15 p.m. on the 2500 block of Santa Clara Avenue.
Vandalism reported at 7:14 a.m. on the 800 block of Walnut Street.
Property recovered and turned over to APD at 9:44 a.m. on the 2100 block of Otis Drive.
Elderly couple taken from home for better care at 1:34 p.m. on Windward Lane.
Lost property reported at 4:36 p.m. on the 2200 block of South Shore Center.