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Suspect in three robberies found

A man alleged to have committed three armed robberies in Alameda on Sunday, June 12, is now in police custody, according to the Alameda Police Department (APD).

The suspect, identified as Richard J. Lachaux, 27, was arrested by the San Francisco police officers in San Francisco on unrelated charges, Sunday night at 11:30 p.m. 

APD has been working with the San Francisco Police Department (SFPD) to obtain the suspect. Once he is in APD’s custody he will be booked on several charges including armed robbery.

 

The Alameda Police Department (APD) is seeking the public’s help in identifying the two men pictured here. They are suspected of grand theft (auto). 

The driver is a white or Hispanic male, 27 or 28 years old. He stands about six feet tall with a medium build with a thin mustache. He was wearing a black Oakland A’s baseball cap, a white shirt, dark pants and black gloves. The passenger, a 32-year-old Hispanic male with short, dark goatee, was wearing a dark T-shirt.

 

Over the weekend of March 5 and 6, teams of Alameda Police Department (APD) patrol sergeants and officers conducted operations in the Downtown Alameda and Webster Street business districts.  Officers issued 159 citations to drivers of double-parked vehicles, as well as to bicyclists and scooter riders and smokers violating city ordinances. APD also responded to calls for service on both Webster and Park streets that resulted two arrests: one for theft and the second for being drunk in public.

 

On Tuesday, Jan. 15, Superior Court Judge James Cramer sentenced Richard Joseph Lachaux, 27, to 18 years in prison for his involvement in a robbery spree on June 12, 2016, in Alameda. The Alameda County District Attorney’s Office (DA) had charged Lachaux, with 13 felonies related to his escapade: two counts of first-degree ATM robbery; four counts of second-degree robbery and four counts of attempted second-degree robbery. The DA added one count each of assault with a semi-automatic firearm, possession of a firearm by a felon and evading a police officer to the list.

The Alameda Police Department (APD) will be participating in the Pink Patch Project, a public awareness campaign designed to bring attention to the fight against breast cancer and support cancer research organizations in combating this devastating disease.

During the month of October, APD officers and employees will wear pink shoulder patches and lapel pins. The department hopes to start a dialogue within the community about the importance of early detection and treatment in the fight against breast cancer. 

Investigators from the East Bay Regional Park District Police Department (EBRPD) and the Alameda Police Department (APD) consulted with the Alameda County District Attorney’s (DA) Office on the current investigations relating to attempted sexual assaults and sexual harassment in the area of Robert Crown Memorial State Beach.

 

Investigators from the East Bay Regional Park District Police Department (EBRPD) and the Alameda Police Department (APD) consulted with the Alameda County District Attorney’s (DA) Office on the current investigations relating to attempted sexual assaults and sexual harassment in the area of Robert Crown Memorial State Beach.

Monday, Aug. 27

 

Alameda police officers arrested a man who is alleged to have robbed the Arco AM/PM on Park Street Tuesday, Aug. 14. 

Members of the Alameda Police Department (APD) joined the fun at the Aug. 7 National Night Out on the 1500 block of Sherman Street. The event saw a great turn out, which included both APD officers with McGruff the Crime Dog and a crew from Alameda Fire Department with one of their trucks. The kids really enjoyed the opportunity to meet the public-safety officers. The event featured a potluck dinner, live music and a ham-radio demonstration. The neighbors on Sherman Street used the opportunity to spread information about earthquake and disaster preparedness.

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