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.
According to the Milpitas Police Department (MPD), on July 19 loss-prevention workers at Kohl’s Department Store at the Great Mall in Milpitas watched a woman push a shopping cart brimming with merchandise out of one of the store’s emergency exits. A man in a Mercedes-Benz was waiting to whisk her and the allegedly stolen goods away. The workers stopped the woman, but said that her accomplice attempted to fire a gun at them. The gun misfired and the pair escaped.
In support of the Alameda Education Foundation’s Backpack Drive for 820 homeless, formerly homeless and low-income students in Alameda, the Alameda Police Department (APD) will be hosting its first-ever “Cram a Cruiser’ weekend.
Marked patrol vehicles will be parked in front of OfficeMax at South Shore on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 4, and 5. The public is invited to stuff the police cars with school supply donations. After the school supply drive, all donations will be sorted into backpacks and given to as many students as possible.
Three people were arrested last week for their involvement in two separate crimes in Alameda.
Carl’s Jr. robbery
Alameda Police Department (APD) arrested Terrence Dennae Hall, 36, and Jordan Michael Moore, 27, for alleged robbery at a Carl’s Jr. restaurant Tuesday, June 12. At approximately 10:20 p.m., Moore entered the Carl’s Jr., located on the 800 block of Marina Village Parkway, and brandished a handgun before leaving with cash, according to the APD Facebook page. An employee called APD to report the robbery.
Police have identified a 26-year-old man fatally shot on May 18 in East Oakland as Michael McNair of Alameda. Officers from the Oakland Police Department (OPD) responded to the report of a man shot in the 2800 block of Parker Avenue, just north of MacArthur Boulevard near 78th Avenue. When officers arrived on the scene they found McNair dead from a gunshot wound.
This summer, the Alameda Police Department (APD) will be dispensing well-deserved Slurpee justice to good kids in Alameda. For the 23rd year, 7-Eleven is working with local law enforcement agencies to distribute free Slurpee coupons to children and teens through its popular Operation Chill community program.
This year, 7-Eleven once again donated coupons that will be distributed throughout the summer months across the Island.
The Alameda Police Department (APD) is holding its second annual Coffee with a Cop event Wednesday, March 21.
The event will take place at Peet’s Coffee, 1365 Park St., from 8 to 10 a.m. The Coffee with a Cop event is designed to create a causal platform where residents can get to know their local law enforcement personnel and engage in conversation about their community.
The Alameda Police Department (APD) reported that its officers seized weapons, magazines and ammunition from a resident following a disturbance on Monday, March 5, on the 700 block of Central Avenue. Officers responded to a call about an individual suffering an “episode.” They were already familiar with the individual.