Unattended Death: On Oct. 3 at 2:52 p.m., officers responded to 100 Civic Drive regarding a possible death. Officers arrived on scene and fire had pronounced the 79 year old female deceased. The victim was found by her daughter who said she last talked to her mother on Monday. There was no sign of foul play. The Coroner released the body to the daughter.
Assault with a Deadly Weapon: On Oct. 3, a School Resource Officer was contacted at the Hercules Middle High School by the mother of a 14-year-old female student. The reporting party told the officer that a 15-year-old male student had thrown a book at her daughter. On Oct. 4, the officer contacted all involved parties. The officer contacted the suspect at his residence and placed him under arrest for Assault with a Deadly Weapon. The suspect was transported to Juvenile Hall.
Outside Assist/ Petty Theft: On Oct. 4 at 11:55 a.m. an officer was dispatched to HPD for a phone detail. The reporting party, who resides in Hercules, told the officer her iPad was stolen from a WESTCAT bus in San Francisco. The reporting party was referred to SFPD, as the crime occurred in San Francisco. SFPD told the victim she had to contact HPD. An HPD officer is following up with WESTCAT.
Theft of Vehicle: On Oct. 4 at 12:40 p.m. an officer was dispatched to the 100 block of Violet for a report of a stolen vehicle. The reporting party said between Oct. 1 at 6 p.m. and time of call, someone stole his 2006 grey Chevrolet Corvette from his driveway. The Corvette has custom rims, loud exhaust and no front plate.
Unattended Child left in Vehicle: On Oct. 4 at 1:52 p.m. an officer was dispatched to the park, in the 1500 of Refugio Valley Road. The reporting party stated there was an infant alone inside a vehicle. When the officer arrived he located a two-year old male in the rear seat of a 2006 white Toyota Sienna. The child was crying and sweating heavily. The doors of the Toyota were slightly ajar. The officer retrieved the child from the vehicle. About four minutes later, the mother of the child came running from inside the park. She admitted leaving her toddler in the vehicle, but said she was checking on him every five minutes. The child was reunited with his mother, and he appeared fine. Child Protective Services was notified, and they requested we document the incident and forward a copy to them. The mother was issued a citation and admonished about leaving her child unattended.
Vandalism: On Oct. 4 at 2:37 p.m. an officer was contacted at the tennis court parking lot, in the 1500 block Refugio Valley Road, regarding vandalism. The reporting party said, less than 45 minutes prior to contacting the officer, someone keyed her gray Toyota Solara.
Missing Person Report: On Oct. 4 at 8:25 p.m., an officer was dispatched to the 100 block of Paradise for an adult missing person report. The reporting party said her fiancé left their residence, on Oct. 4 at 2 p.m. because they had an argument. The subject drove away in his ‘95 blue Ford Mustang. The subject has some medical issues and reportedly is not taken his medication. The subject was entered into the Missing and Unidentified Persons system.
Driving without a License and Warrant Arrest: On Oct. 4 at 10:38 p.m. an officer made a traffic stop on a ‘91 Toyota. The driver, 42-year-old Daniel Lamb, of Crockett, was arrested for driving without a license. Lamb had a $10,000 warrant out of Alameda County, and is currently on probation in Contra Costa and Alameda counties. He was also arrested on the warrant and transported to the Martinez Detention Facility.
Auto Burglary: On Oct. 5 at 5:39 a.m., officers were dispatched to the 1000 block of Sanderling. The reporting party looked out their window and saw two subjects, wearing hoodies, standing next to the victim’s ‘03 Chevy Suburban. There was a gold SUV parked in the street next to the victim vehicle, facing the opposite direction. The victim said the vehicle’s stereo and a GPS were stolen. There were pry marks below the driver side door handle. No suspects were located.
Reckless Driving: On Sept. 5 at 1:20 p.m. a citizen signed a Complainant’s Arrest form (Citizen’s Arrest) against an adult male; who was witnessed driving at an estimated 45 MPH. The driver was reportedly making abrupt turns, in and out of the aisle, in the Creekside Center. The investigation is continuing.
Suspended Driver/Warrant Arrest: On Oct. 5 at 3:02 p.m., an officer stopped a 1998 Chevy, on Willow at Hawthorn, for a third brake light out. The driver, 50-year-old Archie Theo Brumfield of San Pablo, was cited for driving with a suspended driver’s license. It was determined Brumfield had a citable misdemeanor warrant out of San Luis Obispo County. He was also cited on the warrant, and given a new court date.
Mental Health Evaluation: On Oct. 5 at 6:11 p.m. officers were dispatched to the 100 block of Edinburgh Court. The 911 caller, a 17 year old female, stated she wanted to hurt herself. Officers determined the female juvenile met the criteria for a Mental Health Evaluation. She was transported, by ambulance, to the County Regional Medical Center.
Attempted Residential Burglary: On Oct. 6 at 12:50 p.m. an officer was dispatched to 100 block of Grenadine Way. The victim stated she and her husband were away out of town for the past few days. When they returned today she noticed damage to her front door, consistent with someone attempting to force entry through the front door. The pet sitter said she heard a loud bang at the front door this past Friday night, at approximately 11:15 p.m., and “the dogs went crazy” and ran to the front door. The pet sitter didn’t look outside or call 911. The front door’s frame was cracked and appears to have been caused by an unknown suspect using a shoulder to attempt to force the door open.
Warrant Arrest: On Oct. 6 at 2:58 p.m. Hercules Officers went to a residence,in the 200 block of Beechnut Drive and arrested 23-year-old Alex Alipoyo for an outstanding warrant. Alipoyo was cited and released with a new court date.
Petty Theft: On Oct. 6 at 3:40 p.m. an officer was dispatched the 1000 block of Promenade Street. The victim said an unknown suspect(s) took her tax return paperwork, and other paperwork containing her personal identifying information, from her unlocked vehicle. The incident occurred between 4 p.m. yesterday and the time of call.
Warrant Arrest: On Oct. 6 at 4:48 p.m. an officer saw 34-year-old Rickyboy Encinas driving on San Pablo Ave, at Sycamore Ave. The officer was aware Encinas had an outstanding Felony Warrant. The officer made a traffic stop at 1500 Sycamore Ave. Encinas was arrested and transported to The Martinez Detention Facility.
Found Property: On Oct. 6 at 5:05 p.m. a Volunteer Parking Enforcement Officer was driving through the parking lot of Creekside Shopping Center. He saw a brown paper bag, knocked over in the roadway, in front of the Metro PCS store. The bag contained a large amount of green vegetable matter, believed to be Marijuana, scattered in the roadway. The bag also contained 12 empty butane bottles; 2 wet coffee filters, with a smell of butane; and a glass container, with what appeared to be residue of a controlled substance. All the items were taken for destruction.
Attempted Residential Burglary: On Oct. 6 at 5:06 p.m. an officer was dispatched to the 200 block of Grissom. The victim said he came home today at 4 p.m. found his home’s downstairs family room window broken out (left side of house) by an unknown suspect. The window screen was also removed. However there were no pry marks found. The victim said he left his home this morning at 7 a.m.
Mental health Evaluation: On Oct. 6 at 7:52 p.m. Hercules Officers were dispatched, to the 100 block of Manzanita for a male subject who was threatening to harm himself. Officers contacted an adult male who stated he could hear voices in his head. The subject was determined to meet the criteria for a Mental Health Evaluation. He was transported, by ambulance, to the County Regional Medical Center.
Hit and Run, Driving under the Influence of Alcohol; Attempt Battery on a Police Officer: On Oct. 6, 2013 at 10:50 p.m., Hercules units were dispatched, to the 2100 block of Redwood Road, for a hit-and-run accident. Officers were able to trail the suspect vehicle due to the right side tires being flat to the parking lot in front of the library. The driver had displayed objective symptoms of being under the influence of alcohol. Travis Caruso, 29, of Benicia refused all tests and was arrested for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol. He was transported to HPD, where he continued to refuse all tests. The officer requested, and was granted, a search warrant for a blood draw. The blood tech arrived and drew a blood sample without incident. Prior to the blood draw Caruso tried to hit the arresting officer with his un-cuffed hand. Caruso was arrested for Hit and Run; Driving under the Influence of Alcohol; and Attempted Battery on a Police Officer.