Hercules Police Blotter: Hit and Run, Petty Theft

The Hercules Police Department selected and wrote the following items. 

Tuesday, Nov. 26

Petty Theft:  On November 26, 2013 at 8:03 a.m. an Officer responded to the 100 block of Mulberry Ct. to take a report for a theft of gas from a vehicle.  The reporting party stated an unknown Suspect gained entry into the unlocked gas tank, of his Blue ’82 Fiat X 1/9, sometime between 10 p.m. and 7:45 a.m. The unknown Suspect siphoned approximately ½ a tank of gas.  

Hit & Run Vehicle Collision:  On November 26, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. an Officer was dispatched to the HPD lobby to take a counter report for a hit and run collision, which occurred in the Lucky parking lot.  The reporting party said an unknown Suspect collided into the right front of her White ’11 Toyota Corolla sometime 6:00 p.m. and 6:10 p.m. yesterday. 

Miscellaneous Investigation:  On November 26, 2013 at 1:35 p.m. Hercules Officers were dispatched to Victoria Park for a report of a 6-7 year old male running around, naked, near the playground.  Officers located the male near the swings, his underwear.  He was unable to communicate verbally and appeared to be Autistic.  The male was given a sweatshirt and sweat pants by some nearby residents.  Officers were flagged down by the male’s mother, who confirmed the male is Autistic and does not speak.  The child apparently got out of the house via the garage.  The mother was advised to take steps to keep the child from opening the garage door. 

Wednesday, Nov. 27

Fraud/ Misuse of Account Information: On November 27, 2013 at 1:52pm an officer was dispatched to HPD for a lobby detail. The reporting party said on 10/17/13 someone was able to withdraw over $1300 from her. The reporting party has her card in her possession.

Miscellaneous Investigation On November 27, 2013 at 4:06 pm officers responded to N. Front / Tsushima for a report of a 1 yr. old boy found unattended in the area.  Officers located the child, who was dressed in a one piece pajama that covered his entire feet and zipped to the bottom of his neck. After about ten minutes the child’s 15 yr. old brother appeared and took him home. Officers met up with the mother who said she had been away for only 15 minutes and the child was left in the care of his 15 and 12 yr old brothers. The child slipped away from his brother.

Thursday, Nov. 28

Miscellaneous Investigation: On November 28, 2013, at 4:54pm, officers were dispatched to the 100 block of Azalia Ct.  The reporting party said two young children (4 year old male and 3 year old female) came to their home asking to be let in. They had no shoes on, and thin clothing. The reporting party tried to contact the parents but got no response at the residence. Officers tried phone calls and p.a. speaker to no avail. Children had said “Mom and Dad are asleep…can’t wake them up.” Two large, aggressive sounding dogs kept officers from entering. After about 40 minutes the parents walked out saying they had been in a deep sleep. Except for their dress, the children were otherwise healthy, nourished, uninjured, and happy. Child Protective Services was contacted and will be following up.

Friday, Nov. 29

Recovered Found Property: On November 29, 2013 at 7:45am an officer confiscated a lost /stolen license plate during a traffic stop on San Pablo Ave.

Attempt Residential Burglary: On November 29, 2013 at 9:09am officers were advised of alarm activation in the 200 block of Bobolink Way. When the first officer arrived, he noticed the side gate was open. As the officer approached the gate he saw that the side door to the garage had been forced open with a pry tool. The suspect then tried to pry open the garage door to the house but was likely scared off by the alarm before he opened the door.

Miscellaneous Information: On November 29, 2013 at 3:12pm officers were dispatched to the 500 block of Turquoise Drive for a possible marijuana grow. The owners of the residence reported that they suspected their tenants were using the residence to grow marijuana and were at the residence “painting to cover it up.” When Officers arrived the painters were gone and there was no furniture inside the residence.   There were heating lamps inside but no other signs of cultivation

Recovered found Property: On November 29, 2013 at 5:11pm an officer located a backpack in the 1000 block of North Shelter Bay. The backpack contained personal items but no ID for the owner.



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