Hercules Police Log: Week of Nov. 22-27

This week's cases ranged from fraudulent DMV registration to domestic assault.

The following information was supplied by the Hercules Police Department. 

Mental Health Evaluation:  On November 22, 2012, at 11:25 a.m., Officers were dispatched to Maple court regarding a male subject in his underwear, ringing resident’s doorbell. The 32 year old male of Hercules was contacted. The male was evaluated and met the criteria for a mental health evaluation. He was transported to Contra Costa County Regional Medical Center by ambulance.

Runaway Juvenile Located:  On November 22, 2012 at 9:17 p.m., an Officer saw two suspicious persons near the dumpsters in the 1500 block of Sycamore. One of the subjects contacted is a local adult Hercules resident and the other was determined to be a reported missing juvenile. The juvenile was returned to his home, in Rodeo, and removed from the missing persons’ system.

Theft: On November 23, 2012, at 10:36 a.m., an Officer was dispatched to the 200 block of Starling for a report of a theft. The victim said sometime last week, a voice recorder, a hard drive, and some jewelry was stolen from his home. The victim said he suspects it was day laborers (he hired to move boxes within his home) who stole the property.

Lost Property: On November 23, 2012, at, 2:39 p.m., an Officer was dispatched to the 100 block of Wadi Run for a report of a lost or stolen wallet. The victim said she either lost her wallet or it was picked from her pocket while she was shopping in the 1500 block of Sycamore. The wallet contained her CDL, SS card, credit cards and cash.

Court Order Violation: On November 23, 2012, at 3:34 p.m., an Officer was flagged down in a parking lot in the 1500 block of Sycamore. The reporting party wanted to report that his ex-girlfriend had not shown up for their court ordered child custody exchange. A report was taken to be forwarded to the District Attorneys’ Office.

Fraudulent Registration: On November 23, 2012 at 11:51 p.m., an Officer stopped a BMW 530i for expired registration on Parker Avenue. Affixed to the rear license plate was a current year tab. The driver was identified as 51 year old Steven Valdivieso of El Cerrito. Valdivieso was issued a citation for fraudulent registration and his vehicle was towed.

Mental Health Evaluation:  On November 24, 2012 at 7:39 a.m., Officers were dispatched to the 100 block of Civic regarding a cabbie in a dispute with a passenger. Officers contacted a 24 year old male who was woozy and disoriented. He did not remember getting into the cab in Suisun City and was unable to care for himself. He was transported to Contra Costa County Regional Medical Center by ambulance.

Domestic Assault: On November 24, 2012, at 9:29 a.m., Officers were dispatched to the 100 block of Watermark Terrace regarding a physical altercation between 20 year old Rashaan Wadley and his 23 year old brother. Rashaan fled the scene prior to Officers arrival. Rashaan and his girlfriend (the mother of his child) argued over a phone conversation she was having, during which he assaulted her. Rashaan’s parents and brother intervened and removed him from the residence. Rashaan entered the house again, assaulted his brother, and fled on foot.  Rashaan was located by police inside an apartment in the 100 block of Paradise and was taken into custody without incident. He was transported to the police station for interview and later transported to Martinez Detention Facility.

Assault With a Deadly Weapon: On November 24, 2012, at 10:34 a.m., dispatch received a CHP transfer from a caller requesting medical assistance to a residence in the 200 block of Compass Point and then hung up. Officers arrived on scene and located two victims of a stabbing, a 22 year old male of Los Angeles and a 21 year old transient male. A female witness was also contacted. Initially both victims and witness were uncooperative and gave false information about what happen and who was responsible for the assault. During the investigation one of the victims identified 24 year old Demarie Simmons (Transient) as the responsible. Simmons was arguing with the 23 year old female witness, of Fairfield. When the two males intervened, a fight started. During the fight Demarie pulled out a small folding knife and stabbed one male in the left rib area and cut the second male on his left forearm. Demarie left the area on foot prior to us arriving. All the subjects are associated with the residence on Compass Point. A protective sweep of the residence was done for more victims, but no one was located. In one of the bedrooms, a shotgun, an assault rifle, and an old hand gun were located. One victim was transported to John Muir Hospital by AMR. The other victim declined assisted and planned to take himself to the hospital. This case is still under investigation.

Vandalism: On November 24, 2012, at 5:52 p.m., a resident from Topaz Court submitted an online report for vandalism. The resident said on November 8th at 7:00 p.m. she discovered the cable box, she shares with three of her neighbors, had been damage by an unknown suspect.

Vandalism: On November 24, 2012, at 5:54 p.m., a resident from Dome Court submitted an online report for vandalism. The victim reported that sometime between September 30th at 6:00 p.m. and October 1st at 7:00 p.m. someone deflated all four tires on her vehicle. The victim said this is the second time someone has done this to her vehicle.

Identity Theft: On November 24, 2012, at 5:57 p.m., a resident from Terrace submitted an online report for identity theft. The victim said on November 22nd someone made several unauthorized purchases on her credit card.

Recovered Stolen Vehicle: On November 25, 2012 at 4:36 p.m., a resident from the1000 block of Shorebird Drive reported a suspicious unoccupied green 1996 Dodge Caravan that was been parked across the street from their residence. The van was reported as a carjacked vehicle to Vallejo PD on November 7th. A rental company owns the vehicle and a representative was notified and responded to recover the van.

Auto Burglary: On November 25, 2012 at 4:59 p.m., a citizen reported that the rear passenger side window on her 2012 Toyota Camry was smashed and an I-pad was taken from the back seat while she was at a business in the 800 block of Willow Avenue.

Residential Burglary: On November 25, 2012 between 6:20 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., a Forest Run resident took her dog for a walk around the area of her residence. She was gone approximately 10 minutes walking her dog and did not lock the door to her residence. When she returned she found her Toshiba lap top missing from on top of her bedroom dresser. No other items were missing but the doors on her empty jewelry cabinet were opened. She did not hear or see anybody in the area. At approximately 10:30 p.m. San Francisco PD called and asked us to attempt contact with the Forest Run burglary victim, because they had her laptop. SFPD explained they were conducting surveillance when they watched two males attempt to sell a laptop. SPFD arrested 21 year old Duane Hooper of Forest Run and 19 year old Eddie Robinson of Rodeo with the stolen laptop.

Suspicious Circumstance: On November 26, 2012, at 11:39 a.m., a resident from Orange County telephoned regarding an alleged sexual abuse involving his six year old son and eight year old daughter that occurred at his ex-wife’s residence in Hercules. A case was taken for investigation and there is also a custody battle occurring.

Residential Burglary: On November 26, 2012 at 4:18 p.m., a resident from the 200 block of Pepperwood reported that someone entered into his residence yesterday sometime between 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. and took several items. The resident stated that he saw a suspicious unfamiliar male in the area that appeared to be watching him as he left. On November 27th a juvenile was contacted in the 200 block of Pepperwood, matching the description of the suspicious male seen by the victim. The juvenile had a cell phone in his possession that was taken from the burglary. The juvenile was arrested and transported to Juvenile Hall.

Possession of Stolen Property, Unauthorized Use of ID, Possession of Controlled Substance: On November 27, 2012 at 1:55 a.m., an Officer observed a suspicious black Kia leave the area of Kensington Circle at a high rate of speed. 42 year old Demetrius Trim, of Rodeo, was stopped and determined to be on felony probation. During a search the officer located stolen mail belonging to four separate residences on Kensington Circle. A small bag of methamphetamine was also located. The passenger, 48 year old Renee Bean and Demetrius Trim were arrested and transported to Martinez Detention Facility.

Burglary/ Vandalism/ Possession of Stolen Property:

On November 27, 2012, at about 2:05 p.m., Officers conducted a security check of a vacant unsecure residence located in the 200 block of Pepperwood. The check was initiated by a tip that someone was trespassing at the residence. Officers entered the residence and saw that several walls had been vandalized with graffiti. While checking the residence Lejuan Thomas voluntarily walked downstairs. In his possession was two cans of spray paint which were the same color used to graffiti the walls. Thomas also had in his possession items which had been stolen from the residential burglary on November 26th. Thomas was arrested for burglary, vandalism, and possession of stolen property and transported to Martinez Detention Facility.

Vandalism: On November 27, 2012, at 4:45 p.m., a resident from the 1200 block of Willow reported that someone etched a deep horizontal scratch across the front passenger door of her vehicle sometime between November 26th at 7:00 p.m. and November 27th at 7:00a.m. The victim believed the responsible may have been her ex-boyfriend, who she has a current restraining order against. 

Mental Health Evaluation:  On November 27, 2012 at 10:30 p.m., a resident in the 100 block of Paradise to report that her 19 year old brother, of Vallejo, was out of control. Upon arrival officers determined he needed a mental health evaluation. He had been hearing voices and had become violent with family members. He was transported to Contra Costa County Regional Medical Center by ambulance.



frances November 30, 2012 at 07:18 AM
It would be more helpful if each case is marked on a map
Ani November 30, 2012 at 07:29 PM
If you go to www.crimereports.com; enter the zipcode and selects dates, etc. You will see the activity for your area.
frances December 01, 2012 at 09:13 AM
Thanks Ani.


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