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Suspect Arrested & Charged in Home Invasion and Sexual Assault - On August 12, 2016, Oakland Police officers arrested Clyde Dell Anderson, 26, in connection with the home invasion and sexual assault that occurred on August 12, 2016, in the 6500 block of Fenham Street. Anderson, 26, was charged this week by the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office for assault with intent to commit a sex crime and for first degree residential burglary. BACKGROUND: On Friday, August 12, 2016 at 4:18 a.m., Oakland police officers were alerted by neighbors of a woman screaming for help in the 6500 block of Fenham Street. Officers quickly discovered the suspect had made his way into the residence where he physically and sexually assaulted the victim. The victim was transported to a local hospital where she was treated for injuries. Investigators have determined that at this time it does not appear that the suspect and victim are known to each other.
Citizen Directs Officers to an Auto Burglary in Progress – On August 16, 2016 at 5:30 a.m., officers responded to the 2900 block of East 22nd Street on a report of an auto burglary in progress. Officers contacted the victim, who was able to direct them to the suspects. Officers arrested both suspects.
Suspect Arrested in Connection with Stabbing – On August 16, 2016 at 1:45 a.m., Oakland police officers responded to the 400 block of West MacArthur Boulevard on a report of a stabbing. When officers arrived, they found an adult male victim suffering from a stab wound. The victim was transported to a local hospital and is listed in stable condition at this time. The suspect returned to the scene and was subsequently taken into custody.
Officers Arrest Suspect in Armed Robbery; Recover Gun and Loss – On August 13, 2016, at 1:00 a.m., Oakland police officers responded to the 1600 block of 28th Street to investigate a report of an armed robbery. When officers arrived, they contacted the victims, who reported they had been robbed at gunpoint. The preliminary investigation led officers to a residence in the 700 block of 17th Street, where they located and arrested the suspect. Officers additionally recovered a firearm and the victims’ loss.
Arrest Made in Double Homicide and Attempted Homicide - The Oakland Police Department has arrested Francisco Jesus Hernandez, 37, of Oakland, in connection with a double homicide and an attempted homicide which occurred on August 8, 2016 at 1:46 AM, in the 9900 block of Empire Road. Two male victims suffered fatal gunshot wounds and the third male victim was critically wounded. Hernandez was arrested on Monday, August 8, 2016.The Alameda County District Attorney’s Office charged Hernandez for two counts of murder, attempted murder, and arson on August 10, 2016. At this time, Oakland police are awaiting the Alameda County Coroner’s Office to positively identify the two homicide victims. BACKGROUND: On August 8, 2016, at 1:46 AM, Oakland police officers responded to a reporting of a shooting in the 9900 block of Empire Road. When officers arrived at the scene, they located three victims suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Emergency medical personnel responded to the scene to provide aid to the victims. The third victim was hospitalized and is expected to recover from his injuries.
The Oakland Police Department is encouraging anyone with information on this case to call the Homicide Division at (510) 238-3821 or call the department’s TIP LINE at (510) 238-7950.
Homicides Solved: Arrests Made in Recent Cases, DA Charges
- Arturo Hector Barrera Rodriquez - The Oakland Police Department has arrested an 18-year-old Oakland man for the homicide of Oakland resident Arturo Hector Barrera Rodriquez, 43. The Alameda County District Attorney’s Office has charged Danny Sakeem Hogg of Oakland with the murder of Rodriquez, which occurred on the evening of June 9, 2016. BACKGROUND: On June 9, 2016, at approximately 10:10 p.m., Oakland police officers responded to a shooting in the 2800 block of 38th Avenue. Emergency personnel arrived on scene and provided first aid, but the victim was pronounced deceased.
- Marcus West, Jr. - The Oakland Police Department has arrested a 24-year-old Hayward man for the homicide of Oakland resident Marcus West, Jr., 22. The Alameda County District Attorney’s Office has charged DeShawn Christy with the murder of West, which occurred on the morning of March 3, 2015. BACKGROUND: On March 3, 2015, at approximately 7:03 a.m., Oakland police officers responded to a shooting in the 4700 block of Scotia Avenue. When officers arrived on scene, they located the victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Emergency personnel provided first aid, but he was pronounced deceased at the scene.
- Javiya Evans - The Oakland Police Department has arrested an 18-year-old Oakland man for the homicide of 20-year-old Javiya Evans of Oakland. The Alameda County District Attorney’s Office has charged Shermon Freemon with the murder of Evans, which occurred on the morning of June 23, 2016. BACKGROUND: On June 23, 2016, at approximately 8:14 a.m., Oakland police officers responded to a shooting in the 6300 block of Baker Street. Officers located the victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
Anyone with additional information on this case is encouraged to contact the Oakland Police Department Homicide Division at (510) 238-3821.
For additional information, please contact the Oakland Police Department’s Public Information Office at (510) 238-7230.
DUI/ Driver’s License Checkpoint Planned in Oakland - Designate a sober driver or call a cab or other transportation options. DON’T DRINK AND DRIVE - Today, August 5, 2016, the Oakland Police Department Traffic Operations Section will be conducting a DUI/ Driver’s License checkpoint at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 7:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. The deterrent effect of DUI checkpoints is a proven resource in reducing the number of persons killed and injured in alcohol or drug involved crashes. Research shows that crashes involving an impaired driver can be reduced by up to 20 percent, when well-publicized DUI checkpoints and proactive DUI patrols are conducted routinely more . . .
Police Nab Suspects In Strong Armed Robbery - On Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at approximately 5:30 p.m., officers responded to the 3400 block of East 16th Street on a report of a strong armed robbery. The victim told the officers while she was walking, she was approached by three suspects who forced her to the ground and took her cell phone. The suspects fled on foot. A witness directed officers to a nearby residence where they gathered more information and located the loss. Following up with investigative information, a short time later, two of the three suspects were arrested near the intersection of Havenscourt Boulevard and Bancroft Avenue. The third suspect remains at large.
K-9, Helicopter Aid OPD In Vehicle Pursuit - On Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at approximately 5:30 p.m., officers responded to the 3400 block of East 16th Street on a report of a strong armed robbery. The victim told the officers while she was walking, she was approached by three suspects who forced her to the ground and took her cell phone. The suspects fled on foot. A witness directed officers to a nearby residence where they gathered more information and located the loss. Following up with investigative information, a short time later, two of the three suspects were arrested near the intersection of Havenscourt Boulevard and Bancroft Avenue. The third suspect remains at large.
Four Robbers Arrested After Vehicle Pursuit - On Wednesday, August 3, 2016, at approximately 8:10 a.m., officers responded to the area of Jean Street and Santa Clara Avenue on a report of an armed robbery. When officers arrived on scene, witnesses directed officers to a suspect vehicle fleeing the area. A pursuit ensued and terminated in the area of Fruitvale Avenue and East 10th Street. At this time, officers have arrested four people. Investigators believe the suspects may be connected to multiple armed robberies. Several victims were transported to a local hospital for medical treatment. A firearm was recovered and there were losses from multiple victims.
Three Suspects Captured After Home Break-In - On Tuesday, August 2, 2016, at approximately 1:38 p.m., officers responded to the 3600 block of Kingsley Street after receiving a call from a young girl who reportedly heard noises of an apparent break-in at the residence. Three suspects forced their way into the residence. A loss was reported. Arriving officers observed the three suspects exiting the residence. They were immediately arrested. No injuries were reported.
DA Charges Oakland Man With Attempted Murder - On Monday, August 1, 2016, the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office charged Marcus Moss, 30, of Oakland, with attempted murder of Oakland Police Sergeant Nadia Clark. Just before 9:30 p.m., Saturday, July 23, Sergeant Nadia Clark was responding to a call for service when her patrol vehicle was involved in a collision in the 1900 block of 73rd Avenue. Shortly after the collision, Moss approached the sergeant’s vehicle and fired a round, striking the vehicle. The sergeant, who was not struck by the gunfire, was taken to a local hospital and treated for injuries related to the vehicle accident. Investigators determined that Moss’s actions were separate and not related to the collision.
On July 28, just before 4:30 a.m., Stockton Police Department’s SWAT team made entry into a residence and assisted OPD in arresting Moss. Investigators recovered evidence, including a firearm. OPD would like to thank the Stockton Police Department for their assistance.
Three Arrested for Attempted Robbery – On Thursday, July 21, 2016 at about 7:50 PM , Oakland Police officers on patrol in the 2600 block of Foothill Boulevard were flagged down by two men who said they had just fled from three males who had attempted to rob them. The officers were able to detain and arrest all three suspects for attempted strong arm robbery.
Two Arrested in Connection with Illegal Possession of Handgun – On Monday, July 18, 2016, at about 3:15 AM, Oakland Police officers on patrol observed a stopped vehicle in the middle of the roadway near the intersection of 9th Street and Martin Luther King, Jr. Way. Two men appeared to be sleeping inside the car. When the officers approached the car, they observed a handgun in the driver’s lap. The officers were able to recover the firearm as well as narcotics and drug paraphernalia. The two suspects were arrested.
Two Arrested for Stolen Vehicle – On Monday, July 18, 2016, at about 3:39 PM, Oakland Police officers observed a car that appeared to match the description of a vehicle that had been used in a robbery. When the officers attempted to conduct a vehicle stop, a short pursuit ensued and eventually an adult and a juvenile suspect were safely taken into custody. Further investigation indicates that both suspects may also have been involved in a residential burglary.
Witness Description Leads to Arrest – On Sunday, July 17, 2016 at approximately 9:42 AM, Oakland Police officers responded to the intersection of Lakeshore Avenue and MacArthur Boulevard in response to a reported strong arm robbery. Witnesses provided descriptions of the suspects and the suspect vehicle. At around 7:30 PM, officers located a vehicle that appeared to match the description of the suspect vehicle, and were able to arrest the driver.
Two Arrested for Illegally Possessed Handguns – On Saturday, July 16, 2016, at about 8:00 PM, Oakland Police officers were flagged down in the 1000 block of 7th Street by apartment security guards who had detained two men armed with handguns. The officers recovered two illegally possessed handguns, one from each of the suspects, and placed them under arrest.
OPD Officers Arrest Suspect for Carjacking – On July 11, 2016, at about 1:17 AM, Oakland Police officers responded to the 2200 block of E. 12th Street on a call of an armed carjacking. Later that evening, at about 10:07 PM, an officer spotted the stolen vehicle and attempted to conduct a traffic stop. A short pursuit ensued. The suspect vehicle collided with parked vehicles in the 2500 block of 62nd Avenue. Officers were able to arrest one suspect.
The Memorial Wall honors all Oakland police officers who have died in the line of duty since 1867. Each officer's name and end-of-watch date are engraved on the black marble wall in the foyer of the Police Administration Building on Broadway and 7th Street. Learn more about each officer.
Oakland Police Foundation
The Oakland Police Foundation was established to create financial and community support for OPD in its efforts to meet the needs and services of the community by achieving law enforcement excellence and gaining citizen understanding and support.
The Foundation’s main focus is to raise awareness and support for the important unbudgeted or “discretionary” needs of the Department that will improve crime prevention and law enforcement efficiencies. Your donations are tax deductible and will be used to:
- Improve officer safety
- Combat family & youth violence
- Support innovative technology and research
- Provide employee development and training for all members of the Oakland Police Department.
For more information, go to the Oakland Police Foundation homepage.