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Alameda Police Arrest Armed Robbery Suspect

Alameda Police have arrested Alejandro Mendoza on suspicion of armed robbery.

Alameda police have arrested a suspect in a November 8th armed robbery on Park Street that could have turned deadly.


Robbery Suspect Shot Dead at High Street Convenience Store

A robbery suspect was shot dead last night at the Bonfare Market. (Google Street View)

An off-duty Alameda County Sheriff’s Deputy shot and killed an armed robbery suspect last night at the Bonfare Market at High Street and Santa Clara Avenue.


Alameda Police Investigate Home Invasion Robbery

Alameda Police are investigating a home invasion robbery on the 1500 block of Pacific Avenue.

Alameda Police say the victims knew the suspects who robbed them inside a residence on the 1500 block of Pacific Avenue in the wee hours of June 10th.


Crime Down Overall in Alameda in 2012

Crime in Alameda was down overall in 2012, according to summary statistics from the Alameda Police Department.

Summary crime statistics obtained from the Alameda Police Department show that, overall, crime was down roughly 5 percent in Alameda in 2012, compared to the prior year.


Scobie’s Fight Prompts License Review

Repeated fights outside of Scobie’s Bar have authorities reviewing the bar’s business and liquor licenses. (Google Street View)

Alameda Police say they are stepping up enforcement efforts in and around Scobie’s Bar on Central Avenue, and reviewing the establishment’s business and liquor licenses after a weekend fight spilled out on the street involving as many [...]

Violent Crime Down in California, Dangerous Drug Arrests Up

Late last Friday, the California Department of Justice released the annual Crime in California Report. Across California, violent crime like murder was down in 2010, but arrests for dangerous drugs, like methamphetamine, phencyclidine (PCP) and barbiturates was up. Violent crime was down in Alameda County too.


Police Seek Suspects in Theft of Purse, Dog

Update: Nov 2, 2010 – Alameda PD say they believe the suspects were driving a blueish-colored 90s Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera with no front license plate, and a rear California license plate with a number similar to 3REL125. The car’s front-left quarter panel is off-color, tan or gray. Alameda Police are seeking two suspects after an [...]

Alameda Police Make Arrest in Brush and Second Street Shooting

The Alameda Police Department said this morning that they have made an arrest in a June 1 shooting in the city’s west-end.


Widow Offers Reward in Last Year’s Bay Farm Island Slaying

The Alameda Police Department announced yesterday that Julie Vinall, the widow of Darin Vinall, found dead in his Parfait Lane home last December, is offering a $25,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whomever is responsible for Darin Vinall’s death.


Alameda Police Seek Second Street Shooter

Alameda police are seeking a suspect in a shooting in the area of Second and Brush Street in the wee hours of June 1, 2010. Responding to reports of gunshots, Alameda police found an adult male Alameda resident with multiple gunshot wounds to his upper torso and head.