A Hayward man remains missing after he was last spotted in Alameda and Oakland, and his family are worried for his safety, police said.
Nijel Jay, 34, visited Scolari's Restaurant on Park Street April 7 and was last seen later the same day in downtown Oakland, police said.
His car was found parked on Cary Avenue in East Oakland on April 10, the same day his family reported him missing, according to Hayward police.
Investigators are treating his disapperance as suspicious and Jay's friend has offered a $10,000 reward for information leading to his whereabouts.
Jay is in good physical condition, but investigators did not have information about his mental state. He has no history of failing to contact his family or friends, police said.
Jay is 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs about 200 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes.
Anyone with information should call Hayward police at 510-293-7000. For information about the reward, call Serena Rosinia at 510-685-4921.
THURSDAY, APRIL 11 VEHICLE THEFT -- A vehicle was reported stolen at 7 a.m. in the 1700 block of Lafayette Street. A vehicle theft was also reported about 11:25 a.m. in the 1200 block of Lincoln Avenue. VEHICLE BURGLARY -- A suspect who broke a window of a vehicle in an attempt to enter it fled when confronted by the victim, police said. The incident occurred at 11:50 a.m. in the 2100 block of South Shore Center. The suspect, who used a knife to break the window, fled in a vehicle driven by another individual. It was last seen heading toward Otis Drive, police said. BURGLARY -- Someone entered an unlocked garage in the 2900 block of Johnson Avenue and stole items from inside, police said. The burglary was reported at 6:25 p.m.
FRIDAY, APRIL 12 COUNTERFEIT CHECKS -- Someone used the personal information of an Inverness Court resident to create a counterfeit check and then used the check to make a business payment, police said. Investigators learned about the incident at 3:50 p.m. DRUNKEN DRIVING -- Police arrested a man, 31, on suspicion of drunken driving at 11:50 p.m. after a traffic stop in the 1900 block of Park Street.
SATURDAY, APRIL 13 CONCEALED WEAPON -- Police arrested a 31-year-old man about 1:45 a.m. after officers allegedly found a loaded handgun under the driver's seat of his vehicle. Police initially contacted the man while investigating a report that he had slapped someone during an argument in the 2400 block of Central Avenue. The victim did not wish prosecution, however. The man faces charges of concealing a loaded firearm in a vehicle and possessing a loaded firearm in a vehicle while in a public place, police said. MARIJUANA POSSESSION -- Police arrested a man, 18, on suspicion of possessing less than one ounce of marijuana about 11:40 a.m. in the 1000 block of Paru Street. FALSE PRESCRIPTION -- Police are investigating a report that someone tried to obtain prescription drugs at the CVS pharmacy on Marina Village Parkway with a false prescription. PETTY THEFT -- A 35-year-old woman faces a petty theft charge after she shoplifted merchandise at Kohl's at South Shore Center, police said. Security guards at the store detained the woman, and police arrested her about 6:50 p.m.
SUNDAY, APRIL 14 DRUNKEN DRIVING -- Police arrested a man, 42, about 1:15 a.m. on suspicion of drunken driving after a traffic stop in the 2000 block of Santa Clara Avenue, where he allegedly failed field sobriety tests. Another man, 27, was arrested about two hours later on suspicion of the same offense in the 300 block of 29th Avenue in Oakland near the Park Street Bridge. A man, 40, was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving about 11:45 a.m. at Willie Stargell Avenue and Webster Street, where a background check also revealed he was driving with a suspended license. Police arrested a 50-year-old man about 15 minutes earlier on suspicion of drunken driving after he crashed his motorcycle into a light pole. BURGLARY -- A residential burglary was reported about 1:20 a.m. in the 2200 block of Glenview Street. The thief entered the home through a rear window, police said.
MONDAY, APRIL 15 VEHICLE THEFT -- A vehicle theft was reported about 8:10 a.m. in the 1500 block of Verdi Street. Police also said the theft of a flatbed trailer was reported at 9:35 a.m. in the 100 block of West Tower Avenue. BURGLARY -- Computers were stolen during a burglary in the 1900 block of Third Street. It was reported about 11:20 a.m.