A 19-year-old man who was traveling as a passenger in a stolen vehicle led officers on a brief foot pursuit before he was taken into custody, police said.
The man also refused to comply with the commands of officers, who as a result used force to arrest him about 1:15 a.m. Sunday at Miramar Road and Pan Am Way on Alameda Point, police said.
Along with resisting and obstructing police, the man faces a charge of possessing narcotics after an officer found suspected methamphetamine in his wallet. The driver, who also fled on foot after abandoning the vehicle, eluded officers.
THURSDAY, JUNE 26 VEHICLE THEFT -- Vehicles were reported stolen about 8:20 a.m. in the 3000 block of Alta Vista and about 10 minutes later in the 3200 block of Fernside Boulevard. Another vehicle was reported stolen about 5:55 p.m. in the 2900 block of Main Street. RECOVERED VEHICLE -- Police recovered a stolen vehicle about 10:50 p.m. in the 3000 block of Main Street.
FRIDAY, JUNE 27 RESISTING POLICE -- A motorist consumed a suspected ecstasy pill during a traffic stop and then tried to run off, police said. The suspect, who was arrested about 12:15 a.m. in the 500 block of Buena Vista Avenue, was also driving with a suspended license, police said. His age was not immediately available. In a separate case, police said a motorist grabbed and shoved a parking technician and tore up and tossed a parking citation onto the ground about 2:25 p.m. at Webster Street and Taylor Avenue. RECOVERED STOLEN VEHICLE -- Police recovered a stolen vehicle about 3:10 a.m. in the 2700 block of Fifth Street. VEHICLE VIOLATION -- A motorist driving a stolen vehicle refused to pull over for officers about 1:10 a.m. in the 1600 block of Buena Vista Avenue. Police called off the pursuit when the suspect's speeding threatened public safety. VEHICLE THEFT -- A vehicle was reported stolen just after 3 p.m. in the 700 block of Buena Vista Avenue. Vehicles were also reported stolen about 4:25 p.m. in the 400 block of Willow Street and at 8:30 p.m. in the 3100 block of Bayview Drive.
SATURDAY, JUNE 28 OUTSTANDING WARRANT -- An 18-year-old man traveling as a passenger in a vehicle pulled over for a traffic violation on Webster Street was arrested after a background check revealed he was wanted on an outstanding misdemeanor warrant, police said. The arrest occurred about 12:55 a.m. RECOVERED STOLEN VEHICLE -- Police recovered a vehicle reported stolen to the Alameda County Sheriff's Office about 8:30 a.m. in the 3100 block of Bayview Drive. A vehicle stolen in Oakland was recovered about 7:50 p.m. in the 800 block of Taylor Avenue. HOMELESS ENCAMPMENT -- An officer filed a police report about a homeless encampment with multiple derelict vessels that is located under a pier in the 1500 block of Buena Vista Avenue. VEHICLE THEFT -- A vehicle was reported stolen about 11:05 a.m. in the 2500 block of Lincoln Avenue. Another vehicle was reported stolen about 12:45 p.m. in the 3500 block of Oleander Avenue. ARSON -- Someone set fire to the jungle gym at McKinley Park. Police learned about the incident about 12:45 p.m. DRUG POSSESSION -- A man, 52, was found in possession of narcotics and drug paraphernalia after officers contacted him while investigating a disturbance in the 1600 block of Versailles Avenue. The man, who was arrested about 2:10 p.m., was also carrying less than one ounce of marijuana, plus he was wanted on an outstanding misdemeanor warrant for failing to make a court date. DRUNKEN DRIVING -- Police arrested a man, 55, on suspicion of drunken driving about 9:30 p.m. after a witness reported that he was driving erratically. The man allegedly failed field sobriety tests after an officer pulled him over in the 400 block of Tideway Drive.
SUNDAY, JUNE 29 PROBATION VIOLATION -- Officers dispatched to investigate a disturbance about 1:30 a.m. in the 2300 block of Otis Drive arrested a man, 29, on suspicion of violating his felony probation by being out after his curfew. The man was also drunk and could not care for his own safety, police said. DRUNKEN DRIVING -- Police arrested a 26-year-old woman on suspicion of drunken driving about 2:25 a.m. at Encinal Avenue and Walnut Street, where an officer initially detained her while investigating a report of a suspicious vehicle in the neighborhood.