Monday Morning News Roundup
Emergency Personnel Continue Search For Missing Surfer
Emergency personnel continued to search for a person who was last seen face down in the water near a Pacifica beach on Sunday evening, according to the Coast Guard.
The San Mateo Fire Department responded to a report of a possible surfer in distress at 4:48 p.m. at Rockaway Beach, according to a dispatcher. Coast Guard officials said they launched a helicopter and a motor lifeboat crew at 4:56 p.m.
Shortly before the Coast Guard rescue teams arrived, Pacifica fire and Daly City police lost sight of the person, who was last seen face down in the water wearing a black wet suit, according to the Coast Guard.
Man Suspected Of Trespassing, Stealing Vehicle At Airport Arrested
A 39-year-old man suspected of trespassing at Mineta San Jose International Airport Sunday morning was arrested, a police spokeswoman said.
Miguel Zaragoza allegedly breached the Atlantic Aviation ramp around 10:15 a.m., Sgt. Heather Randol said.
He encountered employees who escorted him to a lobby to await police, she said.
Zaragoza then allegedly fled from the employees, stole a city maintenance truck from a parking lot and drove along the curb through Terminal B, according to Randol.
Airport staff and police were able to apprehend Zaragoza without incident and he never made it to the runway area, she said.
He will be booked into Santa Clara County Jail on suspicion of possession of a stolen vehicle and trespassing, Randol said.
No one was injured in the incident and no further details were immediately available.
One Killed After Leading Police On Pursuit From Daly City To Brisbane
One person was killed after leading police on a pursuit from Daly City to Brisbane late Sunday morning, according to Daly City police.
An officer attempted to stop a car traveling on Geneva Avenue near Bayshore Boulevard in Daly City shortly before 11 a.m., police said.
The driver of the car did not stop for the officer and continued traveling on Bayshore Boulevard at speeds of around 40 mph, according to police.
The officer continued to follow the car to Bayshore Boulevard near Industrial Way in Brisbane, where the driver veered off the road and went down an embankment, police said.
The vehicle then crashed into trees and a building, according to police.
The driver, the sole occupant of the car, was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.
Daly City police and the California Highway Patrol are investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash.
Officer-Involved Shooting Sends 27-Year-Old Man To Hospital
A 27-year-old man was sent to the hospital after he was involved in a shooting with an officer in Seaside on Saturday evening, a police commander said on Sunday.
Officers responded to a call of service in the 1600 block of Laguna Street around 5:20 p.m., said police Cmdr. J. Stradan.
Police responded to the home and an officer was involved in a shooting a 27-year-old man, who was transported to the hospital for treatment, Stradan said.
No officers were injured in the incident and no further details were released.
Police and the Monterey County District Attorney’s Office will conduct separate investigations into the shooting, he said.
The officer has been placed on administrative leave, which Straden said is standard procedure in an officer-involved shooting. The officer’s name has not been released, according to Stradan.
Pedestrian Struck By 3 Vehicles On 1-580
A woman who was killed in the roadway Sunday evening on Interstate Highway 580 in the unincorporated area of Castro Valley was a pedestrian, according to the California Highway Patrol.
CHP Officer Eric Thomas said officers responded to a report of a collision at 5:27 a.m. on I-580 west of Interstate Highway 237 in Castro Valley.
A woman was walking or standing on the freeway when three vehicles struck her, Thomas said.
The three involved drivers are cooperating with CHP while the investigation continues, Thomas said. He said drugs and alcohol were likely not a factor in the collision.
Thomas said it was unclear whether the pedestrian was under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
The collision blocked traffic on all westbound lanes of I-580 and caused significant traffic delays. CHP officials issued a sig-alert at 5:41 p.m. and cleared it at 8:22 p.m.
Man Stabbed In South SJ Saturday Night, No Suspects Or Arrests
A man was stabbed in South San Jose on Saturday night, a police spokeswoman said on Sunday.
Officers responded to a report of a disturbance in the area of Seven Trees Boulevard and East Capitol Expressway around 9:30 p.m., said police Sgt. Heather Randol.
Arriving officers found a man suffering from at least one stab wound and he was transported to a hospital for treatment of injuries not considered life-threatening, she said.
No suspects have been identified and no further details were available.
Firefighters Knock Down 2-Alarm Fire At Apartment
At least two people were displaced following a two-alarm fire in a San Jose apartment complex on Sunday, fire officials said.
Fire Captain Rob Brown said firefighters responded to a report of an apartment fire in the 4600 block of Hamilton Avenue at Atherton Avenue at 2:14 p.m.
Brown said two residents in a downstairs apartment were trying to cook French fries in hot oil when the oil caught on fire. The residents tried to douse the flames with a fire extinguisher and a water hose but were not able to contain it.
One of the occupants suffered minor burns and was treated on scene, Brown said.
The fire spread to an adjacent downstairs unit and also damaged several upstairs units, Brown said. The residents in those units may also be displaced due to the damage, Brown said.
Fire crews knocked down the fire around 3 p.m. and Brown said the Red Cross is assisting the displaced occupants.
Masked Man Pistol-Whipped, Robbed Store Clerk
A masked man pistol-whipped a store clerk and fired a bullet into a security surveillance monitor during an armed robbery Sunday afternoon in Salinas, police said.
Police responded to a report of an armed robbery at 12:06 p.m. at the John Street Mini Mart, located at 241 John St., police said.
A man, roughly 18-years-old wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and a black facemask, entered the store and demanded money, police said.
A 59-year-old store clerk did not resist and police said he gave the robber all the money in the till.
The suspect then struck the clerk in the face with a pistol and fired one round into the screen of a surveillance monitor before running out of the store and onto Front Street, police said.
The camera and the recorder were not damaged and police said they were able to recover a large-caliber casing at the scene.
Salinas police and a California Highway Patrol helicopter searched the area for the suspect but did not find him, police said.
Weather Forecast For The San Francisco Bay Area
Sunny skies are likely in the Bay Area this morning. Highs are expected to be in the 60s with northeasterly winds up to 10 mph.
Clear skies are likely in the Bay Area this evening. Lows are expected to be in the lower 50s, with northwesterly winds of up to 15 mph.
Sunny skies will be likely Tuesday morning. Highs are expected to be in the mid-60s with northerly winds of up to 15 mph.