Alameda Co. Sheriffs incident report.pdf
INCIDENT I CRIMINAL REPORT
Alameda County Sheriff's Office
Case Number: 15-019904
Deputy SANTAMARJA and Deputy WIEBER took over primary and got behind the stolen Mercedes on
westbound Highway 580 at Foothill Way. I took over radio transmission as I was in the second position.
We continued westbound Highway 580 approaching Golf Links Road in Oakland at 95 mph. We continued
westbound Highway 580 passing Keller Avenue at 105 mph. Deputies from AC Transit Police Services were
notified concerning the pursuit. We continued westbound Highway 580 at Seminary Avenue at 104 mph. We
continued westbound Highway 5 80 passing Warren Freeway at 110 mph. Oakland Police Department was
notified concerning the pursuit. We continued westbound Highway 580 passing Macarthur Boulevard at 106
mph. We continued westbound Highway 580 passing Fruitvale Avenue at 94 mph. I had Dispatch contact the
California Highway Patrol to determine if they had a helicopter available to take over the pursuit. ·Dispatch
advised the California Highway Patrol was attempting to get the helicopter. We continued westbound
Highway 580 passing 14th Avenue at 100 mph. As we approached Lake Shore Avenue I observed a
California Highway Patrol vehicle on the side of the freeway. It appeared~ as we passed the unit, it was
attempting to catch up to take over the pursuit. We continued westbound Highway 580 passing Grand Avenue
at 79 mph. Deputy GRIFFITH who was the third unit advised one California Highway Patrol unit was
approaching the pursuit.
We exited Macarthur Boulevard from westbound Highway 580 as we continued to pursue PETROV.
PETROV turned westbound Oakland A venue from the Macarthur Boulevard exit. PETROV turned south on
Perry Place from Oakland Avenue. We continued on Perry Place at 65 mph and turned north on Grand
Avenue at 75 mph. PETROV turned west on Oakland Avenue from Grand Avenue. The California
.Highway Patrol advised that they wanted Deputies SANTAMARJA and Deputy WIEBER to continue with the
pursuit. The California Highway Patrol had not entered the second position in the pursuit. We continued
westbound Oakland Avenue passing Monte Vista Avenue at 65 mph. Deputy GRIFFITH advised he had lost
sight of the pursuing units. We continued south on Perry Place from Oakland Avenue at 60 mph. PETROV
turned west onto Vernon Street from Perry Place at 34 mph. We continued on Vernon Street passing Perkins
Street at 40 mph. Dispatch asked if we needed AC Transit Police Services to assist. I advised them we were
ok concerning the pursuit and was still waiting for the California Highway Patrol to take over the pursuit.
Deputy GRIFFITH advised the California Highway Patrol dropped out of the pursuit because they had lost our
location. PETROV continued to flee from Vernon Street to westbound Harrison Street at 40 mph. PETROV
then turned north on Valdez Street then west on 27th Street. We continued onto 27th Street and turned onto
northbound Highway 980 to westbound Highway 580 at 100 mph. We continued from westbound Highway
580 to northbound Interstate 80 approaching the Bay Bridge.
PETROV went through the toll plaza booth and accelerated onto the Bay Bridge. The toll booth control arm
came down as I went through striking the front of my patrol vehicle. Sergeant TAYLOR took over the third
position in the pursuit. Dispatch advised the California Highway Patrol helicopter was not available. I had
Dispatch contact San Francisco. Police Department concerning the pursuit into their jurisdiction. PETROV
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