ALAMEDA (BCN) – Alameda police try to determine how a person dressed as an officer received contained in the police division workplace constructing early Thursday morning.
At about 2 a.m., two patrol sergeants confronted a person dressed as an officer who was contained in the constructing yelling and inflicting a ruckus, in accordance with police officers.
The person, 41-year-old Alexander Charman, allegedly refused to adjust to the sergeants’ instructions and was taken into custody after a quick battle, police mentioned.
Police consider Charman is similar man who, at about 8:45 p.m. Wednesday, walked up the steps of the Police Administration Constructing and tried to get in by means of the entrance doorways, which have been locked.
Dispatchers talked to him although the intercom system and through that dialog he was allegedly “extremely agitated” and made threats whereas demanding entry to the constructing, police mentioned.
Officers went exterior however he was gone by the point they received to the doorways.
Then, round 10:30 p.m., officers have been known as to the 2500 block of Blanding Avenue after somebody reported a person dressed as an officer was making an attempt to “commit a theft,” police mentioned.
Once more, officers weren’t capable of finding the person, whom police consider was Charman.
Police didn’t say why they assume Charman wished to get inside their workplace constructing however did report that no firearms have been taken.
They’d additionally like to speak to anybody who had contact with Charman between 8 p.m. Wednesday and a couple of a.m. Thursday.
He’s described as white, 6-feet, 7-inches tall with a beard and lengthy hair. He was sporting a yellow reflective vest, a hoodie, black pants and black boots.
Charman is a transient from Colorado, the place he’s wished on a felony warrant and to the place he’ll ultimately be extradited, police mentioned.
“Sustaining the Police Administration Constructing safety and ensuring our neighborhood is protected is our focus as this investigation strikes ahead,” police officers mentioned in a information launch Thursday. “We’re taking a important take a look at our safety protocols.”
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