Arrests Announced as Oakland Experiences a Surge in Murders

Arrests Announced as Oakland Experiences a Surge in Murders


OAKLAND — Several arrests were made in October in connection with four recent murders and a 2018 homicide case. These arrests were announced by the Oakland Police Department, as the city experiences a surge in murders.

Eighty persons, including 6 children have been murdered to date, compared to 58 homicides in 2019. So far this year, OPD has confiscated more than 1,000 firearms, a 40% increase since last year.

Carlton C. Coleman, 34 of Oakland, was arrested October 21. A previously convicted felon, Coleman allegedly committed homicide on the 1400 block of 89th Avenue on October 15. Including murder, he faces 29 charges.

Hassan Dbouk, 25 of Tracy, was locked up October 23. Dbouk is accused of committing a double homicide on October 14. He also faces charges for assault, robbery, vehicle theft and illicit weapons. Since 2013, Dbouk has been arrested 21 times.

Gregory F. Ignacio, 43 of Stockton, and Dominick J. Glover, 18 of Hayward, were arrested for two homicides. Both happened on September 28. The first homicide occurred on the 1700 block of Church Street. The second occurred on the 2400 block of International Boulevard.

Ignacio was nabbed on October 22. Ignacio faces 14 charges including murder, burglary, home invasion and firearms-related charges. He has several prior arrests for DUI alcohol/drugs, hit and run, and weapons possession.

Glover has been in custody since September 30. Glover faces charges for murder, assault, burglary, and home invasion. He has a prior arrest for carrying a loaded firearm on September 26.

David Martin, 22 of Oakland, was taken into custody on October 20. Martin faces charges for a murder that occurred in the 1700 block of 28th Avenue in 2018. In addition, he was arrested for possession of cocaine base for sale, and possession of a controlled substance.

Arrests Announced as Oakland Experiences a Surge in Murders was last modified: October 28th, 2020 by admin
Categories: Alameda
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