December 2017

People v Kalvin N Craven Dec 27, 2017

On December 18, 2017, a jury convicted defendant Kalvin N Craven of four counts of robbery with the additional enhancement that he personally used a firearm. Co-defendant Reginald Davis is being tried separately.

On August 10, 2017, Defendant Craven, his co-defendant, and an uncharged driver were driving in Oakland, seeking out potential victims to rob. Near the intersection of East 21st and 8th Street, they spotted the four victims who were going door-to-door handing out promotional materials for their religion.

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People v Edgar Emmanuel Hernandez Dec 19, 2017

On December 7, 2017, a jury found defendant Edgar Emmanuel Hernandez guilty as charged of six counts of oral copulation with a child 10 years of age or younger and three counts of engaging in a lewd act with a child under age 14.

Over the course of many months in 2015, John Doe, when he was just 5 and 6 years old, was repeatedly and regularly sexually abused by Defendant Hernandez. The acts occurred in the victim’s residence in Hayward with Defendant Hernandez having access to the child through his relationship with the victim’s mother. John Doe suffered in silence for many months before eventually disclosing the abuse to his mother on December 30, 2015. John Doe’s mother notified the Hayward Police Department that same day.

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People v Byron Bonnell Dec 7, 2017

On November 30, 2017, a jury convicted Defendant Byron Bonnell of one count of residential burglary with the additional enhancement that another person was present during the burglary, two counts of vehicle theft, one count of attempted vehicle theft, and one count of unlawful possession of personal identifying information.

On March 27, 2017, victim Ms. Oliver was walking her route as a USPS Mail Carrier when her mail truck was burglarized. Her purse, wallet, car keys, and other belongings were stolen. The following morning, Ms. Oliver woke up to find that her Honda Civic had been stolen from the parking garage of her apartment complex.

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