Fugitives Violent Crime

* Patrick Joseph Gregoire Wanted by Newark Police for Alleged Felony Hit and Run

Scroll to the bottom to view and make comments

ID #12-37

Newark police released a photo today of one of the city’s most wanted felons: a 28-year-old man suspected of fleeing the scene of a car crash that occurred as police pursued him on Feb. 16.  Police said they located a loaded .357 Magnum revolver and marijuana inside a vehicle that was allegedly driven by Patrick Joseph Gregoire, who is wanted on two felony arrest warrants. Shortly after 5 p.m. on Feb. 16, an officer observed the vehicle make a traffic violation, then speed off on eastbound Cedar Boulevard.

While trying to locate the vehicle, the officer encountered a crash between the suspect’s vehicle and a second vehicle, police said. The driver of the second vehicle was transported to a hospital for a complaint of  pain to his head and chest.  Witnesses told police that the suspect’s vehicle had crossed into opposing traffic and collided head-on with the second vehicle before its driver fled on foot, possibly to the roof of a nearby shopping center.

Newark and Union City SWAT teams searched the building’s roof but did not locate the suspect. Police Detective Sgt. Mike Carroll said the search was called off at about 10 p.m.  Gregoire is already wanted on two warrants in Alameda County and Newark for possession of stolen property and possession of narcotics for sale, officials said.

Police described Gregoire as a white man who is 5 feet 10 inches tall, 175 pounds, has brown hair and brown eyes and is known to frequent the Newark, Fremont and Castro Valley areas

Please call the Fugitive Watch hot line at 1-800-9-CAUGHT (1-800-922-8448) or text us at 408-355-0999 or CLICK HERE to send a confidential email tip, if you know his whereabouts.

Por favor llame la línea de Los Fugitivos en 1-800-9-CAUGHT (1-800-922-8448) o texto en 408-355-0999 o haga clic aquí para enviar un email a [email protected], si usted sabe su paradero.

Copyright © 2012 by Bay City News, Inc. — Republication, Rebroadcast or any other Reuse without the express written consent of Bay City News, Inc. is prohibited.

Mention Fugitive Watch for a Discount

Comment Advisement We welcome your thoughts, but for the sake of all readers, please refrain from the use of obscenities, personal attacks or racial slurs. All comments are subject to our terms of service and may be removed. Repeat offenders may lose commenting privileges.

Leave a Comment

Show Buttons
Hide Buttons