The Fourth Squad reports the Arrest of a homeless man for Assault that occurred on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at 11:58 a.m. in Long Beach.
According to detectives, while on routine patrol, an officer observed a male operating a black 2002 Chevy traveling southbound on Austin Blvd. that was previously reported stolen by the NYPD. The officer activated their emergency lights to initiate a traffic stop. The driver of the vehicle, Patrick Hayes, 49, refused to comply with officers’ directions and fled the scene. Hayes then continued traveling south bound on Industrial Place, colliding with a truck before reversing his car and deliberately hitting a patrol car multiple times. In an attempt to escape, the defendant rammed multiple parked cars, police vehicles and structures before getting stuck in a fence in front of 4276 Industrial Place. The defendant continuously refused to comply with officers’ orders and violently resisted arrest. The defendant was subdued and placed into custody. He was transported to a local hospital for treatment and evaluation.
During the course of the incident, one police officer was injured. He was taken to a local hospital for treatment. Two officers were exposed to blood and another officer was exposed to Oleoresin Capsicum spray.
Patrick Hayes is charged with Unlawful Fleeing 3rd degree, Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd degree, Resisting Arrest, Obstructing Governmental Administration 2nd degree, five (5) counts of Reckless Endangerment 1st degree, Assault 2nd degree, Grand Larceny 3rd degree, Criminal Possession of Stolen Property 3rd degree, twelve (12) counts of Criminal Mischief 2nd degree, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th degree and multiple VTL violations. He will be arraigned when medically practical.
Details by: Det. Newbold/4th Squad 06/06/19/0558/8751