January 3 - Suspect in Custody


On 01/03/19, at 1023 hours, a female jogger defended herself against a dog attack withpepper spray.
Later, she was accosted by the dog’s owner on the Goldenrod Trail between the Chabot Equestrian Center and the Oakland City Stables in Oakland. A physical altercation ensued, where the victim was bitten by the suspect, causing significant injury.

On 01/04/19, a warrant was issued by an Alameda County Judge and an arrest was made by East Bay Regional Park District Police Officers. East Bay Regional Park District Police Investigators interviewed the suspect at Police Headquarters and she was subsequently booked for the associated charges at Santa Rita Jail. There are no other outstanding suspects involved in this incident.

The suspect was identified as Alma Cadwalader, a 19-year old female from Oakland.

Lieutenant Terrence Cotcher
(510) 690-6528