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San Leandro Police Department
Thursday February 24th, 2011 :: 09:57 a.m. PST

Advisory

Press Release, Homicide

TE / TIME OF RELEASE: 02-24-11 at 9:45 AM CRIME: Homicide

PRESS RELEASE OFFICER: Lt. Jeff Tudor TELEPHONE: (510) 577-3232

DATE / TIME OCCURRED: 02-23-11 at 5:01 PM

LOCATION: 1300 block of Lillian Ave., San Leandro, Ca.

INVESTIGATING DETECTIVE(S): Det. Sgt. Calcagno

SUSPECT(S): Scott Roberts

DETAILS:

On 02-23-11 approximately 5:01 PM, the San Leandro Police Department received a 911 call that a man had been stabbed in the 1300 block of Lillian Ave. Upon arrival, Officers located the victim, Paul Meyer (46 year old white male) lying on the floor of his residence with a stab wound to his chest. Officers provided medical attention to Meyer until relieved by the Alameda County Fire Department and AMR medical personnel. Meyer was transported to Eden Hospital where he was pronounced dead by medical staff.

The suspect, Scott Roberts (41 year old white male, San Leandro resident) was taken into custody in the 1900 block of Louise St., as he fled on foot from the homicide scene. Roberts had a knife in his possession at the time he was contacted by Police. It appears to be the knife used during the homicide. Roberts has previous arrests for drug violations, assault with a deadly weapon, and driving under the influence.

This incident is actively being investigated and it appears at this time that the victim and suspect got into a physical dispute inside the residence. The reason for the dispute is still being investigated by Detectives.


MEDIA UPDATES WILL BE MADE AS INFORMATION BECOMES AVAILABLE

Address/Location
San Leandro Police Department
901 E 14th St
San Leandro, CA 94577

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 510-577-2740

Jeff Tudor
Criminal investigations
JTudor@ci.san-leandro.ca.us
510-577-3232

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