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California Police thought Human Skull Delivered to Department was a Halloween Hoax... it wasn't

October 31, 2018  | 

Officers with the Oakland (CA) Police Department received a piece of evidence on Friday that they initially thought was a Halloween hoax—a human skull.

People visiting an Oakland apartment complex last week found the head in the grassless yard with a couple of trees and took it to a police station, according to CBS News.

"I can say in my years of service, I've never had a human skull delivered to the police station," Sergeant Michael Cardoza told KGO-TV.

The Alameda County Coroner's Bureau is now working to determine the identity and cause of death.


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Doug @ 10/31/2018 3:43 PM

Why would you pick up what appears to be a human head and take it with you to the police instead of calling them about it so they could check the area in case it is possibly a crime scene.

tedb @ 11/1/2018 6:29 AM

Hey...it's Oakland.

Len Mather @ 11/1/2018 1:20 PM

Ditto to tedb's response, i.e., "Hey...it's Oakland. The type of thinking in that area, that state, accepting that illegal entries to CA are accepted as "Californians." The highest homelessness rate of all 50 states, giving Welfare, driver's cards to illegals plus having Sanctuary to avoid ICE and/or criminal prosecution all ADD Up.

Len Mather @ 11/1/2018 1:26 PM

Ditto for the cogent remark of tedb! PLUS, the Governor Jerry Brown refers to the illegals as Californians. They get Welfare, Driver Card enabling voting, and Sanctuary after committing crimes. Conclusion: See a skull on the ground, "Say Something by taking it to the PD. Good old CA thinking! DAMN! I just now noticed that I have to verify another time that I am NOT a robot. Sorry. I am slow!

Arabian Cop @ 11/4/2018 11:32 PM

Yeah, really weird to just pick up some dudes head and deliver it to a police station close by. Just call them and leave it unscathed.

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