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June 25, 2010 > Fremont Crime Report

Fremont Crime Report

Courtesy City of Fremont


Internet Scam

A Victim reported being scammed out of $29,000 when he tried to buy a car over the internet through AutoTraders.com. He wired the money to what turned out to be a dummy account in New York. His money is gone, the vehicle was never delivered, and the seller could not be reached.

Auto-theft
On Thursday, June 17 a Silver 2000 V.W. Passat was stolen from Fremont Blvd. Two suspects, a 14-year-old male and 16-year-old female were arrested for the theft. They were also involved in a residential burglary in San Jose. Stolen property from the burglary was also retrieved from the car.

Shooting
A shooting was reported during a graduation party at a residence when a victim sustained a laceration to his head. The incident occurred on Friday June 18 at 36000 block of Nichols Avenue. Numerous people were seen fleeing on foot and in vehicles when Police arrived. Officers contacted the residents and asked all to come out of the house. According to witnesses as many as 20 gunshots were heard. A loaded semi-auto pistol was located in a front yard nearby.

Stolen vehicle
Citizens on Sanderling called to report a hit and run collision in which a vehicle stuck a tree in the front yard of their residence. The occupants, described as two teenage males, fled from the scene. The vehicle was reported stolen in Fremont. One of the witnesses recognized one of the male suspects. He was soon located near his residence and arrested for the stolen vehicle and hit and run. The second suspect is still at large.

Burglary
On Monday, June 21 a homeowner was in his second-story bedroom when he heard someone kick in the side door to the house. He hid in the closet as the burglars went through the house. Officer Haugh stopped the two suspects as they were walking on Lowry toward Alvarado. Both the suspects are in custody.

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