March 15, 2011 > Fremont Crime News
Fremont Crime News
Submitted By Sgt. Chris Mazzone, Fremont PD
The driver of a car was arrested for DUI as it collided with the center divide causing minor damage to the vehicle but no injury to the driver. An AMR ambulance crew witnessed the crash on Friday, March 4 on Civic Center Drive, north of Walnut Avenue.
A motorist reported a suspected DUI vehicle on Decoto near Fremont Boulevard. Sgt. Koepf located a vehicle that matched the description, on Paseo Padre Parkway and Thornton Avenue. The driver was arrested.
Police are looking for three suspects who allegedly grabbed a woman on Friday, March 4, while she was running at Lake Elizabeth. The victim told Police that the suspects described as one white male and two Hispanic males, 19-20 years old made sexual comments. The suspects are still at large.
A woman alleged that she was assaulted by a clerk at the Shell gas station on Auto Mall on Friday, March 4. She reported that she came out of the restroom and the clerk kissed her against her will. The clerk admitted to the incident and was arrested for battery.
Officer Merrill responded to a commercial burglary at Alison Middle School on Witherly Lane. The incident happened sometime during the night on Sunday, March 6.
An observant block captain of a neighborhood watch group saw three suspicious males carrying backpacks. The activity was reported on Sunday, March 6 near Purple leaf Street. Police contacted two subjects at Warm Springs and Mayten Way; two backpacks retrieved at a bus stop contained stolen property. While two of the suspects were apprehended the third suspect, a Hispanic male is still at large. These suspects match the description of suspects from earlier burglaries in the area, Police say. Officer Morales is investigating the case.
On Thursday March 10, Police arrested a 21-year-old man for DUI and hit and run. After hitting a parked vehicle, the driver ran left his car behind. Police found a bill of sale inside the vehicle with the purchaser's name. When the subject was contacted at his residence, he claimed he was carjacked. Officer Gourley investigated the case and the subject subsequently admitted that he was driving.
On Wednesday March 9 Newark PD received a 911 call from a pay phone at 6788 Thornton Avenue. The caller reported that there was a bomb in the Fremont Police Department. The male caller then disconnected and did not give any other information. Newark PD checked the Thornton Avenue address and surrounding businesses; however, they did not locate the caller. FPD officers searched all public areas of the police campus and did not locate any suspicious objects.