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April 8, 2011 > Fremont Crime News

Fremont Crime News

Submitted By Detective Bill Veteran, Fremont PD

Police found an abandoned vehicle near Paseo Padre Parkway and Quarry Road on Friday, April 1. The vehicle had crashed into marshlands. Investigation revealed that the vehicle, a 2008 Honda Civic, was reported stolen.

The same day, Officer Luevano attempted to contact a group of males acting suspiciously at Irvington Park. As Officer Luevano approached the group, they immediately began to run southbound through the park. As one of the males fled, he appeared to be concealing a handgun in his waistband. Officer Luevano was able to locate and arrest one the subjects and the male suspected of having a weapon was located hiding in the bathroom of the community center. A search of the park and community center failed to locate the weapon. Two 17-year-old juveniles were arrested for resisting arrest.

Residential burglaries were reported at 180 Block of Clarence Way on Saturday, April 2. The suspect(s) entered through kitchen window and stole laptops. The case is under investigation. Another residential burglary was reported at 44000 Block of Glendora. Suspect(s) smashed the sliding glass window in the backyard. The loss was jewelry.

Two Hispanic males robbed two victims of money as they were walking from the subway sandwich shop located at Fremont Boulevard and Mowry Avenue. One suspect carried a gun and the other had a knife. Officer Rodriguez tried to stop the Suspects as they ran eastbound toward Big 5.. They dropped the stolen property along with an airsoft gun. One suspect was arrested; the second suspect is still at large.

An auto/pedestrian traffic collision occurred on Sunday, April 4 on Mowry Avenue near Bonner. The vehicle was traveling eastbound on Mowry Avenue when it struck the pedestrian. The pedestrian suffered injuries and was transported to Eden Hospital.

Several callers reported that three males wearing blue bandanas covering their faces were walking along Fremont Boulevard, flashing gang signs. Officer Gaziano located the individuals who admitted they were Sureno gang members, flying their colors to demonstrate that Fremont is Sureno territory. A hammer was located in their vicinity. All three subjects were later contacted again at the Pentagon Apartments and cited for trespassing.

On Monday, April 4 Officer Manrique detained two juveniles at Irvington Park. He found one of them in possession of a bag of marijuana. Officer Manrique is investigating the case.

Police are looking for two suspects in connection with an attempted residential burglary on Logan Drive on Monday, April 4. The victim arrived home and walked through his front door. He was immediately confronted by a Hispanic male adult, 6'03" tall with a heavy build. The male simulated reaching for a gun in his waistband. The homeowner allowed the male to leave and spotted a second male jumping out of the bedroom window. The suspects may have escaped in a vehicle. Officer Snyder investigated.

On Monday, April 4 police investigated an assault with a deadly weapon: Two women, formerly involved in a relationship, had a confrontation at Labor Ready where the victim worked. The suspect stabbed the victim with a steak knife. The victim received a laceration behind her ear, and others on her hands. The suspect has been identified, and detectives are following up on the case.

An attempted robbery occurred on April 4 at the Arco gas station on Thornton Avenue. The 57-year-old victim was walking back to his vehicle with change in hand when he was confronted by a suspect. The suspect demanded the cash and punched the victim in the face. The victim refused to give up the cash and the suspect fled empty-handed. Police described the suspect as a 35-year-old Hispanic male adult

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