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July 8, 2011 > Fremont Police Blotter

Fremont Police Blotter

July 1:
San Jose PD requested assistance in serving a felony warrant on a suspect wanted for a home-invasion robbery that occurred in their city several years ago. The suspect, a 19-year-old male, was contacted and arrested without incident at a business on Brandin Court.

Officer Edwards was dispatched to an attempted robbery where the victim was walking on Mission Boulevard near Walnut Avenue talking on his phone. He was contacted by two white males between 16 and 20 years of age. The males hit the victim with a bag full of spray paint cans (yes, they were taggers) and unsuccessfully attempted to take his phone. They fled eastbound on Walnut Avenue. The victim suffered a cut above his eye.

July 2:
Several female customers argued over a "reserved" seat at the Red Lobster restaurant. The argument escalated and spilled out into the parking lot. One female brandished a knife in what she described as "self defense". Officers arrived and the woman put the knife down at their direction. All parties were interviewed; no prosecution.

At 1:40 a.m., a robbery occurred near Deep Creek and Paseo Padre Parkway. The victim was walking in the area when a suspect vehicle passed then dropped off Suspect 1. Suspect 1 approached the victim. Suspect 2 came from behind and assaulted him by kicking him in the head repeatedly. The suspects searched the victim's pockets and stole his car keys and house keys. The suspect vehicle is a white 4-door sedan with a red LED oval 3rd brake light.

July 3:
Officers were dispatched to Ronald Court after a neighbor called to report what they believed to be marijuana growing in the backyard. A subject was detained and arrested when found to have a felony robbery/burglary warrant out of Concord PD. No marijuana was found.

Officers were dispatched to the Budget Rent-A-Car on Central Avenue on a report of a burglary in progress. A search with a K-9 located a suspect in a construction yard adjacent to the rental car business. A second suspect was located nearby in a getaway vehicle. Both were arrested for burglary. This case was Investigated by Officer Macciola.

Officers were dispatched to a residence on Hurst Avenue on a report of a burglary in progress. The suspect attempted to enter the residence through a window and removed a window screen but fled.

July 5:
A Residence at 34300 Quartz Terrace was burglarized sometime in the last week. Items stolen included cash, jewelry and gift cards. CSO Senquiz is investigating.

A Residence at 100 Pontiac Way was burglarized during the weekend. Camera equipment and computer equipment were taken. CSO Allen is investigating.

Officer J. Harvey found a male juvenile in the area of Central Avenue and Glenmoor with burglary tools and items from several burglaries. The juvenile was arrested for burglary tools pending contact with vehicle owners who will be asked to view recovered property.

July 6:
Officers responded to the 300 block of Stocker Court after a female reported her grandfather had committed a sexual battery against her. After taking everyone's statement, it appears that the female "victim" and two male friends attempted to steal items from her grandfather's house. Nicole Rykowski was arrested for possession of stolen property and a pipe. Investigated by Officer Merrill.

A male visitor arrived at the front lobby of the Fremont Police Department and advised officers that while cleaning out a home, he located a live hand grenade. He drove to the department offices and leaving it in his car, advised police personnel. Needless to say, the lobby and parking lot were evacuated and the bomb squad was called to take custody of the grenade.

A California Highway Patrol (CHP) training unit checked the license plate of an abandoned vehicle at Essex/Blacow that turned out to be stolen. After a stakeout of about 10 minutes, a lone female got into the car and started to drive away. CHP attempted to stop her and the pursuit was on to Blacow Road to Eastbound Robin Street where the suspect crashed into two parked cars in front of 40368 Robin Street. The Suspect started jumping fences eastbound with CHP chasing. Fremont Police Department Units assisted by setting up perimeter and Officer Michael Bobbitt located the suspect in a back yard on Millard. CHP handled the pursuit, crash, and arrest.

Burglaries reported at Pinebrook West Apartments #130, Garden Village Apartments #176, and 41100 block of Ellen Street.

CHP requested an outside assist at Stevenson Boulevard and northbound 880. CHP Officers had gone in foot pursuit of a hit and run suspect and lost him near the trees between the freeway and the northbound I-880 on-ramp from westbound Stevenson. Fremont units responded and took responsibility for the perimeter. K-9 units from Alameda County Sheriff's Office and Newark PD responded. The suspect was not located.

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