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July 26, 2011 > Fremont Police Log

Fremont Police Log

Submitted By Detective Bill Veteran, Fremont PD

July 21
Officers were dispatched to an in-progress residential burglary in the 100 block of Quinault Way. The victim was inside her home when the suspects rang the doorbell. After she decided not to answer the door, three suspects entered the backyard and forced entry into the house. The victim fled without the suspects' knowledge. Officer Dias arrived and witnessed several suspects hopping fences to the rear of the home. He captured one suspect on Pontiac Way and a perimeter was set quickly. Baca's K-9 arrived and quickly located a second suspect in a rear yard on Pontiac Way. The suspect refused to surrender and was bitten by the K-9. Lambert's K-9 joined the search and bit a third suspect inside the perimeter on Quinault; three adult males were arrested.

A male called Hayward PD to say that he was going to commit suicide by jumping into the ponds at Sequoia/Paseo Padre. The call was transferred to Fremont PD and a search was initiated in the area. Sgt. Crandall coordinated a multi-jurisdictional search (Fremont PD/Fremont Fire/Hayward PD/East Bay Regional Parks) utilizing the new FLIR (Forward Looking Infra-Red) vcunit and K-9s. Cell records indicated the call had originated in the area of the search. The search terminated after two hours and it was determined that a friend of the phone owner had taken the phone and called because he was depressed. An investigation is continuing.

Officers were dispatched to the 48000 block of Kato Rd on a report of a suspicious device attached to a large electrical junction box. Alameda County bomb squad destroyed the device which was later determined to be non-explosive, but disguised as such.

A female driver traveling east on Stevenson Boulevard near Liberty crashed into a bus and another vehicle. She fled the scene traveling west in the eastbound lanes of Stevenson and turned into 4141 Stevenson Boulevard, almost hitting a maintenance worker and finally crashed into three parked cars. She was arrested.

Officer Butcher conducted a pedestrian stop on 51 year old male subject at Roberts and Delaware. The male assaulted Officer Butcher and was subsequently subdued with a Taser. After being Tased twice, the subject barricaded himself underneath a truck. K-9 Timo was deployed and the male attempted to fight off K-9 Timo and actually bit Timo on the nose. The subject lost the fight and was eventually secured and was placed on a psychiatric hold. Criminal charges are pending. The male has has a long history of fighting and threatening police officers and mental illness. K-9 Timo was treated at Ohlone Pet Hospital and received only superficial injuries.

At 5 a.m., officers responded to a residence on Cartwright Pl on a report of a possible dead body. A 74-year-old diabetic male had fallen down in the garage and was unresponsive. Officers J. Harvey and Foster administered CPR for several minutes until Fremont FD arrived. The male was revived and transported to a local hospital. The male is still alive at the time of this writing.

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