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December 20, 2011 > Fremont Police Log

Fremont Police Log

Submitted By Det. William Veteran, Fremont PD

December 16

CSO Aguirre investigated a commercial burglary at Vallejo Mills Elementary School (38569 Canyon Heights Drive) after an unknown suspect(s) entered a classroom sometime during the night and stole a teacher's wallet from a desk.

Officers were dispatched to a forgery in progress at the Wells Fargo Bank (Paseo Padre Pkwy/Capitol Ave). It was reported that a suspect attempted to cash a $2300 fraudulent check. Officers arrived and detained a female suspect. Investigation revealed that the check had been stolen yesterday in San Jose. The suspect was ultimately arrested for burglary and possession of stolen property.

A doctor at a local hospital called to report a case of domestic battery. The doctor suspected that a female patient had been battered by her husband. The woman had a serious injury to her ear. The woman stated that her husband was responsible for the injury. The husband was arrested for felony domestic battery.

Officers responded to 36500 block of Bosworth Court on a report of a vehicle that had collided with the house. The vehicle struck the side of the house, and the driver drove off. Officers found the suspect and the suspect's vehicle in a condominium parking lot a few blocks away. A 43 year-old female was arrested for DUI (drugs) and hit and run (property damage only).

Officer Burns requested assistance at Robertson High School after a teacher saw a gun on the ground but failed to retrieve it before it disappeared. The school was locked down and a search of the school and students located the (toy) Air soft gun at the bottom of a garbage can.

Officer Edwards attempted to conduct a pedestrian stop on a suspicious person in the area of Mission View/Leslie. The suspect fled but was quickly apprehended. Suspect was in possession of several knives and a machete; he was arrested for possession of dangerous weapons.

Officer Manrique was asked to stand by while Washington High School staff suspended a problem student. After the suspension, the student became disruptive and refused to leave campus. While attempting to escort the student off of the campus, the student assaulted the officer and "code 3" cover officers responded. Officer Manrique struggled with the student and was only able to gain control after pointing (not firing) his TASER at the suspect. Officer Manrique suffered minor injuries as a result of the incident.

Approximately 10-12 persons and two or three tents "occupied" Veteran's Park (north of the Courthouse). The demonstrators held up signs at the intersection of Paseo Padre Parkway/Walnut Avenue for several hours. There was no impact on police services.


December 17

The Occupy Fremont demonstration remained extremely small (four individuals and one tent) and did not create any issues or calls for service.

Officer Zargham responded to Walmart (40580 Albrae) on a report of an in-progress forgery. Walmart employees reported a 59-year-old male attempted to purchase a computer on-line with a stolen credit card. The male went to store to pick up the computer. Walmart was notified of the fraudulent card and called police. Officer Zargham contacted the suspect as he waited in line for his purchase.

California Highway Patrol (CHP) requested that Fremont PD investigate a shooting that occurred between two vehicles on N/B 680 near Mission (north). Essentially, two Hispanic males associated with the Sureno street gang were on their way to Livermore from San Jose when an unknown vehicle pulled up next to them and fired several rounds into their vehicle, striking the passenger in the back.

The victims continued to Valley Care Hospital in Pleasanton; CHP was called. The victim was transported to Eden for treatment. Officer Soper and Field Training Officer Carpenter were on their way to Eden when the victim was released and refused to cooperate. CSI Smith met with driver and vehicle in Pleasanton and the vehicle was towed to FPD for processing. No suspect description. Investigation forwarded to Major Crimes for followup.


December 18

An adult female had a little too much to drink causing her to remove her clothing and go marching about naked in sub-fifty degree temperatures. Officer Shadle arrested her for public intoxication.

Officer Manrique attempted to stop a Honda Accord for running a stop sign as it pulled into the Victoria Gardens apartment complex. It turns out the Honda Accord was reported stolen out of Stockton. The driver and two occupants immediately ran from the vehicle. Officer Manrique, in foot pursuit, caught the driver, a 23 year-old male. A perimeter was set and a search was conducted for the remaining two passengers. A female passenger was stopped just outside the perimeter and arrested. The third occupant of the vehicle was not located.

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