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March 2, 2012 > Fremont Police Log

Fremont Police Log

Submitted By Det. William Veteran, Fremont PD

February 24:
Officers responded to the corner of Civic/Walnut on a report of an elderly female who suffered a self inflicted gunshot wound. Several Kaiser Hospital employees, on a lunch-time walk, witnessed the shooting and summoned emergency room doctors for aid. The female was transported to San Jose Regional Hospital (Trauma Center) where she was pronounced dead.

Officer Candler investigated a late reported street robbery that occurred at Safeway five Corners on February 23. The suspect threatened the victim with "mace" and stole his bicycle. The victim identified the suspect as a local transient male. Officer Candler tracked down the male and arrested him on a warrant and also for the robbery.

A commercial burglary occurred sometime last week at 44000 block of Osgood Road. The suspect apparently cut through the fence and stole an undetermined amount of copper wire. Case investigated by CSO Goralczyk.

Officer Blass investigated a carjacking that occurred on Calypso Terrace. The victim advised that her silver Camaro was taken at gunpoint by three Hispanic males at the Charter Square shopping center.

Officer Chahouati and C. Tang responded to Saddlerack to investigate a battery. Officer Chahouati arrested a male for public intoxication. Officer C. Tang arrested another male for battery and public intoxication.

A residential burglary occurred on Theta Court while the victim was away from the home for one hour at 8:40 p.m. The burglary was probably interrupted as the loss was scattered along the backyard.


February 25:
Officer Merrill stopped a vehicle in the area of Capitol/Liberty and contacted the driver, an adult male was on probation for burglary and Officer Merrill conducted a probation search. During the search, a small amount of marijuana was located in the vehicle. The male was issued a citation for the marijuana.

CSO Anders investigated several instances of gang-related graffiti in the area of Gifford/Stanley. Ultimately, six homes on Gifford suffered some type of graffiti (spray paint).

A female out walking on Farwell Drive near Mowry was flagged down by a male in a red Honda Accord asking for directions. The female approached the vehicle and saw the male expose himself. The suspect was described as a Filipino adult male, 30's, wearing a red T-shirt. Partial plate on the Honda was 4VS.

An adult male was assaulted and robbed on Stevenson Place by a suspect described as a black male, 45 years old, curly hair and wearing a red vest. The suspect knocked the victim out and stole his laptop computer. The victim was transported to a local hospital by ambulance. The suspect has not been located at this time.

FPD units were dispatched to the area of Seneca Park Avenue for reports of a promiscuous shooting. A reporting party stated she heard multiple shots fired from a party and saw people running from the area. After interviewing numerous partygoers, it was determined a group had crashed a party. When they left the party, an argument occurred on the street near the party and three rounds were fired. One casing was found at the scene. There were no injuries. Officer Wilson investigated the incident.

Officer Blass was dispatched to an incident where a male was brandishing a knife at his adult sister and her boyfriend inside their residence before fleeing in a vehicle. Officer Blass stopped the vehicle and detained the male. The investigation revealed the male was intoxicated and kicked in his sister's bedroom door before threatening his sister and her boyfriend with the knife. The boyfriend was armed with a handgun and warded off the male before the male fled in the vehicle. The male was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon and DUI.

A female victim reported that she was "inappropriately" touched by a male suspect while shopping at the Hub Target store. The suspect was described as a Hispanic male, 23 years, 5'04", 150 lbs, wearing all black and carrying a black backpack.

A residential burglary occurred on Barnfield Court. Victim returned after two days and discovered the burglary. Point of entry was likely a bedroom window. The house was ransacked. Officer Blass investigated.

A fatal collision involving a single vehicle and a pedestrian occurred at approximately 6 p.m. on Walnut Avenue west of Fremont Boulevard. The involved vehicle was a Toyota mini-van driven by an adult male. The pedestrian, an adult female, was transported to Eden Hospital and later died. The driver was cooperative and did not show any signs of alcohol consumption. Case being investigated by Traffic Officers Snow and Peters.


February 27:
Officers responded to the area of Greenwich Circle on a report of an in-progress residential burglary. A very observant neighbor called 9-1-1, after he saw a male standing in front of the victim home and another male walk out from some bushes carrying a laptop. The witness watched as both males fled on foot toward Tyson Lane. The investigation is on-going and, at this point, the suspects are still outstanding.

Officers responded to an in-progress residential burglary on San Benito Drive after four males attempted to gain entry into the home using a crow bar. When the homeowner confronted the males, they threatened him with the crowbar and fled in a dark blue, Mazda SUV-type vehicle. The vehicle and suspects are still outstanding. Milpitas PD is investigating a similar burglary.

A residential burglary occurred on Leslie St. Unknown point of entry or loss at this time.

A residential burglary occurred on Mission Cielo Court; unknown point of entry or loss at this time.

An attempted burglary on Egret Way. Screen cut and bathroom window broken.

A burglary was interrupted at a residence on Vinehill Circle. The suspect attempted to enter the house via the rear door but was confronted by the homeowner and fled. Search of the area proved negative.

A residential burglary in the 44000 block of Highland Terrace with extensive loss. Entry made via a side garage door. Investigated by CSO Goralczyk.


February 28:
Officer Manrique conducted an investigation into prostitution at the Courtyard Marriott, arresting one female adult.

Outside assist for fire on a medical aid 911 call for a male slumped over the wheel of a truck at Centerville-Taco Bell. Officer Francisco was first on scene and discovered a non-responsive male in the truck. Francisco provided CPR until FFD showed up. The condition of the male is unknown as of this writing.

Officer Hanrahan arrested an adult male for petty theft with a prior and disobeying a court order after he stole food and liquor from Safeway.

A residential burglary was reported on 36500 block of Bedellio Terrace. Point of entry was an unlocked second-story window; loss was electronics. Officer Huiskens investigated.

Robbers struck at 9:04 p.m. at the liquor store at Grimmer/Davis. The robbery was phoned in by a witness who saw two males running from the store, one carrying a handgun. A third male was waiting on the street. Officers set a perimeter and conducted a K9 search, with negative results. Officer Soper and FTO Tarango investigated.

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