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May 1, 2012 > Fremont Police Log

Fremont Police Log

Submitted By Det. William Veteran, Fremont PD

April 26
A female called to report that when she was walking on the RR tracks in Niles, a male was waving a gun around, screaming. The officers and sergeants coordinated a perimeter, and located the likely subject. This suspect did not have a gun, but Officer Edwards had arrested him for gun possession before. The victim became uncooperative; no weapon was located. Officer Barrett investigated.

A witness called to report that a group of males were actively stealing material from 47488 Kato Road. Officer Lambert spotted the vehicle and arrested several males for possession of stolen property. Officer Malcomson investigated.

A witness called to report that a male in Haller's Pharmacy was holding what appeared to be a gun, and demanding medication from the clerk. When officers arrived, they put together a hasty plan and confronted the male, who was cooperative. The 22 year-old male was arrested for several felonies including robbery.

A reporting party called about a fight with his son. When officers arrived he became cooperative and walked away. A short time later he called back about the fight and this time asked officers if he could lean against their patrol cars because he had been smoking weed all day and was pretty high. In jail he remembered why he had walked away from the officers the first time. It was because of the cocaine he had concealed in his pocket. Charges added at booking.

April 27
A homeowner on the 43600 block of Excelso Drive called and reported that two males knocked on her door, then began walking around the perimeter of her house. The suspects began searching for a way to gain entry into the residence. The victim locked herself inside of a bedroom. Officers arrived and quickly set up a perimeter. While officers were on scene, the victim reported that she could hear the suspects inside of her residence. Officers made an emergency entry into the house to prevent the suspects from reaching the victim. As this was occurring the suspects fled the residence and ran into the neighborhood. A secondary perimeter was established and a search conducted utilizing a police K-9 and CHP Air Unit. The suspects were able to escape the perimeter.

A few hours later, the suspect(s) returned to their vehicle, which was still parked in the neighborhood. Officers located the vehicle and a vehicle pursuit was initiated. The pursuit was terminated as it entered Union City due to elevated danger to the public. The suspect(s) abandoned the vehicle in Union City and a perimeter was established. Once again the suspect(s) were able to evade capture. Investigating officers are working active leads.

A white male in his 20's walked into Carl's Jr. in Centerville and demanded money. No weapon was seen and no money was given. The male walked away accompanied by another male. Officers flooded the area with negative results. A little later in the night, the reporting party called to tell us the suspect had returned. A 27 year-old male was arrested for robbery. Officer Kwok investigated.

Tracy PD advised that they attempted to stop a car and the passenger bailed out on foot. The passenger was caught and found to have a loaded .22 magazine but no gun. While chasing the foot bail, the vehicle left the scene. The vehicle is registered in Fremont and Officer Romley identified it with the Gina/Ladner area. Officers Romley and Allsup responded to the area and located the vehicle. An adult male was arrested with a grocery bag of Marijuana. No gun was located.

Residential Burglaries:
4600 Serra Avenue investigated by CSO Allen
4500 Wheeler Drive investigated by Officer Allsup

April 28
Officers responded to a promiscuous shooting call in the area of Hyde Park Drive and Yellowstone Park Drive. When officers arrived, they found an 18-year-old male, later identified as Osana Futi, a senior class student and outstanding football player at Newark Memorial High School, with a stab wound to the leg. The victim was transported to San Jose Regional Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries. Fremont Detectives developed several leads and began making arrests during the evening of April 29. One adult male was arrested for homicide, and three juveniles were arrested for accessory to homicide. The investigation is continuing. Anyone with additional information is encouraged to call the Fremont Police Department (510) 790-6800.

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