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August 28, 2012 > Fremont Police Log

Fremont Police Log

Submitted By Det. William Veteran, Fremont PD

August 17
At 7:44 p.m., Officers responded to a robbery that just occurred at as the victim was walking away from the Irvington Community Center. Three suspects, described as two black males and one black female, approached the victim and grabbed her purse and ran. A perimeter was set. Sergeant Harnett stopped the female suspect and Officer Macciola stopped the male suspect as both were fleeing the scene. Two juveniles were identified and arrested on scene. The stolen property was recovered.

A neighbor called to report hearing loud banging and seeing lights in his neighbor's backyard on the 3300 Block of Cornish Court. Officers arrived and as they approached the house, Officer Sasser saw a subject inside the house peer out at them. The subject fled and jumped a fence. Officer C. Tang ped-stopped a possible suspect at Cornish/Paseo Padre. A window smash burglary was confirmed and eventually, Officer Tang's subject was identified as the victim's daughter's ex-boyfriend who was aware the family was out of town. He was arrested on scene; investigation is being conducted by Officer Blass.


August 18
At 4:18 p.m., an adult male was approached by two to three suspects at Niles Community Park (3rd Street). He was punched in the face several times and his cell phone stolen. Officers responded and detained three suspects. One suspect, a juvenile, is arrested. Investigated by Officer Barrett.

Officer S. Hunt stopped a vehicle occupied by four young males at Peralta and Fremont. Officer Butcher provided cover. During the stop, Officer S. Hunt learned that the driver was driving on a suspended license. During a subsequent inventory search of the vehicle, a loaded handgun and marijuana was found secreted under the right front passenger seat. An 18 year old adult male from Fremont was arrested for possession of a loaded/concealed firearm.

At 1:15 a.m., a couple returning home to their residence on Jacaranda Drive noticed that their backyard gate was open. As the female, went to close the gate she was confronted by a male leaving her backyard. He pushed by her and fled into the night. A rear window was found open and several laptops missing from inside the home. Suspect described as a light skinned male, 5'10", thin build, with spiky hair, wearing dark clothing and white gloves. Investigated by Officer Madsen.


August 19
Victim posted his Macbook Pro computer for sale on Craigslist. While waiting to meet the prospective buyer at Mountain Mike's Pizza (3952 Washington Blvd), around 8:30 p.m., he was accosted by a suspect with a silver handgun. He was punched in the head and lost his laptop to the suspect described as an adult male in his 20's, 5'10', thin, braided or pony-tailed rows, and had bad teeth.

Officers were dispatched to a burglary attempt at 3:12 p.m. Suspects attempted pry to a rear bathroom window on Andromeda Circle.

At 3:49, officers were dispatched to a residential burglary on Joshua Court. The suspect(s) pried the rear sliding glass door, loss was jewelry and small items.

At 10:34 p.m., a victim called to report that two black male adults armed with a handgun pushed him and tried to make him get into their car near the Waterstone Apartments. Officer Austin spotted a possible suspect vehicle traveling west on Sundale Drive with two similar occupants. The occupants in the vehicle were positively identified as the suspects. A Pellet gun was located in the vehicle along with a cell phone from an additional robbery earlier (at the Heritage Apartments). The victim from the earlier robbery also positively identified the suspects. A 20 year old adult male from Union City and a 19 year old adult male from Newark were arrested and booked for robbery.


August 20
A man (victim) waiting at the bus stop near the CVS store at the Fremont Hub was approached by another man who was driving in a vehicle. The two men became involved in an altercation and the man in the car (suspect) assaulted the victim with a baseball bat. The suspect fled in the suspect vehicle. The victim was treated at a local hospital for injuries to his head. The suspect was described as a Hispanic male adult, bald, wearing a red shirt. The suspect vehicle was described as a gold or silver 80's Honda. Officers later located the suspect vehicle on Bell Street. A 20-year old adult male was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon. Officer Snyder investigating.


August 21
A commercial burglary was reported at Mex Cal Taqueria, 34000 block of Fremont Boulevard.


August 22
Officers were dispatched to the 39600 block of Mission Boulevard to investigate a commercial burglary. The suspect(s) entered the office building via unknown method and then broke into the office through a floor-to-ceiling window. Paperwork was missing.

At 2:54 p.m., officers were dispatched to a robbery call on the 39000 block of California Street. The victim was walking to work in the parking lot, when the suspect approached him and asked him where the library was. The victim began using his phone to search for the library, and the suspect struck him with a closed fist multiple times. The suspect is described as a black male adult, 25 years old, 6'0", medium build, short hair, wearing a blue shirt.

At 2:20 a.m., officers responded to Northgate Savoy Apartments (34000 block of Paseo Padre) to investigate a robbery that had just occurred. A black male adult suspect threatened to shoot the victim, a 19 year old female from San Jose, if she didn't give him her "stuff." The suspect grabbed a backpack forcefully from her arm. Loss was a backpack with a laptop inside. The suspect fled on foot. An older white van was seen in the area, but can't be confirmed that it was associated with the suspect.


August 24
Officer Layfield conducted a follow-up regarding an online report that listed a lost or stolen cellular phone and responded to 33700 block of Union City Boulevard where he conducted a search for the phone. The phone was recovered and a male was arrested for misappropriation of lost or stolen property.

Officers responded to Nuttman Lane to a reported residential burglary in progress. A 16 year old female and her 10 year old brother called 911 after seeing three males breaking into their house. The juveniles hid in a locked closet upstairs and remained on the phone with dispatch. The three suspects made entry into the house and heard the juveniles in the locked closet. The suspects banged on the closet door and demanded they come out, just as the officers arrived on scene. The suspects saw the police outside and fled the house in three different directions on foot. Officers on scene were able to set a hasty perimeter that contained the suspects. All three adult suspects were arrested after several short foot pursuits. The last suspect gave up during Officer Lambert's canine search announcement. The suspect vehicle on scene had stolen property from a Newark burglary earlier today.

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