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September 4, 2012 > Fremont Police Log

Fremont Police Log

Submitted By Det. William Veteran, Fremont PD

August 28
Northland Tr / Tupleo St.: A vehicle is reported as being on fire on Northland Terrace/Tupleo Street. Fremont Fire responded and extinguished the fire; determined as arson. Police arrived and discovered the vehicle was reported stolen out of East Palo Alto.

August 29
Officer Farmer and members of the Street Crimes Unit conducted a probation search on Lake Oneida. While Officers were on scene, a resident walked up. Unfortunately for him, he was carrying a disassembled .32 revolver in his backpack. The 34 year old adult male was arrested for being a felon in possession of a firearm, possession of meth, and a pipe.

At 3:52 p.m., Officers responded to Walmart on Albrae. The victim stated that his residence had been burglarized in San Francisco a week ago and that his specialized bicycle had been stolen. Earlier in the day, he noticed a bicycle closely matching his for sale on Craigslist. He made arrangements to meet with the seller at Walmart on Albrae. Officer Haugh arrived and the victim identified the bike as his stolen property. The seller stated that he had purchased it from an estate sale in San Jose. As of this time, the rightful owner of the bicycle has not yet been determined and additional follow up will be conducted at a later date. Officer Haugh is investigating.

At 11:40 p.m., officers were dispatched to Los Dos Amigos Billiards (41057 Fremont Blvd.) regarding a possible stabbing. The victim, a 37 year old adult male from Newark, called the police and reported that he has been stabbed outside of the bar on Trimboli Way. Upon arrival, Officers located the victim, covered in blood with lacerations on his head. The victim was transported (and later released) to a local hospital for his non-life threatening injuries. Investigation revealed that the victim actually precipitated the assault by choking the suspect and then dragging him outside. The suspect later caught up with the victim and slashed him a few times. The suspect was not on-scene when Officers arrived and is still outstanding. The suspect is described as a Hispanic male approximately 22 years old, 5'02" tall, with an average build, wearing a black "baseball style" hat, white tank top, and blue jeans. The suspect was armed with a small folding knife with an approximate 4" blade. Officer Chahouati is investigating. Scene managed by Sergeants Fowlie and Hummel.

August 31
A purse snatch occurred at Lake Elizabeth by a black male suspect with short dreds who grabbed the victim's purse and ran to a waiting car.

Officers responded to a possible residential burglary in progress on Trout Court. The reporting party described two juveniles coming out of his neighbor's home with a bunch of bags; the suspects were not known to the address. An officer arrived and began to search for the possible suspects and victim address. As the officers approached an address on Trout Court, three large pit bulls forced open the gate and charged the officers. The sergeant and two officers retreated and the dogs aggressively pursued the officers. During the attack one officer fired two shots to protect himself and others in the area. Two of the dogs ran away from the home and the other ran back to the backyard. One of the two dogs was hit by the gunfire. No other persons were injured. The two dogs are still at large as of this writing.

Officer Luevano continued the investigation by tracking down the uncooperative reporting party. During a second interview the reporting party admitted to making a false 911 call and making up the entire incident. The reporting party, now suspect, was posting pictures of the scene and comments about the police on his Facebook. The suspect, a 19 year old male, was arrested for making a false police report and 911 call.

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