October 30, 2012 > Fremont Police Log
Fremont Police Log
Submitted By Fremont PD
A female patron at the Saddle Rack, stole the purse of another female and used the stolen credit cards to buy drinks for her friends. Saddle Rack security caught on and caught the action on video. The female dropped credit cards as Officer Chahouati and Officer Settle arrived. She went to jail for theft. Her drunk friend went to jail for drunk in public.
A group of 6 to 8 men were heard yelling and fighting at the end of Bell St. Units arrived and found an abandoned cab with the a cell phone inside and a wallet nearby. Believing that a robbery or kidnaping had occurred, officers began searching the area and running records checks on the taxi driver. The driver was located in his apartment with some minor face injuries. It appears that the driver and some friends got into an alcohol fueled altercation then fled in different directions. Officer Blass documented the incident as a suspicious circumstance. One other male went to jail for drunk in public.
Officer N. Johnson responds to the Garden Village Apts in regards to a family disturbance. An argument erupted over the male half having marijuana inside the apartment. Further investigation reveals that a 2 year-old child is present. Officer Johnson and Huiskens discover several H&S violations and they also locate a loaded AR-15 along with several large knives accessible to the 2 year-old. A 32 year old adult female and a 31 year old adult male go to jail for child endangerment and weapons violations.
Officer Kwok responds to Gawain Ct. in regard to a family disturbance. 80 year-old mom is having problems with her 47 year-old son who doesn't work and will not help her out around the house. He goes to jail for two outstanding warrants.
Officer Lambert and crew respond to the area of Fremont and Walnut in search of a 42 year old adult male who has warrants. The male slips away in the darkness. As usual, Officer Lambert fails to gives up and spots the adult male when he "pops" his head up over a fence. The foot pursuit is on and Lambert successfully takes Salazar into custody for the outstanding warrants.
Officer Soper arrested an adult male for resisting arrest after the subject led Officer Soper on a short foot chase from the Main Library.
At 3:00 a.m., the last (2) units available in the city are detailed to a train vs. vehicle crash at Automall Pkwy near the dump. The driver had exited his vehicle before it was struck. The driver, a 57 year old adult male, was on his way home (in San Jose) from a Shoreline concert. He perceives the railroad tracks as a roadway, until the train arrives. He gets arrested for DUI. Union Pacific PD ended up handling the crash, while we handled the DUI and CSI Rodriguez took photos. Since no officers were left (available) in the city, all of day shift patrol officers were called in early at 3:30 a.m. Newark & Union City PD were advised & put on stand-by until day shifters arrived.
Shortly after 5:00 p.m., and moments before the first pitch of the pivotal Game 7, a witness calls FPD to advise that a masked gunman with an assault rifle is presently holding up the Wells Fargo Bank. He is calling from outside and officers arrive on scene within two minutes. The bank is surrounded immediately but the suspect had left on foot moments earlier. After clearing the call Officer Haugh locates a male subject on Almond Ave hitting a child and as he contacts the male, learns that the subject is a witness. He points out the suspect's discarded latex gloves and empty "loot bag." Officers search the area and Officer Sasser locates the discarded "M4" Crossman Rifle in the drainage ditch behind Coaches Bar. Ofc. Peters investigating.
R/P calls in a Suspicious Person at the Chase Bank at Paseo Padre Pkwy/Walnut. Officer Sasser contacts a 24 year old adult male and located 46 ATM/Debit Cards and $11,500 in Cash on the suspect. He is booked for numerous fraud charges.
At 9:15 a.m., a reporting party called to report that his locked vehicle, a 2004 green Jeep Wrangler, had been stolen during the night on the 35700 block of Cabrillo Drive. The license plate of the vehicle is 5GET426.
At 9:45 p.m., a reporting party called to state that his locked vehicle had been stolen from the Ohlone College parking lot sometime in this evening. He arrived on campus at 5:15 p.m. and when he went out to leave, the vehicle was gone. The vehicle is described at a dark green 1997 Honda Civic, black rims, trunk taped down, with a license plate of 6VQE921.
If you see either of these vehicles please call 510-790-6800 and select option 3.
If you have information about any of the above listed incidents, or another crime that has occurred, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or learn how to send us a tip at www.fremontpolice.org/tip.