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February 26, 2013 > Fremont Police Log

Fremont Police Log

Submitted By Fremont PD

February 15
Two black female suspects were committing a commercial burglary at Rite Aid on Mowry when they were confronted by security. The females threatened to shoot security and fled in a white Aerostar mini-van. FTO Tarango and Officer Hill investigated case as a robbery.

A lone suspect (black male adult, wearing a white face mask and gloves) enters the OO Liquors store and brandishes a sliver handgun. Suspect fled on foot east on Darwin Dr. Loss is cash. Investigated by Officer Candler.

Male claimed to have been jumped at Decoto 7-Eleven by two unknown subjects. Clerk at store didn't see anything and follow-up to be done in morning for surveillance tape. Case investigated by Ofc Wright/ FTO Blass.

Victim on Griffith claimed to have been assaulted at Sundale/Griffith. Only description is two tall black male adults and the third was a Hispanic male adult. The victim was transported to Kaiser. Case investigated by Ofc Sanchez.

Gang graffiti has increased in the Central area. All Norteno in red paint. Investigated by Ofc Wilson.

Two separate grab and runs of beer from AM/PM Grimmer and AM/PM Stevenson. Ofc Contrada located a suspicious car near the boathouse at Lake Elizabeth which matched the description of the suspect vehicle. Ofc Gonzalez learned that the 21 year old did the grab n run of beers from the two different stores identical so charged him commercial burglary on the second. Great case.

Fremont BART Station
A patron reported by phone that his vehicle was burglarized while parked in the lot on 2/13 between 7 a.m.- 5 p.m. The victim was unsure how entry was gained as there was no damage to the vehicle (possible door lock cheat). He reported that an Apple MacBook and a GPS system were taken. The vehicle was not processed for evidence as he made the report by phone.

February 16
Officers were dispatched to the area of Fremont Bl/Country Dr. on a reported Promiscuous Shooting. The reporting party stated they had heard three to four rounds and immediately noted three Hispanic males dressed in blue clothing (victims) flee into the Rancho Luna Apartments. Officers were unable to locate the victims. Officers recovered one spent round from a unit at the Rancho Luna complex. The only suspect description provided was a 1998-2002 white Mitsubishi Galant. Case investigated by Ofc. Dodson.

A group of approximately 14 was reported fighting at Arrowhead/Alvarado. Officer arrived on scene and found a group of drunk friends (adults and juveniles). One adult female was arrested for a stolen bottle of liquor.

February 17
A commercial burglary was reported at Fitness Nineteen, 40700 block of Fremont Blvd.

Officer Richards arrested an adult male for theft at Target and a also served a warrant for theft on the same adult male.

CSO Escamilla was dispatched to a traffic hazard on Central Ave. It was reported that a driver had abandoned her vehicle. A witness noted the driver had staggered from her vehicle and walked to a nearby gas station. A witness led Officer Tran to the adult female who was identified as the driver and arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol.

February 18
At approximately 5 a.m., a facility manager at a business on the 6700 block of Kaiser Dr. reported suspicious packages in front of one of the buildings on the campus. The packages were wrapped in duct tape and positioned next to a light pole in the courtyard. The business decided to evacuate the building. Alameda County Bomb Squad responded, and later deemed the packages to be safe. Midnight and dayshift officers worked together to resolve the situation. Scene managed by Sgt. Hummel, assisted by Sgt. Tassano.

Residential Burglaries:
36500 block of Alder Ct.
38700 block of Chimaera Cir.
48600 block of Plomasa Wy.
43600 block of Tonica Rd.

An attempted burglary occurred at Pier 1 Hosting, on Albrae at approx. 3 a.m. Two employees were staying inside when they heard the glass breakage. The suspect vehicle was a blue Ford sedan. Video shows the trunk lid open as it fled. Officers Barbero & Sasser investigating.

February 19
Bank employees from Citibank (Fremont/Beacon) called about two suspicious persons attempting to cash forged checks. Officers arrived and the suspects fled on foot. Ofc. Madsen and Zargham chase down the female as she fled towards Elephant Bar. Sgt. McCormick spotted the male half trying to blend into the scenery on Beacon east of Fremont. Arrested were a 51 year old adult female and a 37 year old adult male, both Oakland residents. Both later admitted their involvement.

Residential Burglaries:
Officers responded to a residential burglary attempt that occurred on Ursa Drive. The attempt occurred sometime of the weekend. Several screens were removed and damaged. A neighbor may have scared the suspects away.

Officers were dispatched to a residential burglary, 3300 block of Lacock Pl., that occurred over the weekend. Jewelry, a television and a silver 2006 BMW 325i (license plate 6GGA126) were taken.

At approximately 4:35 p.m. officers were dispatched to a residential burglary that had just occurred at 4400 block of Calypso Tr. The suspects had initially been located inside the house by the homeowner. The homeowners unlocked the front door and saw a suspect standing on the second floor of the home, they fled to the neighbors house and called 9-1-1. As they called the police, they watched the suspects run behind them and jump into a waiting car (a dark blue or black early 2000 model Audi A6). The first suspect got into the driver's seat and a second suspect carrying some kind of bag (likely a pillow case) jumped into the passenger seat. The vehicle drove west on Calypso Tr. and then headed east towards Ozark River Way. Several neighbors had witnessed the suspicious vehicle and gave officers more specific identifying information. These suspects may be related to a second burglary that occurred on Riverbend Tr. between 2:00 - 2:40 p.m.

Suspect 1- black male adult, approximately 6' tall and 200 lbs. Wearing a hoody
Suspect 2- black male adult, approximately 6' tall and 200 lbs, wearing a baseball hat
Vehicle - Early 2000's dark blue or black Audi A6

Officers were dispatched to a residential burglary that occurred sometime between 11:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. at 3800 block of Riverbend Tr. Surveillance at the home was available for officers to view and follow up on. The video shows two black male adults enter the backyard at about 2 p.m. One male enters the home via the second floor bedroom window and spends more than 20 minutes inside the home. Loss was currency. The males are a similar description to the ones identified in the Calypso Tr. case.

Officers were dispatched to a residential burglary - 34337 Eucalyptus Ter - that occurred between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. A pry tool was used to remove a window from its track and the home was ransacked. Loss was jewelry. This burglary occurred between the same time as the two noted above

Ofcr Allsup is investigating and following up on a residential burglary where the home was ransacked on Country Drive.

February 20
Residential Burglaries:
At approximately 10:55 p.m., a citizen called to report an "in-progress" residential burglary at his neighbor's house on the 37000 block of Tacchella Wy. The neighbor approached the suspect who fled into the neighborhood. Officers quickly responded to the scene and learned that the incident occurred approx. 30 minutes prior to police being notified. Investigation revealed that the suspect unsuccessfully attempted to gain entry into the residence. Ofc. Foster investigated the incident. SUSPECT DESCRIPTION: BMA, 18-20 yrs, medium build, short hair, dark grey jogging suit.

At approximately 12:20 p.m. a hysterical elderly woman called to report an unknown man in her home on the 100 block of Black Mountain Cir. Officers made an emergency response to the location and quickly established a perimeter. Officers were able to contact the woman and safely evacuate her from the residence. Officers confirmed that there was an attempted burglary at the residence. The area was checked, but the suspect was not located. A tip from the community was obtained and follow up is being conducted. SUSPECT DESCRIPTION: BMA, 20-30 yrs, 5'11" skinny build.

Officers were dispatched to a residential burglary on the 1700 block of Ponca Ct. Homeowner answers the door and is contacted by unknown male who convinces him to come outside to talk. During the conversation, an unknown suspect burglarized the residence. Loss included cash and misc. jewelry.

Sometime during the day, unknown suspect(s) attempted to gain entry into a residence on Adams Ave, by removing a window screen. The suspects opened the window, but were likely scared off by a large family dog! Hopefully the dog got a treat!

Officers were dispatched to a residential burglary that occurred on the 38800 of Godfrey Pl during the day. Unknown suspects entered through a window and removed jewelry, electronic devices and other various items from the house.

At approximately 5:50 p.m. officers were dispatched to the 5300 block of Curtis Street to take a burglary report. Sometime during the afternoon, unknown suspects forced entry into the home via a rear door. A television, DVD's, electronic devices, art, and other various items were taken.

At approximately 9:30 p.m. officer Valdes took a residential burglary report on the 48400 block of Flagstaff Pl. Sometime during the day unknown suspects forced entry via a rear door. Loss was jewelry and a tablet.

Ofcr Allsup's residential burglary investigation from 02/19 on Country Drive, resulted in her coordinating a probation search. Mid shift officers and Sgt. Fowlie encountered several uncooperative family members and the primary suspect (a juvenile). Loss was recovered and the juvenile was arrested for residential burglary and taken to Juvenile Hall.

February 21
At approximately 7 p.m., the Fremont Police Department responded to the area of Ardenwood Blvd north of Paseo Padre Pkwy on a report of an injury collision involving four vehicles, one of which had rolled over. The Fremont Fire Department also responded to the scene.

During the preliminary investigation, officers at the scene learned that a blue 1995 Toyota pickup truck had caused the collision. The Toyota had travelled the wrong way on Ardenwood Blvd; it was travelling northbound in the southbound lanes, north of Paseo Padre Pkwy. During this time, the Toyota collided head- on with a red 2002 Honda Odyssey mini van, which was travelling southbound on Ardenwood Blvd. The initial impact caused the Honda to collide with a tractor-trailer combination (big rig) which was travelling southbound on Ardenwood Blvd. The Toyota then collided with a red 2004 Ford Explorer, also travelling southbound Ardenwood Blvd. The Toyota rolled over and came to rest on its roof.

The driver of the Toyota, sustained injuries to his left arm and was transported with his passenger to Eden Hospital. The driver was subsequently arrested for felony drunk driving.

The driver and passengers of the Honda also sustained injuries and were transported to Eden and San Jose Medical Center. One of the passengers of the Honda, a 76 year old female suffered major injuries and was listed in critical condition at San Jose Medical Center.

The driver and passengers of Ford suffered minor injuries and were taken to Washington Hospital in Fremont.

The driver of the big rig was uninjured.

The Toyota had various pool cleaning chemicals as cargo and some had spilled onto the roadway as a result of the roll over. FFD Hazmat personnel responded to the scene to neutralize the chemicals and clean up was conducted. Ardenwood Blvd between Paseo Padre Pkwy and the Union City border was closed to traffic and was reopened at approx 3 a.m. (2/22/13)

Anyone who may have witnessed events related to the collision may contact Officer Ryan Spear #11865 of the Fremont Police Department Traffic Unit at (510) 790 6760 or (510) 790 6800 ext 11865.

February 22
A five year old boy fell from the second floor of a room at the Islander Motel. The boy fell approximately 12 feet to the ground. Preliminary investigation revealed that the boy was playing on the bed and fell through the window. The boy was not severely injured but was transported to Children's Hospital in Oakland as a precaution.

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