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March 26, 2013 > Fremont Police Log

Fremont Police Log

Submitted By Fremont PD

March 16
Walmart received a short phone call threatening that there was a bomb in the store. Apparently Walmart in Union City had one a couple of weeks ago. Walmart evacuated per their policy and we assisted with a search. Units cleared there after about 45 min.

Units responded to a report of a fight and a stabbing at Best Western 5400 Mowry at approximately 9:50 p.m. Apparently an argument over a romantic issue broke out between members of a large party of funeral attendees. One male was stabbed and was transported to a local trauma center. Police are still actively working the case and searching for the suspect. Sgt Epps is supervised this incident. The uncooperative victim sustained non-life threatening injuries.

Saddle Rack security stops some women after one steals a purse & places it in the larger purse of an associate. The battery occurs when the unknowing female is detained by Saddle Rack security. The purse is recovered and left unattended, only to be lost again. The loss is still outstanding and no arrests were made.

Alarm call at Mojo's turns out to be a patron who probably hid during closing, only to break into the cash register and cash drawer after closing. Suspect fled out the east door, activating the alarm. Investigated by Officer Allsup.


March 17
Officers responded to a commercial burglary in progress near Boyce Rd/Automall Pkwy. The investigation revealed that the suspect stole a large forklift from a nearby car dealership and drove it to the PG&E storage yard (42105 Boyce Rd). The suspect drove the forklift through a fence and picked up a large spool of copper wire. Using the forklift, the suspect loaded the copper into a truck and fled the scene. Case investigated by Officer Chan. Suspect description: white male adult, mid 30's, black hair. Suspect vehicle: '95-96, commercial truck, F350 or F450, white with an open black flat bed.

Officer S. Hunt suspected the two brothers were involved in a liquor theft from Lucky Brookvale and checked around for their car. He found it driving with several occupants and made an investigative stop at Nicolet/Gibraltar. An 18 year old adult male in the car had a felony warrant for assault with a deadly weapon and two others were positively ID'd as the thieves from the Lucky's theft, so they got burglary charges.

42800 block of Albrae St. Suspect and suspect vehicle on video, described as: white male adult, late 20's, shaved head wearing the ubiquitous hoody. Vehicle is a teal Honda, early to mid - 2000's model, right front tire is a spare and there is a bike on a bike rack on the roof. This vehicle should stand out. CSO Aguirre investigating.

Officers dispatched to Sundale South Apartments for two suspects seen jumping over a wall into the rear yard of a house on Porter. A perimeter was established and Officer Singh located both suspects walking near Stevenson & Sundale; a 19 year old adult male and a 17 yr old juvenile were identified and arrested for prowling. There was no residential burglary on Porter but they did confess to some auto burglaries in the area. Case investigated by Dooley/Leopardi.


March 18
Officers were dispatched to an interrupted burglary on View Point Circle. The caller said three black males tried to open the rear slider at the residence and ran when they saw him. Witnesses in the area described the suspect vehicle as a red, newer model Cadillac Escalade. Investigated by Officer Peters.

A victim on St. Nicholas Ct came home for lunch and found their front door blocked by a chair. The victim kicked his door in and saw a suspect running from the residence. Suspect was described as an Asian male, approximately 18 years old, wearing a white t-shirt and black gloves. Suspect was last seen jumping the fence from the back yard. Investigated by Officer Chinn.

Thornton Jr. High received an additional threatening call today around 2:00 p.m. School staff and police recognized the call as possibly being the same outstanding suspect from last week. Police coordinated a response to the campus without disrupting the school. Detectives are continuing to follow up this ongoing case.

Officer N. Johnson investigated a late reported robbery that had occurred at the Northgate Plaza Apartments. A fifteen year-old victim was confronted by the suspect near the vending machines. The suspect was wearing a mask and armed with a knife. The suspect robbed the victim of cash and his cell phone.


March 19
Officers responded to a residential burglary attempt on the 40100 block of Canyon Heights Drive at about 11:00 a.m. The victim received a phone call from a neighbor saying the home alarm was sounding. When the victim arrived home 10-15 minutes later, she found the rear slider had been pried open. The suspect never made entry into the home. Neighbor described a possible suspect as a black male, 5'10, wearing a red hoodie. The attempted burglary took place between 10:20 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Investigated by Officer Ceniceros.

Residential burglary at the Waterstone Apartments occurred within the last two days. Mostly jewelry. Case investigated by Ofc Sanchez.


March 20
A resident on Isle Royal St. reported he arrived home to find his house had been burglarized. The victim stated some of the loss was in a neighbor's yard. Officers arrived and contacted the victim's juvenile neighbor who admitted to being involved in the burglary. Part of the loss was an outstanding firearm. The investigation led officers to a second and third suspect as well. Officers made contact with suspect #2 (a male juvenile) in the area of Tamayo west of Fremont Blvd where he was detained and found to be in possession of the firearm taken during the burglary. Suspect #3 (a male juvenile) was also contacted and arrested. In the end, three juvenile suspects were arrested for residential burglary and the majority of the loss, including a firearm, was recovered. The case agent was Officer Torrico. Sergeants McCormick and Miskella supervised this incident.

Officers were dispatched to the 300 block of Becado Dr. at approximately 11:20 p.m. The reporting party stated that a residential burglary had occurred between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. A pry tool was used to force open double french doors. Several rooms were ransacked and loss was jewelry, iPad's and other small electronics.

At approximately 3:10 a.m. officers responded to the Sundale South Apartments regarding tampering with mailboxes. Officers contacted a security guard who stated that all mailboxes were secured at 2:00 a.m. during his next round, he found one bank of mailboxes in the front foyer had been pried open and there was mail on the ground. The security guard attempted to secure the mailbox and put the dropped mail back into the appropriate boxes. No leads or suspects at this time.


March 21
An employee responded to an alarm call on Centralmont Ave and was struck by a white/brown pickup fleeing the area with its headlights off. Ofc's responded and found that the business had been burglarized. The suspect pickup may have been driven by the burglary suspect(s). An estimated $5000 in copper wire was stolen. Investigated by Ofc. Austin.


March 22
On Friday, we responded to the 34600 block of Winslow Tr. when the homeowner called saying a male was in his backyard with a flashlight after pounding on his door multiple times. Homeowner did not answer until a few minutes later and saw a subject exiting his backyard via the side gate. A few hours later and 2 blocks down we investigated a residential burglary on the 5900 block of Roxie Tr where entry was via a shattered rear slider and the house was ransacked.

The common link between both houses up in Ardenwood, was that they had not yet pulled their garbage cans from the street after garbage pick up. Suspects may be looking for curbside garbage cans as an indicator that no one is home. Please remember to bring your cans in and coordinate with neighbors if you work late or are going to be out of town.


March 22
B.A.R.T. PD requested assistance with a reported robbery at the Fremont B.A.R.T. Station. Fremont PD officers flooded the area. Ofc. Eric Marcelino located and detained the suspect walking away from the scene. Initial investigation revealed that a man was sleeping on an inbound train and awoke to find the suspect going through his pockets. They began to fight and the suspect fled once the train arrived in Fremont. B.A.R.T. PD responded to the scene and took over the investigation. Ofc. Eric Marcelino documented FPD's response to the incident.

Motel 6 North - An adult male claims two black male adults entered his unlocked room, pushed him down and robbed him of $500. Ofcr Piol investigating.


March 23
Burglary at AER Worldwide on Boscell. This is the second burglary at this electronics recycling business in the last four months. Alarm tripped at 11:00 p.m. and video shows two males, one wearing a ski mask cutting the fence of the high value property enclosure. Ofcr Chahouait investigating.


March 24
A "john" called an "escort" who met him on Stevenson Blvd. As they conversed, he gets pushed to the ground & a black male adult with a 45 semi auto robs him of his $100. The "john" vehemently denies calling for services, despite his repeated phone calls to her number prior to the robbery. Ofcr Taylor will be following up.

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