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June 4, 2013 > Fremont Police Log

Fremont Police Log

Submitted By Fremont PD

May 24
Officer Kwok conducted follow-up on an armed robbery that occurred at Camden Quik Stop on Washington Blvd on 5/19/13 by authoring a Ramey and search warrant for the suspect. Ofc. Kwok and Detectives responded to Hayward where they arrested the adult male and searched his residence pursuant to the search warrant. He was booked into Fremont Jail for robbery and possession of stolen property.

A residential burglary occurred at the 35100 block of King Ct. sometime during the day. Unknown suspect(s) broke a dual pane window and ransacked the home. Loss was a digital camera, laptop and jewelry.

Officer Hanrahan investigated a burglary at Grimmer Elementary. The principal interrupted a male who was burglarizing her office. The suspect fled on foot. The suspect possibly entered a Gold Buick LeSabre. The suspect was described as a black male, juvenile, 16-17, wearing black t-shirt, black jeans, and carrying a white sweatshirt.

May 25
Ofc. Tang responded to Lake Elizabeth in a regard to a possible robbery. He located the victim at Kaiser Emergency and learned that at around7:00 a.m.the victim was attacked from behind by a Hispanic male in his late teens. The victim was punched in the face 4-5 times and fled in an unknown direction. The loss was a wallet; however, it was recovered when the suspect started to flee.
Suspect - Hispanic male adult, late teens, 6'00, 160-175lbs, green T-shirt and tan shorts.

Another "swatting" attempt; a VOIP call in the area Alder & Oak, indicated "they" were being held hostage in the basement by (4) masked gunman upstairs. The possible address given was a 3 digit number for a5 digit street. That coupled with the lack of basements on Oak St. clearly resolved the matter as another "swatting" effort. No PD response necessary.

May 26
The victim called FPD and advised that while getting his car serviced at Big O Tires (39270 Fremont Blvd.), a man approached him and asked to purchase the vehicle. The victim allowed the suspect to sit inside the vehicle. The suspect suddenly drove off and several minutes later, FPD Dispatch received a call of a disabled vehicle near the intersection of Mowry Ave/Logan Dr. Officers quickly realized that the disabled vehicle was in fact the stolen vehicle. Ofc. Stone responded and located the suspect inside of the stolen vehicle. He was arrested and later confessed to auto theft. Case investigated by Ofc. C. Tang.

May 27
CSO Goralczyk handled a residential burglary on Bora Bora where the time of occurrence was sometime between 05/23 - 05/27.

CSO Aguirre handled a late reported residential burglary on Summer Holly where the time of occurrence was sometime between 05/11 - 05/18.

May 28
At approximately 10 p.m. officers responded to the 3100 block of Mountain Dr. to investigate a home invasion robbery that had just occurred. The homeowners stated that three males had broken into their home, pointed a gun at them and left with valuables. The investigation is still ongoing and no further information or suspect descriptions are available at this time. If you have information that might help with this investigation, please submit a tip via Nixle tip, texting Tip FremontPD to 888777 or contact Investigations at 510-790-6900. Investigated by Ofc. Meredith and FTO Smith.

May 29
Residential Burglaries:
At approximately 1:30 p.m. officers were dispatched to a late reported residential burglary that had occurred sometime between 7:55 a.m. - 8:05 a.m. at 46000 block of Lonsdale Ct. Entry was made via an unlocked side garage door, but no loss was reported. A suspect was seen in the backyard and was described as a young black male juvenile.

At approximately 11:30 a.m. officers responded to a home on Valais Court. The reporting party stated that the homeowner heard the doorbell ring, but didn't answer it. She then saw a Hispanic male adult, 20's, shaved head, stalky build, wearing a white t-shirt and blue jeans walking down the side of the house into the backyard. The suspect likely saw the homeowner and fled.

Sometime between 1:00 a.m. and 4:00 a.m. on 4/26/13 an unknown suspect removed a screen to a partially open window and began to enter an apartment at Garden Village Apartments (36500 block of San Pedro Dr.). The suspect fled when they noticed a male sleeping inside. No loss.

Officers were dispatched to an in-progress residential burglary on Delta Terrace in Southlake Mobile Home Park. The reporting party stated a male, later identified as a 27 year old Fremont resident, had entered a neighbor's residence via a window. Officers arrived and detained the male. It was determined that he had attempted to enter the residence via a window, but was unsuccessful. A search of his person revealed confirmed stolen property from a San Jose commercial burglary. He was arrested for attempted residential burglary and for possession of stolen property. Ofc. Hanrahan handled the investigation.

May 30
At approximately 5:00 p.m. officers were dispatched to Safeway (Warm Springs) on a reported fight in progress. Upon arrival it was learned that a parolee had committed a theft and was confronted by store security in the parking lot. The 39 year old adult male, Oakland resident, fought with security and at one point his associate, a 35 year old adult male, Oakland resident, assisted him. In the end both were arrested for robbery and the associate was found to be in possession of dangerous drugs. Ofc. Zargham handled the investigation.

Officer Malcomson responded to Fry's Electronic on a reported theft. Fry's Loss Prevention (LP) personnel had detained a 35 year old adult male, Dublin resident, for theft. LP recognized the adult male from two previous theft incidents. Ofc. Malcomson contacted the suspect and asked for consent to search his vehicle, which was parked in the parking lot. He was also on probation for possession of drugs and had two outstanding warrants (one felony & one misdemeanor.) for possession of drugs. Based on the suspect's drug history, Ofc. Malcomson requested Ofc. Baca and his K9 Harkos to assist with searching the vehicle (Harkos is POST certified in the detection of illegal drugs). As a result of the K9 search, heroin, miscellaneous pills, drug paraphernalia, and counterfeit bills were located in the vehicle (Harkos gets a treat!). He was arrested for burglary, possession of dangerous drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of counterfeit bills, and two drug possession warrants.

Officers were dispatched to Los Cerritos Community Park at approximately 7:45 p.m. on a reported shooting. Witnesses attending a baseball game at the park reported several shots fired and a group of men fighting. When the fight broke up, a male got into his vehicle and fired multiple rounds. At about 8:15 p.m. we received a call from hospital staff who reported a gunshot victim (wound to the leg) had arrived at their facility. Officers and Street Crimes Unit Detectives contacted the victim, a 20 year old adult male, Fremont resident at the hospital. The injury was non-life threatening and the victim was released a short time later. This is an active and ongoing investigation being led by the Street Crimes Unit and they are looking into whether this incident is gang related.

A group of tourists from Taiwan were staying at the Marriott Hotel. Among them was a 15-year old boy with congenital medical issues. The boy collapsed in his room and stopped breathing. Ofc's Hanrahan and Gonzalez arrived and began CPR. The boy was transported to a trauma center.

Officers tracked a 46 year old adult male to the Islander Motel after he stole liquor from Safeway and fled. Ofc. Taylor investigated and booked him at SRJ for theft w/ priors.

FAA security called and advised they saw a male suspect cutting into a fence along the northern portion of the property near the RR tracks where scrap metal was stored. Officers set a perimeter & checked the area but the suspect managed to escape. Investigated by Ofc. Blass.

At approximately 10:10 p.m. Fremont Police responded to a Home Invasion Robbery that had just occurred on the 4300 block of Peregrine Way. The victim stated that three men with unknown descriptions had forcibly entered the home, searched bedrooms and entered the master bedroom where the victim had been asleep in bed. The suspects held the victim down while they searched and removed items from the home.

This is the second home invasion robbery reported in the northern part of Fremont this week. The first was on Tuesday, May 28th on the 3100 block of Mountain Drive at approximately 10 p.m. Detectives believe that it's likely the two cases are related due to a number of similar factors, including the method of entry, time of occurrence and victim profile. In both cases three suspects entered the home by using force to enter the side garage door. They then preceded into the home though the garage door and began a search, ultimately ending up in the master bedroom where the victims were asleep in bed. Due to the time of night, it was dark and the victims were unable to provide police with a good description of the three men. The victims at both homes were elderly Asian adults.

Fremont Detectives are actively working these cases and are seeking the public's help. If you have any knowledge of these crimes, please utilize one our tip line resources or call the Fremont Police Department at 790-6800 and select option 3. Please stay vigilant of your surroundings and be on the lookout for vehicles and people possibly casing neighborhoods. If you believe that you are witnessing a crime in progress call 9-1-1 and for suspicious activity, please call the Fremont Police Department at 510-790-6800 and select option 3. If you can write down the description of the vehicle, including the license plate, that would be extremely helpful to police. Remember to lock your doors and windows and try to make it look like someone is always home.

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