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August 27, 2013 > Fremont Police Log

Fremont Police Log

Submitted By Fremont PD

Friday, August 16
Between 5:30 a.m. and 5:40 am, unknown person(s) made entry into Togo's on Grimmer Blvd. via window smash using an unknown tool(s). "Bay Alarm" was activated and a security guard responded to discover the business had been burglarized. FPD responded for the report. There is no loss at this time.

At approximately 12:45 p.m., the victim called to report that someone just stole his red 2003 Yamaha R6 motorcycle from in front of his house on the 4600 block of Hansen Ave. The victim said he started his motorcycle and then left it running while he ran inside his residence for about one minute. While inside, the victim heard the engine revving on his motorcycle so he ran back outside. The victim saw the above described suspect riding away on his motorcycle.
Suspect Info: Hispanic or white male wearing a sleeveless t-shirt and black motorcycle helmet with white stripes.

At approximately 1:46 a.m., Officers were dispatched to a report of a car on fire in the parking lot of Carrington Apartments. Officer Little arrived in the area and observed a suspicious vehicle nearby. Officer Little pursued the vehicle. The driver refused to pull over and crashed into another vehicle on Blacow Rd at Thornton Av. The adult male driver (Hayward) ran from the vehicle once it crashed, and after a short chase, the male was apprehended by Officer Little. The male was arrested and booked at Santa Rita Jail.

Milpitas PD requested FPD's assistance with locating two armed suspects who fled from a home invasion robbery near the Fremont/Milpitas border. Officer Settle spotted one of the suspects jumping over a fence. All available units responded to assist with a perimeter. Due to nature of case, a SWAT call out was initiated. After an extensive search, the suspects were not located. Milpitas is still actively investigating the case.


Saturday, August 17
A male entered a business in Niles and asked an employee if they needed any construction work done. After being told no, the employee noted the male had walked out of the business with their laptop computer. The employee contacted the male outside of the business and recovered the laptop. Officer Contrada responded and the employee pointed out the male who had fled on foot. Officer Contrada contacted the adult male (Fremont) and arrested him for commercial burglary. The male was booked at Santa Rita Jail.

Officers were dispatched to a report of a suspicious vehicle near Mateo Ct. Officer Soper arrived in the area and made contact with an adult male (Fremont) inside the car. The male was moving around the car as if he was reaching for something so Officer Soper had the male open the car door and he stepped out of the vehicle. Officer Chahouati arrived to assist and noticed a firearm in plain view on the floor board of the vehicle. During the contact, it was determined the male was under the influence of a stimulant. A search of the vehicle also revealed suspected methamphetamine. The male was booked at Santa Rita Jail.

A female called FPD to report that she was lost & drunk after she had been at the Saddlerack. The female reported parking her car on the railroad tracks. Officer Romley located the 4WD vehicle stuck on the tracks, 150' north of Automall. All train traffic was delayed until the car could be removed. Officer Hollifield located the adult female (Fremont) nearby and determined she was too intoxicated to care for herself. The female was arrested and booked at Santa Rita Jail.


Sunday, August 18
The victim called FPD to report that his truck was taken from the east parking lot of 36000 Fremont Blvd. The truck was stolen between 8:00 p.m. on 8/17/13 and 7:30 a.m. on 8/18/13.

While conducting a security check at Motel 6 (North), Officer Ehling located and recovered a stolen Honda Accord. The vehicle was reported stolen out of Hayward.

The victim called FPD to report that he was robbed on 8/18/2013 at about 1:30 a.m. near Walnut/Civic by the described suspects. The victim said he was reporting the incident now because he had back pain and was at the hospital. The loss was a cell phone. Investigated by Officer Chahouati.
Suspect #1: A Hispanic male with a Mohawk style haircut, approximately 25 years old, 5'02" tall, 220 pounds, wearing a black stripped shirt, and black pants.
Suspect #2: A Hispanic male with a pony tail, approximately 25 years old, 5'11" tall, 200 pounds, wearing a red hat, black shirt, and black shorts.
Suspect #3: A Hispanic male with a pony tail, approximately 25 years old, 5'11" tall, 200 pounds, wearing a green hat, white shirt, and tan shorts.


Monday, September 19
Ofc. S. Hunt During a follow-up investigation at approximately 7:45 p.m., Officer S. Hunt arrested a 23 year old adult female for the theft of a van from El Patio.

Two men stole a woman's purse off her shopping cart at the Lucky's store on Mowry and fled out of the store. While a store employee was assisting the female out to her car, the vehicle trunk suddenly opened. Suspecting that the thieves were using the stolen car keys to find her car, the employees called us and we soon arrived. After reviewing store video, two suspects were stopped by Ofc. Valdes near Denny's restaurant. During the detention, one suspect suddenly fled and led us on a foot pursuit. After losing contact with him, we found him trying to cross Mowry Ave and he fled over the wall into the Residence Inn on Farwell Place. A K-9 search was not fruitful and we broke the perimeter. Nearly an hour later, a witness called to tell us the suspect was hiding under a dumpster at the southeast corner of the Residence Inn. Officers responded and attempted to detain the suspect but he resisted and was Tased and taken into custody. An 18 year old adult male was booked for theft, and the tired 19 year old adult male was booked for theft and resisting arrest. Both are Newark residents.

At approximately 9:20 p.m. officers responded to the area of Contra Costa Ave./Thornton Ave on the report of a missing child. A 10 year old was with his brother visiting friends in Fremont when he ran off from the group. We weren't called for several hours. When we were called, we were told that the 10 year old was unfamiliar with Fremont. Sgt. Fowlie coordinated our search efforts which included notifying UCPD, Newark PD, Hayward PD and a putting out a NIXLE "alert." Hayward PD conducted an outside assist and found the boy at his grandfather's home. He told officers that he rode his bike from the friend's house and took a bus back to Hayward. Thank you Hayward PD!

At approximately 12:45 a.m. officers were dispatched to a residential burglary on the 2400 block of Jackson Street. The reporting party stated that he had just returned from vacation and believed someone had burglarized his house. It appears that the suspects entered a sliding glass door and removed/ransacked the home. Multiple items were taken and loss is still being determined.

At approximately 2:45 a.m., officers responded to the 3700 block of Dryden Rd. The reporting party stated they heard noises, someone running through the house and flee into their backyard. They found their door and garage open.

During the Dryden Rd. search, another possible burglary in-progress on Delta Terrace turned out to be a pine tree that collapsed on one of the mobile homes in Southlake. Nobody injured.

At approximately 5:15 a.m. Fremont PD and Fire responded to a major injury collision on Automall Parkway near Technology Drive. A large dump truck jumped the center median and collided with an Acura head-on. Fire used the jaws of life to remove the female victim from the Acura and she was transported to a local trauma center with non-life threatening major injuries. The driver of the dump truck sustained scratches but was not transported to a hospital.


Wednesday, August 21
At approximately 2:30 a.m., a stolen vehicle was reported on Magellan Dr. The vehicle was parked in front of the home. The vehicle owner woke up to the sound of a "clicking sound" and then heard the loud sound of his exhaust system and engine. He looked out the window and saw his vehicle, a Chevy Trailblazer, drive away northbound on Magellan towards Nicolet. All of the keys were accounted for and no one had permission to take the vehicle. Within about 20 minutes of the call, Officer Madsen located the vehicle traveling on n/b I-880. Once additional officers were able to catch up with Officer Madsen a vehicle stop was conducted on I-880 at Marina Blvd in San Leandro (there was never a pursuit). An adult male (20 yrs./Oakland resident) pulled over and complied with officers. Officers looked in the vehicle where they found a Chevy key in the damaged ignition. The owner came to the scene and took his vehicle home. The 20 year old suspect was arrested for taking the vehicle without the owner's permission. He stated to officers that he had come to Fremont to steal vehicles and was going back home where he would get paid for it.

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