September 24, 2013 > Armed robbery suspect convicted
Armed robbery suspect convicted
Submitted By Fremont PD
On September 27, 2012 at approximately1:30 a.m., a 24 year old female victim was robbed at gunpoint in a room at the Motel 6 on Fremont Blvd. The suspect robbed the victim of money and her cell phone.
The Fremont Police Department Robbery Unit investigated the case. Through that investigation the suspect was positively identified as Alex Philips of Milpitas. The Milpitas Police Department Detective Unit assisted in identifying Philips.
On October 4, 2012, Philips was located and arrested in Milpitas by members of the Fremont Police Department Detective Unit. Physical evidence from the robbery and cocaine were located during the arrest. On October 9, 2012, Philips was charged by the Alameda County DA's office in connection with the felony robbery (Fremont court house).
On August 23, 2013, Phillips pled no contest to one count of robbery (Hayward courthouse). Philips is scheduled to be sentenced in late September 2013.