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December 3, 2013 > Fremont Police Log

Fremont Police Log

Submitted By Geneva Bosques, Fremont PD

Thursday, November 21
CSOÕs took a burglary report on the 1300 block of Vernal Ave. Unknown suspects entered the home through an unlocked window sometime between 8:45 a.m. Ð 11:30 a.m. No loss reported at the time officers were taking the report.

While conducting a neighborhood check related to the residential burglary noted above, another resident reported that four "Precision X" dog pens went missing from their backyard sometime during the night. The side gate appeared to be tampered with.

Officers responded to the 44800 block of Fremont Blvd. to take an auto theft report. A tan 1980 Toyota pick-up truck bearing CA license plate #64365J1 was taken sometime during the night.

Friday, November 22
Just before noon Officer Harvey stopped a 21 year old adult male near the DeCosta Apartments on Central Ave. and arrested him for possession of burglary tools.

At approximately9:40 a.m.two black male suspects forced entry into a residence on Cavisson Ct. The suspects confronted a female victim who was in her master bedroom. One of the suspects pointed a gun at her and demanded cash. The suspects fled after ransacking the victimÕs residence. Ofc. Hamblin handled the investigation. Sgt. Snelson managed the incident. Detectives notified.
Suspect #1 -17-20year old, 6Õ0, dressed in black clothing
Suspect #2- 17-20 years-old, 5Õ4-5Õ5, dressed in black clothing
Suspect vehicle - red newer model 4-door sedan

At approximately6:55 p.m., a male victim is approached at Costco by a foreign accented black male who is looking for a church to donate his Kenyan mothers fortune. Our victim agrees to help and the usual scam unfolds- another ÒstrangerÓ is met and he agrees to help, showing $2K for good faith. Our victim is asked to show his good faith as well, so he drives them to his bank in San Jose and gets them $1800. They drive him to Southland Mall in Hayward where they want to get him a gift for his trouble. A $24,000 Rolex watch is selected, but the suspect has forgotten his money so the victim puts it on his credit card with the understanding that he will get the money when they return to his car. Another show of faith is required- that he drive around the parking lot one time and return to pick them up- a last test of his faith and commitment. When he completed the circuit and returns for his new found friends, they have vanished. An age old scam that sadly still works. Ofc. Hollifield investigating.

At approximately10:30 p.m., officers were dispatched to a theft report. Security was holding a shoplifting suspect at Food Maxx. Officer Austin investigated and subsequently arrested a 28 year old adult female, Oakland resident, for commercial burglary.

At approximately1:25 a.m., officers were dispatched to a fight call at the Saddle Rack involving several patrons. Two men had gotten into a fight and one sustained scratches and the other half had facial injuries. The one with facial injuries was transported to the hospital for treatment and later released. In the end no one wanted prosecution. Case investigated by Ofc. Chahouati.

Saturday, November 23
Staff at Smart and Final detained a male for theft. Ofc. Roberts arrived and received into custody a 21 year old adult male, San Leandro resident. He was booked into FPD jail.

Sunday, November 24
Officer Roberts ran a plate on a suspicious Honda while northbound on Mission Blvd. The plate came back stolen out of Oakland. As cover units were responding, the vehicle ended up turning on Walnut and then on to Applegate Terrace where a high risk stop was done. Four black juvenile females from Oakland were arrested. Inside the vehicle officers found stolen clothing items from various stores at Stoneridge Mall. All four were booked and released into the custody of their parents with a notice to appear.

Monday, November 25
At approximately 2:40 a.m. officers responded to an underground parking garage on the 39100 block of Guardino. Fremont Fire was on scene and had discovered that a small storage locker was on fire in a parking garage. Fire Investigator Capt. Cardenas was on scene and asked for assistance from the Police Department. No suspects are located and the cause of the fire has yet to be determined. Two parked cars sustain damage. Officer Dooley took the initial report and the case will be forwarded to investigations.

Tuesday, November 26
At approximately 12:15 p.m. officers were dispatched to a gun call. The reporting party stated that two men were in the south parking lot of Wal-Mart on Osgood Road and one was pointing a handgun at the other. Several officers expedited their response and located the two men in the area of Skyway Court just south of Wal-Mart. The two men were cooperative and a bb gun was located on the ground next to them. The two were traveling in a semi-truck from the east coast and stopped at Wal-Mart to purchase the BB gun. They then wanted to test it, so they headed to the empty field just south of the parking lot, where the caller saw them. Officers advised that practicing and testing out a bb gun in a public place was probably not a good idea. The BB gun was released to the men and the officers documented the incident.

A residential burglary occurred on the 700 block of Nodaway Ave. The burglary occurred during the early morning hours of approximately 7:30 a.m. Ð 9:30 a.m. Entry to the residence was made by the unknown suspects breaking the glass of the laundry room window. A Kindle Fire device, a man's watch and ring, and keys to a 2013 Chevrolet Silverado were taken. Victims are still assessing their losses. A suspicious vehicle was recorded casing the area during the time of occurrence. It appeared to be a newer model silver four door vehicle similar to a small Chrysler or an Accord.

A residential burglary occurred at the 200 Block of Addison Court.

Officers responded to the 40400 block of Blacow Rd. to investigate a residential burglary that had occurred sometime between 8:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Entry was made via a bedroom window and several items were thrown around in the rooms, but no items appeared to be missing. While officers were taking the report, they were informed that just four days prior, a suspicious vehicle was parked in front of the home. The vehicle was occupied by a female and an unknown second passenger. The female was pointing at the house and was described as a heavy set black female adult approximately 36-38 years old.

Wednesday, November 27
At approximately 1:45 p.m. officers were dispatched to an interrupted residential burglary on the 4700 block of Calaveras. The caller stated that he heard his doorbell ring several times but did not answer it. He then saw two unknown suspects jump his fence and enter the backyard. The suspects did not make entry into the house. The victim immediately called the police and was visibly shaken when police arrived on scene. The two unknown suspects were last seen fleeing west from the home over neighboring fences. The suspectÕs clothing was found discarded in a rear yard four homes west of the victim location. The suspect(s) are thought to have fled north into the canal between Calaveras and Serra Ave. Sgt. Delema coordinated a yard to yard search w/K-9 Officer Dodson, but the suspects were not located. The two suspects were both described as black male adults, early 20Õs, 5Õ9Ó, slim build, wearing black hooded sweatshirts and blue jeans.

At approximately 12:20 p.m. Officer Singleton responded to Wal-Mart on Albrae Street to investigate a theft. Store security had detained a 27 year old adult male, San Jose resident for concealing clothing in his jacket and attempting to leave without paying. Officer Singleton arrested him for theft.

At approximately 8:30 p.m., a female victim is walking on Bart Way towards Civic Center Dr. and is pushed to the ground, hit in the head with the barrel of a gun and kicked in the lower body area by an unknown suspect. The suspect, a black male adult in his 20Õs wearing a black jacket points a handgun at her head and demands her cell phone and purse. Suspect was last seen running towards Washington Hospital. A second suspect was also possibly in the area at the time of the robbery. Officers search for the suspects, but they are not located.
Suspect: Black male adult, 20-25 years old, 5'8", 165-170 lbs, average build, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and dark colored pants.

Thursday, November 28
At approximately 2:25 a.m., a female returned home to her residence on the 4300 block of Doane Street, after being out of town and was confronted by an unknown male exiting the side garage door of her home. The suspect was wearing dark clothing and possibly had a handgun in his hand. The female turned, ran to a neighborÕs home and called 9-1-1. The suspect was last seen running on Doane Street to an SUV, which immediately sped away from the area. The femaleÕs relatives were last known to be sleeping inside the residence and their condition was unknown. Officers expedited their response and conducted a protective sweep of the home. The family members were found asleep and unharmed inside the residence. In the end, we learned the suspect cut through a window screen of an open side window to gain access into the house and commit a burglary. No further description on the suspect or vehicle at this time. Case investigated by Officer Sasser.

At 5:07 a.m., a female called 9-1-1 from Motel 6 North on the 34000 block of Fremont Blvd. to report an unknown male had followed her to her room and was knocking on her door. The female reported the suspect was wearing a dark sweatshirt, black pants and a white colored mask and he was armed with a handgun. Officers quickly responded and observed a male matching the suspect description enter another motel room. Officers quickly set up a surround and call-out. At first the suspect and other associates in the room did not comply, however they eventually came out of the room. Officers obtained consent to search the room and located a semi-auto handgun in the bathroom toilet tank. A mask and hooded sweatshirt were also located. A 17-year-old male juvenile is arrested and taken to Juvenile Hall. Case investigated by Officer Madsen and will be forwarded to Juvenile Probation.

CSO Anders investigated a commercial burglary at a cell phone retail business on the 43400 block of Christy St. The loss was 62 iPhones valued at $42,000. The suspect(s) left behind two phones, both of which had been activated and awaiting customer pick up. The others 62 iPhones had not yet been activated.

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