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December 31, 2013 > Fremont Police Log

Fremont Police Log

Submitted By Fremont Police Department

Friday, December 20
At approximately 9:20 a.m., Officers Gaziano and Chan were dispatched to the 40900 block of High St to check on the welfare of a male. This male reportedly has past medical conditions that made his co-worker(s) fearful. Upon arrival Officers could hear a TV and/or radio but there was no answer. Officers Gaziano and Chan decided to force entry. Inside they found the man who was suffering a medical emergency. The adult male was taken to local hospital(s). Had officers not entered the home, the man would not have survived more than a few more minutes.

Officer Stone investigated a residential burglary on Antone Rd. at approximately 4:45 p.m. The burglary occurred between 10:00 a.m. Ð 1:00 p.m. The suspect ransacked the master bedroom and the loss in this case is cash, jewelry, an iPad and an iPod touch. Officer Stone is investigating.

At approximately 3:45 a.m. on Saturday morning, PG&E called to inform us about a power outage affecting approximately 4,300 costumers. The area affected was in zone 3 (south end of town). Officers conducted area checks and located several large intersections with traffic signals out. Officers lit flares for traffic control and City Maintenance was notified.

Saturday, December 21
Officers responded to the 36500 block of San Pedro Rd to investigate a stolen vehicle. A white 2006 Ford Econoline van, with license plate #8A35090 was taken without the ownerÕs permission. The van later turned up back in the parking lot in a different stall. The door had been tampered with and a side sliding door was open.

Officers responded to the 4000 block of Budwing Terrace to investigate a stolen vehicle. A black 2000 Honda Civic 4-door with license plate #4LDR445 was taken without the ownerÕs permission. The vehicle was located later in the day parked on the west side of Newport Drive, just south of Franklin Ave. The vehicle was unlocked, the glove box was open and there were papers all over the interior of the vehicle. Officers did not note any other obvious signs of damage.

Officers were dispatched to a residence on Blaisdell Way in Niles after residents reported that a grey and white Pitbull had attacked an elderly male and his grandson. The male sustained a severe injury to his hand and the child was bitten on the foot. While on the phone with dispatch, the caller said that the dog was attacking anything and everything in their yard, including a basketball, a tether ball, shoes, etc. Residents were locking themselves in their vehicles and homes for their safety. The male and child victims were able to take cover in a neighborÕs home, but needed medical aid. The first officer arrived and the dog immediately charged him. The officer used his baton to keep a safe distance and attempted to get the dog into the back of the patrol car. The dog took hold of the baton, ran off with it and destroyed it. The officer advised the residents and people in the neighborhood who were watching to stay indoors and away from their windows. Fremont Fire also arrived on scene and was not aware that the dog was still loose in the area. They exited their truck to provide medical treatment to the two victims at which point the dog charged them. Two firefighters scrambled into the truck cab, while the third was forced to climb up on top of the truck. The Pitbull then re-focused his efforts and charged the officer who in turn shot the dog one time. The dog died at the scene. The dog had no tags and was unknown to the residents in the area. The elderly victim was transported to the hospital via ambulance and the child was transported in a private vehicle. Both were later released. Sgt. Epps supervised and Animal Control responded for the investigation. Anyone with information about this dog is asked to please call the Fremont Police Department at 510-790-6800 and select option 3.

Officer Stone investigated a robbery at Walmart on Albrae Street. Loss Prevention attempted to detain a suspect for theft. The suspect resisted and threatened to ÒcutÓ the loss prevention agent. The suspect last seen headed northbound on Albrae towards Stevenson.

Sunday, December 22
At approximately 5:10 p.m., officers responded to Fremont Toyota to investigate several stolen vehicles. Upon arrival CSO Oliveira learned that a pressure washer, a customer vehicle key and five customer vehicles were stolen from the outdoor parking lot to the rear of the dealership in between the service and detail bays. All of the vehicles were in for service and were waiting to be detailed. Employees were able to determine that the keys taken were for a vehicle still on the property. That vehicle was secured to prevent the suspects from returning to take it. Video surveillance was viewed by employees and they informed officers that a white 4-door vehicle enters the lot near the detail bay and 4-5 suspects exited the vehicle around 5:05 a.m. Officers spoke to management about securing the gates and not leaving vehicle keys accessible. Documented by CSO Oliveira.
Note: A similar case was documented at the Fremont BMW dealership last week and one more vehicle was reported stolen from Fremont Toyota this morning (Monday).

Monday, December 23
A suspect attempted to cut the barbwire fence at BCI Construction at 4455 Enterprise Street but managed to cut himself leaving his blood evidence. Case investigated by Officer Stone.

Tuesday, December 24
Three of the vehicles stolen over the weekend from Fremont Toyota were located in Oakland by Oakland PD and Oakland CHP. None of the vehicles were stripped, burned or damaged.

Thursday, December 26
A reporting person called from the Countrywood Apartments on Thornton Ave. and reported that two males were breaking into his neighborÕs apartment. Both suspects fled on foot and were not located. Suspect #1 was described as a black male, approximately 18 years old, dressed in a grey hoodie and was wearing a backpack. Suspect #2 was described as a black male, approximately 18 years old, 6Õ1", wearing a grey shirt and basketball shorts. OfficerÊHarvey handled the investigation.

At approximately 4:40 p.m., the clerk at Quick Stop (Mowry Ave/Farwell Dr) called to report she had just been robbed at gun point. The entire cash drawer of the register
At approximately 4:40 p.m., the clerk at Quick Stop (Mowry Ave/Farwell Dr) called to report she had just been robbed at gun point. The entire cash drawer of the register was taken. The suspect was described as a black male, 5Õ09Ó, with a heavy build. Responding units flooded the area but the suspect was not located. Investigated by OfficerÊSoper.

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