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April 22, 2014 > Fremont Police Log

Fremont Police Log

Submitted By Geneva Bosques, Fremont PD

Friday, April 11
At approximately 7:45 a.m., FTO Sasser and Officer Ramsey attempted to arrest a 24 year old adult male, Fremont resident who had an active warrant for burglary amongst other things. When officers arrive, he fled on foot near Brophy/Fenton and officers set up a perimeter. With the assistance of a Milpitas K9 and an East Bay Regional Parks helicopter, a yard to yard search was completed. Just before 11:30 a.m. officers broke down the perimeter. At approximately, 1:25 p.m. a retired Fremont PD Officer who was in the area spotted the suspect near Brophy/Blacow. The retired officer was aware of the wanted suspect and alerted FPD. The retired officer tackled the suspect and assisted taking him into custody. The retired officer ironically had also been the suspectÕs School Resource Officer a few years prior. The retiree suffered a minor injury which was treated at the scene and the suspect sustained an injury that was treated at a local hospital. Many thanks to all who assisted, especially the retired FPD Officer.

Officer Singleton investigated a commercial burglary from the LuckyÕs grocery store on the 5000 block of Mowry Ave. Four suspects entered the store and stole several containers of baby formula. The suspects fled in a 1993 grey Ford Taurus, bearing license plate 3HFN261. Detective Franchi is continuing follow up with the case.

Officers were originally dispatched to a man-down call at the dead end of Gallegos. The reporting party stated that he saw a juvenile female that appeared to be unconscious with two teenage males standing near her. Officers searched the area without success. A short time later, dispatch received a 911 call from a female who said her friend was intoxicated and passed out and they were somewhere in the open space behind Luzon Dr. Officers began searching the area and ultimately located the females in the area. The intoxicated female was transported to the hospital and was very thankful to be found. Officer Hartman did a great job locating them. Sgt. Delema coordinated the search.

Sgt. Bocage conducted a traffic stop on a speeding vehicle at Thornton and Moraine. During the detention Sgt. Bocage observed a semi-auto handgun on the rear passenger floorboard. Several Officers respond to assist. Officer Luevano took over the investigation and arrested a 19 year old adult male for possession of a loaded Glock 9mm with a loaded 30 round magazine.


Saturday, April 12
Officer Hartman investigated a suspicious circumstance on the 34000 block of Webfoot Loop. Two males representing themselves as alarm company upgrade representatives contacted multiple residents on this street offering to modify their existing systems. These residents were targeted because they had signs in their yard indicating they already had an alarm. In one instance they were allowed inside a home to ÒinspectÓ the system, taking note of sensor locations. Another resident noticed this and asked them to leave, which they did. Officer Hartman followed up with alarm companies and could not identify the males.

At 12:17 p.m, FPD received a call from the mother of a 12 year old girl missing from the 900 block of Arikara Dr. She was an hour overdue from riding her bike to a friendÕs house for the first time. With no cell phone the family was unable to contact her. We responded in force, sending three Sergeants, two Officers and one Traffic Officer to search for the girl. Units searched the area and by 12:38 p.m. she was located unharmed in the area of Weibel Elementary.

Officer Gonzalez was dispatched to a just-occurred auto burglary at the Jamba Juice in Pacific Commons. Shortly thereafter, several more auto burglary reports came in at various locations around Pacific Commons. Suspect description was a black male in a dark green Honda with a partial plate of 4SV067.


Sunday, April 13
The victim of a strong armed robbery was confronted by a robbery suspect inside a housing complex located on Manitoba Terrace. The unknown suspect stole the victimÕs iPhone. The suspect fled on foot in the northbound direction of Gatewood St towards Doane St. The suspect was described as a Hispanic male juvenile, approximately 15 years old, wearing a black jacket and carrying a black bag. Officer Gentry/Settle investigating.

FFD requested assistance with a structure fire at a residence on Woodbridge Pl. The family was safely evacuated from the residence however; some of the familyÕs pets did not make it. Officers assisted with traffic control and Animal Services was requested for the pets. Scene supervised by Sgt. Cochran.


Monday, April 14
Officer Francisco investigated a suspicious circumstance where a male, later identified as a 25 year old Fremont resident, was found in the backyard of two different residences on Carol Ave. While conducting a neighborhood check, Officer Hartman located the male and questioned him about being found in the backyards by two different homeowners. The male claimed he had kicked his basketball and wasnÕt sure where it had landed. Neither homeowner requested prosecution for trespassing. Thank you to the homeowners who called this in.

Officers responded to a report of a residential burglary in progress on the 3600 block of Perkins St. The reporting party stated the front door to his home was slammed shut on him immediately after he opened it. Shortly after the front door was shut, a suspicious vehicle was seen fleeing from the area. A diligent neighbor described the vehicle as a pewter colored 7-series BMW with 22Õ after-market rims. The neighbor also took a photo of the vehicle. Detectives responded to the scene and are following up on the case. Loss included a firearm.

Officer Collins and FTO Kwok were dispatched to Kohls for a call of security holding a shoplifter. They arrived and took custody of a 29 year old adult female for theft.

A 13 year old victim went fishing at the Dumbarton Pier with his family. He went back to the truck to ride his bicycle and was confronted by a male who asked him his name and grabbed him by the arm. The victimÕs father came back and confronted the male who fled in an older white Toyota Tacoma pick-up truck. The suspect was described as a black male adult in his 50Õs wearing a black shirt with white stripes and black pants. Case investigated by Ofc. Haugh who will follow up with detectives.

Officers were dispatched to the 5500 block of Butano Park Dr where a resident observed a male in his neighborÕs back yard. The male fled over the fence when confronted by the resident and was last seen heading north on Butano Park in a gold late 90Õs to early 2000Õs Toyota Camry with the first digit of the plate a Ò6.Ó The suspect was described as a black male adult about 20 years old, wearing all dark clothing which included shorts and a baseball cap.

An unknown suspect stole a silver 2011 Cadillac CTS 4-door with ÒFremont ChevyÓ paper plates. Investigated by CSO Baca.

A VIPS volunteer witnessed two men tagging in the area of Blacow Rd. and Mowry Ave. The off-duty volunteer stayed at a safe distance and advised dispatch. Ofc. M. Collins and FTO Kwok responded to the area and located the suspects described. Both suspects were arrested for vandalism.


Tuesday, April 15
Officer Stark and FTO Magana investigated a robbery that occurred at the bus stop at Mowry Ave and Fremont Blvd. The suspect, described as a black female adult, exited a small black SUV, punched the victim and stole her purse. An unknown male was the driver of the suspect vehicle. The victimÕs purse was later recovered near Motel 6 (north). Loss was cash.

Loss prevention at Fry's Electronics detained a 21 year old adult male, Oakland resident, for theft. His accomplice was waiting in a car outside. Officers went out to the vehicle and found a 31year old adult female, Richmond resident. The unlucky accomplice had a suspended license and a $100k warrant for ID theft. Both were booked into our jail.


A string of auto burglaries at Pacific Commons near Kohls and Verizon Wireless. A suspect, described as a black male adult wearing a ball cap and blue shirt, shattered vehicle windows, stole items and fled in a grey newer model Mercedes Benz. Officer Stone spotted the vehicle as it got onto northbound I880 but was unable to get to it. Officers Stone and Hunt investigating.

Officer M.Collins and FTO K. Kwok were detailed to check on a battery at Cloverleaf Bowl. According to the victim, one of the subjects involved possibly retrieved a gun from the trunk of a vehicle. The victim provided the license plate to the vehicle, which broadcast to surrounding agencies. U.C.P.D.later notified FPD that they located the vehicle in their city. Officer Collins and additional units responded and located the subjects involved in the battery. As officers were investigating, they quickly realized the suspects matched the same description as the Bank of America ATM robbery suspects. Detectives were notified and the investigation continued well into Wednesday morning.


Thursday, April 17
At about 12:30 a.m., OfficerChan was patrolling in the Milmont / Kato Rd. area when he saw about 60+ street racer type vehicles enter the area. He parked in a lot and contacted the rest of the Mids Zone 3 team. After guiding the team into the area and getting into position, the units moved in and stopped several vehicles. The stops led to four citations and one towed vehicle. Great effort by Zone 3 midnight shift!!


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