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June 3, 2014 > Fremont Police Log

Fremont Police Log

Submitted By Geneva Bosques, Fremont PD

Friday, May 23
At approximately 12:10 p.m., Officer Gentry/ FTO Burkhammer stopped a vehicle for a passenger not wearing a seatbelt. They learned that the passenger was on searchable probation. During a search of car, they locate a stolen .45cal Springfield handgun in a backpack. The gun was stolen from a residential burglary in Sacramento two years ago. Both subjects in the vehicle denied knowledge, so both were charged with stolen property, carrying a loaded gun and the passenger was arrested for being a felon in possession of a gun. The driver and passenger are Fremont residents.

At approximately 10:35 a.m., officers were dispatched to MarshallÕs clothing store located at the Fremont Hub to investigate a commercial burglary. The caller stated that four or five unknown mixed race females walked swiftly toward the exit doors carrying out what appeared to be handbags in their arms. The unknown suspects left the area in a red Ford Taurus. Total loss was nine handbags. Case investigated by Officer Gourley.

Two unknown suspects entered a residence on Besco through a bedroom window and encountered a juvenile resident. The suspects likely thought that no one was home at the time as they attempted to burglarize the house. They made the juvenile follow their commands and lay on the floor as they ransacked the house. A safe was taken that contained cash and jewelry. No weapons were seen and the juvenile was not hurt.

At approximately 8:20 p.m. officers responded to a disturbance call in the PetSmart parking lot at the Fremont Hub. The caller stated that two females, one who was pushing a baby stroller, appeared to be drunk or possibly on drugs as they walked through the parking lot. Officer Ramsey and FTO Hanrahan contacted the two and arrested a 34 year old adult female, Union City resident, for being under the influence as well as in possession of a controlled substance.

Officer Dooley was dispatched to investigate a commercial burglary at China Chili's. Unknown suspect(s) made access by cutting a hole in the sheetrock from the neighboring vacant business. No loss at this time.

At approximately 3:10 a.m., Officer Settle recovered a stolen vehicle off of the 47000 block of Benicia St. The vehicle located was a blue Dodge Caravan that had been stolen out of Hayward. While he was out there a male approached Officer Settle and informed him that his motorcycle had been stolen off of Benicia Street around 9:30 p.m. and was located around the corner on the 47200 block of Kato Rd. at approximately 1:00 a.m.


Saturday, May 24
Sgt. Crandall observed an off road motorcyclist riding without a helmet in the area of Doane St./Gatewood St. and told him to take it home via the PA system on the patrol car. The motorcyclist ignored Sgt. Crandall and rode off. Sgt. Crandall checked the area and located the 12 year old rider sitting on the street next to the laid down motorcycle. The 12 year old was detained and the VIN was checked which cameback stolen. The 12 year old stated a friend gave him the motorcycle. The juvenileÕs mother responded, and he was issued a notice to appear. The motorcycle had been stolen off of Delaware in February of this year.

At approximately 12:30 a.m., officers were dispatched to the Saddle Rack to assist with an in-progress fight involving the club security. A Castro Valley resident was arrested for battery.


Sunday, May 25
At 5:40 p.m. officers responded to the Walmart on Albrae St. on a report of a bomb threat. Sergeants Harvey and Samayoa responded and assisted Walmart management and security with an evacuation of the store. Once Walmart management deemed the store clear of any threats, they reopened the store. Walmart was closed for approximately 30 minutes. The origin or motive for the bomb threat was unknown.

At 10:40 p.m. Officers were dispatched to Safeway at the Hub on a report of a possible fraud incident. The reporting party called the police after he saw a suspect use a fraudulent credit card to purchase gift cards and alcohol. Case investigated by Officer Perry and two suspects were arrested. They were identified as male Oakland residents.


Monday, May 26
At approximately 10:30 p.m. officers responded to the Fremont Oaks Apartments to investigate a family disturbance. The reporting party was a juvenile who called to report that his mother was in an argument with her boyfriend. The suspect threatened to batter the victim. A few moments later the caller told the dispatcher, Òhe has a gun!" As officers were responding the suspect stole the victimÕs 9mm handgun and left the apartment. He then reportedly began shooting randomly in the air outside. Several witnesses called to report hearing the shots. The suspect was last seen running through the complex. Officer Torrico spotted the suspect near the corner of Mowry Ave and Cherry Ln where he ordered him to the ground. He was detained and the gun was tossed nearby. Recruit Officer Stark and FTO Romley took over the investigation and the suspect was arrested for willfully discharging a weapon and grand theft. He was identified as 34 year old adult male, Fremont resident.


Tuesday, May 27
At about 5:30 a.m., while walking in the area of the Ramblewood Apartments on Mowry Ave, a black male adult, approximately 5Õ11,Ó with a skinny build, wearing a black hat, sunglasses, black jacket, and blue jeans, approached the victim and attempted to snatch her purse. The victim was able to hold onto her purse while screaming for help. The suspect fled on foot. Officer Nordseth handled the investigation.

A 1996 Saturn 4-door was reported stolen off the 700 block of Wasatch Dr.

At approximately 9:45 a.m., Officer Contrada responded to Safeway at the Fremont Hub after an adult male entered the grocery store and fled with alcoholic beverages and Safeway brand spices. Officer Contrada located the male, identified as a 32 year old adult male, Fremont resident, a short distance from the store and arrested him for burglary and for a violation of his probation.

At approximately 3:40 p.m., Officer Haugh responded to Safeway at the Hub for a shoplifter in custody. Further investigation revealed that a 44 year old adult male committed a commercial burglary. The adult male was arrested for commercial burglary.

Officers were dispatched to a reported car-jacking in Ardenwood. The victim reported being choked and then said that her car was taken while she was in the parking lot of DeVry Institute. The suspect was alone and last seen traveling south/east away from DeVry. The victim had to walk to the Union 76 Gas station around the corner to make the 911 call because her phone and purse were inside the stolen car. Officers flood the area and notified surrounding agencies. The victim was transported to the station for a recorded interview. After the interview officers determined that the "victim" was lying and made the car-jacking claim up. It was simply a family disturbance and the true story was that the female had walked away from her car and boyfriend. The boyfriend was contacted and confirmed it was only an argument and the car was parked in front of the female's house. The female, a 26 year old adult female, Newark resident, was arrested for making a false police report.


Wednesday, May 28
CSO Aguirre responded to the 2100 block of Prune Ave. to investigate an unoccupied suspicious pick up truck. It turned out to be stolen from Santa Clara on 5/24/14. The reporting party reviewed security footage and determined it was parked there on 5/25/14.

A female caller stated that an unknown male subject came to her home on the 4200 block of Gordon Place asking if she needed pest control services. The male then began asking her intrusive questions about when her husband would be home. She called police but the male was gone by the time an officer was able to respond. Suspect vehicle: 2003 Mitsubishi Galant sedan with a Utah plate. Officer J. Martinez investigating.

Burglaries:
3000 block of Mill Creek Rd.
Loss is copper wire.
Century House on Fremont Blvd.
A door is pried to gain entry, unknown loss. Investigated by CSO Aguirre
"G" St.
A Hispanic male adult suspect entered an unlocked bathroom window on G St. Loss was an iPod and identification cards. Investigated by Ofc. Ramsey and FTO Hanrahan
Dale Hardware
Two white male adult suspects took two generators from Dale Hardware Store. Suspect vehicle was a white 1990Õs Chevy Silverado. Investigated by Ofc. Zargham
Victoria Ave
Unknown suspect entered an unlocked window. Loss included electronics. Investigated by CSO Allen
Montgomery Place
An unknown suspect entered an open window. Loss included electronics. Investigated by M. Smith
Dobson Ct.
A Hispanic male adult suspect entered an unlocked window at a residence. Loss included electronics, jewelry and guitars. Investigated by CSO Allen

At approximately 10:05 p.m., a black male adult, early 30's, 5'4", with an average build, short dark colored hair, wearing a white t- shirt and blue or black jeans, robbed a female victim. The suspect grabbed her from behind, threw her to the ground and pulled her purse away from her. The suspect was last seen running eastbound on Crandallwood Dr. Investigated by Ofc. Taylor.


From BART PD
Wednesday, May 28
6:00 pm
A victim telephoned BART PD and reported their black 2003 Lexus 300 was burglarized while it was parked in stall #162 in the south west parking lot, between 0715-1745 hours. The vehicleÕs driverÕs door window was shattered and a Pioneer-brand car stereo, valued at $250.00, was taken.

4:52 p.m.
A victim telephoned BART PD and reported their silver 1999 Dodge Durango was burglarized while it was parked in the south west parking lot. The victim parked in the lot on 5/15/14, at 0659. When the victim returned later in the day, at 1830 hours, he discovered vehicleÕs driverÕs side wing window had been shattered and vehicleÕs stereo and (2) speakers had been taken; the stereo equipment was valued at $1300.00.


Thursday, May 29
Stolen Vehicles:
CA Lic. 8W24659, 2000 GMC Safari van, White, stolen from Crocket St.
CA Lic. 3VDL459, 1997 Honda Civic, Blue, stolen from San Pedro.
CA Lic. 3SJU102, 1994 Honda Civic, Green, stolen from the area of Mission/Mackintosh.

Midnight officers responded to Cedar Street on the report of a suspicious male who looked as if he was trying to break into the garage of an occupied home. The suspect fled the area prior to police arrival. Evidence of a break-in was confirmed and property belonging to a well-known probationer Jeremy Ferreira was located inside of a Mercedes parked in the garage of the victim home. A perimeter was set and a search team led by K-9 Kalimero began to track the suspect. Perimeter units saw Ferreira running on the second story rooftop of a condo complex on Ellsworth Terrace. Ferreira briefly broke into an occupied unit and attempted to hide. Officers lost contact with him and several residential units were evacuated. Officers were then able to track Ferreira to a third (vacant) unit. Ferreira fell through a skylight from a second story rooftop and somehow was able to again flee on foot, briefly breaking the perimeter. He was located a short time later in the side yard of a residence on Cedar Street and taken into custody. Ferreira received a significant injury during the course of his 35 ft. + fall, four head-first window dives and multiple fence vaults. He was ultimately transported to a nearby trauma center where he was admitted. He was arrested for residential burglary x 3 as well as obstructing/resisting.

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