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December 27, 2016 > Fremont Police Log

Fremont Police Log

Submitted By Geneva Bosques, Fremont PD

Monday, Dec 19
Officer Gonzalez and Field Training Officer Ferrara were conducting a security check of the parking lot at Extended Stay on Farwell Avenue when they saw a 37-year-old man standing next to his vehicle. Officer Gonzalez determined the man was under the influence of a controlled substance. A search the manÕs vehicle uncovered drug paraphernalia and illegal drugs. The man is arrested for possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and for being under the influence.

A woman walking to her vehicle from a retail establishment in the 3100 block of Mowry Ave was approached from behind by a man who reportedly grabbed her breast, then fled on foot. Police describe the suspect as a South Asian Indian male, with curly dark hair, scruffy facial hair, between 5-feet-6 and 5-feet-9-inches tall and wearing a black sweater. Officers checked the area, but did not locate the suspect. The case was investigated by Officer Gonzales and Field Training Officer Ferrara.

Officer Rose was dispatched to a business on the 42300 block of Albrae St. on a report of an unauthorized man walking around the complex. Employees were able to provide police with a description of the man. Officers Rose and Shannon stopped a 28-year-old man near the propertyÕs south entrance gate. The man was arrested on suspicion of trespassing and possession of burglary tools.

Tuesday, Dec 20
Officer La Strape and Field Training Officer M. Smith were dispatched to investigate a report of a noontime street robbery on Nicolet Avenue between Fremont Boulevard and Ashton Place. The male victim was approached by two men; the when one of them asked for victim for a cigarette, the other man brandished a knife and demanded money and jewelry. The men fled in an older model van, possibly a Dodge, with rusted or faded paint. The victim sustained a minor injury to his hand as he attempted to grab the door of the van as the suspects fled. Police described the first suspect as a white man in his mid-30s with dirty or greasy hair and an un-maintained appearance. The second suspect was described as a black man in his mid-30s.

Officer De Stefano was dispatched to the area of Sullivan Underpass in the Niles district on a report of transients camping in the area and causing a disturbance. Officer De Stefano contacted a 48-year-old man and arrested him for possession of methamphetamine.

Wednesday, Dec 21
At 10:49 a.m. Officer Settle responded to a call to the Walmart store on Osgood Rd to investigate a case where security had detained a 29-year-old San Jose woman on suspicion of committing theft and forgery at the store. The woman was arrested on suspicion of petty theft, appropriation of lost property and writing a false check.

At 2:34 p.m. Officers are dispatched to the area of Roberts Avenue and Main Street on the report of a man chasing another man with a machete. Police talked with one of the men who turned out to be a victim of a brandishing. The victim had intervened when he saw an altercation between the other man and a Federal Express driver. He told police he chased the suspect but stopped when the suspect pulled out a machete. Officers set up a perimeter and a K9 search was conducted but the suspect was not located. Police describe the suspect as a white male in his 20s with dirty blonde hair and possibly a transient. The case was investigated by Officer De Stefano.

At 11:13 p.m. Police received a call from a person reporting a robbery on behalf of a victim who had a language barrier. The caller said the victimÕs Raleigh Beach Cruiser bicycle, pink in color, was forcefully taken from the victim at gun point in front a retail store on the 4000 block of Fremont Blvd. Officers searched the area but were unable to locate the suspect. The victim was taken home by officers. Police describe the suspect as a black man, between 6-feet and 6-feet-2-inches tall with a skinny build and wearing a dark shirt and blue jeans.

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