April 3, 2012 > Fremont Police Log
Fremont Police Log
Submitted By Det. William Veteran, Fremont PD
Officer Perry responded to a theft attempt at Smart and Final and arrested a 39 year-old male for an outstanding warrant.
Residents on Paseo Padre near Sailway have been losing gas from their truck for several months. They installed a motion sensor as a deterrent and when the sensor was activated, they called the police thinking the suspect was back. We located the suspect's bike and gas can next to the truck. No sign of the suspect who probably saw police on the way.
Officers responded to the US Bank, 38980 Paseo Padre, on a report of a robbery that just occurred. The suspect, described as a white male, 20-30 years old, 5'09", 150 lbs., wearing a gray hooded sweat shirt, navy blue shorts and dark sunglasses, entered the bank and demanded money. The Suspect placed money in a bag and fled toward Paseo Padre. Officers were unable to locate the suspect.
Detectives identified the US Bank robbery Suspect. Detectives and Street Crimes Unit setup surveillance in Newark and arrested the 24 year-old male shortly thereafter.
Follow up crime committed at the new Target store at Pacific Commons March 3, 2012. Detective George and Property Crimes Detectives identified a 34 year-old male as the suspect who burglarized Target after smashing the front window and electronics display case with a large pick/axe. He was arrested.
At 8:44 a.m., the station agent called to report that she and another station agent had been spat upon by a male suspect. The agent said that the male had fare evaded into the system and when she used the public address system to call him back to use a ticket, he approached the booth and spat at the agent. Some of the spittle struck one agent in the face and the other agent on the hand. The suspect left the area, but returned to fare evade back into the system. After a few minutes, he again exited the station and was followed by a supervisor and CSO. Responding officers detained the suspect nearby and the agents were able to identify the suspect and place him under citizen's arrest. The suspect was booked into the Santa Rita Jail for two counts of Battery on a Transit Employee.
Officer E. Jenkins, BART Police Department
Detective Cortes and Officer Singh responded to the 3000 block of Mission View on a follow-up and contacted the residents. Ultimately a 30-year-old male was arrested for possession of a controlled substance, false information to a police officer, and possession of drug paraphernalia. In addition, the male had two outstanding drug possession warrants.
Newark PD requested assistance with a search for an auto theft suspect. Officer Baca and K9 Harkos, along with Officer Luevano, conducted a neighborhood search and located one of the suspects (a 43-year-old male). A second suspect is still outstanding.
Patrol responded to a traffic collision on Tehama and found a single vehicle into a tree. The driver, later identified as a 17-year-old juvenile, fled the scene prior to police arrival. The Juvenile was found hiding out inside his residence nearby. Officers contacted the juvenile's father, who was less than cooperative. When it was all said and done, the father was arrested for two misdemeanor warrants and the Juvenile was arrested for DUI and hit & run.
Three residential burglary reports taken: Sedge Street; Canterbury Street; Leigh Street.
A citizen called to report he was detaining a suspect at gunpoint for attempting to steal his vehicle on Pennsylvania Ave. Multiple officers responded to this incident. Prior to arrival, the victim advised that his weapon was actually a BB gun. Officers arrived and determined that a man was trying to find a place to sleep, so he entered the victim's vehicle. No arrests were made. Officer Francisco investigated this incident.
At approximately 3:30 p.m., a group of protestors began to gather at the Fremont BART station to protest the shooting deaths of civilians in Afghanistan. When they reached a number of approximately 150 they walked to Walnut Plaza where they held a peaceful rally in front of the military recruitment offices. After the rally the group walked westbound on Mowry blocking all lanes of traffic. Members of the groups began to display aggressive behavior by yelling profanities and challenging officers. However, the group voluntarily turned around at State Street and walked back, east on Mowry. Once again they walked in the street blocking all lanes of traffic. The group eventually walked back to BART. Officers monitored the protest, however no arrests were made.
Officers investigating a forgery at Wells Fargo Bank (Warm Springs) discovered two suspects working together at separate locations; both attempting to cash counterfeit checks. Officers Gonzalez and Mahboobi arrested two adults for forgery and burglary.
Armed Robbery: At 11:30 p.m., a masked male robbed the clerk at Bonfare Market while holding a small silver gun. Described as an Hispanic adult male, 20s, 5'06", black ski mask, black jacket and black pants. Units checked the area with negative results.
Residential Burglaries were reported at View Point Circle, Bonnie Way and Camino Santa Barbara.