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May 18, 2012 > Fremont Police Log

Fremont Police Log

Submitted By Det. William Veteran, Fremont PD

May 15
Officers responded to a strong-armed robbery that occurred near Fremont and Central. The female victim was waiting at a bus stop when she was approached by a male. The male, described as a 20-year-old Hispanic male with long dark hair, took a bag from the victim and fled on foot toward Eggers. Loss was clothing and the victim's lunch.

A late report was filed of a Battery/Purse Theft that occurred May 14 at Brookvale Center. Suspect was described as a white adult male, 30's 6' tall, white shirt, black pants.

Officers were dispatched to Aberdeen Cafˇ located at Mission Blvd & Warm Springs Boulevard for an alarm. Officers responded and found the front door's glass pane removed and the cash register tray stolen.


May 16
A 73-year-old Fremont resident was struck and killed by a southbound Union Pacific train. The pedestrian was walking east on Nursery when he was struck by a southbound train. Union Pacific Police took over the investigation, and Officer Kwok completed the CSI work.

A witness called FPD to advise that a suspect was stealing cable from lights on the street/business complex. The suspect fled on foot. Officers Hartman, B. Smith, and Decker were in the area and spotted the suspect who subsequently decided to run southward across Highway 84 with officers in foot pursuit. A perimeter was established on the Newark side of Highway 84 and K9 Jarrdo responded. The search began and within five minutes the K9 located the suspect hiding in bushes along the drainage canal. The 33-year-old suspect was arrested. A subject located in the perimeter was detained and subsequently arrested for drug influence by Officer Harvery. He just happened to be in the wrong place - wrong time.

An attempted residential burglary in the 5600 block of Stattice Common was reported. The suspect entered a backyard and opened a window, startling the homeowner, who called the police. The suspect fled northbound prior to police arrival. No suspect description other than black sweatshirt. Investigated by Officer Chahouati.


May 17
Officers responded to the area of 34200 block of Northwind Terrace on a report of an auto theft that just occurred. The victim stated he was "warming-up" his vehicle and went into his home for about two minutes. When he returned, he noticed his vehicle had been stolen. While responding to the call, Officer Lawrence located the vehicle (occupied by two subjects) traveling on Tupelo. Officer Lawrence and several other officers conducted a felony stop in the area of Remer Terrace/Heathrow Terrace and arrested the two suspects without incident. An 18-year-old and a juvenile were arrested for auto theft.

Officers responded to vehicle collision on Mission Boulevard, just north of Highway 680, after a box truck (full of ice cream) lost control while exiting the freeway. The vehicle skidded through the intersection and eventually landed on its side in the southbound lanes of Mission Boulevard. Mission Boulevard, between Highway 680 and Driscoll, was closed (on and off) for about one hour while the truck was unloaded, up righted, and towed from the scene. There were no injures as a result of the collision.

Officer Stillitano stopped a vehicle for a vehicle code violation. Car was occupied by four subjects. During a search of the vehicle's interior, Officer Stillitano located a stolen, loaded 9mm Intratec handgun in a secret compartment behind the stereo. The 21-year-old driver was arrested for various weapons offenses, including possession of a loaded firearm. He is also on probation for the same violation. This is the second time on this shift Officer Stillitano has recovered a handgun from a car stop.

Residential burglaries:
42000 Block of Mission Boulevard
3400 Block of Sutton Loop
40200 Block of Landon Avenue

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