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July 31, 2012 > Fremont Police Log

Fremont Police Log

Submitted By Fremont PD

July 20
At 12:15 p.m. a 19-year-old female was home alone on Alder Avenue when she heard knocking at the front door. When she did not open the door, suspects believed no one was home. The female then saw a black male adult attempting to open windows in the back yard. She called her father who told her to call 9-1-1. While on the phone with dispatch, the suspect(s) kicked open the front door and gained entry. Officer Edwards arrived and spotted two black male adults in a tan Toyota Corolla. The suspect vehicle drove E/B Alder Avenue to Fremont Boulevard where Officer Foster attempted to stop the vehicle. The pursuit began and the vehicle was pursued to the area of Harden Street in Hayward before the vehicle was lost. Investigations and Street Crimes helped with the call, but unfortunately the suspects are still outstanding. Suspect one is described as a black, male, adult, early 30's, wearing a white Polo shirt, faded blue jeans and white shoes. Suspect number two is described as a black, male, adult, early 30's, wearing a black or red baseball cap and black pants. He had long facial hair (approximately 4 to 5 inches).

Purse snatch at the Baharat Buzar (41081 Fremont Blvd) grocery store at Five Corners. Officer Austin handled the case. At approximately 6:57 p.m. the victim exited the store and began to load her groceries. As she placed her daughter in the rear seat of her vehicle, a Hispanic male, 20's, earring a baggy white t-shirt and blue jeans, approached her and took her purse from her arm. The suspect fled in a black Honda occupied by two other males. She went home and reported the theft an hour later.

At approximately 2:00 a.m., officers responded to a robbery near Kirby's at closing. The victim was getting gas across the street when a subject attacked him and stole his iPhone. Officer Taylor is investigating.


July 21
At 11:05 a.m., officers were dispatched to a commercial burglary at Unique Hair & Nail Salon that occurred sometime in the middle of the night. Suspect(s) entered via a roof vent and stole cash. Officer Chinn investigated.

At 4:20 p.m., officers were dispatched to the Quik Stop on Luzon to investigate a shooting reported by a witness. The witness provided a suspect vehicle description and direction of flight, as well as a victim vehicle description. CHP located the suspect vehicle on I-680. A high-risk stop ensued and the vehicles four occupants were detained. A loaded and stolen .38 semi-auto was located under the driver's seat. Arrested was an adult male for possession of stolen property, discharging a firearm at a vehicle, and carrying a loaded gun. Investigated by Officers Hamblin and Lambert.

At 4:00 p.m., a residential burglary was reported on Beard Road. No sign of forced entry. Stolen were two TVs and 20-30 moving boxes with clothing and household items. The burglary occurred sometime in the last week.

At 5:15 p.m. an attempt residential burglary was reported on Lark Way. Multiple window screens were removed and several window pries were attempted but not successful. Occurred sometime in the last week.

Just after midnight, Security at Gateway Plaza reported that a suspicious male and female had just walked away from a teal Honda. Security provided a license plate which came back stolen. A short time later, the male and female were located. An adult male from Newark was arrested for the stolen vehicle and possession of burglary tools. Investigated by Officer Gilfoy.


July 22
The reporting party called to report a woman in her 60's, 5'4" - 5'6", brown wavy hair, medium build, wearing glasses and a black sweater, not known to the house unlocked the front door of the house on Lowell Place and entered the home. When confronted the woman said she thought this was her friend's home. The reporting party thought she had a special key to reset locks. Officer Macciola is investigating.

At approximately 4:39 p.m., Fry's Electronics called for a petty theft in progress. The suspect fled the store just prior to Officer Malcomson's arrival. Fry's employees told Officer Malcomson that the suspect ran across the street to the gas station. Officer Malcomson found witnesses and tracked the suspect to Walmart. Officer Malcomson located the suspect, a 35-year-old male adult, inside the store. The suspect was arrested and charged with burglary.


July 24
At approximately 11:00 a.m. an alert employee spotted an envelope in our incoming mailbox that looked similar to mail sent to other agencies this weekend containing white powder. The mail was isolated, and Detective Loughery took over. The FBI responded to collect the evidence and confirmed the envelope contained a similar white powder before they left. Investigation is ongoing.

At about 11:50 a.m. a victim called to report that a male had attempted to break into her house (5000 block of Paseo Padre Parkway) ten minutes prior. The subject was gone by the time we arrived. He was described as a Hispanic male, 5'08" tall, wearing a green shirt with a number on the back. Officer Stone investigated.

CSO Aguirre responded to a report of a residential burglary on the 4000 block of Caribbean Common. The burglary occurred sometime between July 13 - 19th and the homeowner waited a couple of days before reporting it. Loss was a large television, camera, computer and other small electronic items.

At 5:30 p.m., officers were dispatched to investigate a robbery that occurred on July 18th. The victim was approached by two male suspects at the Hub near Citi Bank. One suspect pointed a gun at him and made him withdraw a substantial amount of money. The suspect forced the victim to drive to another location and made him remove more money. Officer Layfield is the investigating Officer in this case.

At approximately 6:15 p.m., CSO Escamilla responded to a home on Beard Road that was burglarized for the second time in the last two weeks. It appears the same suspects may have returned. The burglary occurred sometime between Saturday, July 14th and Monday at 2:45 p.m. Loss is boxes, electronics, clothing and artwork.

At approximately 10:55 p.m. Officer Taylor made a stop at Motel 6 North and learned that the vehicle is a stolen Hyundai out of Hayward. While Officer Taylor was waiting for cover units, the vehicle fled and was pursued. The pursuit ended n/b 880 when it terminated. The vehicle was last seen exiting the freeway near SR 92. But wait there's more... at 2:53 a.m., Officer Blass drove through the Motel 6 lot and noticed a male and female walking away from a similar vehicle. Plate came back to a Ford, but it was on our Hyundai from earlier. The couple returned to the car and were taken into custody without incident. Positive ID on the adult male as the driver and the female adult is also arrested.

At 6:50 p.m., CSO Allen responded to a burglary on the 38000 block of Stenhammer Drive. The burglary occurred sometime over the last four days. A witness saw a light blue pick up truck pull out of the driveway over the weekend, but nothing further. Suspects removed an air conditioning unit from a window and entered the home. A TV, laptop and jewelry were taken.

At approximately 9:04 p.m., officers were dispatched to Tupelo Street to investigate a robbery. The victim, a 73-year-old female, was walking in the area of Tupelo and Eucalyptus (Ardenwood neighborhood) at about 5:35 p.m., when she was approached by a suspect. The suspect ripped a gold chain from her neck and fled the area. The suspect is described as a 20-25 year old black adult male, 5'10" with a medium build. He was wearing a plain black t-shirt and black jeans. This case is investigated by Officer Kindorf.


July 25
FBI notified Fremont PD that the white powder mailed to us earlier in the week is non-toxic. Nothing further; investigation ongoing.

At 12:50 p.m., FPD Officers responded to a report of a robbery in front of American High School. The victim, a 14-year-old, was walking in the area when he was approached by suspect #1 who exited a vehicle. Suspect #1 asked to use the victim's phone, then pushed the victim to the ground, punched him and took the phone. Suspect #1 fled south on Fremont Boulevard in the suspect vehicle, driven by suspect #2. Descriptions: Suspect #1- black male adult, 5'9", 190, slight chubby build, short black hair, red and plaid shirt, dark jeans. Suspect #2- black male adult, possible dreadlocks, black hat, and black shirt. Suspect vehicle described as a gold 4-door sedan.

At 2:35 p.m., Fremont PD and Fremont Fire are called to Kohls to investigate a baby crying in the back seat of a vehicle. A 33-year-old adult female left her 9 month-old baby locked in her car for about 35 minutes while she shopped inside Kohls. Citizens called it in. The mother had returned to the car and opened it up by the time we arrived. The baby is okay and is released to a family member at the scene. The mother was arrested for child endangerment.

At 10:39 p.m., officers were dispatched to a strong-arm robbery (purse snatch attempt) that occurred at Archstone (3900 block of Civic Center). The suspect is described as a white male adult, possibly transient, 40's, 5'5" with a scraggly beard and hair. Officer Leopardi handled the case.

At 11:40 p.m., Officer Rodriguez was detailed to suspicious subjects checking out vehicles with flashlights in the Camden Village Apartments. The subjects were gone but the vehicle they were associated with was still present and warm. It was a stolen vehicle from Hayward BART. Officers recovered the vehicle.

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