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April 9, 2013 > Fremont Police Log

Fremont Police Log

Submitted By Fremont PD

March 29
Officers Rodriguez and Dias were dispatched to Kohl's at Pacific Commons regarding two subjects who had been detained by store security for petty theft. Officers contacted the two adults who had refused to provide identifying information to security. One of the adult males became combative and physically resisted Officers Rodriguez and Dias. Emergency assistance was requested and several units responded. He was arrested for burglary, conspiracy, resisting arrest, battery on a police officer, and providing false identifying information and booked at Santa Rita. The second male was arrested for burglary, conspiracy, and providing false identifying information. He was booked at the Fremont Jail. Ofc. Rodriguez was the case agent.

Two males and a female entered BevMo and attempted to purchase alcohol. The two men started to harass the clerk and a customer told them to leave the clerk alone. The two men and woman exited the store and entered their gold Cadillac. When the customer (victim) exited the store, the two men stole the victim's beer and assaulted him causing serious injuries to his head. Shortly after this incident, officers were dispatched to a disturbance on Bonito Dr. and found that the same suspect was involved. He was arrested for robbery and felony battery. The second male and female were not located. Ofc. Barbero handled the investigation.

March 30
Fremont Video near Charter Square - A black male adult, 30's, thin, wearing a gray hoodie and jeans, armed with a handgun stole cash from the register and the victim's cash, cell phone & car keys. Investigated by S. Hill.

Brookvale - Two black male adult's, 20's, one wearing a blue and white baseball cap robbed two brothers of their cell phones. Investigated by Piol.

Officers responded to Saddle Rack and arrested a subject for vandalizing a $20K mirror inside the bar. A 22 year old adult male was arrested but provided a false name. Ends up he was a 19 year old. His drinking buddy, a 20 year old adult male, decides to defend him and grabs at the officers shoulder and gun to get his attention & argue his case. He is immediately arrested.

March 31
Officers respond to Pizza Hut (40655 Grimmer Blvd) in regards to an armed robbery involving a handgun. The suspect confronts a driver at the rear door and places a black semi-auto handgun to his head. During the robbery, three employees were sequestered to the men's bathroom and relieved of their cell phones. The suspect leaves with an undisclosed amount of cash. During the investigation, video surveillance is retrieved from a nearby business. The suspect was last seen hopping a fence into an adjacent residential backyard. Neighborhood check and an in-field line-up are met with negative results. Suspect is described as a white male adult, 20-28 yrs, black hoodie and blue baggy jeans with a dark colored bandanna covering his face. Ofc. Stone is investigating.

A delivery driver arrives at Nations (Fremont Blvd.) in time to interrupt two black male adults in their late 20's-30's wearing dark clothing, trying to break in via a window. Suspects fled in different directions and officers were unable to locate. Ofcr Leopardi investigating.

April 2
A residential burglary occurred on DeSilva in the last week and a half. Ofc. Leopardi investigating.

Ofc. Stone conducted a security check in the area of Tehama Av/Costa Way and located/recovered a stolen vehicle.

Ofc. Stone conducted a security check in the area of Essanay Ave/Essanay Pl and located/recovered a stolen vehicle.

The victim was walking out to his car at Bally Fitness (Brookvale), when robbed of his wallet & cell phone. Suspect is a black male adult, 20's, wearing black hoodie, black beanie, dark pants, armed with a black semi-auto handgun. Ofcr Piol investigating. Similar to one reported on March 30 that occurred near the Marabay Apartments.

A bicyclist traveling southbound on Paseo Padre Pkwy, south of Sequoia, is struck by a bronze colored Toyota SUV, similar to a 4Runner. The suspect vehicle should have damage to the front passenger area. It also lost its passenger side view mirror (left at the scene). The suspect vehicle last scene east bound Peralta, from Paseo. The injured bicyclist was transported to a local trauma center for what appeared to be non-life threatening injuries. Please call 790-6800 and select option 3 if you have information related to this case.

Officers were called to the 38800 block of Bonnie Way on a call that a 29 year old adult male was stealing the car of a relative. Officers searched the area and spotted the vehicle in the Valero station at Mowry/Blacow. The male was filling up the empty tank (left empty because he had stolen the vehicle several times before) and was detained and arrested. Ofc. Hill and FTO Johnson investigating.

At approximately 7:45 a.m., we received a call from a victim who said he had been stabbed by a fellow camper in their transient camp at Commerce/Paseo Padre Pkwy. Officers arrived to find the seriously bleeding victim who gave a description of his assailant. Officer checked the area and contacted the suspect, a 45 year old adult male, and arrested him. Sgt. Griese responded and assisted with evidence collection. Victim was transported to a local trauma center where he underwent surgery for his major (non-life threatening) injuries. Sgt. McCormick and Epps supervised this incident.

April 3
Officers were dispatched to the 41400 block of Pelham Ct to take a residential burglary report. The burglary occurred between March 29 at 10:30 a.m. and April 3. Entry was made via a bedroom window. Unknown loss at this time.

At approximately 4:45 p.m. officers were dispatched to an attempted residential burglary on the 38200 block of Acacia Street. The attempted burglary occurred between 12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Suspects were unsuccessful in gaining entry into the residence.

Officers were dispatched to Circle K Liquors on Ardenwood Blvd regarding a reported armed robbery. The clerk called Fremont PD and reported that a suspect entered the business and placed a black semi-auto pistol into his back. The suspect took cash from the register and fled on foot. No vehicle was seen. The suspect was described as a black male adult, 5'9, 200 lbs, and was dressed in white sunglasses, a black sweater, and white pants. Ofc. Wright and FTO Huiskens handled the investigation.

A 1994 red Honda Accord was stolen off the 40200 block of Strawflower. The vehicle was taken sometime between 8:00 p.m. - 11:05 p.m. A dog was heard barking around 11:00 p.m.

A 2000 green Honda Accord was stolen off the 48100 block of Warm Springs / Camphor. The vehicle was taken out of a parking lot sometime between 3:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Officers responded to the 300 block of Acamo Way to investigate a residential burglary. Unknown suspect(s) shattered a glass door to make entry. An audible alarm likely scared off the unknown suspect(s). During the search of the house, officers located scissors next to the phone and PG&E control box. Two lines had been cut. Unknown loss at this time.

April 4
At approximately 6:58 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 34000 block of Spezia Terrace in the Ardenwood neighborhood to investigate what was initially believed to be an attempted residential burglary.

After officers arrived, it was learned that the victim had been cleaning an upstairs room when an unknown suspect grabbed her from behind. The victim struggled with the suspect until she was able to break-free and flee from her residence. She began yelling to alert neighbors, who assisted in calling 9-1-1.

Several officers responded but were unsuccessful in locating the suspect, who is still at-large. He was last seen walking away northbound on Spezia Terrace in the direction of Paseo Padre Parkway. The suspect is described as a male in his 30's, medium complexion, medium height (approx. 5'8") and approximately 165 lbs., black hair (bowl cut) and wearing a dark grey hooded sweatshirt, dark pants and black gloves.

The victim sustained minor scratches and bruising, but did not require medical aid.

In light of this invasive assault, we would like to remind our community to remain alert and vigilant. Please be extra aware of your surroundings, the people around you and always report suspicious activity (people and vehicles) to the Fremont Police Department at 790-6800 and select option 3. Finally, don't forget to lock and secure your doors and windows when you are home and/or away.

We are also asking anyone who may have information about this crime or the identity of the suspect to please come forward. Information can be reported by calling the non-emergency phone line at 790-6800 and selecting option 3. You can also call the anonymous tip line at 510-494-4856, use the Nixle Tip feature, or visit to utilize one of our other tip programs (note: tip programs should not be used to report in-progress activity).

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