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October 22, 2013 > Fremont Police Log

Fremont Police Log

Submitted By PIO Geneva Bosques, FPD

Friday, October 11
After releasing video surveillance of the Walmart gold chain robbery that occurred on October 4th, a tip was received Friday morning that led to the arrest of an 18 year old adult male. The female counterpart is still outstanding.

Fremont Fire Dept. requested assistance at an address on Canfield Drive after responding to a report of an explosion at the residence. The residence is very well known for drug use and probation violations. Today a resident attempted to extract Òhash oilÓ using butane canisters in a closed room. The room also housed the water heater and it appears that the flame from the water heater ignited the butane gas in the room, causing an explosion. The adult male was transported to a trauma center for burns. A female juvenile teen who was also slightly injured was transported to a local hospital for treatment. The Major Crimes Supervisor was notified and Agent Young assumed the investigation.

A residential burglary was reported on the 39900 block of Stevenson Common where five bowling balls were stolen from the garage.

The suspect from last nightÕs robbery at Washington/680 (#131011005) was at it again tonight. The suspect targeted another Asian female, this time at Aberdeen Cafˇ located on the 46800 block of Warm Springs Blvd. The female victim was visiting from out of the country and had a large amount of cash in her purse. The victim was having dinner with a group of friends. The suspect, a 41 year old adult male, walked in and sat down at a table behind the victim. He then took the opportunity and grabbed the victimÕs purse and ran out the front door to his gray 2001 Toyota Camry. When he tried to drive away however, friends of the victim blocked the parking lot exit. He then parked his vehicle and fled on foot. Ofc. Taylor arrived and located the suspect vehicle in the lot. Ofc. Sasser arrived and located the suspect walking on Mission Blvd. The suspect was identified by witnesses and placed under arrest. The purse from tonightÕs victim was located inside the vehicle and returned to her. Ofc. Wilson recognized the similarity from this case to his robbery from the prior night (680/Washington) so he picked up his victim and the suspect and his vehicle were positively identified for last nightÕs incident. Several officers are following up on additional cases that the suspect may be responsible for.


Saturday, October 12
An adult male is sitting in his vehicle after playing badminton at United Badminton Club at Pacific Commons when two masked subjects came up to his vehicle demanding his belongings. One of the suspects has his hands in his pockets and victim believes he is armed with a gun. Victim is relieved of his backpack, wallet containing his identification and various credit cards. The suspects fled on foot. Follow up for video surveillance to be conducted. Investigated by Ofc. Hollifield.

Ofc. Taylor was detailed to the Bijan Restaurant regarding a fight. Upon arriving he located a male bleeding from the head who had been struck by a beer bottle. The male sustained a cut on his forehead, but refused medical treatment. The suspect fled prior to police arrival. This is the second assault with a deadly weapon incident at this restaurant in the last two weeks, staff will be following up with management to determine what may be contributing to the increase in incidents of this nature.

Ofc. Taylor was detailed to Cloverleaf Bowl for a fight between two men, in which one had been knocked unconscious. Upon arriving both men advised they were good friends and denied a fight. One male was transported to the hospital due to the extent of his injuries. The other was arrested for public drunkenness.

Ofc. Piol was detailed to the Saddle Rack regarding a battery to the security staff. Officers locate two involved parties and one was arrested for battering the security staff and the other was arrested for public drunkenness.


Sunday, October 13
Officers were dispatched to rear of a business (47000 block of Bayside Pk) on a report of a male on fire. Officers arrived and through witnesses learned that the male had parked his car at which time the vehicle exploded. An employee from inside the business pulled the male from the vehicle and used a fire extinguisher which ceased the flames. The male was transported to a trauma center with life-threatening injuries. A propane tank was found in the right front passenger seat of the vehicle.


Monday, October 14
A caller reports that she went out to her car parked on Chrisholm Pl. and found her car burglarized. There was a purse and other stuff laying around her car on the street, but none of it was her loss. A neighborÕs vehicle was also stolen during the night and the two cases are probably related. The stolen vehicle is a green and white 1993 Ford Bronco with CA license plate 6BUD066. Handled by CSO Baca/FTO CSO Aguirre.

Officer Zargham was dispatched to a stolen vehicle where the victim witnessed his 1999 black Honda Civic (6DDG136) being stolen from the Walmart parking lot on Osgood Rd. With the help of a citizen, the victim pursued the stolen vehicle but lost it near the Shell Gas Station on Automall Pkwy.

Officers were dispatched to 3rd St Park in Niles on the second-hand report of a stabbing. Witnesses reported to police that the victim appeared to be stabbed in the arm and fled the scene in a green Honda Accord. Minutes later, the victim checked into a local ER with a stab wound to the arm. Officer Valdes is leading the investigation.


Tuesday, October 15
At approximately 8:10 a.m., Officer Fuellenbach investigated a residential burglary on the 35000 block of Cabrillo Drive where part of the loss was an iPad. The find-my-iPad app led Officer Fuelllenbach to a residence on the 4700 block of Portola. Through follow-up Officer Fuellenbach learned that a resident at the home on Portola had an active felony residential burglary warrant out of Sonoma County. Officer Fuellenbach made contact at the residence and learned that the adult male had fled out the back door after learning that police were there. The victimÕs iPad was located inside the residence. A perimeter was established and a search was conducted with the assistance of Officer Romley and his K9 as well as CHPÕs helicopter. After an extensive search the adult male was not located. Officers continued to check the area and Officer Roberts eventually located the adult male near the intersection of Portola/Coronado. The 21 year old adult male was taken into custody for possession of stolen property, obstructing/resisting arrest and for the warrant. We highly recommend installing the find my iPad, iPod Touch, Mac, iPhone app on your devices if you haven't already.

Our Traffic CSO followed up on a number of abandoned vehicles that were recently called in or reported via the online complaint form. Many of the vehicles received 72 hour warning notices. The following streets received service: Langhorn Drive, Sauvignon Court (2 vehicles), Barton Way, Central, Merrill, Kahlua Ct (3 vehicles), Blackstone, Azul Ct, Loma Drive, Argyle, Darwin, Philadelphia, Philadelphia/Monmouth Pl. and Loma/Mission.

At approximately 1:20 a.m., Officer Little investigated a commercial burglary window smash at 7-Hills Foods. At approximately 4:55 a.m., Officer Piol investigated a window smash at Fremont Gas & Food. Unknown loss at this time but evidence recovered from the scenes indicates the same suspect(s) were involved in both.


Wednesday, October 16
At approximately 5:00 a.m. a citizen called to report a shooting at the intersection of Auto Mall and Technology. The victim pulled up behind a grey Honda Civic that was stopped at a traffic light. The light happened to be green so the victim honked at the driver of the Civic. The driver took off, but did not take the ÒHonkÓ all that well and decided to shoot at the victimÕs tire once the victimÕs vehicle approached. The driver then casually drove away after the single shot. The driver was described as a male wearing a hoodie. The victim could not see the driverÕs face. Several officers searched the area, but the suspect was not located. Officer Settle is investigating.

At approximately 8:35 p.m., Officer A. Gonzalez responded to the area of Ò5 cornersÓ to investigate a suspicious person at Mountain Mikes Pizza restaurant. The reporting party stated that the suspicious person was asking her teenage daughter for money and then asked on two occasions if she would come to his house. Officers searched the area and found the intoxicated man in front of Irvington Liquor and Grocery Store on Fremont Blvd. He was sitting with a newly purchased 24 ounce can of beer. The 45 year old adult male transient was arrested for annoying/molesting a child and for being drunk in public.


Thursday, October 17
Officers respond to Advanced Cellular on the 46200 block of Warm Springs Blvd in regards to a strong-armed robbery that had just occurred. Two Hispanic male adult suspects in their early 20Õs enter the business and take two iPads. They were last seen getting into a black 4-door Nissan. Initially, it was reported that the reporting party fought with the suspects. Further investigation revealed, the incident was a grand theft. Case investigated by Ofc. Stone.

Officers respond to a possible kidnapping near Calypso Terrace. The reporting party stated that she observed two males, both wearing hoodies, grab a 12 year old girl and take her into a house. Officers Lobue and Perry become suspicious about the story. The homeowner of the alleged house arrives home and is concerned. The homeowner gives the officers consent to enter the house to check on the girl. Officers Lobue and Perry discover marijuana grow house and freeze the scene. The kidnapping investigation is obviously unfounded. Major Crimes is notified and take over the investigation.

A male called 9-1-1 claiming he was inside the restroom at Los Dos Amigos. He told dispatchers that he had witnessed another male brandish two handguns. The suspect was described as a male adult with long hair wearing a dark shirt. As officers arrived to check the bar, they witnessed three males exit the back door, one of whom matched the suspect description. Officers attempted to make contact, however all three males failed to comply and re-entered the bar. Moments later, one of those males (later identified as a 31 year old adult male) ran out the front door and attempted to escape. Officers pursue on foot and catch the adult male near Bay St. and Papazian. Officers re-contact Los Dos Amigos security and they confirm a male matching the description of the possibly armed suspect is still inside. Security was unable to identify how many other associates the male had inside the bar. Mutual aid is requested from Union City and Newark. The bar was evacuated and all the patrons were identified. In the end, no guns were located, no victims, and no crime. The adult male who ran was found to have a felony warrant for narcotics. Ofc. Luevano arrested the 31 year old adult male for resisting and for his warrant.

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