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November 26, 2013 > Fremont Police Log

Fremont Police Log

Submitted By Geneva Bosques, Fremont PD

Friday, November 15
At approximately 6:50 p.m. a husband and wife were in a rear room of their house on the 40100 block of Bescoe Drive when they saw a male standing outside their sliding door. The husband armed himself with a pistol and confronted the male in the backyard. The husband felt scared and fired several shots at the now fleeing suspect to scare him. The husband, left the gun in the house and then gave chase to the suspect over a fence and onto westbound Stevenson Blvd. frontage road, losing sight of him near Sundale Dr. We received several calls on this all at once and Ofc. Roberts, who was at the 7-11 Farwell/Stevenson, actually heard approximately 5-7 shots. In the end, no suspect was located, no evidence of wounding was found and the pistols were confiscated as evidence. Suspect was described as a black male, unknown age, 6Õ, long dreads and wearing aÊblack jacket. Ofc. Roberts investigating.

At approximately 11:30 p.m., several callers reported hearing a crash near Fremont Blvd/Stevenson Blvd and saw lots of smoke. Officers arrive and a 27 year old adult male was found walking away from the crash scene and was arrested for a variety of vehicle code violations including DUI. He was booked into Santa Rita. Investigated by Ofc. Macciola.

OfcÕs Romley and Soper responded to Pacific St in Union City to assist with an interrupted commercial burglary. Just prior to releasing K9 Timo, Ofc. Romley gave K9 announcements and scared three suspects out of the building into the waiting arms of UCPD perimeter units.

At approximately 4:30 a.m., a caller at the Royal Pine Apartments reported hearing a couple arguing and multiple gunshots in the apartment above her. Dispatcher also overheard what sounded like gunshots while they were on the phone with the caller. OfcÕs. set-up containment and began evacuating neighboring units, several of which also over-heard gunshots. Verbal commands were unsuccessful so officers breached the door and made limited entry. In the end, officers found that two drunken males who were playing a popular video game at a loud volume. Supervised by SgtÕs TarangoÊand Fowlie.

Sunday, November 17
At approximately 12:55 p.m., Ofc. Leopardi observed heavy smoke and flames coming from the Camden Village Apartment Complex, located on the 37800 block of Camden Street. She immediately deployed and located the source of the fire. The fire had fully engulfed an apartment unit. Ofc. Leopardi began making immediate evacuations assisted by responding patrol officers. Several apartment doors had to be forced open to contact the occupants. FPD provided scene security and took witness statements as FFD worked on extinguishing the fire. No significant injuries were sustained by citizens or emergency responders. Several pets inside the primary apartment sustained severe burns. The pets were transported to a local veterinarian for treatment. Ofc. Leopardi and Ofc. Gaziano conducted the investigation. Great teamwork by FFD and FPD!

Monday, November 18
At approximately 2:20 p.m. officers responded to an in-progress residential burglary on the 32900 block of Bluebird Loop. The caller said that the doorbell rang, but that they didnÕt answer it. The resident was able to see that the suspects had entered into the backyard and subsequently forced entry into the home. The victim had called Dispatch and stayed on the line during the entire incident. The resident went into the garage and stayed there until police arrived. The suspects broke a rear sliding glass door to make entry and took a tablet, laptop and camera from the home. They were able to flee before police arrived.
The suspects are described as:
Suspect #1: Mixed race adult male (possibly Hispanic and/or Asian descent), in his mid-twenties, about 5'8", stocky build with broad shoulders, clean or closely shaved hair, no facial hair or visible tattoos seen, last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with the hood down and gray shorts.
Suspect #2: Hispanic Male Adult, in his mid-twenties, about 5'8", medium/average build, unknown hair description, unknown facial description, last seen wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt with the hood up, possibly a hat under the hood and black pants.
Possibly Suspect Vehicle: Silver Chrysler 300 with chrome rims and no tint.

Washington Hospital called to report a man was being admitted with a gunshot wound to his leg. The man was reporting he is a gang member and was attacked somewhere near the Bin and Barrel. Officer Sasser was the primary unit and identified the man as a 33 year old adult male. Officer Sasser learned that the man was simply walking along near Roberts and Blacow whenÊfive subjects approached him and began shooting at him. In all, approximately five shots were reported to be fired at him. He was hit once and the wound is not life threatening. He was not cooperative with providing details and we were unable to locate the scene of the shooting.

Tuesday, November 19
A reporting party called today and told us told us that he heard an explosion on the railroad tracks behind Gage Ct. on 11-18-13 at approximately 9:00 p.m. The reporting party did not report the explosion at the time he heard it. Today, the reporting party saw a handgun near the railroad tracks and called the Police. Before Police arrived, a Hispanic male wearing a red baseball cap, grey sweatshirt and blue jeans picked up the handgun and walked northbound along the tracks toward Washington St. Patrol units flooded the area and but the man was not located.

At approximately 5:00 a.m., Officers responded to Washington Hospital to take a late report of a battery. The incident occurred sometime between 1:00 a.m. and 4:00 a.m. somewhere in the area of KirbyÕs Bar and 7-11 on Delaware. The 27 year old victim had left KirbyÕs at about 1:00 a.m. and was jumped by four unknown suspects. Once the attack ended, he walked to 7-11 and called a family member to pick him up and take him to the hospital. The victimÕs recollection was very limited and he was not able to offer officers a description of the attackers. The victim appeared to still be intoxicated and was receiving medical treatment for his injuries. The injuries did not appear to be life threatening.

Sometime between approximately 8:00 a.m. and 8:15 a.m. an unknownÊsuspect entered a business complex on the 3100 block and began knocking on the door of one of the units. Several employees were walking in and out of complex and an employee was inside of the unit at the time he was knocking. The employee yelled at the suspect to leave and that sheÊwas going to call the police. The suspect did not respond and continued to knock and pull on the door handle. A maintenance workerÊcame down the hallway and the suspect asked him if he had a key to the business. He replies thatÊhe does not and then leaves the area not realizing thatÊthe suspect is actually trying to break in. The suspect continues and eventually breaks the door handle which allows it to open. The female victim is on the other side of the door and immediately confronts the suspect. The suspect then flees the area heading west out of the complex and south through the parking lot.
The suspect is described as a black male adult, 25-35 years old approximately 6'03-6'05 tall with a thin build, wearing a black doo rag, black jacket, white t-shirt, grey sweatpants with black stripe down the sides and white shoes.

Sometime between 11/18 at 11:00 p.m. and 11/19 at 11:15 a.m. unknown suspects stole a green 1996 Acura Integra 4-door sedan from the parking lot of 4163 Irvington Ave. The vehicle license plate is 5XDB135.

Wednesday, November 20
At approximately 9:50 a.m. officers responded to the 42700 block of Charleston Way on the report of a stolen vehicle. The victim told officers that his teal 1990 Honda Accord 4-door had been taken sometime during the night without his permission. The license plate is 5WOX474.

A approximately 1:30 p.m. officers took a phone report of an auto burglary. The victim stated that sometime during the night unknown suspects took tools out of his vehicle without his permission. The victimÕs vehicle was parked in front of his residence on the 3800 block of Jacana Lake Ct. It appeared that the suspect punched the driver door lock and gained entry into the vehicle, stealing power drills and keys.Ê

At approximately 4:25 p.m. officers responded to the Casa Arroyo Apartments located on the 400 block of Rancho Arroyo Parkway regarding a residential burglary. The burglary occurred sometime during the day. Entry appeared to ha e been made through a kitchen window. The unknown suspect did not ransack the residence. Two wallets were searched and left behind by the suspect.Ê

Just before midnight officers were dispatched to Chase Bank on the 3900 block of Washington Blvd. The caller stated that they had located an illegal credit card reader attached to the bank doors. The reporting party had already detached the reader which had been placed over the ATM swipe attached to the wall. The replica reader looked identical to the one on the wall and fit right over it. The victim noticed it because it was not completely secure to the wall and looked suspicious. He was right! Officers collected the illegal reader as evidence.Ê

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