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March 4, 2014 > Fremont Police Log

Fremont Police Log

Submitted By Geneva Bosques, Fremont PD

Friday, February 21
Officers responded to take a residential burglary report on the34300 block of Russell Ct. The unknown suspects made entry into the residence by smashing the rear slider. Loss includes jewelry, cell phones and a high end purse. Investigated by CSO Codey.

Officers were dispatched to MinervaÕs Restaurant in Centerville on the report of broken windows. It was determined to be vandalism as it did not appear entry was made into the business. Investigated by Officer Ramsey.

Saturday, February 22
Citizens reported two men attempting to gain access to a vehicle parked near the intersection of Thornton Ave and Balboa Way. The suspects were utilizing a key ring with several keys to try and open the vehicle doors. The suspects left the area in a silver vehicle which was listed as stolen. Sgt. Hummel located the vehicle parked on Dusterberry Way near Hansen Ave. Sgt. Hummel also located a suspect next to the vehicle. The driver of the stolen vehicle was located a short distance away. The suspects were in possession of ÒshavedÓ vehicle keys. Witnesses positively identified both suspects. The two adult males were arrested for possession of stolen property and other related offenses. One of the adult men also had an outstanding warrant for his arrest. The stolen vehicle was returned to itsÕ owner. Ofc. Burkhammer led the investigation.

Sunday, February 23
At approximately9:45 p.m., a vehicle struck an Amtrak train on Dusterberry Way between Peralta Blvd. and Hansen Ave. The vehicle, occupied by two adult men, collided with the front wheels of the train as it attempted to go around the signal crossing arms. The vehicle then traveled along with the train just beyond the crossing and came to a stop when it overturned just east of the tracks. The front passenger, a 31 year old adult male, southern California resident, sustained minor visible injuries. He was wearing his seatbelt at the time of the collision and was able to get out of the vehicle on his own. The driver, a 28 year old adult Fremont resident, was unconscious and trapped in the vehicle.
Investigators do not believe that he was wearing a seatbelt at the time of collision. The Fremont Police DepartmentÕs Traffic Unit responded to investigate the collision and Fremont Fire responded to provide medical care and to extricate the driver from the vehicle. The driver sustained major injuries and was transported to a local trauma center, but is expected to survive. Investigators do not believe alcohol to be a factor, but did locate illegal drugs on the driver. There were no injuries reported by train passengers. In addition to Fremont public safety departments, both Amtrak and Union Pacific Railroad Police responded to the collision. The scene was cleared at approximately4:30 a.m. The collision remains under investigation at this time.

Monday, February 24
At 10:00 a.m., dispatch received a call of a suspect brandishing a gun and threatening to kill a victim in front of a residence on Sundale Dr. The suspect left the area on foot prior to the arrival of Officers. Officers flooded the area searching for the suspect. The suspect was ultimately identified as a 32 year old adult male, Fremont resident. Officers made contact at the suspectsÕ residence on Coco Palm Dr. Officers conducted a consent search of the residence but did not locate the suspect. Officers continued to search the area for the suspect and more information developed regarding the suspectÕs mental state as well as that there was a possibility he was armed with a gun. At approximately12:15 p.m., officers located the suspect walking on Royal Palm Dr. He was not in possession of a handgun and no gun was located after conducting a thorough search of the area. The suspect was positively identified and booked into Santa Rita Jail on charges of brandishing a firearm and terrorist threats. Case investigated by Officer Hernandez

Officers took a residential burglary report on the45500 block of Cherokee Ln. Unknown suspect(s) entered the residence through an unlocked side door. Loss was electronics.

Fremont Fire responded to a residence for a report of a power line on fire. After extinguishing the fire, FFD learned the power lines to the house had been tampered with. FFD also smelled a strong odor of marijuana from inside the residence and requested our assistance. Officers arrived and conducted a protective sweep of the residence. During the protective sweep, officers observed approximately 300 Marijuana plants inside. Major Crimes was called out and detectives responded. They obtained a search warrant for the residence, seized all of the marijuana and will follow up with the investigation.

Tuesday, February 25
At approximately 8:30 p.m. officers were dispatched to a robbery that occurred in the area of San Pedro Drive and Frobisher Drive in the Cabrillo neighborhood. The victims stated that they were parked in the driveway at about 8:00 p.m. and were about to smoke marijuana when an unknown male holding a black gun knocked on the driver side door. The suspect opened the driver side door and demanded that the victims give him everything. The victims recognized that the gun may not be real and the suspect ran back to a vehicle. The vehicle left the area driving off towards Thornton Ave and then onto Hwy 880. A second suspect was driving the vehicle. Officer Candler is investigating.
Suspect # 1 Ð Hispanic male adult, 18-25 years old, 5'7" medium build, goatee, brown eyes, wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt, red and grey scarf over the face and a grey baseball cap.
Suspect # 2 Ð Pacific Islander female, 20-25 years old, chubby face wearing a dark colored shirt.
Suspect Vehicle Ð A Hyundai Sonata 4-door.
Weapon Ð Silver or black BB gun

Wednesday, February 26
At approximately 12:05 a.m., a citizen calls to report that they are witnessing an in-progress auto burglary on the 4400 block of Cordova Ct. When officers arrive they see the suspect trying to get into his personal car parked nearby. Both officers order the suspect to stop but he refuses to comply and gets into his car and proceeds to start it up. The suspect then reverses the vehicle rapidly and attempts to flee. As the suspect continues to flee one of the officers is struck by the driver side mirror of the suspectÕs vehicle. A second officer has to quickly jump out of the way from the accelerating vehicle in order to avoid getting hit. Sergeant McCormick arrives just as the suspect flees in his silver Honda Civic and a vehicle pursuit is initiated.
The suspect leads officerÕs west on Thornton into Newark, then south through Newark all the way to the south end of Fremont. The suspect is wanted for assault with a deadly weapon at this point on two officers as well as the auto burglary. The suspect drives at a high rate of speed as the pursuit continues in the south end of Fremont and eventually ends up on northbound 680. The suspect leads officers all the way to the Alcosta exit in San Ramon where he runs the red light and loses control of the vehicle. The suspect vehicle collides into the retaining wall and he then gets out of the car and attempts to climb over a 12 foot wall when he is apprehended after a brief struggle.
He is identified as a 28 year old adult male, San Ramon resident. The suspect is taken to Valley Care on his way to jail where he is booked on a number of charges including; evading, evading driving on the wrong side of the road, two counts of assault with a deadly weapon on an officer, auto burglary and a theft warrant. CHP responded to take the collision report.

Thursday, February 27
Loss prevention at the Nordstrom Rack detained a 35 year old adult male, Oakland resident, for stealing items from the store. Ofc. Harvey received the adult male into custody and during a search of his person, methamphetamine, a hypodermic syringe and burglary tools were discovered. He was booked into our jail.Ê

A victim reported his Schwinn - G15 mountain bicycle was stolen while it was cable locked at the bike racks between 0900 a.m. and 6:10 p.m.

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