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September 2, 2014 > Fremont Police Log

Fremont Police Log

Submitted By Geneva Bosques, Fremont PD

Friday, August 22
Units responded to the 700 block of Shard Ct. for a residential burglary. The victim stated she heard a knock at the front door. The victim then saw a suspect entering her living room from the backyard. When the suspect saw the victim, the suspect fled. The victim described the suspect who entered her residence as an African-American male in his 30Õs with a heavy build and long braids. The victim described the suspect who knocked on her door as being an Asian female in her 20Õs, about 5Õ1Ó with a skinny build. No vehicle was seen.

Officers Layfield and Macciola responded to Camellia Ct. for a neighborhood block party. Approximately 40 Fremont community members were present and they introduced canines Kalimero and Warco. The two officers and their canines then responded to Central Park for the Lego Movie: Night in the Park event. Swarms of children gathered and both canines were introduced again. Police stickers were presented to the children in attendance, and the event was a success according to both officers.


Saturday, August 23
Volunteers in Police Service (VIPS) members covered 186 tags. August 2014 marked the completion of our first year of graffiti abatement. Between August 2013 and August 2014, the VIPS team covered 8,036 tags.

Officer Gentry and Officer Fuellenbach responded to Canyon Heights Dr. for a suspicious persons call. The officers located the suspicious people at a residence and knocked on the door. While speaking with the residents, the officers saw drug paraphernalia inside. They entered the house, conducted a protective sweep and observed possible methamphetamine or cocaine. The residence was frozen and Officer Gentry wrote a search warrant. A 54-year-old adult male, Fremont resident, a 34-year-old adult female, Fremont resident, and a 26-year-old adult female, Newark resident, were all arrested for various drug-related charges.

A vehicle traveling eastbound Mowry Ave. collided into several barriers and guard rail near Overacker Ave. Officer Macciola investigated the collision and arrested a 31-year-old adult male for DUI.

Fremont Police Department (FPD) Dispatch received an open line 9-1-1 call and overheard a male yelling at a female. The female was yelling, ÒLet me out of the car.Ó The female yelled the maleÕs name and the vehicle type. Additional information was obtained and officers believed that they were on I-880. Dispatch heard the vehicle stop and believed the female then got out of the car. The call then got disconnected. Officer Harvey located the vehicle traveling south on I-880 and followed until more units joined. A high risk stop was initiated in San Jose. Additional units checked south Fremont area and were able to locate the female, safe and sound. In the end, the case was a domestic disturbance. Officer Harvey arrested the driver, a 46-year-old adult male, for DUI.

At approximately 2:20 a.m., a male called to report that his 36-year-old girlfriend had been kidnapped after they left Mojo's Bar. The male claimed he was ÒjumpedÓ and the suspects took his girlfriend. Officers attempted to reach her by phone and checked known addresses. The female was eventually contacted around 3:55 a.m., and confirmed she was safe and had not been abducted.

At approximately 3:09 a.m., while searching the area of Parish Ave. on foot for the above listed missing persons call, a Fremont police officer was struck by a motorist. Sgt. Bocage on-viewed the collision and detained the driver. Officer Piol investigated and arrested the 18-year-old adult male driver for DUI. The Fremont officer was taken to a local hospital to be treated for minor/moderate injuries and was later released. Traffic officers were called out and Lt. Washington, Sgt. Dang, Traffic officers Aranguren and Kennedy all responded to assist with the traffic investigation.

At 5:13 a.m., officers responded to a collision near Automall Parkway and Grimmer Blvd. where a vehicle had collided into a pole. Officer Nordseth investigated and arrested a 28-year-old adult male for DUI.


Sunday, August 24
At approximately 10:55 a.m., several residents in the area of Logan Dr. and Eggers Dr. called to report that a residential burglary had just occurred on the 38400 block of Logan Dr. A witness was able to give officers information about a possible suspect vehicle (silver Volkswagen) which fled into the neighborhood. The vehicle unfortunately was not located. Officers arrived on scene and confirmed that the home had been burglarized and several items had been taken. The suspects were described as follows:
Suspect #1 - Hispanic male, 30-35 years old, larger build, just over 6' tall, with a shaved head but not bald. Unknown clothing.
Suspect #2 - Hispanic male, mid to late 20's (no more than 30 years old), slender build, about 5'6", about 130-140 lbs., short brown hair worn "spiky," and wearing some sort of puffy jacket with red on it.


Monday, August 25
At approximately 3:00 a.m., officers were dispatched for the report of an attempted burglary to a commercial property on the 800 block of Auburn Ct. The reporting party stated that a window was broken at the business and he believed someone had attempted to burglarize it. The burglary occurred sometime between Sunday evening and 3:00 a.m. on Monday morning. The employee told officers that this was the second time that a window had been broken. The company has video surveillance and officers are working to obtain it from the company. There was no reported loss.

Officers responded to a report of a robbery at Food Maxx where the suspect punched two Loss Prevention officers who were trying to detain him after he had stolen several food items. While checking the area for the suspect, Officer Huiskens located a subject who matched the description of the suspect near the intersection of Bidwell Dr. and Trinity Way. Officer Huiskens attempted to detain the subject, but he fled through various apartment complexes. Multiple officers and K-9 handlers responded to search for the outstanding suspect, but ultimately he was not located. Follow up is ongoing.

Officers stopped a pedestrian in the area of Fremont Blvd. and Tamayo St. The subject became uncooperative and tried to leave the detention. Additional officers were summoned; a brief struggle ensued and a Taser was used to take the male into custody. Officer Snyder arrested the 23-year-old adult male, Fremont resident, for resisting arrest. The suspectÕs violent resistance resulted in one officer receiving minor injuries.


Tuesday, August 26
Officer Settle initiated a traffic stop and contacted a 39-year old-adult male. During a search, several stolen items were located. The male was arrested and booked at FPD jail without incident.


Wednesday, August 27
A victim reported that a suspect called and claimed to be from Immigration Services and coerced the victim to give them $5,000. The case was investigated by Officer Oliveira and Field Training Officer (FTO) Dodson.

Officer Ehling responded to Extended Stay on Farwell Pl. and advised a subject to leave. Approximately four hours later at 7:30 p.m., the 28-year-old adult male returned and was sleeping on a chair in the lobby. Officer Ehling arrested the male for trespassing.

Community Service Officer (CSO) Oliveira responded to the 800 block of Wisteria Dr. to investigate a residential burglary. The victim came home and found the rear sliding glass window smashed. Several items were taken including musical instruments, equipment and jewelry. A gray van was reported to be in the neighborhood earlier in the day and again in the late afternoon.


Thursday, August 28
Sgt. Koepf was flagged down on Stevenson Blvd near Sundale Dr. ÊA male subject stated that he was in an argument with his girlfriend who had just fled the scene. ÊThe male then told Sgt. Koepf that he did not want to Òget in troubleÓ for a stolen vehicle and pointed out a car in the middle of the street with punctured tires. ÊThe male was identified as a 28 year old adult male and was subsequently arrested for the stolen vehicle, possession of stolen property and a probation violation. ÊInvestigation is ongoing by OfficerÊGentry.

Officer Chan on viewed some side show activity at the south end of Fremont Blvd. ÊOfficerÊChan cited the driver and towed his vehicle.

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