The following is a summary of significant crime and incidents reported in Fremont between Nov. 1 and Nov. 7 as released by the Fremont Police Department.
THURSDAY, NOV. 1
Gang Members Assault Woman With Knife
Police were called to Bell Street after a woman was grabbed by two people that she said are Sureno gang members. Authorities said the woman reported that they held a knife to her throat and pushed her down. The woman was able to escape and police said the investigation is ongoing.
Two Businesses Found Burglarized
A glass company and a gas station were burglarized. Police said a TV was stolen from the glass company, located at 4432 Technology Dr. Officers said cartons of Malboro and Newport cigarettes were stolen from the Valero Gas station at Mowry and Blacow avenues and that a rock was used to smash the window.
Thief Steals Car, Crashes Into Van.
Police are looking for a suspect who stole a 1995 Toyota Cressida vehicle from Little Court who eventually crashed into a van on the 4000 block of Bullard St. No further details were available.
FRIDAY, NOV. 2
An 86-year-old man was found dead in Alameda Creek near the area of Paseo Padre Parkway and Sequoia Terrace in what authorities say was a suicide. notification of his family Police said the man lived in Fremont and was suffering from a terminal illness, said Alameda County Sheriff Sgt. Ray Kelly. A suicide note was found inside one of his pockets, Kelly added. For the full report, click here.
Practice Grenade Found on Leslie Street
A bomb squad with the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office responded to Leslie Street after a construction crew found a hand grenade at the south end of the road. Police said they learned the item was a practice grenade and the bomb squad seized it.
12-Year-Old Robbed of iPhone
Three minors were arrested after a 12-year-old reported that she was robbed of her iPhone. Police said that they learned the three suspects would work together to steal iPhones by sending in a female minor to ask to use the phone and the two male suspects would run up and grab the phone. Police said when the minors were detained they found more stolen iPhones.
Briefcase from Santa Clara Burglaries Found
Police found a briefcase at Walmart on Albrae Street in which they determined it was a stolen item from auto burglaries in Santa Clara.
SATURDAY, NOV. 3
Rolex Watch Stolen in Craigslist Robbery
Officers responded to Starbucks on Automall Parkway after a person reported that he was robbed of a Rolex watch he listed for sale on Craigslist. The victim told police he set up a meeting with a potential buyer and that the suspect snatched the watch and ran off. He was last seen in the industrial area near Christy Street.
Two Cars Burglarized
Two vehicles were found burglarized, one in the parking lot of Motel 6 south and the other on the 39100 block of Guardino Drive.
Suspected Burglar Flees
A resident called police after she heard noises in the backyard of her home located on the 4100 block of Converse Street. The woman reported she saw a man in the yard and that he fled. The homeowner also noted that the rear slider screen had been removed.
Large Fight Breaks Out in Saddle Rack Parking Lot
A crowd of 30 people began fighting in the parking lot of Saddle Rack. Security and customers helped break up the fight and half of those involved fled before officers arrived. Three people were arrested on suspicion of public drunkenness.
Man Hospitalized Treated For Head Injury, Arrested for Public Drunkenness
While responding to Saddle Rack to a report of a large fight, police noticed a drunk man approaching the entrance and learned he had fallen and “cracked his head” about half an hour earlier. The man was treated by Fremont fire and transported to Washington Hospital but was released by paramedics about a block away. The man walked back to the bar and refused to take officers’ advise in calling a relative to pick him up. The man was arrested on suspicion of public drunkenness.
SUNDAY, NOV. 4
Probationer Cited After Attempted Theft
A man was cited after police were called to Walgreens just before 5 a.m. and said a man known to steal items was in the store. An officer arrived and found that the man, who is on probation, was in possession of master keys that unlock the store’s display cases. Police said the cases had been unlocked and that they discovered the man was preparing to take items from the store.
Drunk Man Causes Disturbance at Hooters, Found Peeing in Public
Officers responded to Hooters after it was reported that a drunken customer was causing a disturbance. Police were able to find him near his home – peeing in public near his residence.
MONDAY, NOV. 5
Police officers shot and killed a domestic violence suspect in Fremont late Sunday night while he allegedly pursued his estranged wife with a knife, a police spokeswoman said. Read the full report here.
Fake Traffic Accident Reported at Raley’s Strike
Authorities were called to Raley’s after a person reported that a Raley’s truck driver had hit him. Police said they learned the reporting party was a picketer on-strike and from a bystander’s camera authorities saw a person standing in the middle of the road “heckling” a driver. The people on strike refused to be a witness to the incident, so no arrests were made.
Wanted Man Arrested After Kicking Victim
A man was arrested on outstanding warrants after police were called to Walgreens on Decoto Road to a report of a victim having been kicked and requesting medical attention. The suspect fled on foot but was located, but the victim refused to file a report. The man was still arrested on his warrants and booked into Santa Rita Jail.
Man Strikes Brother in Face, Breaks Door and TV
A man was arrested after police were called to a report of a family fight on the 34000 block of Paseo Padre Pkwy. Authorities said a man reported that his brother hit him in the face. While police were searching for the man, the suspect returned and broke the door of the apartment and a TV. Police arrested the man on suspicion of public drunkenness.
TUESDAY, NOV. 6
Raley’s Protester Attempts to Stop Delivery Truck
A man was warned not to trespass in the loading dock of the Raley’s store on Paseo Padre Parkway after police were called to a report of a disturbance. Police said the man tried to interfere with trucks that were making deliveries and that a disturbance sparked because of his efforts. No arrests were made.
Homeowner Scares off Would-Be Burglar
A woman called police after she spotted a man trying to break into her Mission Cielo Court home. Police said the woman reported that the suspect broke a window to try to enter home and that the suspect fled when she screamed. The suspect was described as a 5-foot-8 white man of thin build who was last seen wearing a long sleeve shirt and white pants.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 7
Police Seek Man Who Tried to Lure Girl into Car
A Kennedy High School student called police to report that a man has been offering her rides throughout the past month. Police said the girl noted that the man had tried to lure her in his car while she walked to school five separate times. The suspect is described as an Asian man in his early 20s of heavy build with short dark hair. He’s been seen driving a white mid-1990s Suburban-like SUV with a roof rack.
Large Dog Detained After Killing Small Dog
Police detained a large dog after he killed a smaller dog near Cornish Drive. Authorities said both vehicles were off leash at the time of the incident and that Animal Services seized the larger dog.
11-Month-Old Baby Falls Three Stories
A baby girl remained in the hospital Thursday morning after falling out of an third-story window on Wednesday afternoon, officials said. While the condition of the 11-month-old baby has not been released by hospital personnel, she was conscious before being airlifted to the local trauma center, said Fremont Police Spokeswoman Geneva Bosques. Police said the fall is considered an accident and no criminal charges are being filed. Read the full report here.
Home Burglarized on Sutter
A home was found burglarized on the 39300 block of Sutter Drive just after 10 p.m. Police said that jewelry, personal documents and small electronics were seized during the burglary.
Anyone with information about any crime in Fremont is asked to contact the Fremont Police Department at 510-790-6900 or by submitting a tip online at www.fremontpolice.org/tip.