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Crime Log: Man Stabbed While Walking Home; Drive-By Shooting in Centerville

Brief updates on crimes that occurred in Fremont from Sept. 2 to Sept. 9

The following is a summary of significant crime and incidents reported in Fremont between Sept. 2 and Sept. 9 as released by the  

MONDAY, SEPT. 3

Woman Locks Herself in 7 Eleven Restroom

A woman was transported to a medical facility for mental evaluation after she locked herself in the bathroom of the 7 Eleven convenience store on Ellsworth Street around 6:10 p.m.

Man Detained After Yelling With Knives Laid Out in His Room

A 53-year-old man was placed on psychiatric hold after police were called to the Mission San Jose area. Authorities said the man was off his medication and was yelling in his room, where officers found knives laid out on the bed and dresser.

TUESDAY, SEPT. 4

Man Caught With Drugs, Illegal Fireworks

A 24-year-old Fremont man was arrested on suspicion of possession of illegal narcotics and illegal fireworks during a traffic stop on Main Street just after 8 a.m.

A man was robbed of his cell phone and cash while sitting in his car at the  Tuesday afternoon, police said. According to the Fremont Police Department, the robbery occurred at 3:07 p.m. The victim was counting cash when four male suspects accosted him. One of the suspects put a gun through the car window and demanded his belongings, police said. The suspects fled on foot eastbound on Central Avenue and then northbound on Maple Street, according to police. The victim was not harmed. For more information, .

Drug Users Busted For Getting High in Hotel

A 32-year-old man and 23-year-old woman, both from San Jose, were arrested on suspicion of being under the influence of a controlled substance after police were called to the Courtyard Marriott on the 47000 block of Lakeview Boulevard to a report of “a strong odor of marijuana” escaping from one of the hotel rooms. The woman was also arrested for outstanding warrants.

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 5

Probation Search Yields Meth, Cash and Weapons

A 49-year-old Fremont man was arrested on several charges after police found meth, drug paraphernalia, money and several weapons during a probation search. Police conducted the search of the Kahlua Court home around 3:30 p.m. after an investigation began as a result of numerous reports of possible drug dealing. The man was arrested on  numerous charges along with a violation of his probation, police said.

Drunk Man Disturbs Shoppers

A 48-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of being drunk and disorderly after officers were called to the Walnut Plaza Shopping Center around 7:30 p.m. to a report of a drunk man disturbing customers. The man was booked into Santa Rita Jail.

Minor Cited for Carrying Dagger in Sock

A minor, who said he was a victim of an attempted robbery, was cited on suspicion of carrying a concealed dagger in his sock after officers responded to Fremont Boulevard near Bonde Avenue to a report of a possible gang fight. Authorities said witnesses reported seeing a male with a knife and police located the individual. Police said the minor reported that he was approached by two unknown males while waiting for the bus and defended himself by brandishing the knife. Police cited the minor and released him to his mother.

Peeping Tom Busted

A 54-year-olod Fremont man was arrested on suspicion of prowling and being under the influence after officers were called to the 3800 block of Detjen Street when a person reported that a man she knew was in her backyard with a flashlight. Authorities said residents in that area have had an ongoing problem with the man “peeping at his neighbor’s house across the street.”

 A 21-year-old man and a 17-year-old girl were arrested early this morning after resisting arrest and attacking police officers, authorities said. According to the Fremont Police Department, during an arrest a man resisted and when was placed in a wrap, he started hitting his head on the window. Officers had to re-wrap the suspect and took him out of the vehicle. That’s when the suspect elbowed an officer twice in the chest, police said. Nearby, a person told officers that a family member who was out with men had just came home and started punching those in the house, according to police. Relatives tried to restrain the 17-year-old girl but she broke free and ran to her room when officers arrived. When officers tried to come inside, she kicked them and tried to hit them. For more information, .

THURSDAY, SEPT. 6

Man Stabbed While Walking Home

A man was hospitalized after he was stabbed around 9:15 p.m. in the area of Nicolet Avenue and Fremont Boulevard. Police said the man and his girlfriend were walking home when they were approached by two men and was stabbed. He was transported to Eden Medical Center and sustained non-life threatening injuries.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 7

Would-Be Robber Flees After Victim Refuses to Give up Cash

Police are searching for a suspect who fled after a resident refused to give the would-be robber any money. Authorities said the suspect approached the victim just before 1 a.m. on the 33000 block of Lake Michigan Street, demanded money and threatened to break the windows of the cars owned by the victim. The victim refused and the suspect fled eastbound. The suspect is described as a 5-foot-10 male, about 17- to 18-years-old, of thin build with a shaved head. He was last seen wearing a black hoodie and black jeans.

Several Ammunition Found During Traffic Stop

A 29-year-old man was arrested after police found “several rounds of ammunition” in the car he was driving after an officer pulled him over near Auto Mall Parkway and Grimmer Boulevard.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 8

Drive-By Shooting Reported in Centerville

A 27-year-old man was shot at just before 3:30 a.m. while the victim was pulling into his home on the 4700 block of Central Avenue. Authorities said the man reported that “a white Chevy Trailblazer type vehicle pulled up next to him and fired” up to three rounds at him. The victim was not injured, but one round did make it into the man’s vehicle. Police said the victim was uncooperative, provided different stories of the occurrence, wasn’t able to describe the suspects or shooter and declined to see a possible suspect that Union City police had detained. Authorities said the victim denied gang affiliation “but admitted to previously being a ‘Northerner.’”

Police are searching for four men who beat and robbed a woman during a home invasion robbery Saturday morning. According to the Fremont Police Department, a 49-year-old woman was taking a nap at about 11:40 a.m. inside of her Warm Springs home on the 48000 block of Purpleleaf Street when she woke up to find four men surrounding her bed. One of the suspects had a gun, police said. After a struggle, the woman was able to escape from the men, but the suspects stole jewelry from her home. For more information and suspect description, .

Missing 3-Year-Old Found Safe

Police responded to a report of missing 3-year-old child at Central Park, and after a brief search coordinated with the park’s staff the child was found by the park’s community center.

Pitbull Puppy Bites Girl’s Arm

A girl was bit in the arm by a pitbull who attacked her at a park on Saturday, police said.

According to the Fremont Police Department, the 6-month-old pitbull puppy was let off leash at Centerville Park, got away from the owner and ran toward the 12-year-old girl and bit her. Police detained the dog from the owner who fled the area after witnesses helped officers identify the dog’s owner. The dog is under quarantine.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 9

Drunken Driver Hits Parked Truck

A 28-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after police were called to Sutter Drive just after 4:30 a.m. when a woman called police and said the man had hit her family’s parked truck and was blocking the street.

Drunk Man Arrested After Banging on Brother’s Door

A 46-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of being drunk in public after a person called officers to report that his brother was “banging on his door and cursing and yelling” around 9:15 p.m. in the Niles district. Police said when officers arrived, the man was on the front porch but began yelling at the police as he was being detained.

Wanted Gang Member Escapes Police

Police are searching for a known Union City gang member who escaped from officers attempting to serve him a no-bail, felony arrest warrant in Fremont late Sunday night. Authorities tried to contact the suspect around 11:20 p.m. Sunday on the 5000 block of Cello Way. The suspect ran out but was confronted by officers, police said. He then proceeded to lock himself in the Fremont home, prompting an overnight standoff, said Fremont Police spokeswoman Geneva Bosques. The man, who is a documented Union City gang member, was able to escape arrest. For more information, .

Bicycle Stolen From Fremont BART

A man reported that his 7-speed Schwinn mountain bike was stolen from the Fremont BART station on Aug. 2 between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. Police said the red-and-black bike is valued at $300 and was secured with a cable and combination lock.

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.

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