Fremont Crime News of the Day

Fremont Police — Oct. 11, 2012

#025, Drug possession: Officer conducted a traffic stop near Eggers Drive & Kimbro Street, where he contacted a male pobationer. During the probation search, the officer located a controlled substance. The male was arrested.

#021, Battery investigation: Officers arrested a male subject that was involved in a battery that occurred on Wolfe Court. While handcuffed in the rear of the patrol car, the male kicked the rear window shattering the window and breaking the window frame. The suspect was placed in the WRAP and transported to Santa Rita where he was additionally booked for vandalism.

#029, Restraining Order violation: Officer investigated a restraining order violation that occurred on Scofield Drive. He arrested a male for a violation of a court order.

#002: Assault with a deadly weapon – At about midnight an argument occurred between 3 of 8 occupants of an apartment at Pathfinder Village. The renter, believed to be under the influence of drugs, decided to attack two of the others with a knife. 2 males were stabbed (non-life threatening) and were able to flee the unit with 4 others. The suspect and his girlfriend remained in the apartment. FPD Units arrived on scene and met with the victims. A surround and call-out was initiated, and after failed attempt to escape out a bedroom window, the stabber and girlfriend surrendered at the front door and were taken into custody. Detectives were called out and completed the investigation.

#008: Driver slumped over the wheel – A female is found passed out in the driver’s seat while parked on Scott Creek at 680. She was arrested for drunk in public.

#013: Residential Burglary at 34800 blk Armour Wy. Entry made via side door kick. Burglary was possibly interrupted by home owner.

#018 Residential Burglary, 35000 block of Paseo Padre Parkway

#027 Residential Burglary, 43000 block of Castle Park Ct


Fremont Economic Development Coordinator

The city of Fremont has made it pretty clear that it is planning to go pretty hard at developing its “downtown area,” as well as the zone around the soon-to-be-built Warm Springs BART station. One clue is the number of staffing that they are adding. 

Recently, the city hired Jennifer Chen to serve as its new Economic Development Coordinator, spokeswoman Cheryl Golden said. Chen started in late July, replacing Hope Shapiro. 

Chen will earn an annual salary of $90,000. 

She  previously spent 10 years working in San Jose’s Redevelopment Agency, where she focused mostly on industrial development, Golden said.

Chen’s hiring came around the time the city added Jessica von Borck to serve in the role of Fremont’s downtown project manager, a newly created position. Von Borck will earn an annual salary of $122,500.


Fremont Burglaries — Oct. 8-9

Fremont Police Burglary Report – October 8-9, 2012 
Residential Burglaries Reported – 3 
#038 – On October 8, 2012, at 4:23 p.m., Residential burglary on Ronda Court occurred between 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.  An unknown suspect removed a screen to a master bedroom window and made entry through the open window (which the victim had left open).  Loss was cash and jewelry. 
#057 – On October 8, 2012, at 10:19 p.m., residential burglary on 43500 block of Ellsworth St sometime between 11:30 a.m. and 6:50 p.m. Unknown suspect(s) broke a kitchen window and ransacked condo.  Loss included passports, electronics, property deeds, car title, diplomas, bank paperwork, and sunglasses. 
#024 – On October 9, 2012 at 2:46 p.m., residential burglary on 4600 block of Serra Ave. Suspect(s) made entry through a rear sliding door.  Loss was a laptop.    
Commercial Burglaries reported – 2; Attempted burglary:  1 
#008– On October 8, 2012 at 7:25 a.m., officers responded to Cell Phone Mate Inc. at 48346 Milmont Dr to take a commercial burglary report.  Sometime between 6:00 p.m. on 10/5/12 and 6:55 a.m. on 10/8/12, unknown suspect(s) smashed the front door glass, entered the business, and removed a laptop (which had been on a desk in plain view). 
#014 – On October 8, 2012, at 9:37 a.m., commercial burglary at Spring Leaf Financial Services, 39146 Fremont Bl (the Hub) between 5:30 p.m. on 10/5/12 and 8:30 a.m. on 10/8/12.  The business’s only door possibly left unlocked, as there was no sign of forced entry. Unknown suspect(s) removed cash, a camera and a donation jar. 
#028 – On October 8, 2012 at 2:00 p.m., commercial burglary at Calypso Software at 39420 Liberty St. sometime between 2:30 p.m. on 10/6/12 and 1:40 p.m. on 10/8/12. Unknown suspect(s) attempted to pry open the front door of the business, but the deadbolt was locked and entry was not made. 
If you have information about one of the above listed incidents or any other incident you believe has occurred in Fremont, please contact us at fremontpolice@fremont.gov, by phone at 790-6900 or learn how to send an anonymous tip at www.fremontpolice.org/tip.


Newark Crime News of the Day

October 9, 2012

0916 Hours : During a traffic stop, Officer  arrested Fremont woman, 38, for 12500(a) CVC- no driver license and 529.5(c) PC, possession of a false government ID. She was booked at Fremont Jail.

1411 Hours: Officer  and the shift responded to the report of a residential burglary interrupted on Joaquin Murieta with two suspects fleeing towards the Ohlone College Center. Two male juveniles were caught and arrested for 484(a) PC for the theft of a carton containing a laptop left out for a UPS pick-up. Both juveniles were subsequently issued citations and released to their parents.

0033 hours: Fremont PD requested our K-9 for a search of copper thieves near Research and Brown Rd. Officers responded. The suspect(s) were not located.

0223 hours: Officers responded to the area of 6800 Mayhews Landing Rd. for a welfare check. While there, Officer two Fremont men — one age 20, the other age 23 — They were in possession of brass knuckles and “jiggler” keys. They were arrested for 21810 PC – brass knuckles and 466 PC – burglary tools and booked into the Fremont Jail.

0310 hours: During the above call, Officer saw a vehicle weaving and following an ambulance at a very close distance. Officer located the vehicle, conducted a traffic stop and subsequently arrested Fremont woman, 27, for 23152(a) VC- DUI. She was issued a citation and released.

October 10, 2012

1006 Hrs. Officers responded to a residence in the 6000 block of Moores Ave. regarding a domestic battery between husband and wife. The victim had been choked and beaten by her husband days prior. Based upon the visible injuries, and statements collected from both parties and the children, he was arrested for 273.5 PC – Domestic Violence — and served with an Emergency Protective Order and booked at Fremont PD.

1015 Hrs. Officer investigated a stolen vehicle. A white 1992 Ford Econoline van, CA license 8S49674 was stolen from the 36800 block of Sycamore St.

1544 Hrs. Officer  investigated a vehicle burglary. The victim vehicle suffered a shattered window while it was parked on the 36900 block of Cherry St. The burglary occurred about 9AM and the loss was car audio speakers.

Any person with any information concerning these incidents can contact the non-emergency line at 510-578-4237. Information can also be left anonymously on the “silent witness” hotline at 510-578-4000, extension 500.

Source: Newark Police Department


New Haven USD committee considers selling former Union City school

A committee appointed to study the feasibility of selling New Haven Unified School District properties has recommended that a former school site be sold, a district spokesman said.

The committee recommended to the New Haven school board Tuesday that the now-closed Cabello Elementary School, at 4500 Cabello St., be sold to help offset the district’s budget shortfalls, New Haven spokesman Rick LaPlante said.

The district’s financial woes have been caused by continuing state cuts to education, LaPlante said.

The seven-member committee — which includes Union City parents, teachers and representatives of the business community and the school district — met twice in late September and held a public meeting on Monday before delivering its report to the school board.

Dutra-Cerro-Graden, a Hayward-based real estate broker working with the school district, is confident that developers would be interested in the Cabello property when it becomes available, LaPlante said. [Added Note, 10/08/12): Dominic Dutra, a Fremont City Council member, is a co-founder of Dutra-Cerro-Graden]

The Educational Services Center, which houses the district office at 34200 Alvarado-Niles Road, also was considered for sale. However, the committee was not convinced that selling the property was economically feasible for the district, LaPlante said

The five-member school board will consider the committee’s recommendation at its Oct. 16 meeting.


A chance to save a young child’s life in Fremont

Alice and Andrew Kong are stuck in every parent’s nightmare.

Their 2-year-old son, Jeremy, was diagnosed in June with a rare and aggressive form of leukemia and he needs a bone-marrow transplant to survive.

The Kong family now is racing against time to find a matching donor. If one is not found within the next six weeks, Jeremy would undergo a fourth round of chemotherapy, further endangering him by reintroducing more toxins to his little body.

The Kong family has been assisted in their search by the Asian American Donor Program, an Alameda-based nonprofit devoted to recruiting people to donate bone marrow and/or stem cells for patients in need.

To find a list of marrow donor registration drives in Fremont and beyond, click here.

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