Fremont PD asking public for help in finding man suspected of robbery

The Fremont police are seeking the public’s assistance to locate wanted suspect Melvin Landry Jr.

Melvin Landry Jr. (21 years old) is currently wanted for an armed robbery and assault with a firearm that occurred at the Albrae Street Walmart Store (405580 Albrae St.) in Fremont on January 3, 2013 at approximately 9:15 p.m. Landry Jr. is known to frequent the areas of Oakland and Sacramento and may be connected to additional robberies that have occurred in the Bay Area. The Fremont Police Department holds a ramey warrant for his arrest in the amount of $310,000. We are asking for the public’s assistance to locate him.

A second suspect in the robbery, Dominique Martin, a 21 year old adult male Fremont resident, was arrested on January 4, 2013 by Fremont Police Officers when a 2002 black BMW, used in the robbery, was located by Oakland PD. The firearm is still outstanding and Landry Jr. is considered armed and dangerous.

We are asking the for the public’s assistance to locate Landry Jr.. Detective Joshua Ehling can be contacted at 510-790-6934 or if you would like to send an anonymous tip you can do so by clicking the “submit an anonymous web tip” link below or go to www.fremontpolice.org/tip.

Chris DeBenedetti