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Recent Crime News
Thursday | via Fremont Bulletin
Fremont Police Department officers Eric Rose and Antonino Stillitano contacted a man near Niles Boulevard and Vallejo Street on Sunday at 6:17 p.m. Officers responded to a report of a theft at the T-Mobile store, 43813 Pacific Commons Blvd., on Sunday at 12:13 p.m. Employees said a man walked into the store and allegedly stole three cell phones after clipping the security wires, police said. The suspect was described as black, in his mid 20s, with a goatee with gold highlights. Comment?
Wednesday | via Patch.com
A $10,000 reward is being offered for information identifying the suspects who vandalized a dam in Fremont last month, allowing 50 million gallons of water to wash away, police said today. The suspects deliberately damaged an Alameda County Water District inflatable dam on Alameda Creek in the Niles area of Fremont in the early morning hours of May 21, according to police. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 1 | via SFGate
Fremont police released grainy surveillance video Wednesday of three men who destroyed an inflatable rubber dam in May, wasting nearly 50 million gallons of water that was intended for customers amid the statewide drought. The video shows the men trespassing on property used by the Alameda County Water District in the early morning hours of May 21. The men somehow damaged a dam made of an inch-thick rubber material, sending water gushing down Alameda Creek and eventually into San Francisco Bay. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 1 | via Patch.com
It's blurry, but do you recognize the vandals in this photo? There's a $10,000 reward for information that leads to an arrest and conviction Detectives investigating the May 21 vandalism of a dam that led to the loss of 50 million gallons of water are seeking help from the public in solving the case. Investigators hope surveillance video of the crime as well as a $10,000 reward from the victim will lead to information that will identify the suspects. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 1 | via Fremont Bulletin
Fremont Police Department detectives are seeking the public's help to identify the suspects connected to the May vandalism of an Alameda Creek dam which led to the loss of 50 million gallons of water meant to serve the residents and businesses of Fremont, Newark and Union City. On Wednesday, police released video from the morning of May 21 of three suspects alleged to have entered a restricted area of Alameda Creek in the Niles area and intentionally destroyed an Alameda County Water District inflatable rubber dam, a key component to the recharge of the Niles Cone Groundwater Basin -- one of the district's main water supplies. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 1 | via Berryessa Sun
444 S. Mathilda Avenue, 3:39 p.m. June 16 Four people who appeared to be "shoulder surfing" around the ATMs at Bank of America were contacted, identified and released after police could not prove a crime had been committed. 1100 block of Lochinvar Avenue, 8:45 a.m.-8 p.m. June 17 An apartment was burglarized. Comment?
Monday Jun 22 | via Inside Bay Area
Siren Sounds is a monthly review of calls for service by Newark Police Department, as reported on Nixle.com . All subjects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Comment?
Monday Jun 22 | via The Campbell Reporter
Witnesses who saw them run out told police they were headed in the direction of Park Boulevard. The pharmacy was similarly burglarized on April 16. 900 block of Hamilton Avenue, 10:20 a.m. Wednesday An elderly woman who responded when a man in a parked vehicle motioned for her to approach backed away when she saw that he was fondling himself. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 17 | via SFGate
Tyanni Miller, age 4, of Union City, was shot in East Oakland after men she was riding with, including her father, fired paintball guns, police say. The father of a 4-year-old girl who was shot in the chest in East Oakland was arrested - accused of firing a paintball gun that prompted a victim of the attack to return fire with a real gun, authorities said Wednesday. Comment?
Monday Jun 15 | via The Campbell Reporter
On June 4 at about 7:45 p.m., Milpitas Police Department officers responded to a disturbance at the New King Eggroll restaurant at 442 W. Calaveras Blvd. Police said Gail Jackson, 66, of Union City, allegedly got into a verbal argument with restaurant employees over an eggroll she ordered that apparently had no meat inside of it. An arriving officer encountering Jackson allegedly determined she smelled of an alcoholic beverage. Comment?
Tuesday Jun 9 | via RecordNET
Monday was a rare occasion in which I was able to cover a court appearance for the Record. I've covered court cases before, including the Gwen Araujo murder retrial in Alameda County, a few small-time bank robbery arraignments in the same county, as well as the arraignments for the pipe bomb suspect who was arrested in Lodi earlier this year. Comment?
Thursday Jun 4 | via KRON 4
Officers responded to reports of a customer being held down and assaulted outside the Safeway store at 1790 Decoto Road at 6:03 p.m., police said. But when they arrived, officers learned the man being held down was in fact a robbery suspect who had allegedly stolen a wallet from and assaulted another customer in the store, police said. Comment?
Thursday Jun 4 | via Inside Bay Area
A pair of good Samaritans came to an elderly man's rescue Wednesday night after an homeless man allegedly stole his wallet inside a busy Union City Safeway, police said. An 84-year-old Fremont man told officers he was standing in the frozen food aisle of the store at 1970 Decoto Road, and when he reached for an item he felt someone slide their hand into his back pocket and grab his wallet, Cmdr. Comment?
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