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Posted on: 04/30/2015
Officer Steven Nordseth of the Fremont Police Department was in pursuit of an alleged drunk driver and the suspect collided with a motorcycle driver.
He was killed moments after the crash.
The victim was later identified as Andrew Silva, 23, of Union City. He was a former U.S. Marine lance corporal and had just returned from a tour in Afghanistan a month before.
On the night of Wednesday the 29th the alleged drunk driver Alexander Yohn, 24, of Emeryville had been spotted going in and out of multiple bars all night.
According to reports Yohn left the last bar around midnight and had been continuously drinking since 9p.m. that evening. Eyewitnesses stated that he had become belligerent and was in no condition to drive. Before leaving the bar a woman had attempted to call the suspects roommate for a ride home, but he refused any help and sped off in his car.
Once he left he proceeded to drive to a Taco Bell near Fremont Boulevard. He started causing a scene in the drive-thru and attempted to pay for the food with his health insurance card. The Taco Bell employee immediately called the police to report the drunk suspect.
Officer Nordseth soon spotted the suspect and attempted to pull him over. Yohn failed to yield and the two continued to speed through the city streets. As the suspect sped through an intersection he smashed into Silva without stopping and soon after hit a utility pole causing his car to catch on fire.
Yohn was arrested and booked into Santa Rita Jail in Dublin without the opportunity of bail. He is facing charges of vehicular manslaughter, murder and felony hit-and-run. Along with the charges for the suspect, the victim’s family has also decided to sue the city for negligence in the pursuit of the suspect that caused Silva’s death.
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Posted on: 04/29/2015
Bianca Lopez, 25, of Fremont was recently seen in court regarding felony hit-and-run charges from an accident earlier this month
According to police reports Lopez was traveling through Alamo Square in San Francisco when she struck three bicyclists with her vehicle. Immediately after she crashed into the three victims she sped off in her Jeep Cherokee.
Lopez approached the cyclist after she had allegedly rear-ended a Mini Cooper on Fell Street. During her escape she turned on to Scott Street where there is a bike route known as The Wiggle.
She had unknowingly turned onto a street where she was met oncoming traffic and the three hit-and-run victims.
After smashing through the three victims, she swerved to avoid the oncoming cars until she crashed into a parked car. The parked Corolla was hit so hard that it was pushed into a parking garage, but Lopez was able to restart her car and flee from that accident as well.
Officers arrived to the scene to investigate the crash and an ambulance to attend to the victims. One victim suffered a fractured pelvis, lacerated liver, and a fractured arm. When they were hit they were sent flying 20 feet into air.
Police recovered her vehicle later that day, but were not able to track the suspect down until a few days later.
When police arrested Lopez she was booked into jail with a bail amount of $100,000. She is facing multiple felony and misdemeanor hit-and-run charges from the result of property damage and great bodily harm to the victims. Police also later found out that the suspect has been driving without a license.
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Posted on: 04/27/2015
Earlier this month a suspect was arrested after a fight in around the 980 Highway in Oakland.
Police arrived to the scene after they received a report of a woman who was uncontrollably screaming. Once they approached the woman they found 58-year-old Barry DeWitt on the ground with several traumatic head injuries.
According to reports, the fight had ended just before the police arrived. DeWitt was immediately sent to the hospital for his injuries, where he later died from the brain trauma sustained in the brawl.
Investigators were able to collect video surveillance from a residents private security cameras. In addition eye witness reports from other citizens in the 23rd and Martin Luther King Jr. Way authorities were able to identify a person of interest in the case.
The suspect was arrested and later identified as 40-year-old Brandon Jones of Oakland. He is currently being held at Santa Rita Jail in Dublin as the investigation continues. Authorities have not released any information as to whether or not they will continue in filing charges against Jones.
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Posted on: 04/12/2015
A male and female suspect were recently arrested after a high-speed chase on Interstate 680 following apparent theft at an East Bay grocery store.
On Wednesday of last week Pleasanton police were patrolling the Safeway on Bernal Avenue when they noticed suspicious activity. They spotted a man running out of the Safeway with two full baskets before jumping into an orange Chevrolet Cavalier with the second suspect.
Officers immediately attempted to stop the couple, but they continued north onto I-680. By the time a Safeway employee called the authorities, officers in pursuit of the suspects in the highway.
Due to the high speeds during the chase, the suspect nearly smashed into a pole after losing control of the vehicle while attempting to exit the freeway.
When the car had come to a stop both suspects fled from the scene, but they were quickly found once officers created a perimeter with police dogs.
The suspects were later identified as Demarko Luke, 21, of Oakland and Dejan Martin, 27, of San Leandro.
Officers found the two Safeway baskets filled with Enfamil baby formula when they entered the vehicle. When the rest of the vehicle was searched officers discovered that the trunk was filled with more baby formula that authorities came from other stores.
Both suspects are facing several felony counts such as theft and evading arrest. Once they were arrested the male and female suspects were booked into Santa Rita Jail in Dublin.
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Posted on: 03/31/2015
Earlier this month CHP officers spotted a gold Nissan Pathfinder speeding down Highway 80. When the officer attempted to pull over the individual he failed to yield and continued on the interstate with increasing speeds.
Multiple CHP groups joined in the chase as the driver led officers through four different counties. The chase originated in Vacaville around 2 p.m. and continued as the suspect reached the Dublin area.
The Dublin CHP department began to pursue the suspect as he reached the San Ramon area on Highway 680. The CHP’s commercial vehicle enforcement facility was able to place road spikes down in an attempt to stop the driver.
The spike strips were able to puncture the vehicles front tires, but the driver still continued down Highway 680. During the chase the driver sped across the highway at speeds reaching 95 mph.
The flat front tires eventually disintegrated and left the driver with only the metal rims which caused him to lose control and crash into a center divider then a dirt embankment. Before coming to a stop the vehicle overturned, but the suspect was able to walk out of the car on his own.
The suspect was later identified as Ramon Bernal, 24 of Davis. Authorities believe that Bernal was under the influence of a controlled substance when he decided to evade the police.
Once he stepped out if his car he was arrested without resistance and booked into jail. He is facing charges of suspicion of driving under the influence and felony evasion of a peace officer.
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Posted on: 03/30/2015
Two suspect have been arrested after a fatal shooting in front a bar last Friday.
Police responded to reports of a shooting outside of a bar in Union City called “The Spot”. The victim was later identified as Tjorn MaGee, 32, of Salinas. He suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was reported dead at the scene.
After gathering eyewitness reports investigators were able to find out that two men participated in the shooting and they were both seen leaving in a white van.
The shooting seems to have resulted from jealousy towards the victim after he had fraternized with an ex-girlfriend of one of the suspects.
Fremont Police later spotted a van that met the description of the suspects’ vehicle near Interstate 80. Both suspects were found in the vehicle and were arrested without incident.
The suspects were identified as Gary Wayne Gates, 53, of East Palo Alto and Kenneth Tyrone Young, 53 if San Jose.
Gates was booked into Santa Rita Jail with a bail set at $5,000 while Young is being held without the option of bail. He is facing additional charges such as possession of a controlled substance and having a firearm with previous felony convictions. Both suspects remain in custody and are expected to be seen in court next week.
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Posted on: 03/24/2015
Earlier this month Chyemil Pierce, 30, of Oakland was attempting to take cover with her children during a gunfight near her home when she was struck by a stray bullet in the back of the head.
Anthony Sims, 19, Shelton McDaniels, 29, and Jerry Harbin Jr., 29, started exchange gunshots after a high speed chase in East Oakland.
Harbin and McDaniels were found and arrested four days after the shooting in a nearby neighborhood. Police located a 9mm gun in Harbin’s car along with drugs and a large amount of cash.
Officials determined that Harbin will face additional charges of allegedly aiding McDaniels to elude arrest and being a felon in possession of a firearm.
The third shooter Sims was identified as the suspect who was attempting to murder Harbin during the shootout. He is also a convicted felon who was convicted previously for murder.
Eyewitness reports stated that a crowd of people were in a verbal altercation and when the fight began to get violent one woman called friends from a group known as the Lower Bottom from West Oakland. Sims was allegedly among one of the West Oakland friends called to the scene known as Third World by local gang members.
Pierce had just returned from picking up her children from school when the shooting started. She was able to get her children to safety before she had been shot. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
All three suspects are facing charges for the murder of Chyemil Pierce along with their individual charges. They remain is Santa Rita Jail without the opportunity of bail.
Anyone who is seeking information in a pending legal case with the option of bail, should contact Nor Cal Bail Bonds with any questions or concerns regarding Santa Rita Bail Bonds.
Posted on: 03/22/2015
Earlier this month Joel Robinson, 21, of Berkeley was charged in connection to a murder of a security guard in late December.
According to police reports the victim Hamilton Rodriguez-Ramos, 20, of Oakland was lured to a quiet secluded area when he approached by his attackers. Along with Robinson, Amari Harmon, Steven Hall, and Tony A. Reed were all arrested in connection to this murder case.
Rodriguez-Ramos worked at a hair supply business in East Oakland as a security guard. It was also stated that the suspect Harmon had gone to the same high school as the victim and had been acquaintances for many years.
Before the murder the victim was lured to a back street near the MacArthur BART station. The street was a regular hang out spot for the suspects.
Once Rodriguez-Ramos was cornered he was shot unprovoked and robbed of his money and other items on his person. It is believed that the suspects stole his car as well because it was later recovered at the home of a family member of Reed’s.
Investigators determined that the suspected gunman was the victims’ classmate Harmon. At the time of the shooting he was only 17, but is now 18, so he will be charged as an adult during his hearing.
Police were able to use surveillance videos and help from local residents to track down the murder suspects. Once each suspect was arrested they were booked into Santa Rita Jail without the opportunity for bail.
With the special circumstances set by the prosecutors all of the suspects could face life in prison without the possibility of parole or the death penalty.
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Posted on: 03/19/2015
On Wednesday March 18th San Leandro Police responded to a frantic call from 7-Eleven employees who stated that he had just been assaulted by a local transient.
Police arrived to the store and could immediately notice that there had been some sort of altercation previously. Coffee, food and shelves laid scattered across the store.
The alleged attacker remained outside of the store yelling at the clerks through the window when the officers approached the building.
According to the report the suspect became violent when the 7-Eleven employees told him that he could not ask store patrons for money.
He then proceeded to punch one of the clerks in the chest multiple times and throw a hot cup of coffee all over the face of the other clerk.
The suspect was later identified as Oluwole Olugbemiga, 27, of Fremont. He is currently being held at Santa Rita Jail in Dublin with a bail of $5,000. He is facing multiple counts of misdemeanor assault and battery. Olugbemiga could also be charged with assault with a deadly weapon causing great bodily injury, with the hot coffee to be considered as the weapon.
The victims were treated for their injuries and released the same day. The victims stated that they only asked the man to stop and did not expect such a violent response.
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Posted on: 03/17/2015
Last Friday police responded to reports of theft and property damage at four different car dealerships in Fremont. Business owners have stated that this is not the first time something like this has happened to their dealerships.
Authorities were able to collect surveillance footage from the dealerships in an attempt to identify the suspects. So far police have stated that the video evidence showed what appeared to be seven young men.
The thieves would start by breaking into the dealership office and locating cars keys to the cars in the lot. Once they had the keys to the vehicles they could easily make their escape.
In an attempt to ward off any possible thefts, business owners have begun to put up signs in their windows reporting that they do not keep any keys in the office overnight.
One victim said that he has been the targeted twice and has lost more than $50,000. At another location the suspects were able to get away with two Mercedes Benz.
All of the cars were removed within a couple days. CHP picked up a couple cars that were deserted on the highway and officers were able to find other cars throughout Oakland.
On Monday police located a Fiat 500 from the robbery with smashed windows and had been totaled.
Grand theft and burglary charges can result in large fines, restitution and possible jail time. If you or someone you know is seeking information on Fremont bail bonds for a pending legal matter, they should contact Nor Cal Bails Bonds with any questions or concerns.