Fiery, Freeway Fatality; Homicides: Fremont, East Bay Crime Log

Susan C. Schena
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EAST BAY, CA – The following is this week's collection of some police and fire stories from around the East Bay.

13 Fremont Schools Receive Bomb Threats: Police

  • No children at school because of coronavirus, as police check the impacted campuses.

Pink 'Police Car' & 'Mercedes' Stolen: 3 Little Owners Devastated

  • No one's happy if their vehicle is swiped. But when partially paid for with lemonade-stand proceeds, hearts break & tears flow in Concord.

Elderly Man Shoved To Ground, Injured; Arrest In Contra Costa

  • Concord police had circulated the disturbing video, of what appeared to be an aggressive assault, in hopes of a suspect identification.

Homicide, Gang Detectives Investigate Fremont Stabbing

  • "The area where this occurred has experienced an increase in gang violence over the past few months," Fremont Police said.

Hillside Catches Fire Next to I-80 In Pinole

  • No injuries were reported.

Walnut Creek Resident Burned In Fire Sunday

  • The 3-alarm fire was at a condominium complex. The victim was rescued from a balcony by firefighters.

Contra Costa Man Killed In Suspected DUI-Related Crash

  • The accident was Saturday outside San Ramon's city limits, with witnesses reporting possible reckless driving, the CHP said.

Vehicles Set On Fire In Contra Costa: 2 Arrests Made

  • Suspects were booked in the cases - one involving two cars set afire on Highway 4 in Martinez and another in Antioch, officials said.

18-Year-Old Was Driving Car When 3 Died In Walnut Creek: CHP

  • The ages of all 3 victims of the fiery crash have been released, but the coroner's office is withholding the names, for now.

3 Dead In Fiery Crash On I-680 In Walnut Creek

  • The crash happened at 10:45 p.m. Tuesday.

Berkeley Police Arrest Suspect In Murder Of College Student

  • Seth Smith, a 19-year-old U.C. Berkeley student, was found by officers on the ground bleeding.

Deadly Weekend Shooting In Hayward

  • Police say the shooting happened in the area of Huntwood and Shepherd avenues.

Newark Police Investigate Homicide

  • The victim was an 18-year-old San Leandro man.

Tip Leads To Arrest Of Man With Auto Burglary Tools, Drugs: Cops

  • Union City Police frequently share the phrase, "If you see something, say something." That's paid off with an arrest.

3 Wounded in Fremont Shooting

  • Police say the shooting may be gang-related.

SCU Lightning Complex Fires Now 35% Contained, 369,000 Acres

  • Smoke should be lighter Thursday as fires elsewhere die down, though firefighters hope to undertake a burn operation.


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This article originally appeared on the Fremont Patch