FREMONT (CBS SF) — A man who had been evading arrest for more than a month was found hiding under a mattress in a Fremont home last week, police said Tuesday.
David Contreras, 36, was wanted on suspicion of domestic violence for allegedly battering a pregnant woman in May, police said.READ MORE: UPDATE: Estrada Fire Containment 35%; Evacuation Orders Downgraded as Crews Mop Up
Contreras, a Fremont resident, spoke to police on the phone after the incident and told them they wouldn’t be able to find him, according to police.
Officers ultimately found Contreras hiding in a home on Geddy Court last Thursday, police said.READ MORE: Hollywood Movie, TV Workers Reach Deal With Producers to Avert Strike
Investigators believe Contreras may have been hiding in the home for the past month.
Officers are now investigating suspects who they believe harbored Contreras, knowing he was a fugitive.
Contreras was booked at the Fremont Police Detention Facility on suspicion of domestic violence, false imprisonment, a sex offender registration violation and resisting arrest, police said.MORE NEWS: COVID Vaccination Count in San Mateo County Revised Down Due to Data Error
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