September 9, 2011 > Newark Police Log
Newark Police Log
Submitted By Cmdr Bob Douglas, Newark PD
Police responded to 6200 block of Brittany Avenue at 7:04 p.m. for a residential burglary that occurred between 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. during which the suspect/s took money and electronics equipment. Entry was made through a screen to an open window. Suspects were seen on a neighbor's video surveillance system driving a mid 90's Oldsmobile Aurora, 4-door, forest green with a factory grey strip on the bottom, with tinted rear windows, and a sunroof. The suspects are described as two black male adults and a black female adult. The female suspect was seen walking up to the victim's residence. One male suspect stayed with the vehicle as a lookout as the female and the other suspect made entry into the backyard.
Persons with information can call Detective Sergeant Michael Carroll or leave information with the "Silent Witness" hotline at 510/578-4000 extension 500.
Attempted Robbery: Officers investigated an attempted robbery at the Check Center on Thornton Avenue at 8 a.m. The lone suspect, with his face covered, approached the victim and followed her into the business as she was opening for the day. The suspect handed the victim a note stating that he had a gun (no gun seen). Once inside the business, the victim was able to escape into an inner office. The suspect left the scene with the note; he was described as a male with a dark complexion, approx. 5'7" with a medium build. The suspect was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and black pants. He fled on foot westbound on Thornton Avenue.