January 6, 2012 > Newark Police Log
Newark Police Log
Submitted By Cmdr. Robert Douglas, Newark PD
At 3:30 p.m., 1993 Black Acura Integra, License #6DSR224 was reported as stolen from NewPark Mall.
At 11:42 a.m., officers responded to a grab-and-run at Sears and subsequently accepted the citizen's arrest of Thomas Winkle of Fremont for petty theft with a prior. Winkle was booked at Santa Rita Jail.
At 6:14 p.m., officers handled a citizen's arrest/shoplifting case at the Safeway supermarket. In addition to arresting Michael Hinojoza of Union City for petty theft, Hinojoza was also arrested for possession of Methamphetamine and being under the influence of a controlled substance.
Units responded to the Ranch 99 Market at 8:31 p.m. to a report of a strong-arm robbery that just occurred. The adult female victim was robbed of her purse by a group of six 16-18 year old black males. She was not harmed. A store security guard saw the suspects flee over a fence into an apartment complex on Lido Boulevard. During a check of the area, the group was spotted again on Mirabeau Drive where they again fled on foot. Two of the juveniles (ages 14 & 16) were arrested for resisting delaying an investigation after they were found hiding under a boat parked on the driveway of a residence. The remaining subjects were not captured.
After responding to a domestic violence incident at a residence on Newark Boulevard at 10:13 p.m., Officers arrested Jorge Aceituno-Izaguirre of Newark for domestic battery.
A citizen reported a suspicious van parked to the rear of the Balentine Business Park at 12:35 a.m. When Officers arrived at the scene they contacted Nasser Hamidy of Newark. Hamidy was intoxicated and had driven his van into the business park and got it stuck on a lawn next to a fountain. Hamidy was ultimately arrested for DUI.
Any person with any information concerning these incidents can contact the non-emergency line at 510-578-4237. Information can also be left anonymously on the "silent witness" hotline at 510-578-4000, extension 500.