February 21, 2012 > Newark Police Log
Newark Police Log
Submitted By Cmdr. Robert Douglas, Newark PD
A grand theft was reported from a residence on Dorking Court at 9:36 a.m. The victim reported that over $40,000 in cash were stolen from her safe.
At 11:27 a.m., an officer investigated a stolen vehicle taken from the 6200 block of Joaquin Murieta. The vehicle was described as a Red 1996 Honda Accord, license #3NTJ935
A stolen car was recovered after it had been abandoned on Merion Drive.
At 2:48 p.m., NPD Officer investigated a stolen vehicle taken from the 3600 block of Sycamore Avenue. The vehicle was described as a Red 1990 Honda Accord, license #6HZR314
A NPD Officer arrested Joshua Short of Union City at 4:05 p.m. for possession of drug paraphernalia during a traffic stop on Peachtree Avenue at Willow Street.
A NPD Officer attempted to conduct a parole search at the E-Z-8 Motel at 10:14 p.m. and instead located a 17 year-old female, the possible victim of sexual exploitation. With the assistance of additional officers, surveillance was conducted on the motel room and Sean McCullough of Oakland was arrested when he arrived at the Motel to visit the victim. The victim was taken into protective custody and McCullough was booked for pandering.
At 12:31 a.m., a NPD Officer initiated a traffic stop on Pukhlas Chauhan of Newark and recovered a small quantity of Marijuana in his vehicle. A follow-up probation search at Chauhan's residence resulted in the recovery of an additional ? of a pound of Marijuana in his bedroom. Chauhan was subsequently arrested for possession of marijuana for sale.
At 12:43 a.m., units responded to the area of Lake Park to a report of a subject threatening to harm himself. Family members called NPD to report he was despondent and threatening to cut himself with a knife. Responding Officers located the male in the park and detained him without incident. He was treated at a local hospital and released. Upon his release from the hospital, Mendez was arrested for the Cocaine he attempted to discard before he was handcuffed.
A NPD Officer handled a minor injury solo-vehicle traffic collision at 1:07 a.m. (vehicle vs. parked vehicle) on Cedar Boulevard. The driver, Maurice Ley of Fremont, was transported via ambulance to Washington Hospital and later arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol.
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.
An Officer responded to Sycamore Bay Apartments at 6:17 a.m. for a male subject who was masturbating near the gym. The suspect fled before officers arrived. He is described as Filipino or Vietnamese, early 30's, 5'4", 130 lbs., skinny build, dark skin, short black spiked hair. He was last seen wearing black bike shorts and a black shirt with unknown printing on the front of the shirt.
At 7:06 a.m., an Officer located an unoccupied 10851 auto out of San Diego in the parking lot of Motel 6. Another Officer conducted surveillance of the vehicle until Charles Rainwater of Muncie, IN was taken into custody after a high risk traffic stop. He was arrested for possession of a stolen vehicle and possession of stolen property. He was booked into the Fremont Jail.
An Officer responded to Macy's at 11:39 a.m. to investigate a shoplifting theft where the male suspect, Trung Vu of San Jose was being combative with Loss Prevention. Vu was subsequently arrested for commercial burglary and transported to the Fremont Jail.
An Officer responded to the 6700 block of Cedar for a 15 year-old female runaway, who had returned to the area. She was located and it was learned that she had a warrant. She was taken to the Child Protective Services assessment center at 3:20 p.m.
An Officer responded to JC Penny's at 4:25 p.m. and accepted their Citizen's Arrest of a shoplifter. Baldeep Bajwa of Fremont who was arrested for theft and released with a citation.
A residential burglary was interrupted at 8:03 p.m. on the 37100 block of Elm Street. There was no loss.
An attempted residential burglary occurred at 9:33 p.m. in the 37000 block of Locust Street.
Irsteal Thomas was cited and released for possession of marijuana during a traffic stop.
At 8:15 a.m., a NPD Officer responded to the 37100 block of Locust Street to investigate a burglary that occurred between 9:30 p.m. last night and 7:50 a.m. this morning. Entry was made through a rear window with a prying tool. At this time the loss is unknown.
A NPD Officer responded to a possible deceased male at in the 7900 block Sunset Avenue. Grant Floyd, DOB 10/18/57 resided with his brother and sister-in-law. Grant had a history of medical issues. Call was logged at 11:48 a.m.
A NPD Officer investigated a shoplifting incident at Safeway at 9:45 p.m.. Ryan Madlangbyan was cited and released for petty theft.
NPD units were detailed at 3:03 a.m. to the area of 6200 Moores Avenue on a report of a suspicious person going in and out of driveways. Upon arrival, NPD units located Brigitte Sanders and Jahmal Brooks. Brooks was treated by ALCO Fire for a medical issue; Sanders was arrested for an outstanding felony warrant and Brooks was arrested for a misdemeanor warrant.
At 11:32 a.m., a NPD Officer responded to the 35400 block of Orleans Drive for a roommate vs. roommate disturbance. One of the roommates, Adam Hill, was arrested on his no cite warrant and transported to Santa Rita Jail, where he was booked.
A NPD Officer responded to a residence on the 35500 block of Blackburn Drive at 1:30 p.m.. for a mother vs. daughter disturbance. Rene Nordvick was arrested for being under the influence of drugs. She was transported to Santa Rita Jail.
A NPD Officer responded to Safeway at 4:23 p.m. and accepted their Citizen's Arrest of Blake Macwood, of Newark. Macwood was arrested for shoplifting and released upon a citation.
5:07 p.m., a NPD Officer saw a vehicle make a traffic violation. When the violator saw Officer Revay, the vehicle took off at a high rate of speed, eastbound on Cedar Boulevard. A short time later the officer, while trying to find the violator vehicle, came upon a collision. The collision involved the same violator vehicle. Witnesses said the violator vehicle had crossed into opposing traffic and collided with a second vehicle, head-on.
The driver of the violator vehicle fled from the area on foot. He was last reported, possibly on the roof of a nearby shopping center. Inside of the vehicle officers located a loaded .357 magnum revolver and marijuana. The suspect is believed to be Patrick Gregoire who has two felony warrants for his arrest. The building's roof was searched with a tactical team from Newark / Union City SWAT; the suspect was not found. The driver of the other vehicle was transported to an area hospital for a complaint of pain to his head and chest. This investigation is continuing.
At 12:41 a.m., NPD Officers were detailed to the 7-11 store at 39620 Cedar Boulevard on a report of an armed robbery. The clerk reported that a tall, thin white male adult pointed a small dark brown handgun at him and demanded money. The suspect was approximately 6-0ft. tall, 155lbs, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with the hood over his head. The suspect was wearing black sunglasses and his face was covered with a black bandana. The suspect was last seen running northbound from the business on Cedar Boulevard.