February 28, 2012 > Newark Police Log
Newark Police Log
Submitted By Cmdr. Robert Douglas, Newark PD
Officers responded to the 35600 block of Orleans Drive at 10:34 a.m. where a suspect had broken through the front door of a residence and upon seeing an occupant, fled. Suspect #1 is described as an unknown aged male, 6'01", short hair, medium build, and wearing a blue shirt. Suspect # 2 is described as a Hispanic male about 20 years old, 5'07", short hair shaved on the sides, medium build, wearing a white tee shirt, and blue jeans. Suspect Vehicle was described as a light blue colored passenger van with blacked out windows. The suspects fled before any loss occurred.
At 2:49 p.m., officers responded to Sears and accepted their Citizen's Arrest of Chandana Ghanta, age 35 (Fremont). She was arrested for petty theft and issued a citation.
Officer s responded to 35200 block of Farnham Drive at 3:21 p.m. to investigate a burglary that occurred on February 15 around 3:30 a.m. The resident had left their vehicle unlocked allowing a male suspect to enter and obtain the garage door opener, where he took a Yamaha TTR 50 motorcycle, two hunting jackets, and beer. A neighbor had seen an unknown male prowling around the residence prior to the burglary.
Officer s responded to Macy's at 4:02 p.m. and accepted their Citizen's Arrest of two female juveniles for petty theft. They each were issued a citation and released to their parents.
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) 578-4965.