May 11, 2012 > Newark Police Log
Newark Police Log
Submitted By Newark PD
Officer Ramos investigated a domestic violence call at a residence in the 37100 block of Spruce Street at 9:44 a.m. and arrested Grant Matsunaga of Newark and booked him at Fremont Jail.
Officer Heckman contacted Joel DeGuzman of Newark in the alleyway to the north of the Raley's Shopping Center for dumpster diving at 4:54 p.m. DeGuzman failed to follow verbal instructions and escaped when Officer Heckman attempted to detain him. Officer Heckman and Sergeant Shaffer located DeGuzman in the Lido Faire Shopping Center in front of Little Caesar's Pizza, where he was arrested for resisting arrest, under the influence of a drug and assault on a police officer. He was booked at Santa Rita Jail.
Officers Clark and Rollins assisted Alameda County Sheriff Office Detectives at 3 p.m. as perimeter units during a search warrant on Bonnie Street. ACSO Drug Task Force Detectives discovered an illegal methamphetamine lab inside an illegal add-on to a residence and subsequently recovered approximately 13 pounds of methamphetamine. ACSO arranged for an Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms Team to dismantle the lab. Bonnie between Dairy and Noel remained closed for several hours while the lab was safely removed. This incident was handled by the Alameda County Sheriff's Office; any inquiries into this incident can be directed to the Sheriff's Office.
Officer Clark investigated a stolen vehicle from the 36200 block of Worthing Drive. The vehicle is a 1998 Green Saturn 4 door CA license 3XNE046.
Officer Rollins investigated a stolen vehicle reported at NPD but occurred from a residence on Idlewild Court approximately 2 to 3 weeks prior. The vehicle is a Maroon 1997 Nissan Altima CA license 4UZG385.
Officer Eriksen accepted a Citizen's Arrest at 6:14 p.m. of Shavonna Johnson of Oakland after she stole items from JC Penny. Johnson was arrested and booked at Fremont Jail.
Officer Saunders located Carson McCabe of Newark at 7:33 p.m. inside the old GMC lot (Balentine Drive at Mowry School Road) behind a section of fencing that had been recently cut. Officer Saunders saw McCabe carrying an 8-foot piece of metal siding from the business. McCabe admitted that he was stealing from the business to sell the metal for scrap. McCabe was also in possession of several tools, including bolt cutters; pull cables, and a volt meter. McCabe was arrested and booked at Fremont Jail.
Officer Norvell responded to the 7900 block of Wells Avenue at 8:17 p.m. The residents discovered thier residence had been entered through an unlocked rear door between the hours of 7:10 a.m. and 3 p.m. The loss at this time is jewelry.
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.