June 19, 2012 > Newark Police Log
Newark Police Log
Submitted By Newark PD
Officers responded to a residential burglary alarm at a home on Cherry Street at 12:27 a.m. Officer Jackman determined that the suspect(s) had forced entry into the residence through a bathroom window but appeared to have fled once the alarm went off. Because the homeowners were in the process of moving and had already taken most of their contents out of the home, there did not appear to be any loss.
Officer Clark accepted the citizen's arrest of Ryan Wiekhorst of Tucson AZ at 9:35 a.m. after he stole beer from Sante Fe Foods at 7353 Thornton Avenue and booked him at Santa Rita Jail.
NPD Officers were dispatched to 5424 St. Mark Avenue at 11:10 p.m. regarding vandalism. Upon arrival, officers contacted Eduardo Polvos of Newark and his girlfriend. A Mercedes Benz was in the parking lot with its side passenger window shattered. Subsequent investigation revealed that Polvos had grabbed the back of his girlfriend's head and shoved it through the window. The girlfriend was transported to a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries. Polvos was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon and inflicting corporal injury to cohabitant; he was booked at Fremont Jail.
0256 Hours: NPD units were dispatched to 5555 Cedar Court (EZ-8 Motel) for a civil standby for an eviction involving guests in room #251. Upon arrival, officers contacted Miriam Araya DOB: 05-22-90 (Hayward) and learned that she was listed as a wanted person for a violation of California Vehicle Code section 23152(b) (driving under the influence). Officer Kovach arrested Araya and booked her at Santa Rita Jail.
At 1:47 p.m., Officer Rollins took custody of two citizens' arrests at 5401 Thornton Avenue (Home Depot) for petty theft. A Juvenile and German Ramos of Newark were arrested for the theft of approximately $25 of paint removal supplies. Both were cited and released with notices to appear in court.
Officer Knutson took custody of a citizens' arrest at 2:38 p.m. from 5500 Newpark Mall (TJ Maxx) of Hasani Jones of San Francisco for petty theft. He was determined to have a prior conviction for a theft related crime with time served. He was transported to Fremont Jail and booked for theft) and theft with a prior enhancement.
Officer Eriksen responded to 37366 Elm Street at 4:29 p.m. regarding a suspicious person that was possibly in the reporting party's backyard. Ramon Arreola of Newark was contacted and after displaying objective symptoms and subject to a central nervous system stimulant evaluation was arrested for being under the influence of a narcotic. He was transported and booked at Fremont Jail.
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.