October 2, 2012 > Update on Zena Jewelers Newpark Mall Robbery
Update on Zena Jewelers Newpark Mall Robbery
Submitted By Sgt. Manuel DeSerpa, Newark PD
On July 26, 2012, at approximately 1220 hours, an armed robbery occurred at the Zena Jewelry Store located at 1201 Newpark Mall in Newark, California. During the robbery, one of the suspects fired a handgun; there were no injuries. The four suspects successfully stole a large amount of jewelry.
On September 20, 2012, three suspects were charged in the Zena Jewelers Newpark Mall robbery. All three suspects are in custody. At this time the fourth suspect is currently unknown, but authorities are actively investigating leads. The investigation included assistance from the Southern Alameda County Major Crimes Task Force, Fremont PD, Union City PD, Newark PD, San Francisco PD, Twin Cities PD, and Oakland PD.
The suspects include a 16-year-old male from Oakland CA and a 17-year-old male from Hayward CA. and the adult, Raymond Jefferson Jr., age 20 of San Francisco CA.