February 19, 2013 > Newark Police Log
Newark Police Log
Submitted By Newark PD
At 1:53 p.m., Fremont PD broadcasted a "BOL" for a vehicle and two masked male occupants who had just committed an armed bank robbery at Bank of the West. The vehicle showed up in Newark, parked on Moores Ave. near Cedar Blvd. occupied by two. The subjects fled from the vehicle on foot in the direction of Cedar Blvd. Through an investigation, room 207 at EZ-8 Motel was established as the location the subjects had fled to.
Fremont PD sent over their armored "Bearcat" vehicle to assist Patrol. Patrol initiated a surround a callout and gained compliance by one suspect who surrendered voluntarily. The second suspect barricaded himself in the room and a NPD/UCPD SWAT callout was initiated. After an approximately 5 hour standoff with NPD/UCPD SWAT, a search warrant was obtained by Fremont PD and chemical agents were introduced to the room forcing the second subject to surrender. The scene and both detained suspects were turned over to Fremont PD for further investigation.
Officers responded to the 7-11 store at 39620 Cedar Boulevard at 7:48 p.m. for an armed robbery that had just occurred. A black male entered the business, pointed a handgun at the clerk, and demanded money. The clerk complied with the suspect and the suspect fled on foot northbound on Cedar Boulevard. The Suspect is described as a Black Male Adult, 20-25 years old, 6'2''-6'4'', approximately 190 pounds with a slim build. Suspect was last seen wearing a blue colored hoodie sweatshirt with his face covered. No vehicle was seen.
Any person with any information concerning these incidents or other 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.