August 13, 2013 > Newark Police Log
Newark Police Log
Submitted By Newark PD
Wednesday, July 31
Officer Homayoun accepted a Citizen's Arrest from Macy's at 3:50 p.m. Jorge Aguilar of Hayward was arrested and issued a notice to appear.
Officer Kovach investigated the theft of a cell phone at 39185 Cedar Blvd. (Tapioca Express) at 9:47 p.m.
Thursday, August 1
Officers responded to Mowry Avenue at 6:32 a.m. for a theft that had just occurred from the Pick-N-Pull Auto Wrecking, 7400 Mowry Ave. An employee saw two male subjects walking away from the back southeast section of the yard, through an opening in the fence. The employees saw the males had large backpacks with them. The males were stopped on Cherry St. They were in possession of 42 air conditioning cores from the wrecking yard. Officer Katz arrested Leland Loretz, Transient - San Leandro and Cary Moore, Transient - Hayward for possession of stolen property. Both were booked at Santa Rita Jail.
1205 hours: Officers responded to a battery that had just occurred on Rosewood St. and Ruschin Dr. Descriptions of the suspects were given to responding officers. Officer Revay located Erik Casterjon of Newark and Antonio Lombera of Newark. Both matched descriptions of the suspects. Both Casterjon and Lombera took off running. Officer Revay arrested each one for resisting arrest after a short foot pursuit. The assault victim was also located. Casterjon was additionally arrested for domestic violence. Both were booked at the Fremont Jail.
Officer Warren investigated a theft that had occurred between Wednesday, July 24 and Friday, July 26 of wire from a pump station at the Newark Community Park. Loss was estimated at $1,000.
Friday, August 2
Officer Katz accepted a Citizen's Arrest at 3:13 p.m. from the Burlington Coat Factory of Kristina Fidecaro of San Jose for petty theft. Search incident to arrest, Officer Katz located heroin in her possession. An additional charge was added. Fidecaro was booked at SRJ.
At 10:16 p.m., Officer Hogan investigated an auto-burglary that occurred on Chelsea Dr. A window on the vehicle was smashed and the loss was clothing and a gym bag.
Saturday, August 3
Sunday, August 4
At 9:09 a.m., Officer Eriksen arrested Michael Prado of Newark for Domestic Violence. Michael assaulted the victim after an argument over money and the use of a rental car. The victim suffered visible injuries to her face and head. Victim and the couple's children were transported to Stanford Hospital where she was treated and later released. Michael was booked at Santa Rita Jail. An Emergency Protective Order was granted by a judge and all parties were served.
Sgt. Kimbrough investigated a Stolen vehicle report from the 36300 block of Concord St. The victim reported her 1995 Nissan Sentra (white) was stolen from the front of her residence. The vehicle license is #3NTA617. The vehicle was taken sometime after 10:00 PM on 03/03/13.
At 8:00 p.m., Officer Losier handled a citizen's arrest/shoplifting investigation at the NewPark Mall Macy's store. Two male juveniles were arrested for petty theft and later released to the custody of their parents at NPD.
Monday, August 5
At 11:45 a.m., Officer Cerini arrested Elizabeth Araujo of Newark for Domestic Battery after she assaulted her boyfriend. The two were staying at 5601 Mowry Ave, Motel 6 when Elizabeth became upset over where the couple was going to eat lunch. Elizabeth was taken into custody and later booked at Santa Rita Jail.
At 12:46 a.m. Officer Kovach investigated a residential burglary at a residence in the 36500 block of Buetke Drive. Loss is jewelry and Louis Vuitton hand bags.
Tuesday, August 6
1608 hours: Officer Taylor investigated an auto burglary that occurred on Tozier Street. The victim vehicle was a van and entry was made through the rear door. The loss was several power tools.
Officers responded to a disturbance at a residence in the 6200 block of Bellhaven Ave. at 8:06 p.m. Carlos Colin of Newark was placed under citizen's arrest by his father after he attempted to strangle his father twice prior to police arrival. Once handcuffed, Colin threatened all three officers on scene as a group and individually and earned an additional charge. He was booked at Santa Rita Jail for battery.
Officer Geser investigated a possible auto burglary at 6:36 p.m. in the 8300 block of Mayhews Landing Rd. A loss was not determined but the window had been smashed.
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.