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April 15, 2014 > Newark Police Log

Newark Police Log

Submitted By Cmdr. Michael Carroll, Newark PD

Tuesday, April 1
At 5:13 p.m., Officer Lopez investigated a window smash auto burglary that occurred in the lower Macy's parking lot. Loss was a laptop and iPad.

At 6:16 p.m., Officer Homayoun investigated an auto burglary which occurred at NewPark Mall between the hours of 1500 and 1800. Entry was via a window smash and the loss was a backpack.

At 6:53 p.m., Officer Norvell responded to an outside assist from Ohlone College PD at their Newark Campus for a subject they were holding for peeping in the womenÕs restroom. Alusine Danfa of San Jose was arrested. Danfa was booked at the Santa Rita Jail.

Wednesday, April 2
At 7:24 a.m., CSO Verandes investigated an auto burglary near Birch St. and Jacaranda Ct. Entry was made via door pry and the loss was two pairs of Oakley sunglasses and an iPod.

Officer Cerini investigated a vehicle tampering at a residence in the 38900 block of Bluebell Drive. The vehicleÕs hood and wiring system were damaged.

Officer Knutson accepted the citizensÕ arrest of Supriya Rathnam at 3:08 p.m. for petty theft from MacyÕs. She was provided a notice to appear.

Officer Ramos contacted Ellis Vietor (Transient) at 5:25 p.m. on Stevenson Blvd and arrested him for possession of burglary tools. He was transported to Santa Rita Jail.

Officers responded at 6:28 p.m. to a battery in-progress outside of MacyÕs, where Loss Prevention agents were fighting a female subject. The female, later identified as Micayla Dupree (San Leandro) had arrived at the store to claim her two children from their father, Odell Jones (Bay Point), who had been arrested by MacyÕs for theft. Dupree started an argument with Loss Prevention agents, which allowed Jones to flee with the children. Dupree was taken into custody. Jones fled to the auto dealerships (south of the mall), where he abandoned the children, and stole a mechanicÕs shirt which he put on to disguise his appearance. Jones was located near a hotel, where he was taken into custody. Officer Homayoun arrested Dupree for battery, Jones was arrested for commercial burglary (2 counts) and child endangerment. Both were booked at Santa Rita Jail. The two children were taken into protective custody.

At 10:24 p.m., Officer Kovach investigated an auto burglary that occurred in the BJÕs Restaurant parking lot. Entry was via window smash, loss was an HP laptop and a cell phone. The burglary occurred between 10:10 p.m. and 10:24 p.m.

Officers responded at 10:46 p.m. to a family disturbance at 36850 Cherry St. where two brothers were fighting. Officer Ramos arrested Henry Kreyger (Newark) for vandalism, resisting arrest and battery on a police officer. John Kreyger (Newark) was arrested for vandalism. Both were booked at the Santa Rita Jail.

Thursday, April 3
At 4:24 p.m., Officer Katz investigated a residential ransack burglary at 37054 Walnut St. Entry was made via side door kick. Loss is jewelry, a small Sentry safe, and a silver Apple iPod Nano. The burglary occurred between 7:15 a.m. and 4:24 p.m.

While conducting continuing directed patrol at our transient motels, at 2:06 a.m., Officer Coffey stopped a vehicle returning to the Motel 6 for multiple VC violations. The driver was on probation. During a probation search of his motel room, his girlfriend was contacted. She provided a false name, but could not outwit Officer Coffey, who located her identification, and confirmed she had an outstanding Felony warrant for possession of a stolen car and a $10,000 bail out of Belmont PD. Ramona Kelly of San Francisco was arrested for the warrant and a new charge of lying to the police.

Friday, April 4
Officer Horst responded to MacyÕs at 2:48 p.m. for a shoplifter. Officer Horst took custody of Shan Zeng and she was booked for commercial burglary.

At 10:18 p.m., a check of a suspicious vehicle at the Silliman Center by Officer Hogan resulted in the arrest of Brian Chapin of Newark for a domestic violence restraining order violation. Chapin was booked at Fremont PD Jail.

At 12:08 a.m., Officer Slater investigated a domestic violence incident that occurred at the Sycamore Bay Apartments. Filadelfo Vasquez of Newark was arrested for threats of violence and misdemeanor domestic violence. He was later booked at Santa Rita Jail.

Sunday, April 6
At 11:43 p.m., Officer Arroyo investigated a hit and run collision in front of a residence in the 5900 block of Mayhews Landing Rd. The victim parked her vehicle in front of the residence last night. When she returned today, she found an unidentified white vehicle had sideswiped the driverÕs side of her vehicle leaving a white paint transfer. The suspect did not stop or leave any information regarding the accident.

Officer Losier investigated a hit and run collision at NewPark Mall at 3:31 p.m. The victim parked her vehicle in the mall parking lot near the Red Robin entrance. The suspect, an Asian Male fled the scene when the victim got out of her vehicle to speak to him about the accident. The suspect vehicle a black sedan possibly a Nissan, which fled towards the Hwy 880.

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 Òsilent witnessÓ hotline at 510-578-4000, extension 500.

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