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March 14, 2017 > Newark Police Log

Newark Police Log

Submitted By Cmdr. Mike Carroll, Newark PD

Thursday, March 2
At 1:34 p.m. Officers responded to a report of an armed robbery at Shoe Palace, 1074 NewPark Mall. A man entered the store and asked for three pairs of shoes. When the employee brought out the shoes the man pulled out a handgun, grabbed the shoes and ran from the store to a waiting car outside the mall. Police followed the car into Fremont and made a traffic stop. Inside the car were three men, ages 22, 23 and 24. A handgun found inside the car matched the one seen in the robbery; it was later determined to be a plastic replica. All three men were arrested and booked into the Fremont jail.

Friday, March 3
At 2:21 a.m. Officer Pacheco investigated a robbery reported on the 6300 block of Cotton Avenue where two known suspects were thought to be. Officer Khairy and Officer Simon conducted surveillance at the suspectÕs home on the 36900 block of Locust Street and eventually arrested a 51-year-old woman and a 31-year-old man, both of Newark. Both were booked into the Fremont Jail.

At 10:02 p.m. Officers responded to a disturbance on the 6200 block of Mayhews Landing Road. A 45-year-old Newark man was arrested on suspicion of battery, possession of a controlled substance, obstructing a police officer, probation violation and a restraining order violation. The man was booked into Santa Rita Jail.

Saturday, March 4
At 3:39 a.m. A citizen on Dairy Avenue reported the sounds of glass breaking and car alarms in the area of Dairy Avenue and Cherry Street. Officer Khairy responded to the area and saw a 19-year-old Newark man walking out of the bushes of the Bridgeport Condos toward Cherry Street and carrying miscellaneous gardening tools. Officer Losier located a work truck a short distance away in the parking lot the Bridgeport Condos that contained similar garden tools and many of the rear storage compartments were ajar. The man was arrested on suspicion of prowling, theft, and being drunk in public. He was booked into Santa Rita Jail.

At 10:07 p.m. Community Service Officer Parks documented serious dog bite incidents where the victim, a house sitter on the 5300 block of Rockport Court, was bitten by two dogs that were fighting. The victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

Sunday, March 5
At 6:38 a.m. Police responded to a report of an interrupted auto burglary on the 36500 block of Mulberry Street. Officer Hogan was first to arrive at the scene on Olive Street at George Avenue and contacted two male suspects. He ordered them to stop and get on the ground; instead, both suspects ran West on George Avenue. Hogan pursued the pair on foot and detained one of them who had dropped a loaded handgun while running. After a prolonged search, Officers Nobbe and Germano detained the second suspect on Mulberry Street. The suspects, a 20 year old from Pittsburg and a 20-year-old from Antioch were booked into Santa Rita Jail.

Tuesday, March 7
At 10:31 a.m. Officers responded to the Check Center, 5710 Thornton Avenue, on a report of two people trying to cash stolen checks. Officer Horst arrested a 25-year-old Newark man on suspicion of possessing, burglary and forgery. Also arrested was a 19 year old Newark woman on suspicion of possessing stolen property, burglary, forgery, and possession of drug paraphernalia. The checks came from a stolen pickup that was recovered on Oak Street, a short distance from the suspectÕs residence. Both suspects were booked into Santa Rita Jail.

At 1:30 p.m. Officer Warren contacted and arrested a 43-year-old Fremont man on suspicion of package theft. The suspect had stolen a package on Taro Terrace and was attempting to get away when intercepted by Officer Warren. The suspect was booked into the Santa Rita Jail for resisting arrest and package theft.

At 3:48 p.m. Officer Taylor investigated a battery on a person at Starbucks, 5741 Stevenson Boulevard. The suspect, a 58-year-old transient male was known by the victim, but was not located by police.

Wednesday, March 8
At 7:20 p.m. Officer Smith investigated a report of a residential burglary on the 36300 block of Newark Boulevard. Entry to the home was made through a bathroom window that was left open a few inches for fresh air. Taken were three computers.

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