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July 11, 2017 > Newark Police Log

Newark Police Log

Submitted By Captain Chomnan Loth, Newark PD

Saturday, July 1
At 8:13 p.m. Officer Mavrakis responded to a call about illegal fireworks on Elmwood and Darvon streets. He was unable to identify a suspect, but the illegal fireworks were seized.

At 11:03 p.m. Officers responded to a disturbance call at the Courtyard Marriot Hotel, 34905 Newark Boulevard. Officers met and subsequently arrested a 23-year-old San Mateo man and a 26-year-old Menlo Park man on suspicion of obstructing a police officer, disorderly conduct, possession of a controlled substance and battery. Both men were booked into Santa Rita jail.

Monday, July 3
At 6:52 p.m. Officer Wallace investigated a fraud case where an elderly victim was tricked into sending $5,400 in gift cards to an unknown person in Georgia to pay the bail for his ÒgrandsonÓ who was allegedly in jail for driving under the influence. This is a well-established scam that has been going around for some time. Police would like to remind the public to talk with elderly parents or friends about these kinds of scams and encourage them to talk to a trusted friend or relative before responding to these types of calls.

Tuesday, July 4
At 7:06 a.m. officers were dispatched to a reported robbery at the Chevron gas station, 6104 Jarvis Avenue. The suspect had fled prior to police arrival. The incident is under investigation.

At 7:10 p.m. Officers Mapes and Slavazza were conducting a probation check when they met and subsequently arrested a 48-year-old Newark man on suspicion of possessing a controlled substance and illegal fireworks. The man was cited and released at the scene.

At 10:45 p.m. Lieutenant Kimbrough and Sergeant Simon were flagged down by a group of citizens on Port Sailwood Drive. An 18-year-old man had suffered an injury to his hand when an illegal firework exploded. The man was taken to a local trauma center with non-life-threatening injuries.

Wednesday, July 5
At 12:13 a.m. Officers responded to a call about an indecent exposure incident at the Waterford Complex on the 6400 block of Buena Vista Drive. The suspect was not located.

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