February 6, 2018 > Newark Police Log
Newark Police Log
Submitted By Captain Chomnan Loth, Newark PD
Thursday, Jan. 25
At 5:58 p.m. Officer R. Johnson accepted a citizen?s arrest of a shoplifter at Macy?s, NewPark Mall. The 47-year-old male suspect was booked into the Fremont Jail.
At 8:08 p.m. Officer Rivera initiated a traffic stop in the NewPark Mall parking lot after witnessing a vehicle spinning donuts. The driver, a 19-year-old Newark man was issued a citation for reckless driving and driving under the influence of alcohol. The suspect was released to a family member.
At 8:47 p.m. Officers Pacheco and R. Johnson responded to the Double Tree Hotel on a report of a room being rented with a fraudulent credit card. A 32-year-old transient female and a 33-year-old Newark female were arrested on suspicion of identity theft and possession of access cards with the intent to defraud. The suspects were booked into the Fremont Jail.
Friday, Jan. 26
At 10:09 p.m. Officers responded to a disturbance on the 6200 block of Mayhews Landing Road. A 46-year-old Newark man was arrested on suspicion of possessing methamphetamine and a probation violation. The suspect was booked into the Santa Rita Jail.
Sunday, Jan. 28
At 6:25 a.m. officers responded to a hit and run accident on Thornton Avenue at Sycamore Street. Witnesses provided suspect vehicle information and officers were able to contact the offending driver at his residence. His vehicle was towed away, and a complaint will be filed with the District Attorney?s office.
At 4:31 p.m. Officers Mapes and Germano initiated a traffic stop on the 36600 block of Newark Boulevard. The driver, a 38-year-old Newark man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence and booked into the Fremont Jail.
Tuesday, Jan. 30
At 12:26 p.m. Officer Rivas recovered a Ford pickup truck on the 37900 block of Starflower Street that was reported stolen out of Hayward. The registered owner was notified of the recovery.
Wednesday, Jan. 31
At 8:14 a.m. officers responded to a report of a suspicious person on Stafford Place. A 66-year-old Newark man was arrested for a restraining order violation and probation violation. The suspect was booked into the Fremont Jail.
At 10:45 p.m. Officer Wang investigated the vandalism of four vehicles on the 8370 block of Central Avenue. The fuel lines were cut, and fuel was stolen.
At 11:16 a.m. Officer Lenz recovered a Honda Civic that was reported stolen out of Fremont on the 35400 block of Breton Drive. The registered owner was notified of the recovery.
At 3:01 p.m. Officer Cervantes contacted and arrested a 24-year-old Vallejo woman on suspicion of shoplifting, giving false information to a police officer and on two outstanding warrants at NewPark Mall. The woman was booked into the Fremont Jail.