February 13, 2018 > Newark Police Log
Newark Police Log
Submitted By Captain Chomnan Loth, Newark PD
Friday, Feb. 2
At 1:49 p.m. Officer Fredstrom contacted and subsequently arrested a 61-year-old transient male on the 34800 block of Ardenwood Boulevard. The suspect was booked into Santa Rita Jail.
At 3:19 p.m. Officers along with R.A.V.E.N. volunteers responded to Joaquin Murieta Avenue for a downed tree that was blocking Cherry Street and had ruptured a gas line. Cherry Street was closed for several hours while crews cleared the tree and repaired the gas line.
Saturday, Feb. 3
At 2:43 p.m. Officer Khairy responded to a hit and run accident on Cedar Boulevard at South Magazine Road. A car hit the traffic signal and knocked out power to the traffic signals. The driver abandoned the vehicle which was towed from the scene.
At 4:36 p.m. Officer Herbert made a traffic stop on Jarvis Avenue at Fircrest Street. The driver, a 27-year-old Antioch man, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol and booked into Santa Rita Jail.
At 5:14 p.m. Officer Pacheco investigated a hit and run collision on the 6300 block of Civic Terrance Avenue. An unknown suspect vehicle collided with the rear, driver?s side of the victim vehicle?s bumper.
At 9:42 a.m. Officer D. Johnson investigated a collision between a tractor-trailer and a street light pole in front of Harvest Meat Company, 696 Clark Avenue.
At 7:14 p.m. Officer Slavazza conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for expired registration on Thornton Avenue at Cherry Street. The driver, a 32-year-old Fremont man, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol and booked into the Fremont Jail.
Monday, Feb. 5
At 2:46 p.m. Officers Palacio and Nobbe responded to Mirabeau Park to investigate a man down. Upon arrival they contacted a 40-year-old Newark man and determined that he was under the influence of Toluene. The effects of the Toluene dissipated during the contact and the suspect was issued a citation and released at the scene.
Wednesday, Feb. 7
At 10:48 a.m. Officer Wang contacted and subsequently arrested a 42-year-old Newark man on suspicion of being under the influence of a controlled substance and a probation violation on Sycamore Street at Carter Avenue. The suspect was booked into the Fremont Jail.
At 2:16 p.m. Officer Fredstrom recovered a Honda Accord that was reported stolen out of San Jose on the 5700 block of San Antonio Way. The vehicle was released to a family member of the registered owner.
During a 7:54 p.m. security check at the EZ-8 Motel, 5555 Cedar Court, Officer Hunter contacted and subsequently arrested a 27-year-old Newark man on an outstanding warrant. The man was issued a citation and released at the scene.