July 3, 2018 > Newark Police Log
Newark Police Log
Submitted By Captain Chomnan Loth, Newark PD
Thursday, June 21
At 12:44 p.m. Officer Wilkerson investigated the theft of construction tools from the back of a pickup truck on the 3000 block of NewPark Mall Road.
At 4:24 p.m. Officer Wilkerson contacted and arrested a 45-year-old Fremont man on suspicion of possessing drug paraphernalia on the 6300 block of Civic Terrace. The suspect was booked into Santa Rita jail.
Friday, June 22
At 3:16 p.m. Officer Damewood was patrolling the Safeway parking lot at 5877 Jarvis Avenue when he saw a shoplifter flee the store with a basket of stolen groceries. The suspect, a 28-year-old Bay Point man, was caught a short distance away and detained. The store manager placed the suspect under citizen?s arrest for petty theft and Officer Damewood accepted the arrest. The suspect was booked into the Fremont jail.
Saturday, June 23
At 8:51 p.m. Officer San Pedro investigated the use of counterfeit money being used to purchase Lotto tickets at Abes Liquors, 35236 Newark Boulevard.
At 9:53 p.m. Officer Slavazza investigated the theft of tools from an unlocked toolbox in the bed of a pickup truck on the 35900 block of Burning Tree Terrace.
At 10:10 p.m. Officers responded to a disturbance on the 5700 block of Dichondra Place. A 48-year-old Newark man was contacted and arrested on suspicion of violating a restraining order and booked into the Fremont jail.
Monday, June 25
At 12:41 a.m. Officer Geser saw a suspicious vehicle on Baine Avenue near Birch Street. A check revealed that the vehicle had false registration. During an inventory search prior to towing the vehicle, Officer Riddles located drug paraphernalia and methamphetamine inside. The suspect, a 55-year-old Newark man, was arrested on suspicion of possessing a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was booked into the Fremont jail.
Tuesday, June 26
At 7:52 a.m. officers responded to the 35200 block of Newark Boulevard regarding a suspicious person walking in and out of traffic and yelling at passersby. Officer Mavrakis located a 40-year-old transient female and determined she was under the influence of a Central Nervous System stimulant. The suspect was arrested and booked into Santa Rita jail.
At 3:10 p.m. Officer Mavrakis investigated the grab and run theft of liquor from Lion Food Center, 39055 Cedar Boulevard. An investigation is ongoing.