February 22, 2011 > Newark Crime news
Newark Crime news
Submitted By Sergeant Mike Carroll, Newark PD
A daytime residential burglary was reported on Aleppo Street Wednesday, February 16. Officer Norvell is investigating the case.
Officers responded to the Chevron gas station located on Thornton Avenue and Cedar Boulevard to investigate a report of someone brandishing a knife and making criminal threats. Officer Ackerman responded to the incident. The victim detained a male juvenile under Citizen's Arrest until the officer arrived on scene.
A 27-year-old man was arrested on Willow Street for being under the influence of a controlled substance. The substance is believed to be a methadone or amphetamine mix. Results from examination by the lab are pending. Officer Saunders is investigating the case.
Officer Horst responded to assist ALCO Fire Department personnel at a structure fire at a recycling company, Recall, located at 6730 Redecker Place, on Wednesday night, February 16. Twelve engines were required to bring the fire under control. No injuries to firefighters or community members were reported but the fire caused damage estimated at $325,000.