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December 20, 2011 > Newark Police Log

Newark Police Log

Submitted By Cmdr. Robert Douglas, Newark PD

December 15:
At 3:05 p.m. a report was received of people drinking alcohol and causing a disturbance at Bridgepointe Park. Officers made contact with two occupants of a car parked by the park and arrested Phillip Greene, a 23 year-old male transient who was in possession of more than a half pound of marijuana. Greene was arrested for possession of marijuana for sale, possession of more than an ounce of marijuana and possession of prescription drugs without a prescription.

SRO Slater arrested a juvenile at Newark Memorial High School for possession of an illegal knife on school grounds, possession of marijuana on school grounds, and possession of tobacco products. Officer Slater also arrested two other juveniles for possession of marijuana on the high school campus.

A candlelight vigil for Justice Afoa was held at Cedar Blvd and Birch St at 1800 hours. Street Crimes Detectives attended the peaceful memorial service.

At 10:35 p.m., an NPD Officer located Michael Olacio, a 54 year-old Newark resident, drunk and yelling in the parking lot of Newark Square. A failed attempt to kick a Newark Officer resulted in Olacio falling on the ground; the officer held Olacio on the ground until other officers arrived. Olacio was transported for medical clearance prior to being booked for public intoxication.

Any person with any information concerning these incidents can contact the non-emergency line at (510) 578-4237. Information can also be left anonymously on the "silent witness" hotline at (510) 578-4000, extension 500.

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