April 10, 2012 > Newark Police Log
Newark Police Log
Submitted By Cmdr. Robert Douglas, Newark PD
At 2:38 p.m., officers responded to Wells Fargo Bank at 34988 Newark Boulevard on a report of a forgery in progress. Officers arrested Stonis Arrington, age 36 (of Oakland) for burglary and forgery. He was booked at Fremont City jail.
Officers responded to the 6700 block of Cedar Boulevard at 8:49 p.m. for a felony hit and run investigation follow-up. Upon Officers making contact at the residence, a male fled through the backyard. Officers established a perimeter and a search team. Officers arrested Anthony Lopez, age 32 (of Newark) hiding in a front yard on Cedar Boulevard. He was booked at Santa Rita jail for his felony warrant and delaying/resisting arrest.
Fremont Officers were flagged down near BJ's Restaurant and Brewhouse (5699 Mowry Ave) at 9:23 p.m. on a report of a strong arm robbery having just occurred in the BJ's parking lot. Newark and Fremont Officers established a perimeter and searched the area with negative results.
Officers Horst and Knutson were dispatched to the area of 6221 Joaquin Murrieta Avene at 2:08 p.m. to investigate a reported drug use. Upon arrival, they stopped a group of juveniles. One of the male juveniles confessed that he had some marijuana on him. After handing it over to Officer Horst, the juvenile shoved Officer Knutson and fled on foot, where he was captured moments later. Officers located a baggie containing several methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) pills near him. The juvenile went to Juvenile Hall.
Officer Taylor handled a citizen's arrest/shoplifting case at the NewPark Mall TJ Maxx store at 5:27 p.m. Robin Redmond/DOB: 02-15-63 (of Oakland) was arrested for burglary.
0145 Hours: Officers were dispatched to a melee outside Whiskeytown Bar at 1:45 a.m. A male victim was located on the ground suffering from a head injury and was transported via ambulance to Eden Medical Center. The lack of cooperation and level of intoxication of potential witnesses hampered the investigation. Officer Smith will be following up with potential witnesses once they sober up.
Officer Neithercutt accepted a citizen's arrest of Anthony Flores DOB: 09-15-1965, of Newark at 8:27 a.m. from Raley's Loss Prevention. Flores was taken in custody for shoplifting with a prior conviction.
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) 578-4965.