April 17, 2012 > Newark Police Log
Newark Police Log
Submitted By Newark PD
Officer Eriksen investigated a stolen 1997 Nissan Altima (CA license 4XWG578) from 36566 Jennifer Street at 6:01 a.m. which occurred overnight. This vehicle was later located and the driver arrested see below.
CSO Verandes located an unoccupied stolen vehicle at 6302 Potrero Drive at 7:31 a.m.
Officer Kovach accepted Sears arrest of an employee at 7:21 p.m. for theft. Mursal Habibzadah of Hayward was arrested for embezzlement.
At 2:18 a.m., Officer Allum saw a vehicle go through a stop sign on Spruce Street. He caught up to the vehicle and tried to conduct a traffic stop. The vehicle failed to yield. The DMV return showed it was stolen vehicle out of Newark on April 11, 2012. The vehicle sped off. Officer Allum discontinued any chase, but updated NPD on the vehicle's path, increasing speed, and disregard for safety by running several more stop signs.
The vehicle collided with a curb at Mayhews Landing Road and Dijon then went southbound onNewark Boulevard in the northbound lanes and collided with a light pole. The suspect, Martin Harlon, (Transient - Livermore / Newark) was taken into custody without incident. Harlon was arrested for a variety of crimes.
Officers investigated a theft of a vehicle from the 8100 block of Pebble Beach Avenue at 9:33 a.m.
Officers investigated a theft of a vehicle from the 36400 block of Buckeye Street at 10:27 a.m.
Officers investigated a theft of a vehicle from Amador Place at 7:21 p.m.
Officers investigated a theft of a vehicle from Beutke Drive at 7:41 p.m.
Officers located an unoccupied stolen vehicle from Hayward on Crestmont Drive at 9:39 p.m.
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.