May 29, 2012 > Newark Police Log
Newark Police Log
Submitted By Newark PD
Officer Eriksen investigated a vehicle burglary at 37900 Cedar Boulevard that occurred overnight. The stereo was stolen and the vehicle vandalized with paint.
Officer Eriksen investigated a loss of checkbook that occurred at the Check Center on Thornton Ave. on May 9, 2012. Since then, someone has attempted to cash multiple checks from the victim's account.
At 11:57 a.m., Officer Heckman investigated a stolen vehicle from 36000 block of Worthing Drive. The vehicle (1998 Saturn SL 4D Green CA license 3XNE046) was being driven by the victim's daughter without permission. At 9:49 p.m., a citizen called to report a possible burglary in progress at a residence on Worthing Drive; the homeowners were out of town. Responding Officers located Amy Ludlow, the estranged daughter of the homeowners exiting the backyard and the above listed stolen vehicle parked in the driveway. Ludlow was subsequently arrested for vehicle theft and transported to Santa Rita Jail.
At 6:32 p.m., after responding to a domestic dispute at a residence on Cherry Street, Officer Saunders arrested Robin Sloan of Oakland for multiple Misdemeanor warrants. During the booking search at the Jail, Sloan tried to swallow a small baggie of Methamphetamine prompting a trip to Washington Hospital for medical clearance and the addition of an evidence tampering charge. She was transported to Santa Rita Jail.
Thursday May 24
Officer Clark investigated a theft from a vehicle on the 6200 block of Zulmida Avenue at 10:08 a.m. A cellular telephone and a wallet were stolen from the victim's unlocked Honda Accord.
Officer Ramos investigated a non-injury hit and run collision at the intersection of Ruschin Drive and Newark Boulevard at 12:36 p.m. The suspect vehicle was described as a green Honda last seen southbound on Newark Boulevard from the scene of the collision.
At 1:07 p.m., Community Service Officer Verandez recovered a stolen 1996 Nissan Sentra (CA license 5KUD041), originally reported to NPD, from the area of 6400 Cotton Avenue.
Officers responded at 1:08 p.m. to 35425 Newark Boulevard (76 Gas Station) for a robbery just occurred. The suspect was described as a Black Male Adult, approximately 5'9" tall, heavy build, early 20's, with a slight beard, wearing a white shirt and ball cap. The suspect held a knife below the belt line and demanded money from the clerk. The clerk gave him approximately $100 and told him to leave, which the suspect did. The suspect was last seen fleeing on foot southbound on Newark Boulevard.
Officer Eriksen responded to a theft in progress at 5810 Newpark Mall (Men's Warehouse) at 2:02 p.m. A White Male Adult pushing a baby stroller placed a suit into the stroller and walked out of the store. Justin Collins of Newark was detained behind the store by Officer Slater with the merchandise in plain sight in the stroller. The merchandise was ultimately recovered along with items Collins admittedly stole from TJ Maxx. Men's Warehouse refused to prosecute for the theft. All merchandise was returned to the stores and Collins was released from the scene.
At 3:35 p.m., Officer Eriksen responded to an apartment at 37344 Elm Street regarding a residential burglary. The front door was forced open and the loss was gold jewelry.
Officers responded to the area of 39800 Parada Street at 6:21 p.m. on a report of a robbery. The two below listed suspects approached the victim as she walked towards her residence. One suspect was armed with a small gray handgun. Loss was a purse and cell phone. The victim was not injured
Suspect #1- black male, 5-04, 120 lbs, black hooded sweatshirt/ jacket, black jeans (armed with handgun), 16-17 years old
Suspect #2- black male, 5-04, 120 lbs, black hat, black hooded sweatshirt/jacket, and black jeans, 16-17 years old
Officer Jackman was detailed to the BJ's restaurant parking lot at 9:06 p.m. on an auto burglary. Sometime between 7 p.m. and 9 p.m., unknown suspect(s) broke the front window and stole two laptop computers.
Officers responded to the Food Maxx 39966 Cedar Boulevard at 10:49 p.m. regarding a robbery. Two black males hit an employee in the head and stole a white I-Phone 16 gig with a black case with Pittsburgh Steelers emblem on it. The victim declined medical treatment. The suspects fled in a grey Lexus or Infinity with tinted rear windows. The vehicle was driven by a female.
Suspect #1- black male, black shirt, and blue jeans, age late teens
Suspect #2- black male, black hooded sweatshirt/jacket, blue jeans, age late teens
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.