August 28, 2012 > Newark Police Log
Newark Police Log
Submitted By Newark PD
At 6:28 p.m., officers responded to JC Penney's on a report of a theft. Officers arrested Calia Webb of Union City for burglary. She was booked at Santa Rita Jail.
At 3:56 p.m., officers responded to TJ Maxx on a report of a theft. Officers arrested Arealia Dabeny of Newark for petty theft. She was cited and released at the scene.
At 1:41 p.m., officers responded to JC Penney's on a report of a theft. Officers arrested Celeste Karp of Union City for petty theft. She was booked at Fremont City Jail.
At 10:44 a.m., officers investigated an auto burglary that occurred overnight in the 7000 block of Mayhews Landing Road. The loss was a GPS unit.
Officer Sandoval followed a LowJack hit on a stolen car at 6:42 a.m. The car was located on top of a tow truck behind 37345 Blacow Road, Fremont. The vehicle was confirmed stolen out of Oakland PD. Officers attempted to contact the business the tow truck is registered to (Daybreak Metro, Inc) but were unsuccessful. The stolen vehicle (with the tow's dolly) was ultimately recovered. Several hours later, the owner of Daybreak Metro Inc, responded to NPD and recovered his tow dolly.
Officer Taylor responded to Macy's at 6:42 p.m. and accepted the Citizen's Arrest of a shoplifter. Jennifer Okuna of Fremont who was issued a citation for petty theft and was released at the scene.
Officer's Revay and Mavrakis were sent to a welfare check on the 37200 block of Magnolia Street at 7:13 p.m.. The caller advised her 60-year-old roommate was locked upstairs in his bedroom. She decided to call the police because she had not seen nor heard from him since 10:30 p.m. on Thursday night at which time he was drunk. Upon arrival, officers learned the roommate had been binge drinking, struggling with medical issues, does not have any type of a phone and keeps a shotgun by his bedroom door.
ALCO fire was summoned to stand by for potential medical needs and for the use of one of their ladders. With the assistance of fire personnel, Officer Kimbrough climbed the ladder to peer into the bedroom of the roommate. Officer Kimbrough confirmed the roommate was inside of his bedroom and officers were able to force entry into the room, and contact the male before he was able to arm himself with his shotgun, which was recovered fully loaded nest to the door. The male was transported to a local hospital for treatment of his medical issues and the shotgun was also seized for safekeeping.
Officer Warren initiated a traffic stop on N/B Interstate 880 south of Decoto Road at 12:16 a.m. The driver exited onto Decoto Road and just prior to coming to a complete stop, Officer Warren observed the right front passenger of the vehicle lean his upper body out of the window and throw a "gun" outside of the car. Officer Warren requested emergency assistance from other officers, as he held all (4) occupants of the vehicle at gunpoint until additional officers could get to his location.
Once officers arrived, a high-risk stop was conducted with the help of Fremont PD who had shut down traffic for us. All (4) occupants exited the vehicle without incident and the gun; a loaded revolver was recovered. The driver of the vehicle was identified as Parolee Ryan Taylor of San Lorenzo. The front passenger; who threw the gun out of the window was identified as Parolee Richard Partida of Union City. The rear passengers were identified as Anthony Quinones of Modesto and a juvenile male from Newark.
Richard Partida admitted to possessing the gun and throwing it outside of the car. Anthony Quinones and the juvenile were released at the scene. California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation CDCR granted a parole violation hold on Ryan Taylor and Richard Partida was charged with destruction of evidence, convicted felon carrying a concealed firearm, Violent Felon in possession of a firearm, carrying loaded firearm in a public place and parole violation. Taylor and Partida were both booked at Fremont Jail.
Officer Geser investigated a residential burglary at 9:11 p.m. in the 36000 block of Bayonne Drive. This burglary occurred between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. Entry was made via a rear window and the loss was determined to be a safe containing jewelry and cash.
Officer Taylor was sent to Mehran Restaurant (Mowry School Road) at 9:52 p.m. to investigate what was initially reported as an assault with a deadly weapon that had just occurred between two party goers. Due to the amount of people associated with the parties in the complex, a majority of the shift also responded to assist. In the end; the assault with a deadly weapon was unfounded and the two adult males parted ways.
Officer Revay investigated a forgery in-progress at Macy's at 9:08 p.m. A female later identified as Holly Mikaele of San Leandro had attempted make a payment on a friend's Macy's account with a fraudulent check. Officer Revay contacted Mikaele who admitted her wrong-doing; he also located what appeared to be stolen property on Mikaele's person. Officer Revay is following up with a potential victim on the property. Mikaele was booked at Santa Rita Jail.
At 11:11 p.m., Officer Taylor investigated a residential burglary in the 37200 block of Oak Street. This burglary occurred between 8:00 p.m. and 11:05 p.m. on August 25th. The victim discovered their front door unlocked and an entry point was unknown. The loss in this case was cash.
Officer Eriksen contacted Tamela McHugh of Newark at 1:36 p.m. who was panhandling by Mowry Avenue. McHugh is an arson registrant, who has not been in compliance of the requirements. Officer Eriksen arrested McHugh and booked her into Santa Rita Jail.
At 4 p.m., Officer Erisken investigated a stolen vehicle from the 6200 block of Mockorange Court. The car was stolen August 12, 2012. The victim vehicle is a 2000 Kia Sephia 4/D Silver, License #4FOB329
Panhandlers were out in force today on Mowry Avenue. However, so were Officers Eriksen and Katz. In the last two days, Officers Eriksen and Katz cited four panhandlers, arrested one and contacted and warned about 8-10 others. We will continue proactive contacts, citations and arrests to help stop the influx of panhandlers in this area. Thank you to the citizens who reported this activity to us over the past several weeks.
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.