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September 25, 2012 > Newark Police Log

Newark Police Log

Submitted By Newark PD

September 14
Staff at the EZ 8 Motel located a male and a female unconscious and not breathing in a room at the motel at 11:48 p.m. NPD Officers along with paramedics from the Alameda County Fire Department responded. The male and female were pronounced dead at the scene. The preliminary investigation indicates that it was either a murder-suicide or a tragic double suicide. The male was identified as a 24 year old male from Livermore. The female was identified as a 17 year old female from Pleasanton. The investigation will take several months pending the completion of the autopsy and laboratory results.

Officer Williams investigated an alarm call at 4:20 p.m. that resulted in the discovery of an attempted burglary on the 36500 block of Hafner Street Entry was made through an open garage window that leads to the interior of the residence.

September 15
Dispatch received multiple 9-1-1 calls at 9:50 p.m. from the Pavilion in regards to a fight in progress involving approximately 12 gang members. The first units on scene were greeted by drunken wedding reception attendees. The rest of the shift responded to assist with crowd control. Paul Greer Jr. of San Lorenzo was arrested.

Officer Smith was flagged down in front of 35571 Newark Boulevard at 11:26 p.m. in regards to a family party that was getting out of control. This prompted another full response by officers who provided a civil standby until the party goers left the area and calm was restored.

September 16
A CHP Officer looking for stolen cars at the Motel 6 lot at 8:18 a.m., came upon a felony vehicle, which listed a wanted Parolee-At-Large (PAL), Eric Ontiveros DOB of Hayward. Ontiveros was listed as an armed and dangerous, high-level violent security risk. CHP requested NPD to take over the investigation/surveillance.

NPD set up surveillance of the vehicle and conducted investigation into Ontiveros' possible location. Officer Nobbe was able to determine that Ontiveros was possibly in a room with his girlfriend whom he is restrained from per a court order. Fearing that she was being held in the room against her will by Ontiveros, NPD established containment and conducted a surround and call-out. Contact was made with Ontiveros by sight and via the phone. Ontiveros stated that he would not come out and made that very clear. CHP called in additional officers, Fremont PD, Union City PD and their armored vehicles. Ontiveros eventually surrendered to SWAT. Outstanding job by all involved. Thank you to CHP, Fremont PD and Union PD for the help. It is much appreciated.

Officer Fredstrom investigated a burglary at the Zip-N-Out auto repair shop on Cedar Boulevard at 9:40 p.m. The loss was electronics used by the business. The suspect(s) also crashed three customer vehicles while attempting to use one of the vehicles to flee the area.

September 17
Officer Homayoun investigated, at 8:40 a.m., a burglary that occurred overnight at Evergreen Oil. The loss was steel piping, copper cable and a flange.

Officer Bloom handled a citizen's arrest/shoplifting case at the Home Depot at 7:55 p.m. Tim Gamble of Union City was cited at the scene for petty theft.

September 18
At 2:41 p.m., Officer Slater investigated a strong arm robbery that occurred outside of Macy's at NewPark Mall. A Hispanic male approached the female victim, pulled a gold chain from her neck, and then fled in a heavily oxidized burgundy Toyota Camry. The female was not injured.

At 4:18 p.m., Officer Johnson recognized a vehicle associated with an extra patrol request as being stolen during a residential burglary that Officer Eriksen had investigated earlier in the day. The vehicle was occupied by four male juveniles who were subsequently detained. Officer Eriksen continued the investigation, conducting three probation searches and identifying another juvenile suspect also responsible for the burglary and the stolen vehicle. Three juveniles were ultimately booked into Juvenile Hall and a fourth was issued a citation and released to parents, the fifth juvenile was released after it was determined that he had no idea of the crimes his friends had committed.

September 19
At 2:52 p.m., Officer Clark investigated an attempt burglary of a vehicle that occurred in the 35400 block of Newark Boulevard that occurred over the weekend. The reporting party had video showing an attempted burglary of her vehicle.

September 20
All officers responded to the 5600 block of Souza Avenue at 1:25 p.m. for a burglary that had just occurred. A neighbor witnessed the suspects exiting the front door and the descriptions are as follows:
Suspect 1: Hispanic or Black male adult, 18-20 years old, with red plaid pajama pants and a black hooded sweatshirt.
Suspect 2: 18-20 years old with a Black hooded sweatshirt.
Suspect 3: 18-20 years old, Heavy/large build, with a black hooded sweatshirt.
The residence was ransacked and the loss is unknown at this time.

At 3:34 p.m., Officer Allum investigated vandalism to a residence on the 6200 block of Montcalm Ave. Unknown subject(s) threw a large marble through a second story window of the residence shattering it. This residence has been a victim to previous vandalisms.

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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