October 2, 2012 > Newark Police Log
Newark Police Log
Submitted By Newark PD
At 10:38 p.m., Officers heard gunfire near the intersection of McDonald Avenue and Sandalwood Street. Officers responded and located several spent shell casing in the roadway. There were no reported injuries. It is possible that a Black colored Toyota Celica was involved, but that information could not be confirmed.
At 1:51 p.m., Officers responded to JC Penney's on a report of a theft. Officers arrested Sandra Simmons, Oakland for burglary. She was booked at Santa Rita Jail.
Officers responded to a theft report at JC Penney's at 2:50 p.m., Ayanthe Nelson of Fremont was arrested for petty theft.
At approximately 11:31 p.m., Officers of the Newark Police Department were dispatched to the 7400 block of Birkdale Drive to investigate a report of a stabbing that had just occurred. Upon arrival, Officers located a 37-year-old male victim suffering from wounds to his person. Based on information obtained at the scene, Officers immediately followed up on suspect leads in an attempt to locate the suspect.
At approximately 11:39 p.m., Officers located Loren Hoscila of Newark in the 36000 of Bettencourt Street. Hoscila was positively identified as the person responsible for the stabbing and was taken into custody without incident. The victim was transported to a local hospital and is listed in stable condition. This appears to be an isolated incident and there are no outstanding suspects in this case.
Officers investigated two auto burglaries in the parking lot of the Hilton Hotel (39900 Balentine Dr.) which occurred overnight. Both were window smashes.
Yuping Chiu of Fremont was arrested by officers at 12:48 p.m. for a burglary that occurred at Macy's.
Officers investigated multiple vandalisms in the 36000 block of Cherry Street. Unknown suspect(s) used orange spray paint to deface multiple vehicles and residential apartments.
Nancy Lau of Union City was arrested at 11:21 a.m. for shoplifting at JC Penney's.
2054 Hours: Officers investigated (2) auto burglaries in the parking lot of BJ's Restaurant at 8:54 p.m. Both vehicles had their windows smashed.
At 1 p.m., Officers investigated a theft of coins from a laundry room in the 5300 block of Saint Mark Avenue.
At 1:56 p.m., Officers investigated a stolen rental vehicle from Hertz (39900 Balentine Drive.)
Officers investigated an auto-burglary in the parking lot of the Newpark Mall at 8:08 p.m. The window to the vehicle was smashed.
Officers investigated a neighbor dispute in 37000 block of Ash Street at 10:26 p.m. Salvador Villegas of Newark was arrested for battery after slapping a neighbor in the face.
Officers investigated a commercial burglary at Green Food and Liquor located at 5970 Mowry Avenue. The front glass door had been shattered by the suspect(s).
Aaron Washington of Stockton was arrested at 3:18 p.m. for shoplifting at JC Penney's.
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.