October 9, 2012 > Newark Police Log
Newark Police Log
Submitted By Newark PD
At 10:15 p.m., NPD Officers responded to a domestic disturbance call on Spruce Street. Upon arrival a female was heard screaming inside the apartment. Officers contacted Jonathan Sevilla of Fremont and the victim inside the residence. The victim indicated Sevilla had punched and strangled her leaving visible marks on her head and neck. The victim also related that Sevilla forcibly prevented her from leaving the apartment. In addition Sevilla had a valid domestic violence restraining order in which the victim was named as the protected person. Sevilla was arrested. Officer Revay investigated this incident.
Officer Katz was dispatched to a DUI driver in the area of Newark Boulevard and Thornton Street at 9:02 a.m. Katz located the vehicle at Central Avenue and Cherry Street based on the caller's description. The driver failed to yield to emergency lights and siren and continued westbound on Central Ave weaving between the number two, number one and center turn lane at 20 MPH until he crashed into another vehicle at Central and Filbert.
The driver, with his foot on the brake and the vehicle still in drive, would not exit the vehicle even after numerous commands by officers. He eventually unlocked the car door and was safely taken into custody after a brief struggle. ALCO Fire and ambulance were summoned and it appeared after the evaluation that the driver was suffering from a medical condition that impaired his driving. There was no odor of an alcoholic beverage. The driver a 52-year-old male from Hayward was transported to a local hospital for treatment.
The driver of the other vehicle, Tavee Phat, reported a complaint of pain from the collision. He was arrested for driving on a suspended license (14601 VC) and had a misdemeanor warrant for 242/243(e)(1) PC- domestic violence battery out of Santa Clara County and a misdemeanor warrant for driving on a suspended license out of SF County.
At 10:32 p.m., Officer Ramos arrested Danielle Holt-Smith of Newark for a Minor in Possession of Alcohol in a vehicle and Possession of Marijuana in a vehicle. Officer Ramos was investigating a disturbance at the EZ8 Motel. The Reporting Party stated the suspects involved had fled the area in a 4-door tan vehicle. Officer Ramos was near the Motel when the incident occurred and spotted the suspect vehicle as it was leaving the area. A consent search of the vehicle yielded the marijuana and the alcoholic beverages in the suspect's purse. Danielle stated she forgot the marijuana and alcohol were in her purse. She was transported and booked at Fremont Jail.
Officer Clark handled a shoplifting investigation at Raleys at 1:48 p.m. and accepted the citizen's arrests of Catalina Acosta of Oakland and Lawrence Pollard of Oakland. Both were cited and released from station.
The entire shift responded to a report at 4:39 p.m. of a male behaving strangely who was sitting on a couch on the railroad tracks near Cedar and St. Isabel. The male was also reported to be in possession of a handgun. The male was eventually detained and transported to a local hospital for treatment.
Officers investigated an interrupted burglary in the 5800 block of Saint Paul Drive at 12:01 p.m.
Officers investigated an auto burglary in the 37000 block of Magnolia Street at 12:44 p.m.
At 1:35 p.m., Officers arrested Sumati Kashyapi of Fremont after shoplifting from Macy's Department Store.
Officers investigated a residential burglary in the 36000 block of Bonnie Street at 3:56 p.m. The residence was ransacked. The suspect(s) forced open a side garage door.
Officers were dispatched to a burglary in-progress in the 35000 block of Newark Boulevard at 12:15 a.m. Israel Sevilla of Fremont was contacted after exiting a structure that he had broken into. He was taken into custody without incident.
Officers were dispatched to the EZ-8 Motel at 4:17 a.m. to investigate a brandishing of a firearm and attempted robbery. Officers contacted Daniel Goldsmith of Washington State and Shawna Freitas. Both were arrested for drug offenses. Ramon Rocha of Fremont was arrested for attempted robbery.
Officers responded to the 6100 block of Market Avenue at 4:27 p.m., to investigate a report of an assault with a deadly weapon. Paulino Juancho of Newark was arrested.
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.