December 4, 2012 > Newark Police Log
Newark Police Log
Submitted By Newark PD
At 8:29 p.m., Officers investigated an auto burglary in the 7800 block of 7825 Shorehaven Avenue. The suspect(s) damaged the locking mechanism and stole stereo equipment.
Officers investigated a residential burglary on Elmwood Street. Entry was gained through the "doggy" door in the backyard. The loss was two MacBook Pro computers, a Sony gaming system and jewelry. The burglary occurred between 4 p.m. - 8 p.m.
A citizen on Plummer Avenue noticed a neighbor's front door was open at 5:30 p.m. but waited over five hours before calling Police to report it. Officers responded and found the front door had been kicked open and the residence was ransacked. The loss is unknown at this time.
Officers investigated an indecent exposure incident on Crestmont Avenue at 11:30 p.m. A citizen noticed a suspect standing in front of his neighbor's house with his pants down. The suspect was described as a White Male Adult in his 30's.
After responding to a report of two female subjects climbing into a window of a vacant room at Motel 6, officers arrested Christina Salinas of Hayward and Lidia Salsedo of Fremont for trespassing.
At 11:27 a.m., officers investigated an attempted robbery that occurred on Tuesday night I.F.O Cousin Cafˇ located at 39193 Cedar Boulevard. According to the victim, he was serving a table outside of the restaurant last night when an unknown suspect produced a firearm and demanded his iPhone. The victim pushed the suspect and the suspect fled without the goods.
Officers were sent to Sears at Newpark Mall at 12:32 p.m. for a report of a shoplifter in-custody. Victor Gutierrez of Union City was arrested for petty theft.
Officers located an abandoned vehicle without any wheels behind 8477 Central Avenue. The vehicle was reported stolen out of Fremont PD the day prior.
NPD units were summoned to Madeira's Liquors at 6714 Thornton Avenue at 1:28 p.m. for a report of a robbery that had just occurred. As it turns out the store was getting their delivery of beer which resulted in multiple pallets of Modelo being stacked in the entry way leading into the store. Two Black Male Adult suspects helped themselves to the beer; the manager took offense and ended up getting punched in the face numerous times. Both suspects fled the scene. The manager went to the hospital with facial injuries.
Officers arrested Linda Martinez of Newark at 6 p.m. for Petty Theft after she was caught shoplifting at JC Penney.
2049Hrs: Officers arrested Dominique Bradford of Newark at 8:49 p.m. for Embezzlement.
Officers investigated an attempted auto burglary that occurred overnight in the 5100 of Elmwood Avenue. The vehicle's window was smashed, but nothing was taken.
Officer responded to the 35000 block of Cherry Street at 7:18 a.m. to investigate a vehicle theft, while en route, officers located the vehicle abandoned on Cherry Street, near Picardy Place with the engine running and no keys with the vehicle.
Officers investigated a stolen vehicle in the 36000 block of Cherry Street which occurred overnight.
Officers investigated a residential burglary in the 36000 block of Ruschin Drive that occurred during the early morning hours. The house had been ransacked. Entry was made through a side window that had been smashed. Loss is still being determined.
Officers investigated a residential burglary in the 7000 block of Fountaine Avenue that occurred during the early morning hours. The house was ransacked and entry was made through an open rear window. Loss is currency.
Officers investigated a residential burglary in the 36000 block of Christine Street, which occurred between 5:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. The suspect(s) forced entry by kicking-in a side garage door. At the time of the initial contact, the victim was unsure of the loss.
Officer's responded to Buena Vista and Parada Street at 11:42 p.m. after a citizen called NPD to report a suspicious vehicle parked in the area. Contacted were; Matthew Agguire of Newark, Rodney Mitchell of East Palo Alto, and Isabel Reyes of Newark. During the course of their investigation they located alcohol inside of the vehicle as well as property stolen from the previously listed residential burglary. The trio was arrested for possession of stolen property.
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.