January 22, 2013 > Newark Police Log
Newark Police Log
Submitted By Newark PD
At 11:02 p.m., Officer Bloom investigated a window smash commercial burglary at TJ Liquors, 39978 Cedar Boulevard. The unknown suspect smashed the front glass window with a dumbbell, and broke the cash register open. Loss is $100 cash and a bottle of alcohol. The suspect was last seen on foot westbound on Stevenson Blvd.
Units were dispatched to JC Penny's at 4:26 p.m. to investigate a report of a theft where the loss was $53. Sucheta Jain was issued a citation for theft.
Officer Ramos stopped vehicle and arrested driver Victor Ismael Chavez (9-3-69) of Newark at 8:10 p.m. for 34.1 grams of Methamphetamine.
An unknown Subject pried trash chute door to former Mervyns' building at 3:40 a.m., set off alarm, and fled. Left behind was a pickaxe and car jack. No entry was made.
Officer Slater accepted the citizens' arrest at 1:46 p.m. of husband and wife, Guadalupe Sanchez of Los Angeles and Jose Camacho of Los Angeles from JC Penny's for shoplifting. Both were booked at Santa Rita Jail.
Any person with any information concerning these incidents or other 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.