February 26, 2013 > Newark Police Log
Newark Police Log
Submitted By Newark PD
Officer Nobbe investigated the theft of a brass water valve from the rear of the Mehran Restaurant 5574 Mowry School Rd. It appears the suspects were able to shut off the water and then use a saw of some type to cut off the brass pipe and brass valve.
JC Penney Loss Prevention Officers attempted to make a citizen's arrest of a shoplifting suspect outside the store at 6 p.m. Desean Watson of San Francisco put up a fight causing minor injuries to two of the Loss Prevention Officers resulting in his arrest for robbery.His girlfriend, Jadara Jackson of San Francisco attempted to intervene in the arrest resulting in her arrest for battery and making threats. Both suspects were booked at Santa Rita Jail.
Officers responded to a vehicle rollover collision at the Mayhews Landing/Hazelnut intersection at 2:49 a.m. The collision woke up the neighbors whose parked vehicles were damaged and they quickly helped get the driver out of the vehicle. The driver repaid them for their assistance by promptly fleeing the scene on foot. Officer Jackman located the driver, Jose Ureno-Ureno of Newark approximately ? mile from the scene where he was arrested by Officer Katz for hit and run and driving without a license. Ureno-Ureno was booked at FPD Jail after being medically cleared at a local hospital.
Officer Katz handled a citizen's arrest/shoplifting case at the NewPark Mall Sears store at 6:32 p.m. Two female juveniles were arrested for petty theft and later released to the custody of their parents at NPD. One of the juveniles was also in possession of Ecstasy tablets and arrested.
Officers responded to a traffic collision at 7:01 p.m. where a vehicle went off road, through a City fence and ended up in the marshlands near Kiote Dr.Officer Smith ended up arresting the driver, Andrea Moreno of Redwood City for DUI and the passenger, Eleana Garcia of Redwood City for public intoxication. Both were booked at FPD Jail and the City Yard was notified of the damage.
At 7:56 p.m., Officer Jackman investigated a robbery that just occurred at Motel 6 where the victim was robbed of cash after having been bound and gagged with duct tape inside of one of the rooms.The victim was able to free himself and run to the lobby to call Police. The suspects were described as two black male adults in their 20s, both armed with handguns. The suspects were last seen driving out of the Motel in a dark colored Cadillac Escalade.
At 9:34 a.m., Officer Ramos investigated a stolen vehicle from the Fremont Dodge dealership at 39639 Balentine Dr. The vehicle was stolen during a test drive. The suspect presented a driver license and requested a test drive. The sales staff had already started the vehicle and was taking the DL inside to make a copy when the suspect fled. The vehicle, a 2013 Dodge SRT8 Superbee was entered into the stolen vehicle database.
Officer Rodgers accepted a Citizen's Arrest at 9:18 p.m. from the Mi Pueblo Store on Newark Blvd of Jenny Aguilar, Fremont for shoplifting. Aguilar was booked at the Fremont Jail.
At 12:55 a.m., Officer K. Eriksen investigated an attempted commercial burglary at the Saigon Restaurant, 35219-A Newark Blvd. The alarm was tripped at 12:28 a.m. The owner arrived and found the suspects had tried to pry the rear door open; no entry into the business was made. The suspects also damaged the outside video surveillance camera.
Officer Norvell responded at 1:15 a.m. to a call of a disturbance at a residence in the 7400 block of Wells Avenue. Alex Yanez of Newark was arrested for felony domestic violence. An Emergency Protective Order was granted by a judge protecting the victim.Yanez was booked at Santa Rita Jail.
At 7:09 p.m.,Officer Norvell investigated a residential burglary in the 36700 block of Burdick St.Suspect/s entered the residence through a side window between 1000 hours and 1900 hours.The residence was partially ransacked. At this time the loss is a PSP gaming device and a pair of Oakley sunglasses.
At 9:19 p.m., Officer Rodgers investigated a stolen auto from the 6300 block of Thornton Ave. The vehicle was taken between 1500 hours and 1930 hours. The vehicle is a green 2009 Hyundai Sonata, 4 door, CA lic.# 6EPY721.
Officer Revay arrested Robert Maldonado at 7:30 a.m. for Violation of a Court Order, and Defrauding an Inn keeper. Robert, who is restrained from IHOP, was located inside the restaurant ordering breakfast. The order was placed yet Robert had no money to pay the $19 bill. Robert was arrested and booked at Santa Rita Jail.
Officer Clark investigated a Domestic Violence case in the 8100 block of Merion St. at 9:31 a.m. The victim and her husband were involved in a physical altercation causing injury to the victim. The suspect fled the scene prior to Officer Clark responding. The victim in this case requested prosecution and the case is being forwarded to the district attorney's office.
At 11:47 p.m., Officer Rodgers responded to a residence in the 6900 block of Dairy Avenue to investigate a vehicle accident. Based on statements obtained at the scene, this incident was determined to be a deliberate act. The suspect vehicle was located at the Bridgeport Apartment complex along with the female suspect. The suspect located her husband getting into a car with another female in the parking lot of the Good Times Lounge and she decided to give chase in an effort to confront her husband. The suspect struck the victim vehicle, causing it to collide with a parked car and she fled the scene. The suspect responded to NPD and provided a statement. Officer Rodgers arrested the suspect, Estella Pinto of Newark for assault with a deadly weapon and domestic violence. The male was later located in East Palo Alto after he initially left the scene (he was extremely uncooperative). The female injured in the collision was admitted to Eden Hospital with an injury to her leg. Officer Rodgers and Sandoval are still in the process of investigating this incident.
Earlier in the week, Officer Ramos investigated a vehicle theft from the Dodge dealership in Newark where a suspect stole a new vehicle during a test drive.The vehicle was later recovered in the Los Angeles area. Officer Ramos learned today that it appears that the same suspect had later committed a residential burglary and stole another vehicle in the same area. The suspect was located in the Long Beach area and fatally wounded during a pursuit and subsequent confrontation with Long Beach PD Officers.Officer Ramos is continuing his investigation with Detectives from LBPD.
NPD officers responded to a non-injury vehicle collision at 7:26 a.m. near the intersection of Cedar Boulevard and Cedar Court. Upon arrival, Traffic Officer Allum learned that one of the parties was traveling southbound Cedar Boulevard and collided with another vehicle. This caused a chain reaction of events, resulting in both vehicles driving off the road and colliding with objects. Christopher Zamora of Newark was found to be under the influence of alcohol and was arrested at the scene for DUI. Zamora was transported and booked at Fremont Jail.
Officer Katz investigated a residential ransack burglary that occurred on Farnham Dr. between 11 a.m. - 6:18 p.m.The loss was jewelry, a coin collection and a 12-gauge Mossberg shotgun.
A traffic stop by Officer Jackman on Lafayette Ave. at 10:08 p.m. results in the arrest of Damien Bradley of Oakland for driving under the influence of alcohol. Bradley was booked at Santa Rita Jail.
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.