March 12, 2013 > Newark Police Log
Newark Police Log
Submitted By Newark PD
Officer Taylor responded to the area a Cherry St. and Clark Ave. at 9:02 p.m. to a report of two juveniles spray painting the traffic control boxes in the area. Gilbert Inguanzo of Fremont and a 17-year-old male juvenile were arrested for vandalism. The adult was issued a citation and the juvenile was released to the custody of his parents.
Officer Fredstrom investigated an auto burglary and vandalism at 10:43 a.m. that occurred in front of a residence in the 35400 block of Newark Boulevard. Investigation revealed that unknown suspect(s) forced entry through the driver side door of an F-150 Ford pickup truck and then stole an aftermarket stereo system from the dashboard. The suspect(s) also inscribed "XX" on the tailgate and the hood area with an unknown sharp object.
Officer Ramos investigated a forgery at the Wells Fargo on Newark Boulevard at 12:31 p.m. An employee obtained the license plate of the suspect vehicle prior to him fleeing the scene. Officer Ramos is continuing this investigation.
At 3:02 p.m., Officer Homayoun investigated a residential burglary in the 36800 block of Sycamore Street. Burglary occurred between 0500-1500 hours, entry was through a rear sliding door and the loss was jewelry.
At 4:14 p.m., Officer Fredstrom investigated a petty theft from Mi Pueblo. Loss was a wallet. The theft was caught on video.
Newark Units responded at 2:48 a.m. to a report of a commercial burglary at NewPark Mall. The suspect smashed an exterior window to Red Robin to gain entry. The suspect then smashed another window to gain entry into the mall from Red Robin. The suspect ran through the mall and located the Iced Out jewelry kiosk. The suspect broke into the kiosk then stole an unknown quantity of jewelry and fled the scene through the mall entry doors by Red Robin.
The entire shift responded to Rockspray Drive at 11:30 a.m. upon a neighbor's report of seeing a shotgun being carried into a house and the R/P not recognizing any of the four subjects. A perimeter was established and Milani Elementary School was requested to shelter in place due to the proximity to the school. Four subjects were ultimately detained as they exited the house. The homeowner arrived and identified two of the detained subjects as his sons. The residence searched pursuant to a search clause and a handgun was located. Officer Bloom is continuing the investigation relative to the handgun. Thank you to Fremont PD for their assistance with this incident.
Officer Clark investigated a shoplifting at JC Penney's at 4:31 p.m. and arrested Joseph Martinez of Hayward, for shoplifting. He was issued a citation and released.
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.