April 2, 2013 > Newark Police Log
Newark Police Log
Submitted By Newark PD
At 8:41 p.m., Officer Sandoval investigated a vandalism/possible auto burglary at 37137 Hickory St. (WorldPac). The victim vehicle suffered a rear passenger window smash and a loss could not be determined.
At 10:59 p.m., Officer Kovach investigated a vehicle burglary at 6500 Overlake Place (Full Bloom). The victim vehicle suffered a window smash and the loss was the victim's purse and its contents.
Macy's called at 3:53 p.m. and reported they had detained two people for shoplifting. Officer Revay cited/released Kimberly Christianson and Katey Rubenaker, both of Fremont for petty theft.
Officer Rodgers investigated a battery between husband and wife at 7:40 p.m. in the 37300 block of Hill Street. James Waters of Newark was arrested for domestic violence. A judge issued an Emergency Protective Order for the victim. He was booked at Santa Rita Jail.
At 1:16 p.m., Officers responded to a robbery that had just occurred at Haller's Pharmacy, 6174 Thornton Ave. Two black male adults, one described as 6'04" thin build, the other about 6'04" heavier build, and both wearing black hooded sweatshirts, with bandanas of their faces entered the pharmacy. Each was carrying a semi-automatic pistol. They went behind the counter, confronted the two employees and stole several bottles of prescription medication. The suspects fled the pharmacy in a white four door vehicle with tinted windows.
Officers responded to a shooting that just occurred on Civic Terrace Avenue at 2:21 a.m. The 18-year-old victim sustained a gunshot wound to his lower abdomen above his hip and was transported to Washington Hospital by his friends before officers arrived at the scene. The shooting appears to be gang related and the investigation is being conducted by the Major Crimes Task Force. The victim is expected to recover fully from his injuries. Additional information regarding this investigation will be released from the task force or at the direction of the Task Force agents.
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.