August 27, 2013 > Newark Police Log
Newark Police Log
Submitted By Newark PD
Wednesday, August 14
At 7:40 p.m., Officer Geser investigated an auto burglary just occurred at 35466 Dumbarton Ct. (Residence Inn), Residence Inn. The victim vehicle's rear window was smashed and the suspect stole a laptop. A witness described the suspect as a black male adult wearing red/blue jacket and blue jeans. The getaway vehicle was driven by a Hispanic male and was described as an older dark color Audi.
Thursday, August 15
Officer Homayoun arrested Michael Torres at 8:48 p.m. at JC Penney's on a shoplifting detail. Torres was cited and released at the scene.
Friday, August 16
NewPark Mall security called regarding a suspicious vehicle driving around the Mall at 1:51 p.m. When Dispatch ran the license plate for the vehicle, it came back listed as stolen out of San Francisco. Responding Officers located the vehicle and initiated a high-risk traffic stop. The driver of the vehicle, Lagina Wyatt of Hayward, was ultimately arrested by Officer Horst for possession of stolen property and later booked at Santa Rita Jail.
Saturday, August 17
Officer Khairy responded to Macy's at 2:40 p.m. and arrested Cecilia Jimenez of Hayward for shoplifting, Petty theft with a prior arrest, and battery.
Officers were dispatched to the apartments at 36850 Cherry Street on a report of a disturbance at 5:38 p.m. After receiving multiple calls, officers located the disturbance in apartment #126. Officers observed three males on the ground in a fight. The fight was ultimately determined to be mutual combat and no one wanted to press charges. Henry Kreyger of Newark was arrested for drunk in public after his friends attempted to get him in their car to drive him somewhere else.
Officer Taylor investigated a citizen's arrest/shoplifting case at the NewPark Mall JC Penney store at 8 p.m. A female juvenile was arrested for petty theft and later released to the custody of their parents at NPD.
At 8:41 p.m., Officer Smith responded to the NewPark Mall regarding a motorcycle that had just been stolen. The motorcycle was LoJack equipped (electronic tracking device) and Union City PD recovered it a short time later from the side yard of a residence in their City. No arrests were made and additional investigation is pending.
Sunday, August 18
At 8:16 p.m., Officer Khariy responded to a residence in the 37300 block of Cherry St on a report of a disturbance. Officer Khariy arrested Jeffrey Deleon of Newark for domestic violence. A judge also granted the victim an emergency protective order.
At 8:42 p.m., Officers were dispatched to the Tortilla Factory at 7015 Thornton Ave. on a report of a fight involving a male and female. The caller described a male reaching inside of a white SUV and hitting the female. The male then got into a gold vehicle followed by the female getting into the same vehicle. The caller relayed that the male then started to drag the female by her hair out of the gold vehicle. Once she was out, the male fled in the gold vehicle. The caller provided a license plate for the white SUV and it was listed as stolen.
Officers Jackman, Officer Neithercutt and Sergeant Mapes arrived at the Tortilla Factory and the female began to flee the scene on foot. She was immediately detained and informed officers that the male was Samuel Robinson of Newark. Once it was determined the outstanding suspect was Robinson, Officer Khairy, Officer Nobbe, Officer Horst, and Sergeant Mapes set up at the Psychic Center (Thornton Avenue). As officers approached the backside of the Psychic Center, Officer Khairy spotted Robinson hiding in the bushes in the backyard. He was taken into custody without incident.
Officer Neithercutt discovered stolen property in the white SUV, including information on a gold Lexus. The Lexus was also listed in the stolen vehicle system as a stolen vehicle. An area check located the Lexus in a driveway on Mulberry St. Officer Neithercutt located additional stolen property in the vehicles with ties to a theft out of Fremont.
Officer Rodgers was detailed to Macy's at 4:18 p.m. and arrested Miao Ao of Fremont and Cindy Huang of Fremont) for shoplifting.
Officer Losier handled a citizen's arrest/shoplifting incident at the NewPark Mall JC Penney store at 6:17 p.m. Norris Thompson of Newark was cited and released at the scene for petty theft.
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.