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February 25, 2014 > Newark Police Log

Newark Police Log

Submitted By Newark PD

Wednesday, February 5
Patrol and SET Detectives responded to 4915 Stafford Place at 4:16 p.m. regarding a disturbance involving Martin Mott and his father. This residence has been the location of numerous calls for service where Mott has fought with police, evaded arrest, and has caused major injuries to uniformed officer. Four restraining orders are on file, with MottÕs parents being the protected parties. Today, Mott had been arguing with this father, who had been threatening to call the police because Martin has not been seeking treatment at a facility for his drug use. Mott prevented his father from calling the police by hiding the house phone and eventually ripping the phone cord from the wall in the kitchen. The argument escalated and Mott struck his father (73 years old) in the left side of his face with a closed fist. There was no apparent injury but Mott's father's hearing aid was dislodged from his ear canal.
Mott's father fled the residence and went to a neighbor's house to call 911. Upon patrol arrival, Mott attempted to flee the scene and jumped over the fence into neighborÕs yard. NPD officers on a northern perimeter observed Mott attempting to flee and gave verbal orders to Mott to stop. Mott disobeyed orders and attempted to hide under a bush with heavy foliage. Mott was apprehended with the use of police K-9 deployment and bite by K-9 Elliot. Martin was ultimately arrested for battery, elder abuse, restraining order violation, resist/obstruct/delay duties of police officer, destroy phone wires to prevent calling police and on the private property of another without permission. Martin was medically cleared and later booked at Santa Rita Jail.

At 7:26 p.m., Officers responded to the Green Food & Liquor, 5970 Mowry Ave. for an armed robbery that had just occurred. The suspect, who was described as a white male adult, wearing skinny jeansÓ, a white bandana covering his face and a black jacket entered the business and pointed a gun at the clerk, demanding money. The clerk ran out of the store and the suspect fled. The clerk thought the suspect looked like a regular customer and went by the name of ÒJay.Ó Sgt. Loth responded to the Chase hotel and found out ÒJayÓ was staying with his parents, who had been guests at the hotel for several months. Sgt. Loth located Jeremie Fitzpatrick, Transient at the Chase Suites. Fitzpatrick admitted to the attempted robbery and allowed officers to recover the gun, which was a BB gun. Officer Lopez arrested Fitzpatrick for attempted robbery. He was booked at Santa Rita Jail.

Friday, February 7
Patrol responded to an interrupted residential burglary at a residence in the 5700 block of Civic Terrace Ave. at 11:11 p.m. Three Hispanic males forced entry through the front door (kick). The resident locked herself in a room which was later kicked while the suspects were inside. The resident screamed and the suspects fled. The suspect vehicle could only be described as a black or maroon small SUV.

Saturday, February 8
At 6:59 p.m., Officers Horst and Katz investigated an auto-burglary that occurred in the Chuck E. Cheese parking lot where the victim was actively tracking her stolen IPad through a computer application. Officers Horst, Bloom, and Sergeant Mapes caught up to the suspects when they stopped their vehicle at the 7-11 Store on Alvarado Niles Blvd. in Union City. Taslim Shariff of Hayward and Michelle Smith of Fremont were arrested for burglary and the victimÕs property was recovered from inside their vehicle. Both suspects were booked at Santa Rita Jail.

Monday, February 10, 2014
Officers responded at 7:08 p.m. to MacyÕs, 200 NewPark Mall for a shoplifter under citizenÕs arrest after he had fought with security personnel. Officer Norvell arrested Burl Morris (Transient Ð Kentucky) for robbery and burglary. During the booking process at the Fremont Jail, Morris was found to have a meth pipe hidden in his shoe. Additional charges of bringing drug paraphernalia into a jail and possession of drug paraphernalia were added.

Officer Coffey handled a citizenÕs arrest/shoplifting case at the NewPark Mall MacyÕs store at 9:04 p.m. Mother and daughter Rasila Trivedi of Berkeley and Deepa Jani of Berkeley were both arrested for grand theft after being caught stealing over $2000 in merchandise. Both suspects were later booked at Santa Rita Jail.

Wednesday, February 12
At 1:36 p.m., Officer Warren located an occupied stolen vehicle at Cedar Court/Cedar Boulevard. A high-risk stop ensued which resulted in the arrest of John Molly. As it turned out, the vehicle was reported stolen to Modesto PD this morning and ended up in Newark. While en-route to Santa Rita Jail John claimed he was having a medical issue while on Automall Parkway/680. Fremont Fire and Paramedics Plus responded to the scene and he was then transported to a local hospital. He was eventually booked at Santa Rita Jail for possession of stolen property.

Thursday, February 13
Officer Horst accepted the arrest of Sebastion Silva of Oakland and Maria Silva-Chavez of Oakland at 4:10 p.m. from MacyÕs for petty theft. Both were transported to Fremont Jail for booking.

Friday, February 14
At 9:13 a.m., Officer Cerini stopped Joseph Morales of Hayward on Cedar Blvd at Robertson Avenue. Officer Cerini arrested Morales for possession of a binder stolen from Hayward Court.

Officer Bloom responded to MacyÕs at 2:37 p.m. and arrested Shawn Bandy and Frank Nunes for petty theft.

Sunday, February 16
1540 Hours: Officer Neithercutt arrested Munirabanu Mansur of Newark for Petty Theft. Mansur was stopped by MacyÕs LP for switching price tags on items. Mansur was arrested and released on a citation.

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 Òsilent witnessÓ hotline at 510-578-4000, extension 500.

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