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Crime Log: Man Attacks Minor With Baton in Attempted Robbery

Brief updates on crimes in Newark reported from August 13-20.

A summary of significant crime reports and incidents in Newark between August 13 to August 20 as released by the . 

Women Arrested After Authorities Investigate Report of Lab

The Alameda County Health Department responded to the 6100 block of Dairy Avenue with the belief that a type of lab was operating out of it. Authorities did not find a lab but said they learned electricity was being stolen from a neighbor’s house. Officers encountered numerous occupants of the home and arrested one 30-year-old woman on suspicion of being under the influence of a controlled substance and one 32-year-old woman on suspicion of possession of drug paraphernalia. The 30-year-old woman was booked into Fremont Jail, and the 32-year-old woman was cited.

Man Attacks Minor With Baton in Attempted Robbery

A 48-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of attempted robbery and assault with a deadly weapon Tuesday afternoon. Police said the man attacked a minor just after 2:05 p.m. with a baton in an attempt to steal the minor’s cell phone. The minor was treated at the scene as a precaution and the man was booked into Fremont Jail.  

Men Try to Steal From Car Parts Junkyard in Two Separate Incidents

A 34-year-old Oakland man was arrested Tuesday evening after police were called to the Pick-N-Pull auto yard to a report of men jumping fences. Police set up surveillance around 6:45 p.m. and ended up arresting the man on suspicion of possession of stolen property. On Tuesday, a 41-year-old Daly City man was arrested just after midnight after authorities saw auto parts being tossed over the fence of the Pick-N-Pull business off Mowry Avenue. Authorities said the man had loaded about $6,600 worth of used car parts in his car. The man was arrested on suspicion of grand theft and booked into Fremont Jail.

Assault and Battery

A 23-year-old Newark woman was arrested on suspicion of domestic iolence battery around 10:45 p.m. Wednesday.

Burglary and Theft

A 41-year-old Union City woman was arrested on suspicion of petty theft out of TJ Maxx around 1:40 p.m. Saturday and was booked into Fremont Jail.

A 48-year-old Newark woman was arrested and cited on suspicion of theft out of TJ Maxx just before 4 p.m. Friday.

A 25-year-old Union City woman was arrested on suspicion of burglary oafter authorities responded to a report of a theft at around 6:30 p.m. Thursday. The woman was booked into Santa Rita Jail.

A home burglary on the 6100 block of Moores Avenue was reported around 9:15 p.m. Wednesday.

An auto burglary on the 36200 block of Worthing Drive was reported just after 7 p.m. Tuesday and police said a wallet, cell phone and iTouch were stolen. Authorities said it is believed the theft occurred between 11 a.m. and noon.

Drugs and Alcohol

A 26-year-old Newark man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence and driving on a suspended license after he was stopped by officers on Thornton Avenue around 10 p.m. Sunday. He was booked into Fremont Jail.

A 35-year-old Newark man was arrested on a warrant and on suspicion of possession of dangerous drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia, destroying evidence and resisting arrest around 9:30 p.m. Friday near the .

Miscellaneous

A 41-year-old Newark man was arrested on suspicion of vandalism and resisting arrest after officers responded to a disturbance around 8:15 p.m. Sunday and was booked into Santa Rita Jail.

A 37-year-old Union City man was arrested Monday evening after police conducted a probation search on the man who has outstanding felony warrants related to firearms charges. While conducting the search authorities found a small amount of hashish. The man was arrested on his warrant and on suspicion of possession of marijuana just before 8 p.m.

Any person with any information concerning these incidents can contact the Newark Police Department's non-emergency line at 510-578-4237 or can call the Silent Witness Hotline at 510-578-4000, extension 500.

Follow the Newark Police Department at nixle.com.

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reggieqh1 August 22, 2012 at 02:34 AM
What happened to the Incident Map? I noticed for several weeks it hasn't been used.

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