Thursday, Oct. 17
- Broken leg after motorized-bike crash. The rider of a motorized bicycle sustained a compound fracture of his leg after losing control and ramming into a parked car shortly after 6 p.m. on the 5600 block of Forbes Drive.
- Attacked with full Monster. A Fremont man, 32, was arrested at his workplace on the 38000 block of Cherry Street for alleged assault with a deadly weapon after his co-worker went to Washington Hospital with injuries he claimed he sustained after the suspect beat him with a full can of Monster energy drink. The victim said he lost consciousness, fell to the ground and was kicked in the face at their place of employment. Company surveillance video confirmed the attack.
- "Ex" is over and doing drugs. A resident called police at 8 p.m. reporting her ex-spouse was smoking drugs in the caller’s house. When cops arrived, the ex, a Newark man, 51, hid in the backyard, jumped a fence and was apprehended in a backyard a few doors down and arrested for possession of cocaine, drug paraphernalia and resisting arrest.
- High school pot bust. An 18-year-old Oakland man was arrested at 10:53 a.m. for alleged possession of marijuana at Bridgepoint High School. Police were originally tipped to a male selling marijuana on school campus.
- No E-Z exit for drug offenders. A vehicle leaving E-Z 8 Motel was stopped at 2 a.m. by an officer, who arrested and cited the driver, a Berkeley man, 21, for possession of marijuana, being unlicensed, expired vehicle registration and no insurance. The car was towed. The passenger, a Fremont male, 32, was arrested for possession of methamphetamine and paraphernalia.
- Arrest made for Oct. 13 domestic violence. A Newark man, 33, was arrested without incident at 1 p.m. at his Fremont workplace on Boyce Road by Newark and Fremont officers for allegedly striking his wife in the head with a wooden table leg on Oct. 13.
- Woman attacked with table leg. A domestic violence victim being treated at 2 a.m. at the Washington Hospital emergency room said she was assaulted by her husband with the wooden leg from a table. (Officers followed up the next day. See Oct. 14 entry for arrest details.)
- Domestic violence arrest after Tip-a-Cop. As officers were cleaning up after the Tip-A-Cop event at 9:30 p.m., a woman ran up saying her boyfriend just damaged her car and assaulted her in the parking lot. The suspect, a Stockton male, 27, found on Balentine Drive as he attempted to flee the scene, was arrested for domestic battery and vandalism.
- Meth arrest near rec center. A Fremont man, 62, was arrested for meth possession at 1:30 p.m. while parked near the Silliman Recreation Complex after an officer was flagged down by a citizen who reported someone smoking marijuana in a car.
- Pashmina Festival permit violator. A Pleasanton man, 50, was cited at 1:30 p.m. for violating his fire/event permit and having open flames inside his tent at the Pashmina Festival in NewPark Mall's southwest parking lot. ALCO fire officials requested the assistance of Newark PD with the citation. Open flames are only acceptable outside and 20 feet away from tents.
- Newark man arrested for violent Walmart robbery of elderly woman. Story here.
- Two injured in Fremont hash oil explosion. Details.
- Fatal Newark crash victim identified. Story here.
- Arrest in car in girlfriend's mother's driveway. Police were asked by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation to assist in serving a parole-violation hold on an Oakland, 32, who was known to sleep with his girlfriend in a gold Volvo in the driveway
of an Olive Street house, which is supposed to be vacant
and is owned by the girlfriend’s mother. The suspect was not found, but the next day, Oct. 11, at 7:15 p.m. an alert Olive Street neighbor reported a man and woman walking into the home. Police arrived, and the suspect was located inside a car in the driveway and arrested.
- Purse snatched off restaurant chair. The noontime theft of a purse was reported by a woman who said her handbag was stolen from her chair while she dined at a Lion Food Center restaurant on Mowry Avenue. A man was arrested as the suspect in two purse snatchings last week in Fremont, and police want to hear from other possible victims of the suspect. Details here.