The following is a summary of significant crime and incidents reported in Newark between Nov. 19 and Nov. 25 as released by the Newark Police Department.
MONDAY, NOV. 19
Three Homes, One Car Targeted by Burglars
Police were called to investigate three home burglaries around 1 p.m. that were reported on Mandarin, Papaya and Polar streets. Approximately six hours later, an officer responded to the parking lot of BJ’s Restaurant to a report of a vehicle burglary.
TUESDAY, NOV. 20
Suspected Drunk Driver Involved in Non-Injury Car Crash
A 50-year-old Newark woman was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving after a non-injury car crash occurred on Cedar Boulevard near Benton Drive around 9:45 p.m.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 21
Three People Arrested for Public Drunkenness in Separate Incidents
Police arrested three men in separate incidents on suspicion of being drunk in public. The first arrest was of a 24-year-old Fremont man who shortly after 3 a.m. That man was also arrested on suspicion of providing false information to a police officer and violating parole. A 52-year-old Newark man was arrested on suspicion of public intoxication around 5:30 p.m. About two hours later, a 28-year-old Union City man was arrested on suspicion of public intoxication and for two outstanding warrants.
THURSDAY, NOV. 22
Wanted Felon Leads Police on Brief Foot Chase
A 41-year-old woman was arrested after leading police on a brief chase shortly before 3 p.m. Police said the Newark woman, who has an outstanding felony warrant, fled from police after they located near in the area of Sycamore Street near the railroad tracks. She was arrested on suspicion of resisting arrest and for her outstanding warrant.
Two Homes Burglaries Reported
Police responded to two home burglaries that were reported within 20 minutes of one another. The first was reported around 10:40 p.m. on the 37000 block of Saint Matthews Drive in which the suspect(s) entered through a rear bedroom window and gold jewelry was taken. The second burglary was reported shortly before 11 p.m. and the suspect(s) also entered through a rear bedroom window of the home on the 36000 block of Cherry Street
Woman Assaulted in Late Night Robbery at Mall
A woman was assaulted and robbed of her cell phone and wallet around 3:30 a.m. at NewPark Mall, police said. No further details were released but police said the investigation is ongoing.
FRIDAY, NOV. 23
Fed-Ex Vehicle Stolen During Commercial Burglary
Police were called to the Fed-Ex warehouse on the 8000 block of Central Avenue after a burglary was reported at the business. Authorities said suspect(s) cut the fence and stole a company vehicle along with miscellaneous tools.
Cash Stolen in Restaurant Burglary
A burglary was reported at the Com Tam Thanh Restaurant on the corner of Balentine Drive and Stevenson Boulevard shortly before 10:30 a.m. Police said suspect(s) entered by smashing the glass of the front doors and took cash from the restaurant’s register.
Television Taken in Home Burglary
Police responded to the 37000 block of Ezra Drive around 11:10 a.m. after a home burglary was reported. Police said the suspect(s) threw a rock at a rear bedroom window to enter the home and a television was stolen.
Pair Arrested After Cedar Boulevard Home Burglary
A man and woman were arrested after police responded to an in-progress burglary on the 6800 block of Cedar Boulevard around 1:30 p.m. Authorities said officers arrived and heard at least one suspect inside and were able to arrest a 25-year-old homeless man after he was seen exiting the side garage of the home. The man had an outstanding felony warrant and was arrested. The woman, a 22-year-old homeless woman out of Fremont, was also arrested after she exited the home.
Shoplifters at NewPark Mall Arrested
Two shoplifters were arrested between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. at NewPark Mall. Shortly after 4:10 p.m., a 25-year-old Hayward man was arrested on suspicion of petty theft out of JC Penney. About 7:45 p.m., a 28-year-old San Francisco man was arrested for petty theft out of Macy’s.
Car Stolen in NewPark Mall Parking Lot, Found in San Jose
A car was reported stolen in a NewPark Mall parking lot in front of Red Robin around 6:11 p.m. The vehicle was later found in San Jose.
SATURDAY, NOV. 24
Suspected Thief Also Arrested for Battery
An 20-year-old Newark man was arrested on suspicion of battery and petty theft out of Zumies at NewPark Mall around 2:30 p.m.
Bike Stolen Outside of All-Star Burgers
Police arrested an 18-year-old Newark man after police were called when a bike was stolen in front of All-Star Burgers on the 6900 block of Thornton Avenue around 4:10 p.m. Authorities said the man was arrested on suspicion of petty theft after the man was found and identified by the victim.
Drunken Man Causes Disturbance at Sushi Restaurant, Hits Officer
A 34-year-old man was arrested after police were called to Umi Sushi Boat in the Raley’s Shopping Center after it was reported that the suspected drunken man was causing a disturbance around 6 p.m. Police eventually arrested the man on suspicion of “violently resisting arrest,” public intoxication and battery to a peace officer.
Jewelry Stolen From Home
A residential burglary was reported around 6:40 p.m. on the 36000 block of Jennifer Street. Police said the suspect(s) entered through a rear bedroom window and took jewelry.
SUNDAY, NOV. 25
Would-Be Burglar Flees After Alarm Sounds off at Liquor Store
Police responded to Marv’s Liquor store on the 36600 block of Newark Boulevard after an alarm sounded shortly before 2:30 a.m. Authorities said suspect(s) broke a front glass door by throwing a brick at it but fled on foot and didn’t enter the store.
Anyone with information about crimes in Newark is asked to call Newark Police Department's non-emergency line at 510-578-4237 or can call the Silent Witness Hotline at 510-578-4000, extension 500.
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