Crime Map: Attempted Armed Robbery Injures One; Man Tries To Hit Mother With Plate and Broom

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A summary of significant reports and incidents between Dec. 5 and Dec. 11 as released by the . On the accompanying map, the colors indicate the type of incident; find the legend at the bottom of the map.

Attempted Armed Robbery Injures One

A 30-year-old Newark man suffered a broken hand after he struggled with a person who was attempting to sell him drugs on the 35600 block of Hayley Street around 12:51 p.m. on Dec. 7. Police said the suspect had tried to rob the victim at gunpoint. for the full report.

 Woman Seen With Knife on School Campus

A 47-year-old woman was arrested after staff at l saw her carrying a “large sheathed knife” as she rode on a bicycle on the campus around 2:55 p.m. on Dec. 6, police said. The woman was arrested at the 76 gas station on Mowry Avenue on suspicion of possession of a knife on school grounds and other violations. to read the full report.

 Man Attempts To Hit Mother With Plate and Broom

A 52-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and elder abuse around 8:45 a.m. on Dec. 6. Police responded to the 6700 block of Cedar Boulevard to arrest the man. Officers said the man, who is a transient, was arrested after he tried to hit his 71-year-old mother with a plate and broom. He was booked into Fremont Jail.

Man Attempts To Burglarize Business, Then Elude and Assault Police

A 27-year-old man was arrested around 6:25 a.m. on Dec. 8 after an employee of a business caught the man, who is a transient, attempting to burglarize a business on the 39900 block of Eureka Drive. As the employees were calling 9-1-1, the man tried to steal of of their purses and fled after he was unsuccessful. Police officers spotted the man as he was traveling on Stevenson Boulevard east of Eureka Drive and the man started fleeing toward Ohlone College’s Newark campus. Fremont police assisted Newark officers and after 25 minutes, police officers located the man, who then resisted and tried to punch and kick officers, police said. The man later admitted to throwing rocks at the business’ windows so that he could go inside and burglarize the business, according to police. He was arrested on suspicion of commercial burglary, resisting arrest and assault on a police officer. He was booked into Fremont Jail.

Burglary and Theft

A home on the 6000 block of Fair Avenue was burglarized some time on Dec. 8. Police officers responded to the area around 12:04 p.m. and discovered the home had been ransacked. Police said it was the second residential burglary on that block within that week.

Police located a stolen vehicle on Larkspur Street around 6:52 a.m. on Dec. 8.

Police found a stolen vehicle after a private tow company located the car at the Foxwood Townhomes around 4:31 p.m. on Dec. 5.

Alcohol, Drug and Weapon Offenses

A 40-year-old Redwood City man was arrested on suspicion of being drunk in public at Cedar Boulevard and Lafayette Avenue around 8:43 pm. on Dec. 11. He was booked into Santa Rita Jail.

A 40-year-old Fremont resident was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol after a non-injury, multi-car accident occurred on Thornton Avenue and Mayhews Landing Road around 3:42 p.m. on Dec. 11.

An 18-year-old Fremont man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence on Cedar Boulevard and Smith Avenue around 2:39 a.m. on Dec. 11. He was booked into Fremont Jail.

A 44-year-old Newark resident was arrested on suspicion of possession of drug paraphernalia and resisting and delaying arrest around 3:38 p.m. on Dec. 10 after officers tried to pull him over on Lido and Cedar boulevards. The man was booked into Fremont Jail.

A 31-year-old woman was cited after an officer conducted a traffic stop on Mowry Avenue and found that she was in possession of a dangerous weapon and marijuana around 2:05 p.m. on Dec. 8.


Alameda County firefighters contained three dumpster fires on the night of Dec. 8. The first occurred at an apartment complex on Mulberry Street. The second was near restaurant and the last was at .


A 41-year-old woman was transported to a local hospital after a police officer found her incoherent at wearing only a bathrobe around 8:15 a.m. on Dec. 8.

A male minor was served a felony arrest warrant on Ash Street near Thornton Avenue around 1 p.m. on Dec. 6.

A 37-year-old man was arrested after police officers responded to a report of a disturbance at around 9:50 a.m. on Dec. 5. The Newark resident was arrested on suspicion of violating a court order and he was booked into Fremont Jail.

Traffic Incidents

An officer responded to a hit-and-run collision that occurred around 1:40 p.m. on Dec. 8 at the near NewPark Mall.

Police assisted after a non-injury traffic collision between two vehicles occurred around 3:51 p.m. on Dec. 7 at .

A 39-year-old Newark man was arrested and cited around 9:11 p.m. on Dec. 5 on suspicion of a hit and run collision that had occurred earlier in the day.


A 25-year-old Fremont resident was arrested on suspicion of vandalism at around 6:23 p.m on Dec. 10.

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.


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