A summary of significant reports and incidents between July 16 to July 22 as released by the . On the accompanying map, the colors indicate the type of incident. Find the legend at the bottom of the map.
A woman was pushed down and robbed of her cell phone at around 9:15 p.m. Thursday, polices said. According to police, the woman and the suspect agreed to meet in the parking lot of the home improvement store so that the woman could sell her mobile phone to him, which was listed for sale in a Craigslist ad. The suspect was last seen running toward Mountain Mike's Pizza.
Pair Arrested for Prowling
A 28-year-old Fremont man and a 22-year-old Fremont woman were arrested around 4 a.m. Thursday after police were called and told that two people were burglarizing cars on Ashbourne Court. Police said the pair was found prowling in the backyard of a home that was under construction and the two were arrested on suspicion of tampering with vehicles and prowling.
Firefighters extinguished a two-alarm apartment fire on the 37000 block of Cherry Street that was first reported around 10 p.m. Monday. No injuries were reported, but approximately 20 residents were displaced as a result of the blaze.
Suspected Robber Hits Man with Pipe
A 52-year-old Newark man was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and robbery after police responded to Sunrose Avenue around 10 p.m. Monday. Police said the man hit a man’s back with a 6-foot-long metal pipe and demanded he give him money. The man was booked into Santa Rita Jail and is bing held on a $130,000 bail, according to online records.
Burglary and Theft
A home burglary was reported on the 6300 block of Peachtree Avenue around 3 a.m. Monday. Police said the suspect(s) entered the home through an upstairs bathroom window but the loss is unknown and authorities said the suspect(s) may have fled because of an alarm.
A Fremont woman was arrested on suspicion of petty theft out of at around 1:25 p.m. Sunday.
A 36-year-old Newark man was arrested on suspicion of petty theft with priors after police were called to a home on Cherry Street around 9:50 p.m. Friday to investigate a theft from the home.
A 34-year-old Newark man was arrested on suspicion of petty theft out of J.C. Penney’s at around 3 p.m. Friday.
A 48-year-old Newark man was arrested on suspicion of petty theft out of Sears at around 1:40 p.m. Friday.
A home burglary was reported on Peachtree Avenue around 1 a.m. Friday. Police said the suspect(s) entered through an open kitchen window but fled without taking anything after an alarm sounded off.
A home burglary was reported on the 6200 block of Noel Avenue just before 3 p.m. Thursday and a digital camera and jewelry were taken. Police said the suspect(s) entered through a rear bathroom window.
A home burglary was reported on the 35500 block of Garrone Place around 2 p.m. Thursday. Police said the suspect(s) entered through a side garage door.
A home burglary was reported on the 37700 block of Manzanita Street. Police said a laptop and TV were taken.
Police investigated a report of identity theft in which the victim’s debit card was used to try and purchase more than $1,000 worth of music online.
Drugs and Alcohol
A 26-year-old Fremont man was arrested on suspicion of possession of an open alcohol container in a vehicle after police responded to Byington Park around 10:20 p.m. Tuesay to investigate a report of people smoking marijuana inside of a vehicle. The man was arrested and booked into Fremont Jail.
A minor injury collision occurred just before 7 p.m. Tuesday at Jarvis Avenue near Dumbarton Court.
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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