Newark Crime News of the Day

Source: Newark Police Department

January 9, 2013

1000 Hours – Officer Rollins arrested Joseph Ammon, DOB 09/03/1963, transient, for outstanding warrants and booked him at Fremont Jail.

1141 Hours – Officer Homayoun arrested Leonel Barrios, DOB 02/20/1978, of Newark, for outstanding warrants and booked him at Santa Rita Jail.

1900 Hours: Officer Lopez investigated a hit and run collision in the 6200 block of Zulmida Ave. The victim stated a new model Mercedes SUV struck his vehicle which was parked in front of his house and then fled. Officers checked the area for the suspect vehicle but were unable to locate it.

1955 Hours: Officer Yates and FTO Geser were dispatched to 39270 Cedar Blvd, the Homewood Suites. NPD Dispatch had received 911 calls from Homewood Suites regarding a couple causing a disturbance in the lobby. Officers arrived and contacted Carol Jones DOB 04/16/55(Newark) and Bryan Vink DOB 12/08/56(Newark). Officer Yates arrested both for being drunk in public and booked them at Santa Rita Jail.

Any person with any information concerning these incidents or other incidents can contact the non-emergency line at 510-578-4237. Information can also be left anonymously on the “silent witness” hotline at 510-578-4000, extension 500.

Chris DeBenedetti