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April 21, 2010 > Union City Police Department Report

Union City Police Department Report

Courtesy City of Union City

Friday, April 9
Officers dealt with a large unruly party at the Crown Plaza Hotel. An event at the hotel swelled to over 200 party goers. Officers received reports of subjects fighting and possibly armed with handguns. Officers arrived were able to disperse the crowds and close the party with help of hotel management. Hayward and Fremont Police Departments assisted.

Sunday, April 11
Officers responded to a family disturbance on Jean Drive. In this case, a male subject, 6 feet tall, weighing 300lbs was intoxicated and was vandalizing the family home. Officers arrived and found the intoxicated subject very hostile and confrontational. He refused to follow officers' instructions and took a combative stance towards the officers. Officers were able to subdue the subject with the use of tasers. He was taken to Santa Rita County Jail.

Officers served a search warrant on a residence on Gramarcy Avenue. They discovered over 23 grams of methamphetamines packaged for sale. One male suspect went to jail on drug charges.

Monday, April 12
Officers investigated a bank robbery at the Bank of America on Decoto Road. In this case, a Black male suspect walked into the bank and passed a note demanding money. The suspect walked out of the bank with an undisclosed amount of currency. This case is under investigation.

Tuesday, April 13
Officers detained three subjects in front of the 7-11 Store on Decoto Road. One suspect had several felony arrest warrants. This suspect became violent when officers went to arrest him. Officers were able to bring him under control with assistance from a K-9. The suspect was arrested and taken to a local hospital for dog bites. He eventually went to jail.

Wednesday, April 14
Officers responded to the Starbucks at Union Landing shopping center on a report of male suspects with handguns. Officers arrived in the area and followed the suspect vehicle. They eventually stopped the vehicle behind the Wal-Mart store and subsequently arrested two Union City Vietnamese gang members for possessing handguns.

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