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March 22, 2011 > Union City Crime News

Union City Crime News

Courtesy of City of Union City


Wednesday, March 9

Three suspects assaulted a man, demanding his wallet in the area of Cherry wood Drive. The victim alleged that one of the suspects punched him in the face and another suspect threw an unknown substance onto the victim's face and body. He reported the incident to police on Saturday, March 12 when an officer visited a local hospital to meet him. The victim went home and washed the substance off but it continued to cause pain, he told police.


Friday, March 11

Major Crimes Task force agents assisted by Union City Police served a search warrant at a residence on Peco Street. Police found marijuana cultivation inside the residence. The house was unoccupied. A suspect was later found driving in the area and had to be subdued to be arrested.

Police arrested a man for domestic battery. The violent domestic disturbance was reported at the Medallion Green Apartments' parking lot, located at 2500 Medallion Drive. Police were informed that a male was dragging a female by her hair through the parking lot. They detained the man and learned that the couple had been engaged in a heated argument while driving home from a family gathering. The suspect began to punch the victim on the head and tearing her clothing. A witness came to her aid and assisted her to his apartment to call the police. The suspect was taken to Santa Rita Jail. The woman was treated by AMR paramedics at the scene and then taken to a local hospital for additional treatment.

As many as twenty people were involved in a fight at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, located at 32083 Alvarado-Niles Road. Police witnessed over sixty partygoers from a wedding reception milling about the area. One of the subjects was arrested for public intoxication.

A man was reported running through Casa Verde Park, off San Andreas Drive, with a gun. The subject was located near San Joaquin Way and ordered at gunpoint to stop and drop the weapon. He complied and was detained in handcuffs. It was later found that the gun was a paint ball gun.

Police received a call of a child not breathing at a residence on Royal Anne Drive. The infant started breathing as officers arrived on scene and it was determined that he had been suffering from flu-like symptoms. The child was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

Police arrested a subject for possession of a "Switch Blade" knife and another for possessing marijuana and over 50 pills of ecstasy for sale. Over fifteen subjects were also involved in a fight in the area of New Haven Drive. The subjects scattered as Police arrived at the location.

While on routine patrol, Police found a suspicious vehicle parked and blocking the alley behind the Quick Stop Market located at 31887 Alvarado Boulevard. 1.2 grams of methamphetamine was found from the vehicle. Three subjects were arrested, they admitted possessing the methamphetamine for the purpose of ingesting it.
Sunday, March 13

Four suspects robbed the Wing Stop restaurant located at 1648 Decoto Road. They forced a victim into the establishment at gunpoint and everyone inside the restaurant to lie on the ground. The suspects stole money out of the register and the safe then fled.


Tuesday, March 15

Three burglaries were reported in the area of Ashwood Court. Police received several calls that three suspicious males were ringing doorbells and jumping fences into the rear of residences. The suspects were detained near the tennis courts at Hall Ranch Park and stolen items were found discarded nearby. All three suspects were arrested.

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