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March 6, 2012 > Union City Police Log

Union City Police Log

February 23
An officer responded to St. Anne's Catholic Church located at 32223 Cabello Street to investigate "Hate Crime" vandalism to the church. Several satanic symbols were spray painted on the walls to the church and onto statues on the church grounds. A large wooden cross was also broken at its base.

February 24
Officers were sent to the Krispy Kreme Doughnuts parking lot located in the Union Landing Shopping Center to investigate a report of a group of subjects causing a disturbance and brandishing a handgun. The described suspect's vehicle was located as it was being driven away; it was stopped in front of the Starbuck's coffee shop. Three subjects were detained from the vehicle and a loaded semi-automatic pistol was recovered from under the passenger's front seat. At the conclusion of the officer's investigation; one subject was identified and arrested for brandishing a firearm and the other two subjects were identified and arrested for vandalizing a vehicle during the initial disturbance.

February 28
Officers responded to the area of 13th Street and "I" Street to investigate a report of an eight year-old child standing in the street, possibly lost. A citizen and a City employee had reported this incident and stood by with the child until police arrived. The child appeared to be developmentally delayed. The child was taken into protective custody and taken to Child Protective Service. This case is being reviewed by the District Attorney and Child Protective Services.

February 29
a citizen called to report that her vehicle had just been stolen from her residence on Polaris Avenue. An officer patrolling the area saw the vehicle being driven into the strip mall located on the corner of Alvarado Boulevard and Dyer Street and conducted a high risk stop. The driver was arrested; two passengers were released at the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Union City Police Department at 510-471-1365. Anonymous tips can be left at 510-675-5207 or by emailing

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