October 9, 2012 > Union City Police Log
Union City Police Log
Submitted By Union City PD
Between 8:00 pm and 10:11 pm, two vehicles were burglarized in the Texas Roadhouse parking lot in the Union Landing Shopping Center. The suspect(s) smashed windows to gain entry and electronic items in plain view were stolen.
At about 12:05 pm, the residents of a home on the 4000 block of Marsten Avenue arrived home and interrupted three subjects burglarizing their residence. The victim chased three Hispanic males, between the ages of 17-20 years old, out of the residence into an awaiting green sedan. The vehicle all fled towards Union City Boulevard. The investigation is on-going at this time.
Officers responded to a residence on the 4800 block of Gina Way to perform a welfare check. The mother of the resident informed the police "911" communications dispatcher that she feared her daughter was in distress. The first arriving officer found dried blood on the front doorstep of the residence. The officer also found the front door ajar and called out for anyone inside, but no one answered. While waiting for additional officers, someone inside suddenly closed the door and locked it. The subject refused to answer the door or acknowledge the officer's presence. After a short while, the subject opened the door. Officers conducted a protective sweep of the residence and found a woman with a severely cut hand bleeding. The female subject was transported to a local hospital for treatment. Additionally, a male subject was located hiding in a bedroom closet. The male was found to have an active arrest warrant out of Arkansas for robbery. He also had 18 ecstasy pills in his possession. He was arrested and transported to jail.
At about 10:25 p.m., an officer on routine patrol was driving pass "Paddy's" Coffee Shop on the corner of Watkins Street and Smith Street when he was flagged down by a victim of an armed robbery. The officer located the suspect vehicle fleeing the area and made a high risk stop. Four suspects (one adult and three juveniles) were arrested. The victim's property was recovered, along with a "BB" gun that looked like a real gun.
At about 8:13 a.m., officers responded to a residence on the 4200 block of Remora Drive to investigate an in progress fight between two adult brothers. Arriving officers found one of the brothers bleeding severely from his head and summoned medical assistance from Alameda County Fire. The second brother had left the scene. Officers learned that the brothers were in a heated argument over their parent's separation which led to them fighting. Neither brother wanted prosecution.
At about 10:03 a.m., officers responded to a residence on the 33000 block of 5th Street to investigate a just occurred burglary. The resident, a developmentally disabled person, was home when two suspects knocked on the front door. The resident did not recognize the subjects, so he decided not to answer. The suspects then kicked open the front door, but fled immediately once they saw that the resident was home. One of the subjects was described as a Hispanic Male with long hair. An area search for the subjects by officers met with negative results.
At about 12:17 p.m., officers responded to the Rite Aid store located at 1650 Decoto Road to investigate an attempted robbery. The victim told officers that she was sitting on the planter box in front of the store when a man attempted to tear a gold necklace from around her neck. The victim fought back and screamed, causing the suspect to run away towards the BART station. An officer checking the area stopped a subject matching the description near the BART station. The subject was positively identified as the responsible person and arrested for attempted robbery.
Between 1:40 and 2:45 pm, unknown suspect(s) smashed a parked vehicle's window in the Lowe's Hardware store parking lot in the Union Landing Shopping Center and burglarized the vehicle. Loss was electronics in plain view.
Between 7:00 p.m. and 7:50 p.m., unknown suspect(s) smashed a parked vehicles window in the Texas Roadhouse restaurant in the Union Landing Shopping Center parking lot and burglarized the vehicle. Again, loss was electronics in plain view.
At about 11:18 a.m., officers responded to a residence on the 2500 block of Gramarcy Avenue to investigate a domestic disturbance. Arriving officers met with the couple involved and learned that the husband had punched his wife in the face during an argument. The husband was arrested for domestic battery and violation of a court order.