January 22, 2013 > Union City Police Log
Union City Police Log
The Investigations and Community Oriented Policing and Problem Solving (COPPS) Units served a search warrant at a residential address on 4th Street. The search warrant service was in response to an interrupted residential burglary that occurred on November 21, 2012. In the original incident, the victim arrived home to find an unknown vehicle parked in his driveway. The victim entered his residence and confronted three male suspects inside his bedroom. The victim attempted to grab one of the suspects as they fled his home. The suspect swung a kitchen knife at the victim, causing the victim to receive a laceration on one of his hands. The suspects fled the residence after confronting the homeowner. A composite drawing of one of the suspects and other investigatory leads prompted a search warrant to be served at a residence on 4th Street. Two suspects were identified and arrested for their involvement in the original incident.
At around 12:46 p.m., Corporal Camacho noticed a vehicle without a rear license plate on Alvarado-Niles Rd. Cpl. Camacho conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle, which pulled into the James Logan parking lot. The driver provided a false name in an attempt to avoid being arrested for an active warrant. A loaded 9 mm semiautomatic handgun was found on the driver of the vehicle during the identification process. An additional semiautomatic handgun was located under the front seat of the vehicle. The second firearm had the serial numbers removed and was loaded with 40 caliber ammunition. The driver and passenger were both arrested for possession of loaded firearms and a number of additional charges.
Officers were dispatched to investigate a residential burglary on Brockway Street. The incident occurred sometime between 6 a.m. and 11 a.m. The suspect kicked the front door open to gain entry. The victim did not notice any property missing when the incident was reported. No suspects were seen in the area by neighbors or responding officers.
Another residential burglary was reported on Cambridge Way. The suspect used a pry tool to force open a locked rear window during the incident. Electronics and computer equipment were taken from the residence. No suspects were seen by any neighbors or responding officers.
Officer Fonseca was traveling on Decoto Road, when she saw a vehicle that was identified as being involved in an armed robbery. The officer and other responding officers conducted a high-risk traffic stop on the suspect vehicle as it pulled into the Decoto Road Burger King parking lot. The three occupants were found to be in possession of stolen property and a loaded 9 mm semiautomatic handgun. Fremont Police Officers arrived and positively identified the three males as being responsible for the robbery. The males were arrested and transported to jail.
At around 11:18 a.m., officers were dispatched to investigate an attempted robbery at the Burger King on Alvarado-Niles Rd, near Santa Maria Drive. The suspect attempted to pass a fraudulent $10 dollar bill while ordering food in the drive-through. The suspect became enraged when the fictitious bill was discovered. The suspect entered the business, jumped the counter and threatened employees. Responding officers located the vehicle leaving the area and arrested the suspect.
At around 1:10 p.m., a construction worker witnessed three Hispanic males breaking into a residence at the Los Robles Apartments, on Almaden Boulevard. The suspects fled the scene in a Chevrolet El Camino. Responding officers were unable to locate the suspects.
At around 3:18 p.m., officers were sent to an address on Delores Drive, to investigate an interrupted residential burglary. A male broke a window pane on the front door as he attempted to gain entry into the residence. The female residence screamed when she realized the male was attempting to get into her residence. The suspect fled after hearing the resident scream. The suspect was described as a Black male, around 30 years old. The suspect fled the area in a white colored sedan.