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October 29, 2013 > Union City Police Log

Union City Police Log

Submitted By Union City PD

Thursday, October 10
At 6:10 p.m., a Hispanic female was walking on 10th Street when she was approached by a male suspect. The suspect pointed a black semi-automatic handgun at the victim and demanded the victimÕs property. The suspect threatened to kill the victim if she did not turn over her property. The suspect took the victimÕs cellular phone and purse and fled the area on foot. The suspect was described as a black male, between 35 and 40 years old, 6 foot tall, with a thin build. The suspect was wearing a blue button down shirt, black tie, black hat and black dress slacks.

Friday, October 11
At 9:25 a.m., a male holding a double barrel shotgun entered the ÒOO LiquorsÓ store on Whipple Road. The suspect pointed the shotgun at the clerk while demanding money. The suspect fled the store after taking currency from the cash registers. The suspect was described as wearing a Halloween ÒScreamÓ style (black and white) mask, black hooded sweatshirt, black jeans and black gloves. The suspect was further described as an adult male, about 5 foot 8 inches tall, with a thin build. Witnesses in the area saw the suspect run and get into the passenger seat of a beige SUV, similar to a Land Rover or Nissan.

At 9:53 p.m., officers responded to an address on I Street, to investigate a damaged gas meter. Responding officers worked with PG&E to determine the cause of the damage. Bullet fragments were recovered inside of the gas meter and a .22 caliber bullet casing was located in the surrounding area.

Tuesday, October 15
At 1:30 p.m., a 17 year-old female was jogging on Mission Blvd, when a Ford F-150 pulled up next to her. The driver exited his vehicle and exposed his penis. The suspect then got back into his vehicle and drove southbound on Mission Blvd. The suspectÕs vehicle was last seen making a right turn on Daggett Avenue. The suspect was described as a Hispanic male, between 30 and 40 years old, about 5 foot 9 inches tall, weighing about 200 pounds. The suspect was further described as being clean-shaven and missing his two canine teeth. The suspectÕs vehicle was described as a white older model, flatbed, Ford F-150, with plywood on the sides of the bed.

Wednesday, October 16
At 2:30 p.m., an adult male exposed his penis to a 14 year-old female in the Union City Library. The suspect was seated in a chair on the second floor of the library when he exposed himself to the victim. The suspect was described as a black male, around 20 years old, 5 foot 6 inches tall, with a medium build. The suspect was wearing a white shirt and blue shorts with a white and red line down the side. The victim called her mother to report the incident. The victimÕs mother then instructed her to call the police. The suspect ultimately fled the area prior to police arrival.

Anyone with information on any of the above listed cases should contact the Investigations Division at 510-675-5247. Those wishing to remain anonymous can contact the tips line by calling 510-675-5207 or email

Monday, October 21
At about 8:30 p.m., the Union City Police Department responded to a disturbance that resulted in an Officer Involved Shooting. The suspect, Timothy Lopez, 47, of Union City died after being shot by a Union City Police Officer.

The Union City Police Department Investigations Unit and Alameda County District AttorneyÕs Office are conducting independent investigations of the shooting.

Anyone with information related to this case is encouraged to call Detective James Martin at 510-675-5275. If you wish to use the anonymous tip line, please call 510-675-5207 or e-mail information to

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