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April 11, 2017 > Union City Police Log

Union City Police Log

Submitted By Lt. Matias Pardo, Union City PD

Monday, March 27
Officers at Itliong-Vera Cruz Middle School were informed that a student had taken a stun gun to school and activated it during the morning break. A 14-year-old Union City resident was arrested and released to a parent with a Notice to Appear.

Friday, March 31
Officer Bellotti was dispatched to James Logan High School on the report of a robbery that occurred on March 30th around 3:30 p.m. The victim reported that he and two friends were walking on Union Square near the BART parking lot when a vehicle pulled over and four suspects got out. One suspect pulled out a knife, and another brandished a silver revolver. They robbed the victims of their jewelry, a laptop computer, a backpack, and clothing. The suspect with the knife was described as a white man, between 18 and 20-years-old, about 6-feet-tall, with a slender build. The suspect with the gun was described as a white man, between 18 and 20-years-old, standing between 5-feet-6-inches and 5-feet-8-inches tall, with a slender build and significant facial acne. The other two suspects were described as Hispanic males, 18 to 20 years-old.

Saturday, April 1
At around 1 a.m. officer Lockett was dispatched to the 4900 block of Rocklin Drive on a just-occurred robbery. Two suspects approached the victims after they exited their vehicle, and demanded a victimÕs purse while holding a gun with an extended magazine. The two suspects then fled on foot with the purse which later was determined to be an insulated lunch bag after it was found nearby. The suspect with the gun was described as a black man, between 20 and 30-years-old, and standing between 5-feet-11 and 6-feet tall with a skinny build. The second suspect was described as a black man, between 20 and 30 years-old and standing about 5-feet-8-inches tall.

At around 1:50 p.m. officers were dispatched to the area of Fourth and D streets on the report of a shooting. An unknown suspect in a gray Dodge Ram or Dodge Journey reportedly followed the victims and shot at their vehicle. Multiple bullet casings were found at the location, but no one was injured.

Sunday, April 2
At around 7:20 p.m. Officer Rivas was dispatched to the area of Dyer Street and Alvarado Boulevard to investigate a report of a carjacking. The victim had briefly left his vehicle running in the 31800 block of Alvarado Boulevard when a suspect entered the vehicle and began to drive away. The victim opened the driverÕs door and attempted to stop the suspect, who continued to drive and dragged the victim for several hundred feet. The vehicle was stopped by police in San Leandro, and Jebrayl Safi, a 29-year-old transient, was arrested on suspicion of carjacking, kidnapping, and assault with a deadly weapon.

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