September 5, 2017 > Union City Police Log
Union City Police Log
Submitted By Lt. Matias Pardo, Union City PD
Monday, Aug. 21
At about 8:50 a.m. Officer Olson was dispatched to the 3200 block of San Luces Way on the report of a grand theft, which was ultimately was determined to be a robbery. The victim said an unknown man walked into her garage via an open door and grabbed a bag of tools. When the victim confronted him, he struggled with her before breaking free and running to his vehicle, described as a 2000s green Chevy Silverado extended cab pick-up with a camper shell. The suspect was described as a white male, 45-to-50-years-old, tall with a muscular build, and light brown hair.
Tuesday, Aug. 22
At 12:40 p.m. Officer Valdehueza and Officer Trainee Smith were dispatched to the 30000 block of Industrial Parkway SW on the report of a robbery. The victim interrupted an in-progress auto burglary and confronted a man attempting to retrieve his property. The suspect hopped in his car and rammed the victimÕs vehicle during an attempted getaway. And then an unknown woman accompanying the man pulled a knife and tried to stab the victim. The victim was uninjured, and the suspects fled in their vehicle, described as a white GMC SUV. The male suspect was described as an adult about 6-feet-tall with a skinny build. The female suspect was described as an adult with a skinny build and blonde hair tied into a ponytail.
Wednesday, Aug. 23
Around 9:30 a.m. Officer Leete and Officer Trainee Stange were dispatched to the 20 block of Union Square on the report of a robbery attempt. The victim said he was sitting in his vehicle, when a man approached the open window and demanded money. The man eventually walked away but was located nearby and identified by the victim. Chana Hughes, 21, of Union City, was arrested on suspicion of robbery.
Thursday, Aug. 24
At about 7:50 p.m. Officer Sears was dispatched to the area of 11th Street and and Decoto Road on the report of a robbery. The victim said he was hit in the back of the head and shoved to the ground, and then three suspects took his laptop bag, cell phone and wallet. All the property except for the wallet was recovered nearby. The suspects were described as black males, 18-to-25-years-old; two of them had short black hair, and one had short black curly hair.
At about 8:20 p.m. Officer Mangan was dispatched to the 34800 block of 11th Street on the report of a just-occurred robbery. It appears the same suspects from the previous robbery also were responsible for this one. The suspects punched the victim and stole his laptop bag, jewelry and wallet. The laptop and emptied wallet were later recovered. The case is under investigation.