March 13, 2018 > Union City Police Log
Union City Police Log
Submitted By Lt. Matias Pardo, Union City PD
Thursday, March 1
? At around 4:40 p.m. Officer Blanchard made a traffic stop near Industrial Parkway and Whipple road. A computer check showed the vehicle was stolen out of Hayward. A search of the vehicle turned up methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, items indicative of sales, a shaved key, and numerous credit cards and checks that did not belong to either occupant. The first suspect, identified by police as Luis Romero, 52, of Hayward, was arrested on suspicion of vehicle theft, possession of burglary tools, and various drug-related offenses. The second suspect, identified by police as Vanessa Santoyo, 34, of Hayward, was arrested on suspicion of vehicle theft, the misappropriation of found property, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Saturday, March 3
? Around midnight Officer Olson made a vehicle stop near Amaral Street and Pratt Avenue. A search of the vehicle turned up a large amount of methamphetamine and evidence indicative of sales. The suspect, identified by police as Ronald Ledesma, 39, of Union City, was arrested.
? Around 2:20 a.m. officers were dispatched to Union Landing shopping center on the report of a suspicious vehicle. A female suspect ran from officers when they attempted to contact her. After apprehension, she lied about her identity, and was found to be in possession of numerous checks, ID cards, and documents that did not belong to her. The suspect, identified by police as Daniela Rodriguez, 23, of Union City, was arrested on suspicion of forgery, possessing stolen property, resisting police, giving false ID to an officer, and three active warrants.
Sunday, March 4
? Around 2 p.m. Officer Bellotti located a stolen vehicle near Alvarado Niles Road and Decoto Road. The suspect, identified by police as Roman Navarro, 24, of Newark, was arrested on suspicion of vehicle theft and possessing burglary tools.
? Around 6:15 p.m. Officer Parodi was dispatched to the 1700 block of Decoto Road on the report of a robbery. Several suspects entered a business and forcefully stole a victim?s laptop, then fled on foot. A witness followed them to the BART station and detained them until police arrived. The laptop was recovered and returned to the victim. A 13-year-old male from Hayward, 15-year-old male from Oakland, and 14-year-old male from San Pablo were all arrested on suspicion of robbery and conspiracy and released to adults with a Notice to Appear.