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Union City Police Department, CA
Thursday June 29th, 2017 :: 05:50 p.m. PDT
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“Police Blotter” Highlights – Ending June 25, 2017

“Police Blotter” Highlights – Ending June 25, 2017

BRANDISHING
On Tuesday, June 20th, around 6:50 a.m., officers were dispatched to the 34500 block of Alvarado Niles Rd. on the report of a man with a gun. During an argument, a male suspect brandished a gun at two victims and threatened to kill one of them. The weapon turned out to be a realistic-looking BB gun. Davinder Kumar, a 35-year-old Newark resident, was arrested for brandishing an imitation firearm.

BICYCLE THEFT
On Tuesday, June 20th, around 9:20 p.m., Ofc. Leon and Police Officer Trainee Celestine were dispatched to the area of Alvarado Niles Rd. and Hop Ranch Rd. on the report of a bike theft. The victim, who had been following the suspect, said his bike was stolen when he was eating at a Union Landing restaurant. Jesus Inguanzo, a 31-year-old Hayward resident, was arrested for petty theft.

ROBBERY
On Wednesday, June 21st, around 2:50 p.m., Ofc. Martin was dispatched to the Union Landing shopping center on the report of a robbery. The victim said a subject opened the unlocked front passenger door of her vehicle and removed her purse. When she chased him to his vehicle, he pushed her to the ground. The suspect was described as a black male, 30-35, 5’8” with a muscular build, and a circular tattoo near his left eye. The vehicle was described as a gold, mid-1990s, four-door sedan.

CARJACKING
On Wednesday, June 21st, around 10 p.m., Ofc. Paul was dispatched to the 4200 block of Comet Circle on the report of a carjacking. The victim agreed to give some acquaintances a ride “home.” While the vehicle was stopped on Comet Circle, one of the suspects walked around to the driver’s door, pulled him out of the vehicle, and drove off. UCPD detectives are currently working this case, and the suspects have been identified.

MISAPPROPRIATION OF FOUND PROPERTY
On Thursday, June 22nd, around 12:15 a.m., Ofc. Olson was dispatched to the 1500 block of Decoto Rd. on the report of a suspicious person shining a flashlight on passing vehicles. Upon locating the subject, a probation search of his backpack yielded a copious amount of opened mail from several apartment complexes in Fremont. He was also in possession of what appeared to be mailbox keys. Fernando Sierra, a 32-year-old Union City resident, was arrested for the possession of burglary tools and misappropriation of found property.

ASSAULT WITH A DEADLY WEAPON
On Friday, June 23rd, around 12:30 a.m., officers were dispatched to the 1700 block of Decoto Rd. on the report of a battery. Upon arrival, they contacted a victim with a large amount of blood on him and determined he had been stabbed. The following three suspects were still in the vicinity and were arrested for battery and assault with a deadly weapon: Khoa Huynh, a 26-year-old Union City resident; Minh Huynh, a 28-year-old San Jose resident; and Mohamed Norai, a 30-year-old Union City resident. Trinh Nguyen, a 28-year-old Mountain View resident, was also in possession of the keys to a vehicle reported stolen out of Fremont, and was arrested for vehicle theft.

BURGLARIES AND CAR THEFTS

RESIDENTIAL BURGLARIES
From Monday, June 19th through Sunday, June 25th, there were three reported residential burglaries and one attempt:
• 32000 block of Alvarado Niles Rd.: Occurred between Tuesday, June 20th at 11:30 p.m., and Wednesday, June 21st at 1:10 a.m. Unknown entry; the loss included passports and cash.
• 4400 block of Ashwood Ct.: Occurred between Wednesday, June 21st at 12:25 a.m., and Thursday, June 22nd at 5:40 a.m. The suspect entered via an unlocked sliding glass door, and was arrested after the victim found him in the residence and called the police. Labaran Mohammed, a 30-year-old Union City resident, was arrested for burglary, in addition to the attempted burglary on June 22nd (see below).
• 4600 block of Niland St.: Occurred on Friday, June 23rd, between 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. The front door was pried open, and the loss is unknown at this time.
• 32200 block of Allison Dr. (attempt only): Occurred on Thursday, June 22nd, around 8:45 a.m. The burglary suspect mentioned above attempted to gain entry into the home.

Safety Tip: A reminder from ADT: Always lock your doors and windows when you leave home; most burglars enter in unlocked front, back or garage doors. More tips available at: https://www.protectyourhome.com/home-security-tips  

COMMERCIAL BURGLARIES
From Monday, June 19th through Sunday, June 25th, there were three reported commercial burglaries.
• 30500 block of Union City Blvd.: Occurred on Tuesday, June 20th, around 5:30 a.m. Two suspects pried open the back door. The loss included cleaning supplies, a pressure washer and electronics. They were both described as Hispanic males, 18-40 years old. The first suspect was tall with a slender build, and the second suspect was shorter with a larger build. They fled the scene in a newer white four-door Chevrolet Malibu or Impala.
• 33400 block of Alvarado Niles Rd.: Occurred between Friday, June 16th at 6:30 a.m., and Wednesday, June 21st at 12 p.m. The lock to a storage unit was cut, and the loss included electronics.
• 31800 block of Alvarado Blvd.: Occurred on Friday, June 23rd, around 6:30 p.m. A suspect bypassed the locked screen door and made entry into the business. He was discovered hiding in the bathroom and fled to a gold older-model Infiniti sedan. The suspect was described as a black male, 20-30 years old, with an average height and thin build.

AUTO BURGLARIES AND VEHICLE THEFTS
From Monday, June 19th through Sunday, June 25th, there were seven reported auto burglaries. Three occurred in commercial parking lots, and four in residential areas.

Safety Tip: As a reminder, never leave items of value inside your vehicle! Please see this alert with safety tips on how to prevent auto burglaries and thefts: http://nixle.com/alert/5548374/

From Monday, June 19th through Sunday, June 25th, there were three reported vehicle thefts. As of the time of this report, one of the vehicles has been recovered.


Anyone with information on local crime or any of the listed incidents 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 tips@unioncity.org. Please note that messages left after regular business hours or on a weekend will not be received until the next business day. If you are calling to report a crime that is currently occurring, call 911.

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DISCLAIMER: All are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. The mugshots and/or arrest records are in no way an indication of guilt and they are not evidence that an actual crime has been committed.

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Union City Police Department, CA
34009 Alvarado-Niles Road
Union City, CA 94587

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