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Union City Police Department, CA
Wednesday July 19th, 2017 :: 10:50 a.m. PDT


“Police Blotter” Highlights – Ending July 16, 2017

“Police Blotter” Highlights – Ending July 16, 2017

On Friday, July 14th, around 5:15 p.m., Ofc. Blanchard was dispatched to the area of Alvarado Niles Rd. and Almaden Blvd. on the report of a hit-and-run collision. During a possible road rage incident, the suspect put her vehicle into reverse and intentionally rammed the front of the victim’s vehicle two times. She then fled the scene at a high rate of speed. The suspect was described as a Hispanic female, about 36-37 years old, about 5’04”-5’05” tall and 110 pounds, with dark brown hair. The suspect vehicle was described as a late 2000’s Chevy Trailblazer, gold and brown in color, with yellow spray painted front wheels, chrome rear wheels and paper plates.

On Saturday, July 15th, around 11 p.m., Ofc. Mangan was dispatched to the 20 block of Union Square on the report of an armed robbery. The victim said a group of suspects knocked him to the ground, kicked and punched him, then stole his jacket and hat. During the fight, one of the suspects dropped a handgun. Another suspect quickly picked up the gun, and they all fled on foot. During an area check, officers located subjects who matched the suspect descriptions, and two of them were positively identified by the victim and a witness. Additionally, a resident in the area called police and reported two subjects just ran through his backyard, where a realistic-looking BB gun was later found. Anthony Jones, an 18-year-old Union City resident, and a 15-year-old male, Union City resident, were both arrested for robbery.

On Sunday, July 16th, around 8:30 a.m., Ofc. Bellotti initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle missing a front license plate. The vehicle had been reported stolen out of San Leandro. After pulling over, the driver immediately fled on foot and was not located. The passenger, 29-year-old Livermore resident Melissa Nunez, was arrested for vehicle theft and the possession of stolen property.


From Monday, July 10th through Sunday, July 16th, there were two reported residential burglaries:
• 32400 block of Jean Dr.: Occurred between Saturday, July 1st at 12 a.m., and Monday, July 10th at 11:59 p.m. Unknown entry; the loss included foreign currency, credit cards and tools. Some of the stolen property was later recovered.
• 2000 block of Nidus Ct.: Occurred between Monday, July 10th at 2 p.m., and Wednesday, July 12th at 9 a.m. Unknown entry; the loss included a purse. The front door may have been left unlocked.

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:

From Monday, July 10th through Sunday, July 16th, there was one reported commercial burglary:
• 29300 block of Union City Blvd.: Occurred between Tuesday, July 11th at 7 p.m., and Wednesday, July 12th at 9 a.m. Unknown entry; the loss included wires and tools.

From Monday, July 10th through Sunday, July 16th, there were 11 reported auto burglaries and one attempt. Nine of the burglaries occurred at the Union Landing shopping center, and the majority of them included backpacks and other items that were left in plain view on the seats or floorboards.

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:

From Monday, July 10th through Sunday, July 16th, there were four reported vehicle thefts. As of the time of this report, none of the vehicles have 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 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.

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

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Non-emergencies: 510-471-1365

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