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Union City Police Department, CA
Thursday July 27th, 2017 :: 05:33 p.m. PDT


“Police Blotter” Highlights – Ending July 23, 2017

“Police Blotter” Highlights – Ending July 23, 2017

On Monday, July 17th, around 9:44 a.m., Ofc. Stables was dispatched to the area of Rocklin Dr. and Anaheim Loop on the report of a subject who was in the middle of traffic. She was found to be in possession of methamphetamine, stolen credit cards and stolen ID, which were stolen from the victim’s residence several days earlier. Valarie Martinez, a 54-year-old Union City resident, was arrested for the possession of stolen property and drug possession.

On Thursday, July 20th, around 11:10 a.m., Ofc. Leete was patrolling the 30000 block of Industrial Parkway SW when he noticed a vehicle with expired registration and false registration tabs. A search of the vehicle yielded a large amount of copper wire, which was confirmed to be stolen from a Union City business in a burglary the previous night. Union City residents Paul McQueen, 41, and Lenore Augerlavoie, 51, were both arrested for possession of stolen property, in addition to weapons- and drug-related offenses. All of the copper wire was recovered and returned to the business.

On Sunday, July 23rd, around 6 p.m., Ofc. Moreno was dispatched to the area of Pratt Ave. and Amaral St. on the report of a suspicious circumstance. The victim of a stolen vehicle said he saw it being driven in the area. Ofc. Moreno located the stolen vehicle and arrested Manual Gomez, a 24-year-old Hayward resident, for vehicle theft, possession of stolen property, and drug offenses.  


From Monday, July 17th through Sunday, July 23rd, there was one reported residential burglary:
• 20 block of Union Square: Occurred on Friday, July 21st, between 7:30 a.m. and 5:45 p.m. The front door was kicked open, and the loss included electronics and jewelry.

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 17th through Sunday, July 23rd, there was one reported commercial burglary:
• 2900 block of Whipple Rd.: Occurred on Thursday, July 20th, between 2:30 a.m. and 3:15 a.m. A hole was cut in a chain link fence, and spools of copper wire were stolen. They were later recovered in a vehicle, and two suspects were arrested (see above).

From Monday, July 17th through Sunday, July 23rd, there were four reported auto burglaries. Two of the burglaries occurred at the Union Landing shopping center, and two were 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:

From Monday, July 17th through Sunday, July 23rd, there were seven reported vehicle thefts. As of the time of this report, five 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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