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Union City Police Department, CA
Wednesday August 23rd, 2017 :: 05:56 p.m. PDT
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“Police Blotter” Highlights – Ending August 20, 2017

“Police Blotter” Highlights – Ending August 20, 2017

VEHICLE THEFT ARREST
On Wednesday, August 16th, around 3 a.m., Ofc. Jimenez was in the area of Dyer St. and Alvarado Blvd. when he located a vehicle reported stolen out of Oakland. The driver, 25-year-old Robert Wright out of Oakland, was arrested for vehicle theft.

POSSESSION OF STOLEN PROPERTY
On Wednesday, August 16th, around 5:30 a.m., Ofc. Cota and Police Officer Trainee Ayala were dispatched to the area of Teddy Dr. and Sumac St. on the report of two people looking into vehicles. They were in possession of a large amount of tools that were stolen out of a nearby truck. The victim of the theft identified the tools, which were returned to him. A 57-year-old Union City male was cited and released for being in possession of stolen property.

INDECENT EXPOSURE
On Wednesday, August 16th, around 10:40 a.m., officers were dispatched to the area of Union City Blvd. and Smith St. on the report of a male walking down the street with his pants down, exposing himself. Police Officer Trainee Smith located the suspect in the area, still exposed. The 63-year-old male was arrested for indecent exposure.

TRESPASSING
On Thursday, August 17th, around 11:45 a.m., Police Officer Trainee Stange and Ofc. Leete were dispatched to the 700 block of Decoto Rd. on the report of a commercial burglary. An unauthorized suspect was located inside the fenced perimeter. Rene Briseno, a 28-year-old Union City resident, was arrested for trespassing.

GRAND THEFT
On Friday, August 18th, around 9 p.m., Ofc. Russell was dispatched to the 1700 block of Decoto Rd. on the report of a grand theft. The victim said he was playing a game on his iPhone, when an unknown suspect approached him, quickly snatched the phone from his hands, and fled on foot. The suspect was described as a black male, approximately 6’3” and 180 lbs.

WEAPONS ARREST
On Saturday, August 19th, around 3:15 a.m., Ofc. Solverson was dispatched to the area of Mercury Way and Planet Circle on the report of a suspicious vehicle. Upon arriving, he noticed a vehicle that was parked illegally, with a subject sleeping in the driver’s seat. Ofc. Solverson woke the subject up and asked for his ID. When the subject opened the center console, it also revealed a black handgun, which was later determined to be stolen out of Georgia. Shaundel Davis, a 36-year-old Union City resident, was arrested for carrying a concealed weapon in a vehicle and the possession of stolen property.

BURGLARIES AND CAR THEFTS

RESIDENTIAL BURGLARIES
From Monday, August 14th through Sunday, August 20th, there was one reported residential burglary:
• 32000 block of Alvarado Niles Rd.: Occurred between Saturday, August 19th at 8:30 p.m., and Sunday, August 20th at 8:30 a.m. A suspect entered via unknown means and stole a purse. The purse was later recovered, but a large amount of cash was missing.

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, August 14th through Sunday, August 20th, there were no reported commercial burglaries.

AUTO BURGLARIES AND VEHICLE THEFTS
From Monday, August 14th through Sunday, August 20th, there were nine reported auto burglaries. Eight of the burglaries occurred at the Union Landing shopping center, and one was in a residential area.

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, August 14th through Sunday, August 20th, there were six reported vehicle thefts and one attempt. As of the time of this report, four 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 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.

LET US KNOW HOW WE ARE DOING
We strive to provide excellent service to the community and are interested in hearing from members of the public about the quality of our service. Please share your experience and let us know how we’re doing. Visit http://www.ci.union-city.ca.us/departments/police-department to complete a Police Customer Satisfaction Survey.



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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