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Union City Police Department, CA
Thursday September 7th, 2017 :: 12:06 p.m. PDT


“Police Blotter” Highlights – Ending Sept. 3, 2017

“Police Blotter” Highlights – Ending Sept. 3, 2017

On Saturday, Sept. 2nd, around 8:45 a.m., Ofc. Moreno conducted a traffic stop in the area of Whipple Rd. and Huntwood Ave. The driver was in possession of a shaved key. Cuong Nguyen, a 33-year-old Hayward resident, was arrested for the possession of burglary tools.

On Saturday, Sept. 2nd, around 9:20 a.m., Ofc. Rivas was dispatched to the 1700 block of Decoto Rd. on the report of an armed robbery. The victim said she was waiting at a nearby bus stop, when a suspect pointed a revolver at her and demanded her jewelry and cash. The suspect was described as a Hispanic male, 20-22 years old, 5’8” with a dark complexion.

On Sunday, Sept. 3rd, around 9 p.m., Ofc. Dinneen was dispatched to the 31900 block of Alvarado Blvd. on the report of a robbery that had occurred about 15 minutes prior. A suspect hit the cashier in the head, forced him to the ground, and stole the cash register drawer. The suspect could only be described as a tall black male.


From Monday, August 28th through Sunday, Sept. 3rd, there were no reported residential burglaries.

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, August 28th through Sunday, Sept. 3rd, there were two reported commercial burglaries:
• 31200 block of Union City Blvd.: Occurred on Tuesday, August 29th, between 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. An unknown suspect broke into a locker and stole a wallet containing credit cards and ID.
• 3900 block of Horner St.: Occurred on Saturday, Sept. 2nd, around 12 a.m. Two suspects broke a rear window and rummaged through desks and cabinets. The loss is unknown at this time.

From Monday, August 28th through Sunday, Sept. 3rd, there were six reported auto burglaries and two attempts. Four of the burglaries occurred at the Union Landing shopping center, and two were in residential areas. Most of the Union Landing incidents involved backpacks and purses 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, August 28th through Sunday, Sept. 3rd, there was one reported vehicle theft and one attempt. The stolen vehicle was later 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

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 510-471-1365

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