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Thursday December 28th, 2017 :: 05:34 p.m. PST

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UCPD Police Blotter – Week Ending Dec. 24, 2017


“Police Blotter” Highlights – Ending Dec. 24, 2017
 
PROACTIVE ENFORCEMENT
On Monday, Dec. 18th, around 1:45 p.m., Ofc. Olson contacted four individuals during a security check at Seven Hills Park (384 Florence St.). His investigation yielded a large amount of cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine, prescription pills and marijuana, and evidence indicative of sales. Juan Gonzales-Lopez, a 21-year-old Union City resident, was arrested for the possession of brass knuckles and various drug-related offenses. Three other suspects, all 18-year-olds out of Union City and Santa Clara, were cited for various drug-related offenses.
 
VEHICLE THEFT ARRESTS
On Monday, Dec. 18th, around 11:50 p.m., Ofc. Stange conducted a traffic stop in the area of Regents Blvd. and Dyer St. It was determined the vehicle was an unreported stolen out of San Jose. There were also stolen credit cards located inside the vehicle. Lauren Tampol, a 25-year-old Morgan Hill resident, was arrested for vehicle theft, the misappropriation of lost property, and the possession of drug paraphernalia.
 
On Tuesday, Dec. 19th, around 6:45 p.m., Ofc. Olson located a vehicle that had been reported stolen in Union City earlier in the day. Richardo Velazquez, a 30-year-old Hayward resident, was arrested for vehicle theft, the possession of stolen property, and the possession of burglary tools.
 
On Sunday, Dec. 24th, around 5:45 p.m., Ofc. Bellotti contacted two subjects seen near a vehicle with a stolen license plate. The vehicle was determined to be stolen out of Newark. Hayward residents Daniel Silva, 25, and Victor Sanchez, 37, were both arrested for vehicle theft, the possession of stolen property, conspiracy, and drug-related offenses.
 
GRAND THEFTS
On Wednesday, Dec. 20th, between 6:30 p.m. and 6:45 p.m., a phone was stolen from an unlocked vehicle in Union Landing. It was later recovered in Hayward.
 
On Thursday, Dec. 21st, around 2:30 a.m., a suspect took a box of cigarettes from the 32200 block of Alvarado Niles Rd. He was described as a black male, 35-40, 5’8” to 5’10” with a heavy build.
 
ROBBERIES AND ROBBERY ATTEMPTS
On Wednesday, Dec. 20th, around 9:30 p.m., a suspect in Union Landing sprayed employees with a fire extinguisher before fleeing with shopping bags full of stolen items. The suspect was described as a black male in his late 20s to early 30s, 5’9” to 6’0” with a thin build.
 
On Wednesday, Dec. 20th, around 7:30 p.m., a suspect attempted to steal a laptop in the 32300 block of Alvarado Blvd. The victim managed to keep possession of the laptop, and the suspect fled on foot. The suspect was described as a black female, 16-18 years old, about 5’9” and 165 lbs.

BURGLARY TOOLS
On Saturday, Dec. 23rd, around 3:45 p.m., Ofc. Blanchard made a traffic stop in the 30100 block of Industrial Parkway. A probation search of the vehicle yielded three shaved keys. Eugene Roxas, a 38-year-old Hayward resident, was arrested for the possession of burglary tools.
 
BURGLARIES AND CAR THEFTS
 
RESIDENTIAL BURGLARIES
From Monday, Dec. 18th through Sunday, Dec. 24th, there were no reported residential burglaries and one attempt:

  • 31400 block of San Jacinto Ct. (attempt only): Occurred on Thursday, Dec. 21st, around 3:40 p.m. The side garage door was pried or kicked open, but it did not appear the suspect made entry.
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, Dec. 18th through Sunday, Dec. 24th, there were four reported commercial burglaries:
  • 30000 block of Industrial Parkway: Occurred on Monday, Dec. 18th, around 2:20 a.m. A suspect broke the front glass door and stole an empty lock box.
  • 32100 block of Alvarado Blvd.: Occurred between Monday, Dec. 18th at 9:15 p.m., and Tuesday, Dec. 19th at 6:30 a.m. The method of entry is unknown, and the loss included cash.
  • 3900 block of Smith St.: Occurred between Wednesday, Dec. 20th at 10 p.m., and Thursday, Dec. 21st at 6:40 a.m. A window was broken, and the loss included a cash register drawer.
  • 1800 block of H St.: Occurred on Friday, Dec. 22nd, around 9:30 p.m. Suspects gained access to at least one classroom, but the loss is unknown at this time.
AUTO BURGLARIES AND VEHICLE THEFTS
From Monday, Dec. 18th through Sunday, Dec. 24th, there were 12 reported auto burglaries. Four of the burglaries occurred at the Union Landing shopping center, and five occurred in other commercial parking lots. A majority of the burglaries involved purses, 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: http://nixle.com/alert/5548374/
 
From Monday, Dec. 18th through Sunday, Dec. 24th, there were four reported vehicle thefts. As of the time of this report, two 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.
 
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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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