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Union City Police Department, CA
Tuesday January 23rd, 2018 :: 03:31 p.m. PST

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UCPD Police Blotter – Week Ending Jan. 21, 2018


“Police Blotter” Highlights – Ending Jan. 21, 2018
 
VEHICLE THEFT ARRESTS
On Monday, Jan. 15th, around 4:25 p.m., Ofc. Willson was near the Hayward/Union City border when he located a vehicle reported stolen out of Sacramento County. Two subjects were gathering items out of the vehicle, and the male was in possession of the keys. Darryon Williams,  a 23-year-old Livermore resident, was arrested for vehicle theft.
 
On Thursday, Jan. 18th, around 7:15 p.m., Ofc. Blanchard was conducting a security check in the Union Landing shopping center when a security guard advised him that two subjects were checking door handles to parked vehicles. The subjects entered a vehicle that was reported stolen out of San Leandro. Mario Melendez, a 23-year-old San Lorenzo resident, and Athena Reed, a 24-year-old San Leandro resident, were arrested for vehicle theft.
 
On Friday, Jan. 19th, around 10:15 a.m., Ofc. Perry located a vehicle reported stolen out of Los Banos while he was conducting a routine security check in the Union Landing shopping center. Stephen Wentz, a 35-year-old Los Banos resident, was arrested for vehicle theft.
   
GRAND THEFTS
On Monday, Jan. 15th, between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m., a duffel bag was stolen from an unlocked vehicle in Union Landing.
 
On Tuesday, Jan. 16th, between 3:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m., all four tires and rims were stolen off a vehicle in the 34800 block of 11th St.
 
On Friday, Jan. 19th, between 7 a.m. and 9:30 a.m., electronics equipment was taken from an unsecured loading dock in the 33500 block of Central Ave.
 
On Friday, Jan. 19th, between 12 p.m. and 12:15 p.m., a large amount of work equipment was stolen from the bed of a pickup truck in the 30000 block of Industrial Parkway.

ASSAULT WITH A DEADLY WEAPON
On Wednesday, Jan. 17th, around 6:20 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 1700 block of Decoto Rd. on the report of a fight involving a male subject. The subject struck the victim in the head several times with beer cans. Gary Barnes, a 33-year-old Union City resident, was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon and vandalism.
 
INDECENT EXPOSURE
On Thursday, Jan. 18th, around 4:30 a.m., officers were dispatched to the 1900 block of Decoto Rd. on the report of a male exposing himself while urinating into a bottle. Jesse Montez, a 47-year-old Union City resident, was arrested for indecent exposure.
 
WEAPONS ARRESTS
On Thursday, Jan. 18th, around 10:45 a.m., Ofc. Lanier and Ofc. Rodriguez were conducting a security check in the area of Dry Creek Park when they located a vehicle illegally parked at a red curb. A loaded handgun was found in the passenger’s backpack. Julio Cruz, a 19-year-old Union City resident, was arrested for the weapon charge.
 
On Thursday, Jan. 18th, around 6:30 p.m., Ofc. Rivas was dispatched to the 30000 block of Industrial Parkway on the report of a brandished weapon. An employee said a male subject brandished a knife at him in the parking lot when the employee was collecting shopping carts. Phillip Martin, a 49-year-old San Leandro resident, was arrested for brandishing a weapon.
  
OUTSTANDING SUSPECT – ATTEMPTED HOMICIDE
On Saturday, Jan. 13th, around 4 p.m., a 16-year-old male was attacked at Kennedy Park. The victim was lured to the park by Yulian or “Julian” Aguilera-Rubi, 18, and three other suspects. Aguilera-Rubi attacked the victim in the park bathroom and caused significant injuries. During the altercation, the victim’s ex-girlfriend emerged and stabbed the victim several times. Dillon Bittinger, a 20-year-old Union City resident; Donald Wilson, a 30-year-old Fremont resident; and a 15-year-old female Bay Point resident, have been arrested for attempted murder and conspiracy. Aguilera-Rubi is still an outstanding suspect, and has a felony warrant for his arrest.
 
BURGLARIES AND CAR THEFTS
 
RESIDENTIAL BURGLARIES
From Monday, Jan. 15th through Sunday, Jan. 21st, 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: https://www.protectyourhome.com/home-security-tips
 
COMMERCIAL BURGLARIES
From Monday, Jan. 15th through Sunday, Jan. 21st, there were no reported commercial burglaries.
 
AUTO BURGLARIES AND VEHICLE THEFTS
From Monday, Jan. 15th through Sunday, Jan. 21st, there were 10 reported auto burglaries, seven of which occurred at the Union Landing shopping center. The majority of the burglaries involved backpacks and electronics 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, Jan. 15th through Sunday, Jan. 21st, there was one reported vehicle theft, which has not 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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