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Union City Police Department, CA
Thursday February 22nd, 2018 :: 01:24 p.m. PST


“Police Blotter” Highlights – Ending Feb. 18, 2018

“Police Blotter” Highlights – Ending Feb. 18, 2018
On Tuesday, Feb. 13th, around 10:20 p.m., Ofc. Graham and Ofc. Leon were dispatched to the 2600 block of Decoto Rd. on the report of an armed robbery. A male suspect wearing a ski mask entered the business, pointed a gun at the victim, and demanded that he open the cash register. He then stole the victim’s wallet and cash from the register, and fled.
On Wednesday, Feb. 14th, officers were dispatched to the 33300 block of Mission Blvd. on the report of a person with a gun. A victim was in the area when he spotted his vehicle, which had been stolen in Hayward earlier in the morning. The suspect with the vehicle pointed a handgun at him and then fled on foot. The vehicle was processed for evidence and then released to the victim. The suspect was described as an Indian or Hispanic male, about 20-30 years old, 5’5” to 5’8” with a stocky build.
From Monday, Feb. 12th through Sunday, Feb. 18th, there was one reported residential burglary:

  • 3800 block of Shinglewood Ct.: Occurred between Monday, Feb. 12th at 8 p.m., and Tuesday, Feb. 13th at 10 a.m. The garage door was pried open, but there was no entry or loss.
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, Feb. 12th through Sunday, Feb. 18th, there was one reported commercial burglary:
  • 31100 block of Alvarado Niles Rd.: Occurred sometime between Feb. 16th and Feb. 17th. Unknown suspects broke into a room and stayed there without paying. Numerous pieces of stolen mail were located in the room.
From Monday, Feb. 12th through Sunday, Feb. 18th, there were 15 reported auto burglaries. Nine of them occurred at the Union Landing shopping center, and six occurred in residential areas. In many cases, 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:
From Monday, Feb. 12th through Sunday, Feb. 18th, there were nine reported vehicle thefts and one attempt. As of the time of this report, seven 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.
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 to complete a Police Customer Satisfaction Survey.


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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