The following is a collection of reports prepared by the Union City Police Department. The document contains only items of note and contains incidents that occurred from June 21 to 27. Reports have been lightly edited for Patch style.
Thursday, June 21
Home burglarized on Brockway Street
On Thursday, officers investigated a residential burglary on the 33000 block of Brockway Street. An unknown suspect(s) made entry through the kitchen window.
Bank robbery at Wells Fargo
At 1:53 p.m., officers responded to a just-occurred robbery at the located at 30915 Courthouse Dr. The suspect entered the bank and presented a note to the teller stating that he was armed with a firearm. The teller complied with the suspect’s demands and he fled the bank with an undisclosed amount of money.
The suspect was described as a black male adult, approximately 6-feet to 6-feet and two-inches tall and between 160 to 170 pounds.
Suspect arrested while trying to pass forged check at Cash and Go
Later during the shift, officers responded to an in-progress forgery at the Cash and Go store located at 34383 Alvarado-Niles Rd. When officers arrived they located the suspect inside the store. Upon further investigation the primary officer determined that the suspect entered the store intending to pass a fraudulent check in the amount of $7,000.00. The suspect was arrested at the scene.
Juveniles brandish pellet gun in Extended Stay America lobby
Later this same evening, officers responded to a report of two male juveniles brandishing a handgun inside the lobby of the in Union Landing. Responding officers determined that the subjects were staying on the fourth floor and began a room-to-room search. The officers located the subjects’ room and conducted a search.
During the search of the room the officers located two Airsoft replica firearms along with 11.6 grams of suspected cocaine and .4 grams of suspected methamphetamine.
The two juveniles were reprimanded and released at the scene. The juveniles’ father was subsequently arrested on suspicion of possession of controlled substances.
Friday, June 22
Three cars burglarized at Crowne Plaza Hotel
On Friday, an officer investigated three auto burglaries in the parking lot of the . The unknown suspect(s) shattered the victim vehicles’ windows and took miscellaneous property from within. The burglaries occurred sometime between 9 p.m. and 8 a.m.
Drunk driver passes out behind the wheel…in front of a police station
Also on Friday, officers investigated a report of a person passed out inside a vehicle while the engine was running. The vehicle was parked along the sidewalk in front of the Alvarado Resource Police Substation. When the officers arrived they located the subject passed out and seated in the driver’s seat with the engine running. Officers were able to safely turn the vehicle off and arrested the driver on suspicion of driving while under the influence of alcohol.
Saturday, June 23
Driver injured after crashing into four parked cars
At about 4 a.m. Saturday morning, a driver crashed into four parked vehicles in the area of Tamarack Drive and Whipple Road. The driver was severely injured and transported to a local hospital for treatment.
Edith Way home burglarized
Also on Saturday, an officer investigated a residential burglary on the 32000 block of Edith Way. The suspect(s) made entry through an open rear window to gain access into the residence.
Sunday, June 24
Woman battered during domestic disturbance
On Sunday at about 3:12 p.m., officers responded to the report of a domestic disturbance on the 33000 block of 10th Street. The investigating officer determined that the victim had been battered by her boyfriend, who fled prior to police arrival. Paramedics were also called and provided the victim with medical treatment at the scene. This case was sent to the District Attorney’s office for review and prosecution.
Man arrested after choking wife and fleeing with child
Later at about 5:30 p.m., officers responded to a report of a domestic disturbance on the 2400 block of Regal Drive. Responding officers located a woman who was visibly distraught. She told the officers that she was involved in a heated argument with her child’s father and he had choked her. The victim stated that the suspect fled with their child prior to police arrival. Assisting officers located the suspect and child a few blocks away. The suspect was arrested on suspicion of domestic battery and the child was reunited with her mother.
Monday, June 25
Home burglarized on Clover Street
An officer responded to investigate a report of a residential burglary on the 2400 block of Clover Street. During the investigation, it was determined that an unknown suspect or suspects gained entry into the residence via the bathroom window.
Tuesday, June 26
US Bank robbed at gunpoint
On Tuesday at 11:10 a.m., officers responded to a just-occurred robbery at the located at 1790 Decoto Rd. According to witness statements, the suspect jumped over the front counter and held the bank tellers at gunpoint. The suspect was able to gain access into the bank’s vault and took an undisclosed amount of money before fleeing the scene.
The suspect was described as a black male adult in his early 20s, approximately 5-foot and 11-inches tall and 160 pounds, wearing a black ski mask and gloves. He fled in a teal-colored older model two-door Honda Accord.
Home burglarized on Regents Boulevard
Later this same evening, an officer responded to the report of a residential burglary on the 32000 block of Regents Boulevard. The suspect(s) entered the residence via the rear sliding door.
Drunk driver crashes into another car after running red light
At 10:05 p.m., officers responded to the intersection of Decoto and Perry roads to investigate a traffic collision. Officers determined that one of the drivers had failed to stop for the red light and collided with another vehicle. The same driver who failed to stop for the red light was determined to be intoxicated and was arrested on suspicion of driving while under the influence of alcohol.
Wednesday, June 27
Home burglarized on Fairfield Drive
An officer investigated a residential burglary that occurred on the 32000 block of Fairfield Drive. It was determined that an unknown suspect(s) had pried a rear window to gain entry into the residence.
Home burglarized on Torrey Pine Lane
Later in the day at 4:07 p.m., officers responded to a residential burglary that occurred on the 32400 block of Torrey Pine. The suspects were described a two heavy set Hispanic male adults, approximately 20 years old and wearing black baseball caps. The suspects were last seen fleeing from the residence and into the surrounding neighborhood. Responding officers conducted a search of the area but were unable to locate the suspects.