The following is a summary of significant crime and incidents reported in Union City between August 8 and 14 as released by the Union City Police Department.
Friday, Aug. 9
- Officers investigated a residential burglary at the Greenhaven apartment complex. An unknown suspect entered the victim’s residence through an open front window. The burglary happened between 1 a.m. and 8 a.m. This burglary is similar to a burglary that happened at the Avalon apartment complex the prior week.
- Officers were dispatched at 1:50 p.m. to an address on Lunar Way to investigate a hate crime. An unknown suspect spray painted the word “Terrorist” across the victim’s garage door. The incident occurred between 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 10
- At 7:37 p.m., officers investigated a carjacking in the area of 13th and F Street. The victim stopped in the area when a black female opened the passenger side door of the victim’s vehicle and threw a liquid on the victim. The female suspect used an electric stun gun to shock the victim. The victim exited his vehicle and ran away from the suspect. The suspect drove away with the victim’s vehicle. The vehicle was found on 14th Street, near University Avenue. The suspect was described as a black female, around 24 years old, approximately 5 foot 8 inches tall with a heavy build.
Sunday, Aug. 11
- At 7:54 a.m., officers were dispatched to investigate a dead body in a parked vehicle at 33325 Mission Boulevard. A caller reported an unresponsive male inside of his vehicle at the listed location. Officers arrived and found an adult male sleeping inside of a vehicle with a broken side window. The male woke up as officers contacted him. Apparently the car burglar took a nap after breaking into three vehicles parked at the apartment complex. Officers then transported the car burglar to jail.
Anyone with information on any of the listed cases should contact the Investigations Division at 510-675-5247.