The following is a collection of reports prepared by the . The document contains only items of note that occurred from March 15-19. Reports have been lightly edited for Patch style.
Thursday, March 15
Man on probation found with drugs, ammo in home
On Thursday night, officers conducted a probation search of a subject and his home on the 4200 block of Polaris Avenue. The officers located marijuana packaged for sales, along with additional evidence of illegal drug activity. The suspect was also determined to be a felon in possession of ammunition. He was arrested and transported to Santa Rita Jail.
Friday, March 16
Police investigate vandalism leads
Officers responded to the area of Queensboro Way to investigate a series of vandalisms to vehicles and residences. The investigating officers developed leads and identified a potential suspect. This case was sent to the District Attorney’s office for review and charges.
Drunken panhandler arrested at Rite Aid
Later in the night, officers responded to the Rite Aid Store located at 1650 Decoto Rd. to investigate a drunk man disturbing people as he panhandled. The first arriving officer attempted to contact the man, but he began to flee. As the officer grabbed him, he began to resist. A short scuffle ensued but the man was eventually detained and arrested on suspicion of public intoxication and resisting arrest.
Man wanted for escaping police custody arrested
Also on Friday night, a woman came to the front lobby of the police department to report that she had been the victim of a domestic battery by her boyfriend at their apartment on Skylark Drive. She told officers that the boyfriend was wanted for escaping custody. Officers responded to the apartment and arrested him without incident on suspicion of domestic battery and the arrest warrant.
Saturday, March 17
Fight victim found bleeding in street
On Friday night, officers responded to the area of 8th and B streets to investigate a report of a fight between several males. Arriving officers saw the subjects disperse in several directions. A lone victim was located bleeding from the face but was uncooperative. The subject was transported to a local hospital for treatment by Paramedics Plus.
Sunday, March 18
Man battered, has chair thrown at him by roommate
Officers responded to a residence on the 33000 block of 11th Street to investigate a just-occurred battery. Arriving officers found the victim had sustained injuries to his head and mouth from having a chair thrown at him by his roommate, who fled prior to police arrival. The victim had requested the suspect move out, which enraged the suspect causing him to batter the victim. The report was sent to the District Attorney for review.
Man resists arrest, punches ambulance attendant after T.G.I. Friday’s brawl
Later in the night, Union City police received multiple 9-1-1 calls about a large fight at T.G.I. Friday’s in Union Landing. Arriving officers found two drunken subjects fighting and refusing to obey officers’ commands to stop.
Officers intervened by physically separating both combatants. One of the two subjects ignored the officer’s orders to stay on the ground and had to be detained in handcuffs. One was arrested for public intoxication and resisting arrest. The other had to be transported to a local hospital by a Paramedics Plus ambulance in order to be medically cleared before being incarcerated.
While en route to the hospital, the suspect broke free from the loosely attached restraints and punched one of the ambulance attendants in the mouth, causing a significant injury. The ambulance driver pulled over to allow the officer following the ambulance to come to their aid.
Additional officers from Fremont and Newark also responded and had to once again physically restrain the subject. In the end, the subject was cleared for incarceration and transported to Santa Rita Jail on suspicion of: public intoxication, resisting arrest, battery on an ambulance attendant, battery on a police officer and threatening a police officer.
Monday, March 19
Burglary suspects arrests
Officers responded to the 2400 block of Becket Drive to investigate an in-progress burglary. Witnesses told the 9-1-1 dispatcher that the suspects were fleeing in a green Mitsubishi. An officer nearby spotted the vehicle in the area of Kityama and Winchester drives. The officer made an investigative stop and found that the subjects were those responsible for the burglary and arrested them.