UCPD'S Police Blotter is compiled from selected incident reports and other activities involving the men and women of the Union City Police Department. This is does not represent a complete list of calls for service during the week being reported.
Week Ending February 27, 2014
On Sunday (02/23/14) at 12:45 hours, Officers contacted seven subjects on the railroad tracks underneath the I-880 freeway overpass at Dyer Street and Whipple Road. The seven subjects were ultimately issued trespassing citations. One subject was found in possession of methamphetamine and arrested. Another subject was arrested for having an active felony arrest warrant.
On Sunday (02/23/14) at 20:54 hours, Officers responded to Skylark Drive to investigate a disturbance. Arriving Officers learned a male had struck his girlfriend with a motor vehicle during an argument. The girlfriend reported minor injuries as a result of being struck by the vehicle. The boyfriend was transported to jail.
On Tuesday (02/25/14) Union City Police Department learned of a series of armed robberies that occurred at Payless Shoe stores in the Cities of San Jose and Newark. The suspect in both of the armed robberies was described as a Hispanic male adult, wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt, black baseball cap, and black sunglasses. The suspect was described as being in possession of a silver handgun. Sgt. Mendez decided to park his vehicle near the Union City Payless Shoe store (on Dyer Street) in an attempt to prevent any additional robberies. At 20:20 hours, Sergeant Mendez noticed a male that matched the description of the suspect from the armed robberies. Officers contacted a Jose Pulido-Zamora (19 year old Hayward resident) a short distance from the Payless Shoe store. Mr. Pulido-Zamora provided a false name to the Officers and said he did not have any identification. Officers were able to identify Mr. Pulido-Zamora and found him to have an active felony warrant for burglary. A search of Mr. Pulido-Zamora and his vehicle lead to the recovery of three empty firearm holsters, narcotics, marijuana, and property stolen from two separate residential burglaries in Mountain View. Mr. Pulido-Zamora was arrested and additional follow up is being conducted in an attempt to determine if he had any involvement in the listed armed robberies.
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@union-city.org.