The Blotter Highlights ending September 11, 2022
Union City Police Department
On Wednesday, September 7th, at approximately 6:15 p.m., K9 Officer Olson was patrolling the area of D Street and 3rd Street when he conducted an investigative traffic stop. When Officer Olson contacted the vehicle, he learned the driver had a suspended license. Upon a search of the vehicle, an unregistered, loaded semi-automatic handgun with a high-capacity magazine was in the center console. The driver was arrested for firearms related charges and booked at jail.
ROBBERIES AND ATTEMPTED ROBBERIES
On Tuesday, August 30th, at approximately 9:45 p.m., officers responded to a robbery in the 34200 block of Torrey Pine Court. The victim told police that four Black males in their twenties, one described as wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and with a goatee, approached him while on an evening walk. The suspects suddenly shoved the victim to the ground, kicked and struck him multiple times, and took his wallet and cellular phone. All four suspects then fled on foot.
On August 30th, at approximately 8:40 pm., officers responded to a robbery on Decoto Road and Station Way. The victim told police that he was walking home from the BART station when suddenly the suspect pushed him down and took his wallet. The suspect fled on foot with the victim's property. The suspect was described as a Black male in his twenties or thirties and wearing all black clothing
POSSESSION OF DRUGS AND DUI
BURGLARIES AND CAR THEFTS
From Monday, August 29th, to Sunday, September 11th, there was one residential burglary reported.
From Monday, August 29th, to Sunday, September 11th, there were seven commercial burglaries reported.
AUTO BURGLARIES AND VEHICLE THEFTS
From Monday, August 29th, to Sunday, September 11th, there were twenty-six reported auto burglaries. Nineteen of the burglaries occurred at the Union Landing shopping center, and the rest were in residential areas.
From Monday, August 29th, to Sunday, September 11th, there were fifteen reported vehicle thefts. As of the time of this report, nine of the vehicles have been recovered.