The Blotter Highlights ending September 25, 2022

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Union City Police Department

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On Wednesday, September 14th, at approximately 10:51 p.m., K-9 Officer Olson conducted a traffic enforcement stop in the 33300 block of Mission Boulevard.  During an inventory search of the vehicle, Officer Olson located eight grams of suspected cocaine and arrested the drive

                                                                                                                                                            On Thursday, September 22nd, K9 Officer Olson was working special enforcement and con220922017 Olsonducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on Mission Boulevard and E Street.  When he contacted the occupants, the passenger had a warrant for his arrest.  Officer Olson searched the car and found a loaded semiautomatic pistol in the passenger compartment. Both the driver and the passenger were arrested for several gun possession charges and booked in jail.

On Saturday, September 24th, at approximately 12:15 a.m., K9 Officer Olson contacted a subject in his vehicle on Whipple Road and Mission Boulevard.  The driver was active to parole and admitted to having unprescribed pills in the car.  During a search, Officer Olson found the tablets and placed the driver under arrest for possession of a controlled substance. 

On Sunday, September 25th, at approximately 8:40 p.m., Officer Noyd contacted a cyclist on Alvarado Niles Road and Decoto Road. He conducted a record’s check and discovered the subject was a prior felon and on searchable probation for various crimes.  Officer Noyd conducted a probation search, found a stun gun in his pocket, and placed him under arrest for felon in possession of a stun gun.


On Sunday, September 18th, at approximately 2:00 a.m., dispatchers received several reports of shots fired in the 34800 block of Starling Drive.  Officers arrived and found evidence of a shooting, including bullet holes in several cars and residences. Detectives from the Special Services Unit are investigating the case.    


On Thursday, September 15th, at approximately 12:40 p.m., officers responded to an assault in the 32100 block of Union Landing Boulevard.  The suspect became angry after being refused alcohol service and threw a glass at the victim, striking her in the face. The glass cut the victim’s lip and required stitches.  Officers identified a possible suspect and are conducting follow-up.   


On Thursday, September 23rd, Officer Fordham was conducting special enforcement in the 33300 block of Lewis Avenue.  At approximately 9:45 p.m., Officer Fordham contacted a man while attempting to operate an illegally parked vehicle.  Upon contact, the driver displayed obvious signs of intoxication and was arrested for DUI. 



From Monday, September 12th, to Sunday, September 25th, there were four residential burglaries reported. 


From Monday, September 12th, to Sunday, September 25th, there were three commercial burglaries reported.  


From Monday, September 12th, to Sunday, September 25th, there were fourteen reported auto burglaries.  Eleven of the burglaries occurred at the Union Landing shopping center, and the rest were in residential areas. 

From Monday, September 12th, to Sunday, September 25th, there were twenty-seven reported vehicle thefts. As of the time of this report, nine of the vehicles have been recovered


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Anyone with information on local crime or any of the listed incidents should contact the Investigations Division at 510-675-5275. Those wishing to remain anonymous can contact the tips line by calling 510-675-5207 or email  appears to be an empty link with target Please note that messages left after regular business hours or on the weekend will not be received until the next business day. If you are calling to report a crime that is currently occurring, call 911.