The Blotter Highlights ending November 6, 2022
Union City Police Department
On Friday, November 4th, at approximately 5:00 p.m., Officer was patrolling Union Landing and conducted a traffic enforcement stop on a car occupied by two subjects. A records check revealed they were both on searchable probation. During a search, Officer found burglary tools, stolen property, and a large amount of methamphetamine. One of the suspects was arrested for possession of burglary tools and drugs for sales, and the other for possession of the stolen property.
POSSESSION OF A FIREARM
On Thursday, October 27th, at approximately 8:30 a.m., while responding to an unrelated call for service on Decoto Road and Meyers Avenue, Officer Scarbrough saw a male discarding something into a parked vehicle. He contacted the individual, who was on searchable probation, along with the owner of the car. Officer Scarbrough searched the vehicle and found a loaded handgun and an un-serialized AR-15 pistol with two high-capacity magazines. Both involved parties were arrested for several felony firearms charges and a probation violation.
On Wednesday, November 2nd, at approximately 9:00 p.m., officers responded to a collision at the intersection of Mission Boulevard and Whipple Road. Upon arrival, they contacted the driver who was still seated in his vehicle. He displayed obvious objective symptoms of intoxication and was eventually placed under arrest for DUI. During the investigation, a loaded unregistered semiautomatic handgun with a high-capacity magazine was recovered from the vehicle. The driver was arrested for DUI and the firearms charges.
On Friday, November 4th, at approximately 1:00 a.m., officers were dispatched to a suspicious vehicle parked
On Friday, November 4th, at approximately 10:00 p.m., officers responded to a weapon brandishing in the 32000 block of Paloma Court. The victim told police that the suspect arrived at his house, pointed a firearm at him, and threatened to shoot him. The suspect's mother removed the suspect from the area, and they fled in a car. Officers later found the suspect's vehicle and pulled it over. They arrested the juvenile suspect, released him to his mother at the scene, and recovered a loaded semiautomatic handgun inside the car.
FELONY DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE
ROBBERIES AND ATTEMPTED ROBBERIES
DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE
On Monday, October 24th, at approximately 10:00 p.m., Officer Noyd conducted a traffic enforcement stop on Comet Circle and Meteor Drive. The driver displayed objective signs that he was under the influence of an alcoholic beverage and admitted to drinking alcohol. He was placed under arrest for DUI.
On Tuesday, November 1st, at approximately 4:15 p.m., officers responded to a welfare check on Donoso Plaza and Veneto Avenue. The caller was concerned about a male asleep at the wheel of his vehicle. Officers arrived and found an unconscious male inside his car with the engine running. They woke the subject, who displayed objective symptoms of alcohol intoxication and was ultimately arrested for DUI.
CATALYTIC CONVERTER THEFT
BURGLARIES AND CAR THEFTS
From Monday, October 24th, to Sunday, November 6th, there were four residential burglaries reported
From Monday, October 24th, to Sunday, November 6th, there were five commercial burglaries reported.
AUTO BURGLARIES AND VEHICLE THEFTS
From Monday, October 24th, to Sunday, November 6th, there were twenty-five reported auto burglaries. Twelve of the burglaries occurred at the Union Landing shopping center, and the rest were in residential areas.
From Monday, October 24th, to Sunday, November 6th, there were sixteen reported vehicle thefts. As of the time of this report, seven of the vehicles have been recovered.
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