The Blotter Highlights ending July 2, 2023
Union City Police Department
On Monday, January 16th, at approximately 3:30 p.m., Officer Hammad and Field Training Officer Olson conducted a traffic stop on Railroad Avenue and Westgard Street. When they approached the driver, they saw the barrel of a gun under the driver's seat. The driver was arrested for possession of a loaded handgun in a vehicle.
On Friday, January 20th, at approximately 1:00 a.m., Officer Fordham conducted a traffic stop on D and 9th Streets. One of the occupants was on probation for theft, and the other was driving on a suspended license. During a search of the car, Officer Fordham found suspected methamphetamine and a pistol. Both occupants were arrested.
On Sunday, January 22nd, Officer Benard conducted a traffic stop on Dyer Street and Alvarado Boulevard and determined that both occupants were on parole for a home invasion robbery. During a vehicle search, officers found prescription opiates that did not belong to either subject. The subjects were also in possession of drug paraphernalia.
ASSAULT WITH A DEADLY WEAPON
ROBBERIES AND ATTEMPTED ROBBERIES
BURGLARIES AND CAR THEFTS
From Monday, January 16th, to Sunday, January 29th, there were five residential burglaries reported.
From Monday, January 16th, to Sunday, January 29th, there were three commercial burglaries reported.
AUTO BURGLARIES AND VEHICLE THEFTS
From Monday, January 16th, to Sunday, January 29th, there were sixteen reported auto burglaries. Six of the burglaries occurred at the Union Landing shopping center, and the rest were in residential areas.
From Monday, January 16th, to Sunday, January 29th, there were fifteen reported vehicle thefts. As of the time of this report, eight of the vehicles have been recovered.
As a reminder, never leave items of value inside your vehicle! Please see this alert with safety tips on how to prevent auto burglaries and thefts: http://nixle.com/alert/5548374/
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Consumer Fraud Reporting
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.