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March 31, 2010 > Union City Police Department Report

Union City Police Department Report

Submitted By courtesy City of Union City

Thursday, March 18
Officers investigated a robbery that occurred in the area of Casa Verde Park near San Andreas. In this case, six victims were confronted by six suspects. Two of these suspects pointed handguns at the victims and took property and cash from the victims; fleeing the scene on foot. Minutes later, officers detained the group of suspects. These individuals were arrested for numerous charges; the weapons were replicas of handguns.

On Thursday evening, officers investigated a robbery that occurred at the 7-11 store on Alvarado-
Niles Road at Almaden. Two Black males walked into the store and pointed a handgun at the clerk while demanding cash. The suspects took the cash and fled on foot.

Friday, March 19
Officers responded to the TGIF restaurant at the Union Landing Shopping complex on a report of a disturbance. While officers were on scene trying to calm a situation between two intoxicated individuals, a group of subjects suddenly began fighting, which resulted in a request for additional police units to quell the disturbance. The outcome was the arrest of five individuals for numerous charges.

Saturday, March 20
Officers investigated a robbery that occurred at the A1 Market on Alvarado Blvd. In this case, two Black male suspects walked into the store armed with guns and demanded money. They took the money and fled on foot.

Also on Saturday evening, officers investigated a robbery that occurred on the railroad tracks near Whipple Road and Dyer Street. In this case, a male victim was walking when he was approached by five Hispanic males who demanded his money. One suspect pointed a handgun at him while demanding his money. The suspects took the victim's property and fled on foot.

Wednesday, March 24
Officers and detectives from the Investigations Unit investigated a domestic violence incident involving a victim that had moved to the U.S. as a result of an arranged marriage. During the investigation, the victim disclosed that she was repeatedly raped by the uncle of her husband after she arrived in the U.S.; this had been occurring for the past four months.

During the investigation, detectives discovered that the victim has been living in a shed at the residence and was only allowed to enter the residence to eat and use the bathroom. The victim delayed reporting the incident due to death threats made against her family who reside in India. The victim identified the suspect as Rashpal Singh.

Investigators obtained an arrest warrant for the suspect, and a search warrant for the home where the suspect and victim resided. In addition, they had an emergency protective order (EPO) issued on behalf of the victim. Attempts to locate and arrest the suspect are ongoing.

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