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February 22, 2011 > Union City Crime News

Union City Crime News

Submitted By Courtesy of Union City PD

Suspect arrested for drug sale
Police arrested a suspect for possessing 4.4 grams of marijuana and selling it. On Thursday, February 10, an officer conducting a security check of the Fremont Bank strip mall on the corner of Alvarado Boulevard and Dyer Street noticed a suspicious subject loitering in the area. Under surveillance, he appeared to be engaged in business transactions.

On Saturday night, February 12, Police arrested another subject for possessing 5 grams of methamphetamine. Two subjects were reported staggering in the area of Central Avenue. An officer found a lone suspect lying in the gutter, intoxicated.

On February 12, an officer patrolling the area of Whipple Road and Central Avenue saw a speeding vehicle driving erratically. The officer made an enforcement stop and through his investigation, determined that the subject was driving while under the influence of an alcoholic beverage. The subject was arrested without incident.

Domestic battery
On Sunday, March 3, officers were sent to investigate a domestic disturbance at a residence on Mission Boulevard. The suspect fled the scene prior to the arrival of officers. The victim stated that her live-in boyfriend had struck her in the face, causing a minor injury and shoved her teenage daughter into a closet to prevent her from calling the police. This case is being sent to the District Attorney's office as a complaint for domestic battery.

On Wednesday night, February 16, officers responded to a residence at the Green Haven Apartments located on Alvarado Boulevard, to investigate a domestic dispute. Officers determined that the suspect had battered his mother, causing her to lose consciousness. Medical assistance was summoned and the mother was taken to a local hospital for medical treatment. While officers were waiting for the ambulance, the suspect returned to the apartment and was arrested. Physical force was necessary because the suspect resisted arrest. The suspect was transported to Fremont Jail without any injuries.

Residential burglary.
On Tuesday, February 15, a resident in the area of Cameron Drive reported that two suspicious subjects had entered the rear yard of a neighbor's residence. Officers responded and set up a perimeter. The suspects were detained, positively identified and arrested for residential burglary.

On Wednesday night, February 16, officers responded to another burglary at a residence on Delores Drive. The victim arrived home to find a suspect in his residence. The victim and suspect exchanged words before the suspect fled in a nearby vehicle.

An elderly woman was robbed of her purse by an unknown suspect at the Island Pacific parking lot, located on the corner of Alvarado Boulevard and Dyer Street. The suspect forced the purse from the victim's grasp then escaped in a waiting vehicle.

Another robbery was reported in the area of Brenda Way near Medallion Drive. The victim and his wife were walking in the area when a suspect approached them and pointed a handgun at the victim. The suspect demanded the victim surrender his watch, which he did. The suspect then fled on foot.

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