May 27, 2011 > Union City Police Blotter
Union City Police Blotter
Tuesday, May 24:
Officers responded to a residence on San Andreas Drive to investigate a domestic dispute. A suspect was detained as he was walking away from the residence. It was learned that a couple had been involved in a heated argument that escalated when the victim attempted to call police and the suspect attempted to smother her breathing with blankets. The suspect was arrested for domestic battery.
An employee of "Babies R Us" located at the Union Landing Shopping Center was arrested for embezzlement of over $2,500.
Krispy Kreme Doughnut shop was the site of a stolen vehicle incident in which the victim left his vehicle idling unattended. The suspect jumped into the vehicle and fled. He was later apprehended by Hayward police and arrested for Auto Theft and driving while under the influence of alcohol.
Officers responded to a burglar alarm at the Best Buy store located at the Union Landing Shopping Center and found an exterior door pried open. The building was searched with the assistance of a police K-9 but suspects had fled prior to police arrival with several thousand dollars' worth of electronics.
On December 28, 2004, Marche Harrison and an additional unknown male suspect used a ruse to gain entry into a Union City home to commit a home invasion. Upon entry into the residence, Marche Harrison removed a large revolver and bound all three residents (three female victims) inside the family room at gunpoint. In addition to stealing money and jewelry, he brutally sexually assaulted one of the victims. After many attempts to locate and arrest the suspect, Marche Harrison was finally arrested in 2009. Marche Harrison was recently convicted of the 2004 crimes and sentenced to the following consecutive terms: 55- years-to-life, 45-55-years-to-life, and 35-years-to- life.