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March 19, 2013 > Union City Police Log

Union City Police Log

Submitted By Union City PD

March 8
At 10:25 a.m., officers were dispatched to an "in-progress" residential burglary on Elias Drive. A resident living in the area called 911 to report two male subjects attempting to break a window on his neighbor's home. Responding officers observed two males matching the suspect descriptions attempting to leave the area. The two juvenile males attempted to run away as Officer Vasicek approached them. Both males were arrested after a short foot pursuit. Property from the residential burglary was located on the suspects. Both juveniles were transported to Juvenile Hall. One of the arrestees later stated that they randomly picked out a house that had no cars parked in the driveway. They then peeked into the garage window's to determine if cars were in the garage. They walked around to the rear of the house and smashed open a rear French-style door to gain entry. Excellent job by neighbors alerting the police to the whereabouts of the second suspect who was hiding in a bush. Neither suspect is from the neighborhood.

Officers responded to Wal-Mart to investigate a bomb threat at 4:53 p.m. Someone called into the store and threatened that a bomb was at the location. Precautionary steps were to taken to ensure the safety of persons in the area. No device was located at the store.

Officers Lanier and Rodriguez conducted a security check at Arroyo Park at 8:38 p.m. The officers located three males smoking marijuana inside of a vehicle. The driver fled in the vehicle as the officers approached them. The officers pursued the suspect vehicle onto Royal Ann Drive, near Chinook Court. One of the occupants stayed inside the vehicle, while the other two occupants fled on foot. One of the suspects was arrested after a short foot chase. The driver and second suspect was identified as Mr. Samir Hudieb of Union City. Mr. Hudieb is still outstanding and anyone with information about his whereabouts is encouraged to contact the Investigations Unit.

March 10
Officer Persinger investigated a suspicious device at the Citibank on Decoto Road. A customer noticed a new card skimmer near the ATM. The customer pulled on the new card skimmer and a false face plate pulled away from the actual ATM. Criminals are known to place accessory card readers over machines in an attempt to obtain customer information. The accessory card readers are designed to store customer card information.

March 12
At 9:45 a.m., a 77 year old female was walking around Mariner Park, near Dorado Drive. The victim saw an adult male who proceeded to pull down his pants and expose his penis. The female fled the area after the incident. The suspect was described as a black male adult, between 30 and 35 years old, approximately 6 feet tall, with a heavyset build.

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