April 9, 2013 > Union City Police Log
Union City Police Log
Submitted By Union City PD
Community Oriented Policing and Problem Solving (COPPS) Unit organized a prostitution sting at the Union City Crown Plaza Hotel. The operation resulted in the arrest of 14 individuals.
At 7:30 p.m., an officer parked his patrol vehicle near 1688 Decoto Road. Seconds later, the officer noticed an unknown adult male opening the driver's side door on the police vehicle. The subject then got into the driver's seat and started activating the emergency equipment. The officer ran back to his vehicle and ordered the male out of the car. The subject quickly exited the vehicle and attempted to get away from the officer. This was the third time this subject has been contacted inside or attempting to get inside of a police vehicle. The male was given a warning the first time he was caught inside of a police vehicle. The male was arrested for tampering with the police vehicle during this incident.
At 4:41 p.m., Corporal Clubb conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle that failed to stop at a posted stop sign. Corporal Clubb stopped the vehicle near Almaden Boulevard and Cumana Circle. The driver was on probation and subject to being searched as a condition of his probation. Corporal Clubb conducted a probation search and located a large amount of methamphetamine. The methamphetamine recovered during this stop has an estimated street value of $5,700 dollars. Officers transported the entrepreneur to his new business address... jail.
At 5:50 p.m., a male robbed the Metro PCS store on Decoto Road. The suspect entered the store and demanded money from the cash register. The suspect walked up to the victim and told her something similar to, "Give me the money, I'm not going to hurt you." The suspect was not seen in possession of a weapon during the incident. The suspect was described as a black male in his 30's, 5 foot 7 inches tall and weighing about 150 pounds. Anyone with information about the incident should contact the Investigations Unit.