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July 16, 2013 > Union City Police Log

Union City Police Log

Submitted By Union City PD

Thursday, July 4
At 5:34 p.m., Officer Geldermann was dispatched to investigate subjects selling illegal fireworks and marijuana at an address on Medallion Drive. Officer Geldermann contacted multiple subjects as he arrived at the residence. The investigation led to recovery of over two pounds of processed marijuana, over ten pounds of illegal fireworks, more than $1,700 dollars in cash, and a loaded .22 caliber revolver. Three adult males were arrested at the scene as a result of the investigation.

At 8:44 p.m., Sergeant Sato stopped a silver Chrysler 300 with expired registration on H Street. Sergeant Sato noticed the vehicle was filled with illegal fireworks as he walked up to contact the adult driver and passenger. To make matters worse, a two year old child was in the back seat of the vehicle surrounded by illegal fireworks. The illegal fireworks were stuffed all around the child's safety seat. The couple was rewarded with a trip to jail.


Sunday, July 7
At 3 a.m., officers responded to assist the fire department with a residential fire at an address on Fellows Street. A two story house was fully engulfed in flames as officers arrived. Officers evacuated surrounding homes and blocked off traffic as the fire department worked on extinguishing the fire for over two hours. The Deputy Fire Marshal suspected the fire was caused by an illegal aerial firework.


Monday, July 8
An adult male was walking on Flagstone Drive at 10:44 p.m. when he was approached by the suspect. The suspect pointed a handgun at the victim and demanded the victim's property. The suspect fled the area on foot after taking the victim's backpack and cellphone. The suspect was described as a black male, between 20 and 25 years old, about 5 foot 11 inches tall, with a thin build.

At 11:40 p.m., three adult male victims (25 to 29 years old) had just parked and exited their vehicle near 4190 Gemini Drive. The victims were approached by two suspects as they walked away from their vehicle. The suspects demanded money from the victims and threatened to shoot one of the victims when he did not respond to suspects demands. One of the suspects was holding a black semiautomatic firearm during the incident. The suspects fled the area after taking cellular phones and cash. The suspects were described as black male adults, about 20 years old, between 5 foot 7 and 6 feet tall, with thin builds.


Anyone with information any of the listed cases should contact the Investigations Division at 510-675-5220.

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