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August 13, 2013 > Union City Police Log

Union City Police Log

Submitted By Union City PD

Thursday, August 1
At 2:57 p.m., Commander Horner was in the Safeway parking lot when he noticed a robbery suspect fighting with a store Loss Prevention Officer. The suspect managed to get away from the Loss Prevention Officer after she bit the employee's forearm but was unable to outrun Commander Horner. The suspect was arrested and transported to a local jail.

Officers responded to investigate a hate crime at an address on 5th Street. The incident occurred between 7:00 p.m. and 8:30 a.m. while the victim was at home sleeping. The incident involved spray painting "KKK" on the victim's garage door.


Friday, August 2
At 4:50 a.m., the victim heard his dog barking and looked outside his residence on Derby Court and saw two suspects stealing property from his parked vehicle. The suspects fled in a dark grey older model sedan, possibly a Honda Civic. The suspects were described as two males wearing dark clothing.


Saturday, August 3
Officers investigated a residential burglary at an apartment at 1501 Decoto Road. A suspect entered the apartment through an open window. The incident occurred between 1:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m., while the victim was sleeping. The victim did not see or hear anything during the burglary.

At 1:54 a.m., officers investigated an armed robbery on Polaris Avenue. The victim reported parking near her residence when she was approached by a white male adult wearing dark clothing. The male pointed a semiautomatic firearm at the victim and threatened to shoot her if she attempted to start her vehicle. The suspect was reported to have discharged the firearm up in the air during the commission of the crime. The suspect took the victim's purse and cellular phone. The suspect was seen getting into the passenger side of an older, grey or silver, box-style Jeep.

At 11:00 p.m., officers responded to investigate a shooting on Miramonte Way. Responding officers located a victim with a gunshot wound to the chest. Detectives and Crime Scene Technicians responded to investigate and process the scene. The victim was transported to a local hospital and he is expected to survive. The Investigation Division is currently conducting follow up on the case. A preliminary investigation determined that the suspect and victim were acquaintances.


Anyone with information on any of the listed cases should contact the Investigations Division at 510-675-5247.

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