September 24, 2013 > Union City Police Log
Union City Police Log
Submitted By Union City PD
Friday, September 13
At 10:45 a.m., an elderly female had her purse stolen from her while she walked on Decoto Road near Alvarado Niles Road. The suspect pulled the victimÕs purse away from her, causing the victim to fall to the ground. The suspect was described as a black male, about 30 years old, approximately 6 feet 2 inches tall, and weighing about 200 pounds. The suspect was last seen running northbound on Decoto Road.
Saturday, September 14
At 11:22 p.m., Corporal Stewart was flagged down by a citizen on Dyer Street. The citizen reported subjects carrying marijuana plants in the area. Corporal Stewart detained a group of subjects while investigating the information. The subjects were associated with a vehicle parked in the area. A search of the vehicle lead to the recovery of a .38 caliber revolver, marijuana, and methamphetamine. Multiple subjects were arrested as a result of the tip from the community. Great teamwork!
Tuesday, September 17
Officer Vance noticed a subject jaywalking on Alvarado Niles Road, near World Liquors (the site of a prior automobile vs. pedestrian fatality). Officer Vance made an enforcement stop and was about to issue a citation when the subject attempted to run from Officer Vance. Officer Vance caught the subject after a short chase. As Officer Vance was taking the suspect into custody a few citizens assisted him. Officer Vance wanted to express his gratitude to the citizens that assisted during this incident.
Wednesday, September 18
At 5:52 p.m., officers were dispatched to investigate a report of suspicious subjects that jumped a residential fence on Dutra Vernaci Lane. Arriving officers contacted suspect Rene Briseno and detained him. A resident participated in a field identification and placed the suspect under arrest. Mr. Briseno was identified as being the male that entered and exited the residentÕs backyard.
Anyone with information on any of the listed cases should contact the Investigations Division at 510-675-5247. Those wishing to remain anonymous can contact the tips line by calling 510-675-5207 or email Tips@union-city.org.