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February 25, 2014 > Union City Police Log

Union City Police Log

Submitted By Union City PD

Saturday, February 15
At 12:33 a.m., Officer Seto and Officer Fonseca were at the Union Landing shopping center when they noticed a Toyota Camry drive past them with no rear license plate. Officers conducted a traffic stop as the vehicle entered the I-880 freeway. Officers contacted the driver, Tyrell Ewing of Hayward resident and passenger Cornelius Brown of San Leandro. The vehicle was reported stolen from the City of Oakland. Officers found the missing license plates for the vehicle in the trunk. Both occupants were arrested and transported to a local jail.

Officers were dispatched to James Logan High School at 2:15 a.m. to investigate a burglar alarm activation. Six adults fled from one of the school classrooms as Officers arrived. The six burglars decided to stop running when police K-9 Marx caught one of the suspects in the group. All six burglars were arrested without further incident. Arrested: Toni Ngo (Union City), Steven Tran (Union City), Calvin Gallardo (Union City), Jeffrey Nguyen (Union City), Devesh Patel (Union City), Doneil Crabtree (Union City).

A victim flagged down Officer Figueiredo at 2:03 p.m. as he was driving on Alvarado-Niles Road and Central Avenue. The victim told Officer Figueiredo that another male in a nearby vehicle had brandished a firearm at him. Officer Figueiredo detained the driver of a nearby Mercedes at gunpoint based on the information from the victim. Officer Figueiredo searched the Mercedes and found a loaded .32 caliber semi-automatic pistol. Apparently, the driver of the Mercedes decided to point his loaded firearm at the victim after a verbal argument. The driver of the Mercedes was arrested and identified as Charles Wittebort of Union City.

Monday, February 17
Officers were dispatched at 9:26 p.m. to contact two subjects that refused to pay their bill at the ChevyÕs restaurant. One of the subjects reportedly threatened to get a gun from his vehicle and kill employees. Arriving Officers contacted Nicholas Redd-Martinez of Tracy and Anthony Corrales of Union City. Both were intoxicated and arrested. No firearms were located during the incident.

Anyone with information on local crime or any of the listed incidents 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

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