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May 13, 2014 > Union City Police Log

Union City Police Log

Submitted By Union City PD

Friday, May 2
Officers responded to assist members of Walmart security at 11:27 p.m. Store security detained Roxanne Melonzon for shoplifting. Mrs. Melonzon fought with two security officers as she was being escorted over to the security office. Mrs. Melonzon went so far as to bite one of the security members on the chest during the struggle. Mrs. Melonzon calmed down as Union City Police Officers arrived at the store. A glass smoking pipe and about 4 grams of methamphetamine was recovered inside the suspectÕs bra. The suspect was arrested on multiple felony charges and transported to a local jail as a result of her need to steal items, carry drugs, and bite people.

At 7:03 p.m., the victim was using one of the payphones at Safeway on Decoto Road, when he was approached by three juvenile males. The suspects approached the victim and began punching him in the head. Some of the victimÕs property was missing and is believed to have been stolen by the suspects. The suspects were described as black males, between the ages of 16 and 23 years. The suspects had fled prior to Officers arriving at the scene. Officers are conducting follow up on the case, including the review of local security footage.

Saturday, May 3
Union City Officers conducted a Òhigh-riskÓ car stop on Union City Boulevard. Union City Officers spotted a suspect that was wanted by BART PD in connection with a felony domestic violence incident. BART PD had information the suspect was possibly armed with a firearm. The suspect was cooperative with Union City Officers and he was taken into custody without incident. BART PD responded to the location and took over the investigation.

Officers responded to the area of Gramarcy Avenue at 2:40 p.m. on the report of a resident walking around the neighborhood swinging a knife and slashing tires. Witnesses reported the subject was making statements about killing ÒsomeoneÓ. Officers were able to locate the subject at a residence in the area. Officers determined the person needed some medical attention. The statements about killing someone turned out to be unfounded.

Tuesday, May 6
Officers were on patrol at 11:42 p.m. when they recognized a suspect with
an active felony warrant. Suspect Brandon Bodine (Union City resident) was spotted standing in front of his residence on Tamarack Drive by Officers passing through the area. The suspect fled into his residence and the out the backdoor prior to additional Officers getting a perimeter established. Anyone that sees the suspect should call Union City Police Department.

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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