Union City P.D. advised that a witness at a local MacDonald's restaurant saw a handgun fall out of the pocket of a male subject (undetermined age). The subject was last seen headed towards the Union City station located across the street. Trains were held out and the station searched. The subject was located on the platform and found to be in possession of a BB gun.
A female patron off-boarded a train at Fremont Station and realized she was missing her purse, which she had placed at her feet on the floor of the train. The victim supplied a description of a suspicious adult male who had been seated behind her. An officer intercepted a Richmond bound train at Union City Station and observed the described suspect on-board, looking through the purse. The officer arrested and booked the suspect, and returned the purse to the victim.
Two male juveniles boarded a Richmond bound train at Fremont Station. A group of six male and two female juvenile suspects boarded at Union City Station, talking loudly and drinking alcoholic beverages. The suspects sat near the victims. One of the males displayed the butt of a handgun, tucked in his waistband. The suspects took the victims cell phones, shoes and BART tickets. The victims off boarded at Hayward Station, reported sketchy details of the incident to the station agent, then boarded a train and left the station prior to the arrival of an officer. The mother of one of the victim's telephoned BPD on 9/7/08 to provide details of the incident.
An adult male was held for psychiatric evaluation after he called the Union City Police and threatened to kill himself with a firearm or by jumping off of the Golden Gate Bridge. The caller was traced to the Union City station where he was found and taken into custody without incident.
Officers assisted in detaining a San Leandro P.D. prisoner while they conducted a consent search of the latter's residence in Union City. The prisoner was initially arrested by undercover San Leandro officers who were conducting a surveillance for same. A BPD unit also provided a uniformed presence at the residence to be searched as U.C.P.D. was unavailable to assist.
An adult male was detained after witnesses reported him using a laser pointer on passing trains. Arriving officers were unable to find any reporting party or witnesses but were able to arrest the subject on over $100,000 in outstanding warrants that included charges of vandalism and burglary.
While walking to the taxi cab zone, a pregnant female was pushed to the ground from behind by a male suspect. The suspect grabbed the female's purse, and fled the scene. The victim was not seriously injured, and the responding officers were unable to locate the suspect. 0801-1971 S32.
A woman was seated aboard a Fremont bound train when an adult male sat next to her. The male exposed himself to the woman and she stood up and moved away from him. The suspect off boarded at Union City Station and the victim reported the incident when she arrived at Fremont Station. An officer was unable to locate the suspect.
Officers responded to Kennedy Park at the request of Union City P.D. to help search for a suspect who had just committed a homicide with a firearm. The station was also searched with negative results.
A station agent was punched by an adult male suspect at Union City station. The suspect fled on a Richmond bound train. Officers located the suspect at Hayward station where he was positively identified and arrested for battery. The suspect was booked at Santa Rita Jail. 0710-2655. L21.
Two patrons reported seeing an Asian male force an Asian female adult into a Dodge van, seemingly against her will. The male then drove the van, which is registered to a Marin County business, away from the station. Other Police agencies were notified and an investigation is continuing.
A male patron was jumped by one adult and two juvenile suspects at the entrance to Union City Station. The suspects punched the victim in the face and stomach, and then stole his wallet and earphones. They all fled, and were later arrested at a nearby shopping center. The suspects were all booked for robbery. The victim did not require medical attention.
After making consensual contact with a group loitering in the bus zone, an officer was confronted by one in the group who challenged his authority. The group then surrounded the officer and threatend him with attack. The officer was able to defuse the situation by physically handcuffing two suspects. The primary suspect was later cited for interfering with the officer.
An officer responded to the Union City Station to investigate a report of a juvnile with a gun. The officer saw two juveniles matching the description, one of which was holding onto his waistband as if to prevent an object from falling out. When the officer attempted contact, both juveniles ran away. During the foot pursuit, the mother of the juveniles interfered with the officer's attempt to pursue. Both juveniles were later apprehended. No gun was located. One juvenile had a warrant and was taken to Juvenile Hall. The mother and the second juvenile were cited and released. Case #
A train car sustained a shattered window causing its removal from service after an unidentified person/s hurled an object at a train just south of Union City station. The train was travelling northbound between Fremont and Union city stations when the incident occurred. No suspect/s were located.
Union City PD reported that a robbery involving a gun occurred in their jurisdiction. A group of males was reportedly chasing another group of males through the station. A member of the group doing the chasing was allegedly armed with a gun. All parties were gone when responding officers arrived.
A gang fight in Union City culminated in the BART station parking lot. One subject sustained multiple stab wounds, but none were life threatening. A second subject had been pepper sprayed, and a third subject was beaten. An investigation is continuing.
A male juvenile reported that one member of a group of five male teenagers punched and attempted to rob him of his wallet. The suspects fled towards a nearby shopping center. The victim declined medical treatment for facial swelling and was picked up by his mother.
A male juvenile had his cellphone snatched from his possession by three other male juveniles. The suspects fled towards the parking lot and responding officers were unable to locate them. The primary suspect was a juvenile male, 16 yrs. wearing a black hoodie and baggie blue jeans.
An adult male was beaten then robbed of his backpack by a group of 5 to 6 male teenagers, all wearing black hoodies. Contents in the backpack included a laptop computer, cash, wallet and credit cards. The offense occurred in the parking lot. Several suspects were stopped but the victim was unable to make an identification.
In a late reported case that occurred earlier this date at 0615 hrs., a female patron reported that she'd been pick-pocketed while entering the fare gates at UCS. Loss was a wallet including personal checks, I.D., and credit cards. No suspect information.
An unidentified man in his late 40's to mid-50's was struck and killed by a Richmond-bound train. The train operator and a patron reported that the man jumped in front of the train as it entered the station.