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Police Blotter

The Police Blotter highlights a partial list of incidents in the city and is distributed on a weekly basis. The Blotter provides the date, time, approximate location, a narrative summary of the incident, case number and the most serious arrest charge.

Meanwhile, the Arrest Log provides a timely, chronological summary of all of the arrests made by the Santa Clara Police Department. It includes the name of the suspect(s), date of birth, city in which they reside, arrest date, time, location, case number as well as all of the charge(s) associated with the arrest. This information, located on the Santa Clara Police Department’s home page (, is updated daily and serves as the most comprehensive list of arrests made.

Sunday, February 5, 2017

Driving Under the Influence


Location: 2700 Block of Forbes Avenue
Several callers reported an accident involved a parked car and the roll-over of the suspect vehicle on the 2700 block of Forbes Avenue. The male driver admitted to consuming alcohol and being the driver of the suspect vehicle. He displayed objective symptoms of alcohol intoxication and was unable to satisfactorily perform standardized field sobriety tests. A Records check revealed he had an expired driver’s license. He was arrested and transported to the Santa Clara County Jail.
Time: 2339
Case Number: 17-1131

Monday, February 6, 2017

Commercial Burglary

Location: 100 Block of Washington Street
An officer was dispatched to a restaurant on the 100 block of Washington Street on a report that the front glass door of the business had been smashed. Video surveillance shows a male suspect wearing gloves, a baseball hat and a hoody sweatshirt pulled up over his head using a pry bar to shatter the glass door. The suspect stole the cash register, cash box and their contents for an estimated loss of $1,650. The suspect exited the restaurant and ran into the adjacent apartments before police arrival. This case is under investigation.
Time: 0642
Case Number: 17-1135

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Car Clout

Location: 4500 Block of Stevens Creek Boulevard
The victim vehicle was parked and locked on the 4500 block of 4565 Stevens Creek Boulevard at approximately 2000 hours. The responsible party returned to the victim vehicle at approximately 2045 hours to find the rear passenger window smashed. The victim had a laptop, two cell phones, sunglasses, identification cards and a sound entertainment device stolen. The suspect(s) remain at large.
Time: 2045
Case Number: 17-1189

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Commercial Burglary

Location: 3900 Rivermark Place
Officers responded to the 3900 block of Rivermark Place on the report of a theft. According to store employees, two suspects entered the store and used bodily force to defeat security devices on five pieces of electronic equipment and fled the store. The total loss was estimated at $3,118.

Video surveillance captured the burglary on camera and the unknown suspects are being sought by the Investigations Division.
Time: 1606
Case Number: 17-1219

Thursday, February 9, 2017


Location: 3700 Block of Lillick Drive
Officers responded to the 3700 block of Lillick Drive on the report of a robbery.

The victim was contacted by suspect #1 via Facebook Marketplace messenger to purchase an iPhone. It was agreed upon to meet in the parking lot of the victim’s residence to conduct the transaction.

Three male suspects arrived to meet the victim who was accompanied by another adult. The suspects refused to exit the vehicle. The victim handed over the cell phone and instead of giving the victim the cash owed, the suspect attempted to flee. The victim made an effort grab the vehicle’s passenger door and one of the suspects sprayed the victim with an unknown chemical agent. The suspects fled toward Lawrence Expressway.

The victim was transported to a local hospital for medical evaluation and was released.
Case Number: 17-1256

Friday, February 10, 2017

Stolen Vehicle

Location: 2600 Block of The Alameda
While on routine patrol, an officer observed a vehicle in a parking lot on the 2600 block of The Alameda. The officer conducted a Records check and discovered the vehicle was reported stolen out of San Jose. The vehicle was occupied by a male suspect (driver) and female passenger.

The officer stopped the patrol vehicle behind the suspect vehicle and activated the emergency lights. The suspects were summoned from the vehicle and complied with all requests.

A Records check revealed the male suspect had an outstanding warrant. The female suspect was a convicted felon and in possession of pepper spray, a security badge and a black pellet handgun. As a result, both suspects were arrested and transported to the Santa Clara County Jail.

According to the suspect, he purchased the vehicle on Craigslist earlier in the week. He owed the seller an additional $200 and once payment was made he would receive the pink slip.
Time: 0133
Case Number: 17-1278

Saturday, February 11, 2017

Resisting Arrest

Location: Alpine Avenue and El Camino Real
An officer was on routine patrol and noticed a vehicle idling and blocking a driveway on the 1500 block of Alpine Avenue. As the officer drove by, a DMV records check indicated that the registration was expired. The officer made a U-turn and returned to the suspect vehicle. The vehicle was occupied by a male subject and did not display a front license plate. The vehicle fraudulently displayed current registration tags on the rear license plate.

Upon contact, the suspect did not comply with the officer’s lawful orders and physically resisted officers. An inventory of the vehicle revealed a controlled substance, drug paraphernalia and three (3) prescription pills. The suspect did not have a corresponding prescription. He was arrested and transported to the Santa Clara County Jail.
Time: 2310
Case Number: 17-1348

Prepared by Carolyn McDowell, Management Analyst.

If you have questions regarding the Police Blotter contact Lieutenant Dan Moreno, 408-615-4865.


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