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 (www.scpd.org), is updated daily and serves as the most comprehensive list of arrests made.
Sunday, August 27, 2017
Location: Pomeroy Avenue and Calabazas Boulevard
An officer observed a vehicle with a broken tail light driving in the bicycle lane on Calabazas Boulevard near Pomeroy Avenue. The officer initiated a traffic enforcement stop. Upon contact the officer noticed the male suspect acted nervous and moved furtively within the vehicle. A strong odor of marijuana was coming from inside the vehicle.
A Records search revealed the suspect had three counts of felony searchable probation. The probation search yielded a loaded pistol secreted in the left-door panel, marijuana and $950 in cash. The suspect was arrested and transported to the Santa Clara County Jail.
Case Number: 17-7372
Monday, August 28, 2017
Location: El Camino Real and Kiely Boulevard
An officer was traveling on El Camino Real and conducted a records check on a nearby vehicle. The mobile computer yielded a “hot hit” for a stolen vehicle out of San Jose. Additional units were dispatched to the area before the officer initiated a traffic enforcement stop.
Once the officer activated the patrol vehicle’s emergency lights, the male suspect turned right into a business at the corner of El Camino Real and Bowers Avenue. The suspect stopped momentarily. Then, the suspect accelerated into a U-turn and drove into the officer’s vehicle striking the front left bumper. The suspect lost control of his vehicle after striking the patrol vehicle and ran into the side of the business before fleeing on foot.
The officer had a K-9 on board and released the door to its partner. The K-9 captured the suspect and he was taken into custody without further incident. The suspect was transported to a local hospital for some small lacerations before being transported to the Santa Clara County Jail.
Case Number: 17-4728
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Warrant Arrest – Felony
Location: Grimmer Boulevard, Fremont
A female suspect connected with several cases of felony identity theft had two felony warrants. As such, the Special Enforcement Team (SET) Detectives located the female suspect on Grimmer Boulevard in Fremont at her place of employment. She was taken into custody and transported to the Santa Clara County Jail.
Case Number: 17-7456
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Location: El Camino Real and Halford Avenue
Officers were dispatched to El Camino Real and Halford Avenue on the report of a female subject causing a disturbance. Several citizens reported the unidentified subject was yelling and cursing at passing cars and pedestrians.
When officers arrived and attempted to detain the subject, she ran into oncoming traffic nearly getting struck on multiple occasions. Vehicular traffic was stopped and the subject ran in circles around the vehicles and, at one point, attempted to open the door of a stopped vehicle but was unsuccessful. The subject was finally detained. Based on her self-destructive behavior and statements, she was transported to a local hospital for evaluation.
Case Number: 17-7511
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Burglary Location: 3200 Block of El Camino Real
Two unknown suspects gained entry into the recreation center of an apartment complex on the 3200 block of El Camino Real on 8/27/17. The crime was not reported immediately.
Review of video surveillance captured the suspects removing a flat screen television on 8/27/17 and a tool chest on 8/29/17. The suspects have not been identified and are currently outstanding.
Case Number: 17-7536
Friday, September 1, 2017
Location: 3100 Block of Mission College Boulevard
An officer responded to the 3100 block of Mission College Boulevard on the report of a vehicle burglary. A restaurant employee witnessed a male subject break the victim’s vehicle window. The suspect stole a backpack containing a laptop, wireless hotspot, two pairs of sunglasses and an umbrella before fleeing the scene in a white Mazda. The total value of the stolen items was $2,840, plus the cost to replace the window. The suspect is unknown and remains at large.
Case Number: 17-7567
Saturday, September 2, 2017
Location: 4600 Block of Patrick Henry Drive
The California Highway Patrol notified Public Safety Dispatchers that illegal racers were lining up on the 4600 block of Patrick Henry Drive. Upon SCPD arrival, approximately 100 cars were lined up along the east and west curb line of Patrick Henry Drive. The vehicles’ headlights were illuminating the roadway as two cars raced side by side on northbound Patrick Henry Drive. There were also several cars and approximately 50-75 pedestrians in private lots of closed businesses. As the officers activated emergency lights and sirens, the vehicles quickly turned off their headlamps and dispersed onto Tasman Drive towards Great America Parkway.
This activity has intermittently occurred on Friday and Saturday nights in the late-evening hours. Residents observing such activity should contact Public Safety Dispatchers immediately.
Case Number: 17-7616