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 comprehensive list of arrests made.
Sunday, November 19, 2017
Driving Under the Influence – Felony
Location: Coleman Avenue and Highway 880
An officer observed a vehicle traveling on Saratoga Avenue with a large crack on the front windshield. The vehicle turned onto Highway 280 at an unusually high rate of speed, straddled two lanes for an extended period of time and made multiple rapid lane changes without signaling.
The officer initiated a traffic enforcement stop in the area of Highway 880 and Coleman Avenue. Upon contact with the male driver, the officer could smell a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage. In plain view was an open 24oz can of malt liquor. The suspect performed the Standardized Field Sobriety Tests unsatisfactorily and was arrested for driving under the influence. The suspect’s breath test resulted in .243 and .237 blood alcohol content at 0116 and 0118 hours.
A Records check revealed the suspect was driving with a suspended driver’s license, was on two active counts of formal searchable felony probation, is a sex registrant current on his required registration and had two prior Driving Under the Influence convictions. He was arrested and transported to the Santa Clara County Jail.
Case Number: 17-10197
Monday, November 20, 2017
Location: Mark Avenue and Bowers Avenue
An officer observed a vehicle with expired registration tabs. The officer initiated a traffic enforcement stop and came to a final stop on the 2800 block of Mark Avenue.
The officer approached the male driver and female passenger. The driver initially provided the officer with a false name. Meanwhile, the officer noticed the female passenger had a large bruise around her eye and was avoiding speaking with the officer.
A Records check revealed the male subject’s real identity and discovered he had four civil restraining orders against him, and one of the protected persons was the passenger in the vehicle. The officer placed the subject under arrest and transported him to the Santa Clara County Jail.
The victim revealed five separate documented incidents of domestic abuse at the hands of the subject and that the subject had recently rented a room to hide the victim from the District Attorney’s Office to avoid several pending domestic violence cases. The officer contacted an on call judge and worked to obtain an emergency protection order for the victim. The officer provided the victim with information about local resources and connected the victim with an advocate.
Case Number: 17-10232
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Warrant Arrest – Felony
Location: West Trimble Road and Orchard Parkway, San Jose
An officer observed a vehicle with expired registration in the area of West Trimble Road and Orchard Parkway in San Jose and initiated a traffic enforcement stop.
A Records check of the male driver revealed a felony warrant out of the San Mateo Police Department. The suspect was arrested without incident. He was transported to the Santa Clara County Jail.
Case Number: 17-10292
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Location: 1200 Block of Lincoln Street
A victim contacted Public Safety Dispatchers to report a vehicle being broken into overnight. Stereo equipment was taken from the trunk with a value of approximately $300. The unknown suspect(s) remain at large.
Case Number: 17-10305
Thursday, November 23, 2017
Drunk in Public
Location: 4900 Block of Marie P. Debartolo Way
Levi’s Stadium Security called Public Safety Dispatchers regarding a male suspect who unlawfully scaled a perimeter fence and gained access to the inside of the stadium. Once inside, the suspect gained access to a wine vending cart and concealed 16 bottles of wine in his backpack. The suspect was detained by Levi’s Stadium Security until SCPD was on scene.
Upon contact, the officer observed objective symptoms of alcohol intoxication. The suspect was unable to care for his safety. He was arrested for trespassing, theft and drunk in public and was booked into the Santa Clara County Jail.
Case Number: 17-10340
Friday, November 24, 2017
Location: 3000 Block of Stevens Creek Boulevard
On 11/24/17 at approximately 0015 hours, a petty theft occurred at Macy’s Menswear located on the 3000 block of Stevens Creek Boulevard. The suspect selected clothing valued at $186.50, and left the store without making any effort to pay for the items.
The suspect was detained by Macy’s Loss Prevention Officers and SCPD was called. The suspect was arrested.
Case Number: 17-10346
Saturday, November 25, 2017
Warrant Arrest – Felony
Location: 500 Block of Lawrence Expressway
An officer initiated a traffic enforcement stop in the area of Lawrence Expressway and Oakmead Parkway for excessive speed.
A Records check revealed the male suspect had a suspended driver’s license, outstanding felony warrant out of the Campbell Police Department and three counts of formal probation out of Santa Clara County. A search of the suspect’s vehicle yielded four credit cards that did not belong to the suspect. He was arrested and transported to the Santa Clara County Jail.
Case Number: 17-10377