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, January 14, 2018
Parolee at Large Location: 2600 Block of El Camino Real
The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Division of Adult Parole Operations contacted SCPD to report a male suspect with an ankle monitor last tracked to the 2600 block of El Camino Real.
SCPD responded to the location and located the suspect along with two additional male subjects. The parolee was taken into custody without incident and transported to the Santa Clara County Jail (Case Number 18-459).
A Records check on the additional male subjects revealed one of the subjects had several warrants for his arrest (Case Number 18-460). He was arrested and transported to the Santa Clara County Jail. The final subject was released at the scene.
Case Number: 18-459 and 18-460
Monday, January 15, 2018
Welfare Check Location: 2300 Block of Sutter Avenue
An officer responded to the 2300 block of Sutter Avenue to conduct a welfare check on the resident after receiving a call from a concerned family member. Upon arrival, the officer noted all of the doors and windows to the residence were locked. While knocking on the front door, the officer could hear a faint cry for help coming from inside. The officer forced entry into the residence and located a resident who had fallen and had been on the floor since 1/11/18.
The Santa Clara Fire Department was summoned to the scene and provided medical aid. The resident was transported to a location hospital for evaluation and treatment.
Case Number: 18-480 SCPD Police Blotter
Grand Theft Location: Scott Boulevard and Warburton Avenue
Public Safety Dispatchers deployed officers to the area of Scott Boulevard and Warburton Avenue on the report of a hit and run involving a forklift which fled the scene after a traffic accident. Meanwhile, Public Safety Dispatchers received a second call regarding a forklift that was recently stolen from the 2000 block of El Camino Real.
The hit and run victim followed the suspect to the intersection of Warburton Avenue and Filmore Street. At that point, the suspect stopped the forklift and fled on foot. Upon officer arrival, the victim provided officers with a suspect description. Meanwhile, officers established a perimeter in an attempt to contain the suspect. The suspect was located on the 1300 block of El Camino Real and taken into custody without further incident. He was transported to the Santa Clara County Jail.
The victim of the forklift theft was able to recover the vehicle, valued at $30,000.
Case Number: 18-489
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Burglary Location: 2600 Block of El Camino Real
Employees arriving for work at Rite Aid, located on the 2600 block of El Camino Real, noticed the door was ajar. The employees contacted Public Safety Dispatchers to report this suspicious situation.
Upon arrival, officered discovered that the building had been burglarized. An investigation is underway.
Case Number: 18-506
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Attempted Extortion Location: 3300 Block of Leonard Court
SCPD received a phone call from a victim regarding a case of attempted extortion.
A few months ago, the victim met a parolee on Facebook. The victim sent explicit images to the parolee. The parolee sent the victim a message demanding $1,000, or the images would be posted online. The officer obtained the messages sent to the victim from the suspect and contacted his parole officer.
The parole officer planned to revoke the suspect’s parole and follow up with an arrest for attempted extortion.
Case Number: 18-544
NOTE: Meeting people online is a common occurrence. However, it can be dangerous. SCPD offers the following recommendations so you do not fall victim to an individual you meet online.
- Keep chats restricted to the website or app initially
- Block anyone suspicious
- Do not share explicit photos or videos with anyone, ever!
- Take time to get to know someone (e.g. evidence of shared interests and compatibility, regular contact online, email or by phone, good rapport and sense of humor, etc.) before meeting in person or providing personal identifying information about yourself
- Research this acquaintance online
- Consult with a friend to see if they have any concerns you may have overlooked
- Before meeting in person, communicate with a friend. Let your friend know your online contact’s name, what time you are meeting and where. Better yet, have your friend join you!
- Always meet in a public place
- Avoid drinking alcohol or engaging in drugs when you meet
- Do not get in a vehicle with or go home with someone you have just met. Never invite the individual to your home.
- Have an exit strategy! Don’t be afraid to just get up and leave
Thursday, January 18, 2018
Disturbing the Peace Location: 900 Block of Bellomy Street
Public Safety Dispatchers deployed officers to the 900 block of Bellomy Street on the report of a loud party. Upon arrival, officers observed approximately 80 individuals inside and an estimated 20 individuals outside the residence. Amplified music and loud voices could be heard. There was alcohol present on the premises, however minors were not in possession of alcohol. Party hosts and guests were cooperative to police contact. The party was shut down while officers were present.
Case Number: 18-570
Friday, January 19, 2018
Residential Burglary Location: 800 Block of Panelli Place
Officers responded to the 800 block of Panelli Place on the report of a residential burglary in progress. The reporting party witnessed a male subject run out of a residence. Responding officers set up a perimeter, the subject was located and taken into custody without incident. Witnesses positively identified the subject in an in-field show-up.
A Records check revealed the subject was on parole. He was arrested and transported to the Santa Clara County Jail.
Further investigation revealed the subject stole approximately $45 from inside the residence.
Case Number: 18-634
Saturday, January 20, 2018
Annoy / Molest Child Location: Fremont Park, 1303 Fremont Street
Officers responded to a call of an indecent exposure incident at Fremont Park, located at 1303 Fremont Street. The reporting party witnessed the subject yell at a mother and her children as they walked past him, grabbing his crotch. The subject also quickly pulled down his pants and pulled them back up.
Upon officer arrival, the male subject matching a description provided by the reporting party was near the playground. As the officers spoke with the subject, several objective symptoms of being under the influence of a controlled substance were observed. A Records check of the subject revealed he was on searchable probation out of Monterey County. A search of his belongings yielded baby oil and folded up pornographic material within the small blanket where the subject was sheltered.
The subject was arrested and transported to the Santa Clara County Jail.
Case Number: 18-650