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Police Report

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 25, 2018


Warrant Arrest                                  Location:  Martin Avenue and Lafayette Street

Public Safety Dispatchers deployed officers after receiving a call about a male subject loitering and possibly setting up camp in the area of Martin Avenue and Lafayette Street. A Records check revealed the male subject had a $3,000 warrant for his arrest out of San Jose. He was arrested and issued a Notice to Appear.

Time: 1305

Case Number: 18-1820


Monday, February 26, 2018

Possession of Burglary Tools       Location:  Patrick Henry Drive and Tasman Drive

An officer on routine patrol in the area of Patrick Henry Drive and Tasman Drive observed a suspicious vehicle slowly driving in a rear parking lot of a business. The officer made contact with the male driver. A Records check revealed he was on searchable probation. Based on his probation terms, the officer searched his person and vehicle which yielded burglary tools. He was arrested and transported to the Santa Clara County Jail.

Time: 2354

Case Number: 18-1867


Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Warrant Arrest                                  Location:  The Alameda and Mission Street

An officer observed in a vehicle traveling on The Alameda near Mission Street with expired registration tags. Using the patrol vehicle’s mobile data computer, the officer confirmed the vehicle’s expired registration and initiated a traffic enforcement stop.

A Records check on the male driver revealed he had an outstanding warrant out of Vallejo. He was arrested and issued a Notice to Appear.

Time: 1642

Case Number: 18-1891


Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Attempted Burglary                         Location:  2100 Block of Sheraton Drive

An officer was dispatched to a residence on the 2100 block of Sheraton Drive on the report of a potential burglary in progress. Upon arrival, the officer made contact with the reporting party. The suspect removed one of the victims’ exterior cameras prior to attempting the burglary.

Another officer en route to the call for service was flagged down by a resident on the 2100 block of El Capitan Avenue. The resident told the officer an unknown male jumped off the roof of the residence and exited the side gate of a neighbor.

In both instances, the suspect description matched. The suspect remains at large.

Time: 0727

Case Number: 18-1899


Thursday, March 1, 2018

Petty Theft                                         Location: 2000 Block of El Camino Real

A juvenile male suspect entered Target on the 2000 block of El Camino Real and selected multiple game items and a bottle of liquor which he concealed on his person. The suspect then walked past open cash registers without attempting to pay for the items. He was contacted outside the store by a Target Loss Prevention Officer. The suspect was arrested for petty theft and released into the custody of his father.

Time: 1842

Case Number: 18-1959


Friday, March 2, 2018

Suspicious Circumstances           Location: Poplar Street and Washington Street

Public Safety Dispatchers were made aware of a suspicious circumstance that had recently occurred near the intersection of Washington Street and Poplar Street. According to the reporting party, a Hispanic male driving a red van attempted to lure an adult female subject into his vehicle on four separate occasions. On three occasions, the male suspect asked the victim to get in the car for a ride. On another occasion, the suspect offered the victim money. The female subject returned to her place of employment and contacted Public Safety Dispatchers. The suspect drove away from the scene on southbound Washington Street.

The subject was described as a light skinned, heavy build Hispanic male between the ages of 30-40 with short brown hair and glasses driving a dirty/rusty 1990’s model red Dodge Caravan.

Time: 0937

Case Number: 18-1970


NOTE:  Accepting a ride from a stranger can put you in danger. Regardless of how polite the

person may be, if they insist they are headed in the same direction or if they offer you something (e.g. money, ice cream, puppy), the Santa Clara Police Department recommends that children or adults do not get in a vehicle with an individual they do not know. While there are trusting people in the world, its not worth taking a chance.


Saturday, March 3, 2018

Residential Burglary                                   Location: 700 Block of Agnew Road

Between 03/02/2018, at approximately 1800 hours, and 03/03/2018, at approximately 0940 hours, an unidentified suspect(s) gained access to the maintenance room of an apartment complex on the 700 block of Agnew Road. The suspect(s) stole tools, fled the scene and have yet to be identified or apprehended.

Time: 0956

Case Number: 18-1997


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