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 homepage (www.scpd.org), is updated daily and serves as the most comprehensive list of arrests made.
Sunday, January 6, 2019
Assault and Battery
Location: 3500 Block of El Camino Real
An officer was dispatched to a motel on the 3500 block of El Camino Real regarding a female subject refusing to leave the motel and causing a disturbance.
Upon arrival, the officer attempted to make contact with the subject. The subject refused to answer the door. After numerous attempts, the officer utilized a hotel key to gain entry. The subject refused to leave. She was arrested for trespassing and processed at the Police Building. Meanwhile, housekeepers gathered the subject’s belongings and placed them at the front desk.
At approximately 1140 hours, the subject returned to the motel to retrieve her belongings. The motel staff provided the subject with a cup of coffee while she was waiting. The subject requested a room key, demanded a refund, yelled at the motel staff and threw the hot coffee at the employee. Officers were summoned to return to the motel. The subject was arrested and transported to the Santa Clara County Jail.
Time: 0915 and 1140
Case Number: 19-106030 and 19-106051
Monday, January 7, 2019
Location: 3000 Block of Stevens Creek Boulevard
Public Safety Dispatchers were advised that a female suspect was detained in a business on the 3000 block of Stevens Creek Boulevard.
Upon arrival, the officer met with Loss Prevention personnel regarding a suspect who exited the store without paying for $904.39 in merchandise. While Loss Prevention personnel were searching the suspect for the stolen items, two controlled substances and drug paraphernalia were located. She was arrested.
Case Number: 19-107098
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Location: Richard Avenue and Lafayette Street
An officer observed a vehicle traveling on Lafayette Street with a rear brake light out and expired registration. The officer initiated a traffic enforcement stop.
The vehicle was occupied by two males. The officer conducted a Records check and learned the driver was on two grants of formal searchable probation and the passenger had a no-bail arrest warrant. A search of the passenger yielded a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia. He was arrested.
Case Number: 19-108184
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Location: 100 Block of Brookside Avenue
Public Safety Dispatchers received a call regarding a prior residential burglary on the 100 block of Brookside Avenue.
Upon arrival, an officer learned an unidentified suspect(s) located a garage door opener inside an unlocked vehicle on the driveway. The suspect(s) used the device to enter the garage and steal the vehicle inside. The keys were inside the vehicle. At the time of the report, it did not appear the suspect(s) stole any other items.
The suspect(s) remain at large.
Case Number: 19-109030
Thursday, January 10, 2019
Resisting / Obstructing
Location: El Camino Real and Buchanan Drive
An officer conducted a registration check on a vehicle traveling on El Camino Real. The return revealed the registration was expired. The officer initiated a traffic enforcement stop.
As the vehicle pulled over, the passenger door opened and a male suspect fled northbound on foot. While doing so, the suspect dropped an unidentified item on the ground. Public Safety Dispatchers were advised of the situation and deployed additional officers to the scene. A perimeter was established.
Meanwhile, the female driver fled southbound from the vehicle. After the officer delivered verbal commands, she stopped and put her hands in the air. A Records check revealed the driver did not have a driver’s license or insurance. She was arrested.
The male suspect was not located.
It was later determined, the item the male suspect dropped was a fixed blade knife.
Case Number: 19-111116
Friday, January 11, 20199
A juvenile posted a photograph with a handgun and vague threat on social media.
Officers made contact with the juvenile at a local school. The juvenile was unarmed. Contact was also made with the juvenile’s parents.
Case Number: 19-111086
NOTE: The following was distributed by the Santa Clara Unified School District related to the above case:
Dear High School Community,
We want to inform you of a situation involving a high school student and which many students, families, and staff are becoming aware of through conversation and social media.
According to the Santa Clara Police Department, an implied threat not directed to a specific person or a school was made by a high school student on social media. The Santa Clara Police Department conducted an immediate and thorough threat assessment and determined through their investigation that there is no threat to any individual or school site and that there is no safety concern for our schools.
Student safety is our number one priority. Harassment, bullying, intimidation, discrimination, and threats of any kind are not tolerated. Both Santa Clara Unified and our local partners in law enforcement take these situations very seriously. All laws and board policies are followed and can include potential student discipline and criminal consequences.
If you or your student has any information that may aid in the investigations, please contact the Santa Clara Police Department at (408) 615-4700.
Take the time to speak with your children about harassment and bullying. Please review our policies in the SCUSD Student and Parent Information Handbook. The U.S. Department of Education’s Sexual Harassment webpage and Common Sense Media’s Cyberbullying webpage are also great resources.
Santa Clara Unified School District
Saturday, January 12, 2019
Location: 3200 Block of El Camino Real
An officer observed an occupied vehicle in a motel parking lot on the 3200 block of El Camino Real.
A registration check revealed it was expired. A Records check of the vehicle’s owner indicated he had an active misdemeanor warrant out of the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office. The suspect was arrested and transported to the Santa Clara County Jail.
Case Number: 19-113174