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Police Report: November 11 – 17

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 (, is updated daily and serves as the most comprehensive list of arrests made.


Sunday, November 11, 2018



Location:  1500 Block of Washington Street

Public Safety Dispatchers received a call regarding a male suspect on the 1500 block of Washington Street that had threatened a victim with pruning shears.

Upon police arrival, the suspect retreated into his residence and refused to exit. A Records check revealed the suspect had a criminal history and is a sex registrant. The previous day (11/10/18) he had also made a threatening phone call to the Coast Guard.

SCPD’s Special Response Team was activated, which includes a crisis intervention trained officer, hostage negotiation officer, a tactical team and the armored rescue vehicle. The armored rescue vehicle was utilized to evacuate the neighboring residences.

During the next several hours, the suspect spoke with the responding officers. Eventually, SCPD retained a Ramey warrant for the suspect’s arrest. Police forced entry into the residence. After a brief struggle and the use of a police K-9, the suspect was apprehended.

The suspect was medically cleared at a local hospital and transported to the Santa Clara County Jail.

Time: 0943

Case Number: 18-1111058


Monday, November 12, 2018

Petty Theft                                        

Location: 100 Block of Buckingham Drive

A resident on the 100 block of Buckingham Drive discovered the resident mailboxes in the open position.

An unknown suspect(s) utilized a master key to steal an unknown quantity of mail from numerous residents. The suspect(s) fled the scene prior to the theft being noticed. The suspect(s) remain at large.

Time: 1141

Case Number: 18-1112095


Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Missing Person                                

Location: Levi’s Stadium, 4900 Marie DeBartolo Way

On November 13, at approximately 11:17 am, an officer was dispatched to a report of a missing person.

Ian Powers was traveling from Spokane to Los Angeles, with a visit to family in Antioch. He attended the San Francisco 49ers vs New York Giants football game at Levi’s Stadium on November 12. The victim’s girlfriend reported that Powers left his seat to use the restroom and never returned. The last communication Powers had with family was at approximately 10:00 pm. All efforts to locate Powers were fruitless. Powers vehicle was located in a nearby parking lot.

Powers was last seen wearing a red 49ers T-shirt, red 49ers hat and blue jeans.

If you have information about the whereabouts of Ian Powers, please contact the Santa Clara Police Department at (408)615-5580.


Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Residential Burglary                       

Location: 400 Block of Alviso Street

An unknown suspect(s) entered an unlocked residence and stole three laptops, valued at $3,300 from the living room. The victims were home, and asleep during the incident. The suspect(s) remain at large.


Case Number: 18-1114044

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Theft from a Vehicle

Location: 4200 Block of Great America Parkway

An unknown subject(s) broke the rear passenger window on a rental vehicle on the 4200 block of Great America Parkway. There were no items taken from the vehicle. The damage to the vehicle is estimated at approximately $400.

Time: 0453

Case Number: 18-1115023


Friday, November 16, 2018

Assault with a Deadly Weapon    

Location:  1000 Block of Clyde Avenue

A reporting party contacted Public Safety Dispatchers regarding a dispute between roommates on the 1000 block of Clyde Avenue. While en route, officers were advised one person had been stabbed and the suspect had fled the scene.

Upon arrival, officers located and arrested the suspect. The Santa Clara Fire Department responded to the scene and treated the individuals involved.

Time: 0954

Case Number: 1116061

Drug Arrest

Location: 2400 Block of Lafayette Street

Officers responded to the 2400 block of Lafayette Street on the report of a possible hazardous material spill.

Upon arrival, officers located what appeared to be a narcotics manufacturing laboratory in a storage unit. SCPD and SCFD secured the scene and contacted the Drug Enforcement Agency to conduct an investigation.

While on scene, the renter of the storage unit. He was arrested without further incident.

Time: 1430

Case Number: 18-1117094


NOTE: SCPD has several Hero Workouts planned today in honor of Sean M. Walsh.  

Specialist Walsh was a Military Police (MP) Soldier in the California National Guard, serving in Operation Enduring Freedom, when he was killed in action in Afghanistan on November 16, 2011. He had hoped one day to join SCPD as a K-9 handler. 

Since his passing, Sean’s mother Cheryl Walsh, has been one of the biggest supporters of SCPD’s K-9 program, and K-9 programs throughout the country. Cheryl has donated five K-9’s to SCPD since Sean’s untimely passing. Cheryl was in attendance today to support SCPD and honor her son’s life and legacy. For more information about the Sean M. Walsh K-9 Memorial Foundation, visit


Saturday, November 17, 2018

Foot Pursuit                                     

Location:  Central Expressway and Lafayette Street

An officer was driving eastbound on Central Expressway when a vehicle was observed with expired registration. A registration check confirmed the expired status and the officer initiated a traffic enforcement stop.

The vehicle was occupied by two male subjects. A Records check revealed the passenger was not being truthful about his name. As the officer was trying to identify the subject, he ran from the vehicle. While the suspect was running, he tried to pull out a loaded 9mm handgun from his waistband but dropped it. A K-9 apprehended the suspect. A Records check revealed he is a sex registrant on probation.

Meanwhile, the driver also fought with officers. Both individuals were arrested and transported to the Santa Clara County Jail.

Time: 1817

Case Number: 18-1118117


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