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, April 29, 2018
Location: Benton Street at Waterbird Way
On Sunday, April 29, 2018 at about 8:50 p.m., a sexual assault occurred near the corner of Benton Street and Waterbird Way. An adult female victim was walking on the sidewalk when she was grabbed from behind by an unknown male suspect. The suspect groped the victim before running away.
The suspect is described as a male, 20-35 years old, slim build, light skinned, dark colored hair, wearing dark colored shirt and shorts.
Santa Clara Police Detectives are asking individuals to come forward that may have witnessed the assault, as well as residents with surveillance cameras in that general neighborhood.
Anyone with information about this case and/or surveillance cameras in the area, please contact Detective John Terry at (408) 615-4812 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have been a victim of a similar incident, please contact the Santa Clara Police Department immediately.
Case Number: 18-3800
Monday, April 30, 2018
Warrant Arrest – Felony
Location: 3400 Block of Agate Drive
A reporting party contacted Public Safety Dispatchers regarding two suspicious persons, one male and one female, loitering in the area, looking into cars and possibly entering a nearby property. The reporting party indicated the male suspect had a knife.
Upon arrival, an officer located the female suspect. A Records check revealed she had an outstanding $25,000 bench warrant. She was arrested and transported to the Santa Clara County Jail.
The male suspect was later located. He was released from the scene.
Case Number: 18-3831 and 18-3834
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Location: 600 Block of Laurelwood Road
An unknown suspect(s) forced entry into a victim’s storage unit on the 600 block of Laurelwood Road. The suspect(s) then stole several items estimated at $5,000 in value. The suspect(s) remain at large.
Case Number: 18-3863
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Location: 1200 Block of Lincoln Street
An officer was dispatched to the 1200 block of Lincoln Street on the report of a burglary from a vehicle.
Upon officer arrival, the audible alarm to the victim’s vehicle was sounding and the front passenger door was left ajar. While the officer was investigating the theft, an unoccupied/parked stolen vehicle was located adjacent to the previously mentioned victim vehicle.
A male suspect was located walking away from the scene. The suspect was identified, interviewed and the investigation into his involvement, if any, continues.
Case Number: 18-3875
Thursday, May 3, 2018
Drunk in Public
Location: 3200 Block of Homestead Road
An officer was dispatched to Presbyterian Private School on the 2400 block of Homestead Road on the report of an intoxicated male subject yelling while school was in session.
A subject matching the reporting party’s description was located on campus. The subject was extremely intoxicated and unable to care for himself. A Records check revealed he had a warrant out of San Benito County for $8,000. He was arrested and transported to the Santa Clara County Jail.
Case Number: 18-3927
Friday, May 4, 2018
Location: Lafayette Street at Market Street
An officer was patrolling a parking lot of a local business when a black sports-type motorcycle was observed leaving the parking lot. The officer could not see the motorcycle’s license plate, but was aware of a stolen motorcycle report being taken at the same time. The motorcycle had a similar description, so the officer initiated a traffic enforcement stop at Lafayette and Market Streets.
The male subject driving the motorcycle failed to yield and continued north on Lafayette Street. The officer initiated a pursuit. The suspect accelerated to approximately 60-70 mph near Lafayette Street and Walsh Avenue, so the officer terminated the pursuit. The motorcycle was last seen driving south on Highway 101.
Case Number: 18-3996
Saturday, May 5, 2018
Location: Police Building, 601 El Camino Real
An officer met with a victim of fraud at the Police Building on El Camino Real.
The victim received a phone call from an individual identifying themselves from the Chinese Embassy. The caller threatened the victim’s immigration status unless the victim wired $400,000 to clear up the matter.
The victim went to a local bank and wired the suspect a substantial amount of money. The victim then reported the incident to SCPD.
Case Number: 18-4026
NOTE: SCPD deployed officers to conduct a Driving Under the Influence Saturation Patrol on May 5. These officers were specifically looking to stop and arrest drivers showing signs of alcohol or drug impairment. This enforcement effort was funded by a grant from the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control.