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, April 14, 2019
Location: Los Padres Boulevard and Monroe Street
An officer observed a vehicle traveling from San Tomas Expressway onto Monroe Street with a paper license plate in the front and no license plate in the rear of the vehicle. The officer initiated a traffic enforcement stop.
The suspect vehicle failed to yield to the officer and began to weave around slow-moving traffic. The officer observed the vehicle attempt to exit right onto Walsh Avenue. The male driver was not successful with the turn, crashed into a tree and flipped over. The driver immediately exited the vehicle and fled on foot. Additional officers arrived and created a perimeter around a business parking lot. The suspect was ultimately located and taken into custody without further incident. He was transported to a local hospital because of injuries from the vehicle collision. The suspect was transported to the Santa Clara County Jail after being medically cleared.
A Records check revealed the vehicle was reported stolen out of Gilroy. A search of the vehicle yielded a controlled substance, drug paraphernalia and burglary tools.
Case Number: 19-0414067
Monday, April 15, 2019
Theft from a Vehicle
Location: 3000 Block of Stevens Creek Boulevard
Public Safety Dispatchers received a call regarding a prior vehicle burglary on the 3000 block of Stevens Creek Boulevard.
Between 1530 and 1600 hours, an unknown suspect opened the victim’s vehicle door and stole a backpack from the floor of the vehicle. There were no witnesses or security cameras at the scene. The suspect is unknown and still outstanding.
Case Number: 19-0415161
Location: 3300 Block of Monroe Street
An officer was requested to the 3300 block of Monroe Street on a report of a fraud.
The victim was trying to sell an item on Craigslist. The victim was convinced to send two payments, $2,149 and $835, to the purchaser. When the victim didn’t receive payment from the “purchaser” the victim became concerned it may be a scam. The suspect(s) were unidentified and at large.
Case Number: 19-0414188
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Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Location: Central Expressway and Scott Boulevard
An officer observed a vehicle without a front license plate traveling on Central Expressway near Scott Boulevard. A DMV records check revealed the vehicle was stolen out of San Jose. The officer awaited for additional units before conducting a high risk stop on the vehicle as it pulled onto Highway 101 from De La Cruz Boulevard.
A Records check on the male driver revealed he had recently been released from County Jail, was on formal probation and had brass knuckles in his possession. He was taken into custody without incident and was transported to the Santa Clara County Jail.
Case Number: 19-0416297
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Drunk in Public
Location: 1000 Block of Railroad Avenue
Public Safety Dispatchers received a call from a reporting party who observed a male subject challenging three males to a fight.
Upon arrival, officers located the male subject. He was heavily intoxicated and was harassing people at the bus/train station. The subject was arrested and transported to a local hospital due to his level of intoxication.
Case Number: 19-0417166
Thursday, April 18, 2019
Location: 5100 Block of Great America Parkway
Officers received information of a male suspect with a felony warrant staying at a hotel on the 5100 block of Great America Parkway.
Before contacting the suspect, the neighboring hotel rooms were evacuated as a precautionary measure. The suspect was contacted in the hotel and was among three additional subjects — two male and one female. The suspect jumped off the balcony from 14th floor onto a balcony on the 13th floor before trying to flee into the hotel. All four suspects were eventually arrested and transported to the Santa Clara County Jail.
Inside the hotel room, officers located three loaded firearms, a stun gun, brass knuckles, cash and controlled substances for sale.
Case Number: 19-0418188
Friday, April 19, 2019
Theft from a Vehicle
Location: 600 Block of Park View Drive
Public Safety Dispatchers received a call from a victim regarding a previous theft from a vehicle.
The victim parked and locked a vehicle in the parking lot of an apartment complex on the 600 block of Park View Drive at approximately 2100 hours on 4/18/19. On 4/19/19 the victim returned to the vehicle to find the rear passenger window broken. An item was stolen from the vehicle, valued at approximately $50. The suspect(s) remain at large.
Case Number: 19-0419067
Saturday, April 20, 2019
Burglary – Commercial
Location: 100 Block of Washington Street
An unknown male suspect walked into a business on the 100 block of Washington Street and took the cash register from the countertop. The suspect did not use a weapon or make any verbal threats. He fled in an unknown vehicle with an accomplice. The loss was approximately $100. The suspects remain at large.
Case Number: 19-0420052