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 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 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 26, 2020
Location: 1100 Block of Alta Mira Drive
Sometime between 4/24/20 at 1400 hours and 4/26/20 at 0900 hours, an unknown subject(s) stole the rear license plate from the victim’s vehicle while parked on the 1100 block of Alta Mira Drive. The subject(s) is unknown and at large.
Case Number: 20-426060
Monday, April 27, 2020
Location: 3700 Block of Stevens Creek Boulevard
Employees arriving for work on the 3700 block of Stevens Creek Boulevard noticed several items missing and contacted Public Safety Dispatchers.
The unknown subject(s) gained access to the business and stole tools, with an approximate value of $126,000. The subject(s) are unknown and at large.
Case Number: 20-427102
Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Location: 2900 Block of Jerald Avenue
On 4/28/20, at1518 hours, units responded to the 2900 block of Jerald Ave for a reported burglary that occurred on 4/24/20. Two suspects made entry into the victim’s unoccupied residence and stole several furniture items. The investigation is ongoing.
Case Number: 20-428076
Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Location: 3900 Block of Rivermark Plaza
On 4/29/20, at approximately 1100 hours, a grand theft occurred on the 3900 block of Rivermark Plaza.
While grocery shopping, the victim left her open purse in the child seat of her shopping cart. When the victim went to checkout, her wallet was missing. The subject is unknown and at large.
Within minutes, the subject went to a nearby businesses and made several purchases totaling $3,000.
Case Number: 20-429060
Thursday, April 30, 2020
Location: Police Building, 601 El Camino Real
The victim came to the police station to report a possible fraud.
On or about 4/22/2020, a male juvenile victim sent nude photos of himself to an unknown subject via a social media platform. After sending the photos, the subject(s) threatened to share the photos with the victim’s Instagram followers if the victim did not pay a ransom of $50 via PayPal. The victim did not pay the ransom. This investigation is on-going.
Case Number: 20-430079
Friday, May 1, 2020
Location: 4100 Block of Stevens Creek Boulevard
An officer responded to the 4100 block of Stevens Creek Boulevard on the report of vandalism.
An unknown subject(s) used a knife to gain access to an automated teller machine. The subject was unable to remove money from the machine but caused approximately $2,000 in damage to the machine. The subject is unknown.
Case Number: 20-501049
Saturday, May 2, 2020
Location: 5400 Block of Stevens Creek Boulevard
At approximately 1825 hours, officers were deployed to a possible commercial burglary in progress on the 5400 block of Stevens Creek Boulevard. On-site security personnel reported a male subject inside a closed and locked facility.
Arriving officers established a perimeter around the building and observed a subject matching the reporting party’s description. Officers gave the subject multiple commands to stop, but he failed to comply and continued to walk away. Officers ultimately detained the subject.
A Records check revealed the subject was a high-risk registered sex offender out of compliance. He was arrested and transported to the Santa Clara County Jail. Through investigation, it was determined the subject did not vandalize the building or steal anything while inside.
Case Number: 20-502118
During these challenging times, if you find yourself in a troubling situation, the Santa Clara Police Department encourages you to utilize the following community resources:
- Disaster Distress Helpline, 800-985-5990
- Domestic Violence Crisis Line, 800-799-7233
- Emergency, 9-1-1
- National Alliance on Mental Illness, 800-950-6264 or text 741741
- National Suicide Prevention Hotline, 800-273-8255
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 800-662-4357
- Veteran’s Crisis Line, 800-273-8255
For accurate Coronavirus information:
- Coronavirus Local News and Resources – www.SantaClaraCA.gov/CoronavirusUpdates
- FEMA Coronavirus Myths and Facts – https://www.fema.gov/coronavirus-rumor-control
- FEMA Coronavirus News, Fact Sheets, FAQ and Ways to Help – https://www.fema.gov/coronavirus