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Santa Clara Police Report: April 28 – May 4

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, April 28, 2019


Drug Possession

Location: Stevens Creek Boulevard and Cypress Drive

An officer was driving on Stevens Creek Boulevard and conducted a DMV registration check on a vehicle. The return disclosed the registration was expired.

Upon contact, the male driver was unable to provide proof of insurance. A Records check revealed the subject had a suspended driver’s license and he was on searchable probation. A search of the vehicle yielded a controlled substance. The subject was arrested. The vehicle was towed.

Time: 1823

Case Number: 19-0428151


Monday, April 29, 2019

Residential Burglary

Location: 3500 Block of Tracy Drive

A reporting party observed an open garage door from a neighbor known to be out of town. Public Safety Dispatchers deployed officers to the 3500 block of Tracy Drive to investigate the situation.

Between 2115 hours on 4/28/19 and 0804 hours on 4/29/19, unknown suspect(s) forced entry into the residence via the rear sliding glass door and stole the victim’s vehicle from the garage. The unknown suspect(s) remain at large.

Time: 0804

Case Number: 19-0429066


Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Attempted Burglary

Location: 1500 Block of Wyatt Drive

A reporting party, arriving for work, noticed the glass on the front door to the business was shattered.

Between the hours of 2020 hours 4/29/19 and 0733 hours on 4/30/19, unknown suspect(s) shattered the glass of the front door of the business. No property was missing. The unknown suspect(s) remain at large.

Time: 0733

Case Number: 19-0430039


Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Vehicle Theft

Location: 2700 Block of Cortez Avenue

Public Safety Dispatchers received a call from a victim who witnessed a male suspect driving away from a residence on the 2700 block of Cortez Avenue with the victim’s vehicle. Upon arrival, officers obtained a description of the vehicle and broadcasted it accordingly.

An officer located a vehicle matching the description on Bowers Avenue. As the suspect attempted to evade officers, the suspect accelerated and cut across lanes of traffic eventually causing a collision on Bowers Avenue and Kifer Avenue. The suspect continued through red lights, swerved in and out of traffic and caused a second collision on De La Cruz Boulevard and Technology Drive. The driver and passenger of the victim vehicle were injured, along with the suspect driver in the stolen vehicle. All parties were transported to a local hospital for medical treatment. It was later determined the first collision was property damage only.

The suspect, a juvenile, was placed under arrest and taken into custody.

Case Number: 19-0501177


Thursday, May 2, 2019

Warrant Arrest – Felony

Location: 3000 Block of Stevens Creek Boulevard

Public Safety Dispatchers received a call regarding a theft from a vehicle in progress on the 3000 block of Stevens Creek Boulevard. The caller described the male suspect as taking things from the trunk and using a hand tool to steal the vehicle.

As responding officers arrived, they identified the likely victim vehicle with an open trunk and suspect walking away. Officers detained the suspect. A Records check disclosed the suspect was on probation and had three felony warrants for his arrest. He was arrested and transported to the Santa Clara County Jail.

Time: 1800

Case Number: 19-0502158


Friday, May 3, 2019

Resisting Arrest

Location: 2600 Block of The Alameda

Public Safety Dispatchers received multiple calls of three suspects fighting on the 2600 block of The Alameda. One of the suspects was reportedly armed with a broken bottle and two suspects were armed with giant sticks. The suspects were seen crossing the street toward Santa Clara University.

Upon arrival, officers encountered three intoxicated suspects, two of which had large, flat wooden boards. The suspects dropped the sticks but refused to comply with verbal commands and physically resisted officers while being detained.

After an investigation, it was determined the suspects were juveniles who had absconded from the Bill Wilson Center. The juveniles were trying to steal alcohol from a local business when they got into an argument with another group of subjects in the parking lot.  The juveniles armed themselves, but nobody was struck.

All three juveniles were transported to the hospital due to their level of intoxication before being released back into the custody of Bill Wilson Center staff. Juvenile Crime Reports were issued.

Time: 1825

Case Number: 19-0503301


Saturday, May 4, 2019

Warrant Arrest

Location:  De La Cruz Boulevard and El Camino Real

An officer initiated an enforcement stop on a male bicyclist riding on the sidewalk on El Camino Real at De La Cruz Boulevard.

The suspect did not initially stop nor comply with requests to get off the bicycle. The suspect was detained in handcuffs until the officer could gather additional information.

A Records check revealed the subject had two outstanding misdemeanor warrants. A search of his backpack yielded personal identifying information from two individuals. He was arrested and transported to the Santa Clara County Jail.

The victims were contacted and confirmed the suspect did not have permission to have their property.

Time: 1730

Case Number: 19-0504182


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