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Santa Clara Police Report: April 5 – 11

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


Sunday, April 5, 2020



Location: 2000 block of White Oak Lane

Public Safety Dispatchers received a call regarding a male subject wielding a knife on the 2000 block of White Oaks Drive.

According to the reporting party, the subject pulled out a knife and threatened to stab the victim in a business parking lot. The subject fled the scene on foot after he saw the victim call 9-1-1.

Officers located a subject matching the reporting party’s description on Lawrence Express and Cabrillo Avenue. The subject was detained and arrested.

For everyone’s safety, Lawrence Expressway was closed in both directions for approximately 30 minutes while officers contacted the subject.

Time: 1155

Case Number: 20-405051


Monday, April 6, 2020


On April 5, at approximately 4:29 p.m., officers responded to the report of a body floating in the San Tomas Aquino Creek in the area of San Tomas Expressway and Monroe Street. Officers and other rescue personnel conducted an extensive search of the area late into the night but were unable to recover the body due to water conditions.

Search and rescue resources from the region have been brought in to assist in the search effort, which is continuing today. The investigation is ongoing.

If you have any information, please contact Detective Sergeant Eric Lagergren at (408) 615-4823.

Time: 1629

Case Number: 20-405090


Tuesday, April 7, 2020


Location: 1300 Block of Calabazas Boulevard

A reporting party contacted Public Safety Dispatchers regarding a male subject at the corner of Calabazas Boulevard and Pomeroy Avenue brandishing a knife and yelling obscenities.

Upon arrival, an officer observed the subject throw an object in the grass. The object was recovered and determined to be the knife which was being brandished. The subject was arrested and transported to the Santa Clara County Jail.

Time: 1839

Case Number: 20-407113


Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Petty Theft

Location: 2100 Block of Payne Place

An unknown subject(s) stole a package from a porch on the 2100 block of Payne Place. The contents were valued at $30.99. The subject(s) remain at large.

Time: 2001

Case Number: 20-408065


Thursday, April 9, 2020

Drunk in Public

Location: 400 Block of El Camino Real

A reporting party contacted Public Safety Dispatchers regarding a male subject harassing individual working at an essential business on the 400 block of El Camino Real.

Upon arrival, officers located the subject. The subject displayed objective symptoms of alcohol intoxication. He was arrested and transported to the Santa Clara County Jail.

Time: 1311

Case Number: 20-409058


Friday, April 10, 2020


Location: 1100 Block of Pomeroy Avenue

An officer was deployed to the 1100 block of Pomeroy Avenue on the report of fraud.

The victim placed a check in an envelope and mailed it to the payment address. While reconciling the account, the victim noticed the payment had not been applied. The victim contacted the payee and learned the check had not been received.

Through investigation, it was determined the check in the amount of $16,302.44 was intercepted, altered and cashed.

Meanwhile, approximately one week prior, the victim noted a credit card had attempted to be used out of state. At that time, the credit card was frozen.

Time:  1323

Case Number:  20-410080


Saturday, April 11, 2020


Location: 1200 Block of Reeve Street

At approximately 0340 hours, a vehicle was heard running outside a residence on the 1200 block of Reeve Street. When the resident went to investigate the suspicious circumstance, the vehicle sped away. It was later determined two tires were punctured on a parked vehicle.

Time:  0428

Case Number: 20-411016


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:


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