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Santa Clara Police Report: August 16 – 22

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, August 16, 2020


Residential Burglary

Location: 3300 Block of Forest Avenue

Between 8/15/20 at 2200 hours and 8/16/20 at 0745 hours, a residential burglary occurred on the 3300 block of Forest Avenue.

An unknown subject(s) entered the victims two unlocked vehicles and removed the garage door opener. The subject then opened the victims garage door and stole three bicycles valued at $6,120. The subject(s) is at large.

Time: 0820

Case Numbers: 20-816064


Monday, August 17, 2020

Commercial Burglary

Location: 2300 Block of Calle de Luna

A security guard contacted Public Safety Dispatchers regarding noises coming from a vacant building on the 2300 block of Calle de Luna.

Upon arrival, officers observed a vehicle parked to the rear of the building. On the roof of the building was a male subject wearing a headlamp. He surrendered to officers without incident. The subject was in possession of burglary tools. He was arrested and transported to the Santa Clara County Jail.

Time: 0158

Case Number: 20-817009


Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Resisting Arrest

Location: Santa Clara Street near Washington Street

Public Safety Dispatchers received a call regarding a possible intoxicated male subject at Santa Clara Street near Washington Street.

On arrival, an officer located a subject matching the reporting party’s description. The subject had an open bottle of beer in his hand and the remainder of the six-pack was on the ground next to him. The subject refused to comply with lawful orders and attempted to walk away from the officer. He was taken into custody and transported to a local hospital due to his intoxication level and a minor cut on his hand.

Time: 1358

Case Number: 20-818109


Wednesday, August 19, 2020


Location: 2900 Block of Bunker Hill Lane

Public Safety Dispatchers received a call from a security guard regarding a male subject screaming incoherently before picking up an aluminum garbage can and throwing it through a commercial building window on the 2900 block of Bunker Hill Lane.

On police arrival, the subject was unable to be located.

Approximately 10 minutes later, Public Safety Dispatchers received another call that the subject was back at the business yelling at people. On arrival, the officer contacted the subject. He was arrested without incident and transported to the Santa Clara County Jail.

Time: 1025

Case Number: 20-819064


Thursday, August 20, 2020

Burglary Attempt

Location: 2300 Block of Walsh Avenue

An unidentified subject(s) attempted commercial burglary occurred on the 2300 block of Walsh Avenue.

The subject pried open the front door of the business setting off the alarm system. Nothing was taken from inside the business and the subject is outstanding.

Time: 2230

Case Number: 20-820230


Friday, August 21, 2020

Petty Theft

Location: 1800 Block of Duane Avenue

At approximately 1558 hours, a petty theft occurred on the 1800 block of Duane Avenue.

The subject went into the manager’s office to pick up a paycheck after hours. The suspect ransacked several folders containing documents in the office and stole an envelope containing $438 inside. The suspect fled the scene and as of the writing of this report has not been contacted. Prosecution was desired.

Time: 1030

Case Number: 20-821051


Saturday, August 22, 2020

Driving Under the Influence

Location: 2400 Block of Agnew Road

At approximately 0300 hours, officers responded to a roll-over traffic collision on the 2400 block of Agnew Road. The driver had fled the scene and was unable to be located.

At approximately 0446 hours, a staff member from a hotel on the 2700 block of Mission College Boulevard called to report a suspicious male subject looking into vehicles, with dirty and torn clothing and missing a shoe.

On arrival, officers located a subject matching the reporting party’s description stumbling between vehicles. When the subject observed the officers, he attempted to conceal himself. Officers detained the subject without further incident.

Through investigation, the subject was determined to be the registered owner of the crashed vehicle. The subject displayed objective signs and symptoms of alcohol intoxication and was on probation for a previous DUI. The subject provided a Preliminary Alcohol Screening as a requirement of his probation with results of .226% blood alcohol content. He was arrested and transported to the Santa Clara County Jail.

Time: 0446

Case Number: 20-822018


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


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