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Santa Clara Police Report: December 13 – 18

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, December 13, 2020

Commercial Burglary

Location: 700 Block of Scott Boulevard

A reporting party noticed a broken window to a business on the 700 block of Scott Boulevard and contacted Public Safety Dispatchers.

On arrival, officers noticed the glass window to enter the business was shattered. The unknown subject(s) stole several boxes of contact lenses, a credit card machine and training binders. The stolen items are valued at approximately $2,350. The subject(s) are unknown and at large.

Time:  1111

Case Numbers: 20-1213050


Monday, December 14, 2020

Warrant Arrest

Location: 2900 Block of El Camino Real

An officer conduced a registration check on a vehicle which revealed it was suspended. The officer initiated a traffic enforcement stop on the 2900 block of El Camino Real.

The officer contacted the female driver. A Records check of the Arrestee revealed she had a suspended driver’s license. Through conversation, the subject volunteered that she was in possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia. She was issued a citation and released from the scene.

Time: 2201

Case Number: 20-1214167


Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Petty Theft

Location: 2300 Block of Sutter Avenue

Public Safety Dispatchers received a report of a mail theft on the 2300 block of Sutter Avenue.

The arriving officer contacted the reporting party and learned an unknown subject(s) broke open a group of 16 mailboxes and stole an unknown amount of mail. The subject(s) remain at large.

The reporting party also advised the property manager and notified the United States Postal Service.

Time: 1156

Case Number: 20-1215104


Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Residential Burglary

Location: 2300 Block of Pilot Knob Drive

At approximately 1400 hours, three unknown subject(s) entered a residence on the 2300 block of Pilot Knob Drive through an unlocked rear sliding door. Four victims, two of which are juveniles, were inside the residence at this time. The subjects, one armed with a handgun, then took several items from the residence and demanded money from the victims. During the incident, one of the subjects took the victim’s phone against their will preventing them from contacting Public Safety Dispatchers to report the incident. The subject’s fled with the victim’s wallet, cash, cell phone and keys to a vehicle and the residence.

Public Safety Dispatchers were contacted, officers arrived on scene and met a victim outside of the residence. Officers entered the home to ensure the subjects had fled and to ensure the safety of the juveniles and an elderly resident that were still inside. Nobody was harmed during this incident.

Time: 2006

Case Number: 20-1216112


Thursday, December 17, 2020

Warrant Arrest

Location: Bowers Avenue and Walsh Avenue

An officer performed a traffic enforcement stop at Bowers Avenue and Walsh Avenue for towing a trailer with no license plate.

A Records check revealed the male subject has a misdemeanor warrant. He was issued a citation and a Notice to Appear before being released from the scene.

Time: 1330

Case Number: 20-1217103


Friday, December 18, 2020

Grand Theft

Location: 600 Block of San Miguel Avenue

The victim’s vehicle was parked on the 600 block of San Miguel Avenue. At approximately 0244 hours, a witness heard a noise outside and observed a subject tampering with the victim’s vehicle. The witness immediately called Public Safety Dispatchers.

The subject fled prior to police arrival and was unable to be located. The responding officer contacted the victim regarding the theft of a catalytic converter from their vehicle.

Time: 0244

Case Number: 20-1218010



The Police Building will be closed on December 25 (Christmas/Winter Holiday) and January 1 (New Year’s Day). Despite the closure, emergency services will continue to be provided 24/7, 365:

  • In an emergency, call or text 9-1-1. Remember, Call if You Can, Text if You Can’t.
    • Text should be used if you are deaf, hard of hearing or have a speech disability
    • You are in a situation where it’s not safe to call 9-1-1 for help
    • You are having a medical emergency and cannot speak on the phone
  • Non-emergency situations can be reported by calling (408) 615-5580
  • Water, sewer and power emergencies should be reported by calling the 24-hour line at (408) 615-5640


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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