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 of 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, December 15, 2019
Location: 2700 Block of Walsh Avenue
Public Safety Dispatchers were contacted with a request for an area check. The reporting party believed a vehicle was in the area that related to a burglary the day prior.
Upon arrival, an officer located a female subject driving a vehicle that matched the reporting party’s description. A traffic enforcement stop was initiated, and the officer contacted the subject. A Records check revealed the subject was on active felony probation. A search of the subject’s vehicle yielded a stun gun in the center console and drug paraphernalia. She was arrested and transported to the Santa Clara County Jail.
Case Number: 19-1215049
Monday, December 16, 2019
Hit and Run
Location: 400 Block of El Camino Real
An unlicensed driver collided with a light pole, causing it to fall to the ground on the 400 block of El Camino Real. The investigation concluded a male subject fled the scene on foot. The subject remains at large.
Meanwhile, Silicon Valley Power was deployed to the scene to tend to the downed light pole.
Case Number: 19-1216161
NOTE: SCPD’s Community Response Team conducted a tobacco minor decoy at various locations throughout the City. The operation resulted in two citations to local businesses for selling tobacco products to a minor (Case Numbers 19-1216086 and 19-1216102).
This initiative was funded through a grant from the California Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General.
Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Location: 3000 Block of Stevens Creek Boulevard
An officer was dispatched to the business on the 3000 block of Stevens Creek Boulevard on the report of a shoplifter in custody. Store security observed the male subject conceal $810.98 worth of merchandise on his person and attempt to walk out of the store without paying for it. The security officer placed the suspect under private person’s arrest and contacted Public Safety Dispatchers.
A Records check revealed the subject had two outstanding warrants. He was arrested and transported to the Santa Clara County Jail.
Case Number: 19-1217118
Wednesday, December 18, 2019
Location: 2600 Block of Monroe Street
The reporting party received a call from a bank inquiring about a $4,000 charge. Together, the reporting party and bank determined it was fraud and declined the transaction. This fraudulent purchase attempt prompted the reporting party to check bank and credit card statements. Three fraudulent charges were discovered. The reporting party contacted Public Safety Dispatchers for a police response.
Case Number: 19-1218142
Thursday, December 19, 2019
Theft from a Vehicle
Location: 5200 Block of Stevens Creek Boulevard
At approximately 1930 hours, a victim parked and locked their vehicle on the 5200 block of Stevens Creek Boulevard. The victim returned to the vehicle at approximately 2005 hours to find the rear passenger window smashed. The rear seat was folded down and a handbag was stolen from the trunk. The suspect is unknown and remains at large.
Case Number: 19-1219225
Friday, December 20, 2019
DUI / Driver’s License Checkpoint
Location: Stevens Creek Boulevard and N Winchester Boulevard
SCPD conducted a Driving Under the Influence / Driver’s License Checkpoint near the intersection of Stevens Creek Boulevard and N Winchester Boulevard from 1800 until 0200. Multiple police officers and several volunteers staffed the operation, with assistance from the California Highway Patrol.
Saturday, December 21, 2019
DUI – Felony
Location: Montague Expressway at Mission College Boulevard
Officers were dispatched to Montague Expressway at Mission College Boulevard on the report of a head-on collision between two vehicles. Prior to officer arrival, witnesses informed Public Safety Dispatchers that the driver for one of the vehicles fled on foot.
An alert resident contacted Public Safety Dispatchers regarding a male subject knocking on doors in the neighborhood. The subject’s description matched that of the subject in the hit and run. Responding officers established a perimeter and located the subject hiding in a laundry room on Beech Street. A Records check revealed the subject had an outstanding warrant. He also displayed objective symptoms of alcohol intoxication. He was arrested and transported to the Santa Clara County Jail after being cleared at a local hospital.
Two victims were treated on scene by the Santa Clara Fire Department; one victim was transported to a local hospital for injuries.
Case Number: 19-1221019
HOLIDAY CLOUSRE – City Hall and most City departments/facilities, including the Police Building and Northside Police Substation, will be closed on Dec. 25 (Christmas/Winter Holiday) and Jan. 1 (New Year’s Day).
The City Water & Sewer Utility, Police, Fire, Public Works and Silicon Valley Power personnel will continue to provide 24/7, 365 assistance in response to emergencies.
- 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