The Police Blotter highlights a partial list of incidents in the city and is distributed on a weekly basis. The Police 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 (www.scpd.org), is updated daily and serves as the most comprehensive list of arrests made.
Sunday, February 2, 2020
Location: 3000 Block of Stevens Creek Boulevard
A store employee contacted Public Safety Dispatchers regarding a male subject previously removed from the store by police that had returned to the business. The subject was previously told he was not allowed back in the store or he would be arrested for trespassing.
The subject had a shopping cart full of food and merchandise; the food items were partially eaten. The subject was found to be in possession of stolen property from a neighboring store. The subject was arrested and transported to the Santa Clara County Jail.
Case Number: 20-202105
Monday, February 3, 2020
Location: 2000 Block of El Camino Real
At approximately 2026 hours, a petty theft occurred on the 2000 block of El Camino Real.
A female subject loaded $675.17 of merchandise into a shopping cart and walked past all points of sale without an intent to pay. A Loss Prevention Specialist detained the subject as she exited the business and contacted Public Safety Dispatchers. The responding police officer arrested the subject.
Case Number: 20-203189
Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Location: El Camino Real and Los Padres Boulevard
An officer observed a female subject smoking at the bus stop at El Camino Real and Los Padres Boulevard. This is a violation of Santa Clara’s Smoking and Tobacco Regulation Ordinance. The subject was cited and released with an administration citation.
Case Number: 20-204141
NOTE: On February 5, 2019, Santa Clara City Council adopted a Smoking and Tobacco Regulations Ordinance that expanded smoking restrictions in many public areas and multi-unit residences. These regulations aim to protect Santa Clara residents, employees and visitors from the harmful effects of secondhand smoke. For additional information, log onto https://www.santaclaraca.gov/our-city/government/governance/city-initiatives/smokefree-santa-clara
Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Location: Mauricia Avenue and Warren Drive
Two subjects at Santana Row used an app to request a rideshare. The rideshare driver (victim) transported the subjects to the area of Mauricia Avenue and Warren Drive.
After receiving the ride, one of the subjects held the victim in the driver’s seat from behind in a chokehold and demanded the victim’s money. The victim was able to free himself and ran approximately one block where he was able to flag down a bystander to call Public Safety Dispatchers.
Arriving officers located a subject matching the suspect’s description. The subject initially complied with officer commands and laid on the ground. For an unknown reason, the subject jumped to his feet and attempted to flee. While trying to flee, the subject fell causing injuries to his face and toe. The subject was arrested and transported to the Santa Clara County Jail.
Case Number: 20-205237
Thursday, February 6, 2020
Location: 1900 Block of Halford Avenue
Two unknown subjects attempted to remove two small window screens on the 1900 block of Halford Avenue.
The reporting party heard two subjects talking outside the residence, opened the front door and the subjects fled the scene. The subjects were not located and remain outstanding.
Case Number: 20-206256
Friday, February 7, 2020
Location: 4300 Block of Great America Parkway
A victim’s rental vehicle was broken into in a parking lot on the 4300 block of Great America Parkway.
While the victim was standing near the rental car evaluating the damage, a male subject pulled up in a vehicle and engaged the victim in conversation. The subject was holding a semi-automatic handgun. Then, the subject drove away.
Multiple items were stolen, including diaper bag, wallet, gift cards, cash and social security cards, totaling $2,190. The subject is unknown and at large.
Case Number: 20-207131
Saturday, February 8, 2020
Location: Bing Drive and Lochinvar Avenue
An officer observed a male subject riding a bicycle on Lochinvar Avenue without a light. The officer initiated a traffic enforcement stop.
During the contact, the subject consented to a search. During the search, the officer located six credit cards, a hotel room key and vehicle car keys not belonging to him. He was arrested.
Case Number: 20-208193