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 of 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 homepage (www.scpd.org), is updated daily and serves as the most comprehensive list of arrests made.
Sunday, February 24, 2019
Location: 2000 Block of El Camino Real
An officer was dispatched to the 2000 block of El Camino Real on the report of a petty theft.
A male suspect was observed by Loss Prevention personnel concealing several items into a reusable shopping bag and exiting the store without paying. The Loss Prevention officer contacted the suspect in the parking lot and he complied with requests to return to the store. The items were valued at $668.36, and all of the property was recovered. The suspect was arrested.
Case Number: 19-0224133
Monday, February 25, 2019
Location: El Camino Real and San Tomas Expressway
An officer initiated a traffic enforcement stop on El Camino Real near San Tomas Expressway.
The vehicle was occupied by two male subjects. A Records check revealed the driver was on searchable probation. A search of his vehicle yielded a butterfly knife. He was arrested and transported to the Santa Clara County Jail.
Case Number: 19-0225018
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Location: 2200 Block of The Alameda
An unknown suspect(s) sent an email to an employee on 2/19/19. The email appeared to be from the company’s president requesting a wire transfer of funds to a bank out of state. The employee completed the wire transfer.
On 2/20/19, the employee received a second email request for a wire transfer to a bank out of the country. The employee became suspicious of the request, did not process the wire transfer and contacted the company’s bank. The bank requested a police report to document the fraud.
Case Number: 19-0226118
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Location: Lafayette Street and Laurelwood Road
An officer made consensual contact with a male subject on the train tracks near Lafayette Street and Laurelwood Road.
A Records check revealed the subject had two warrants for his arrest. He was arrested and transported to the Santa Clara County Jail.
Case Number: 19-0227173
Thursday, February 28, 2019
Driving Under the Influence
Location: 3500 Block of Monroe Street
Officers responded to a report of a traffic collision on the 3500 block of Monroe Street.
Upon arrival, an officer contacted the male driver. He displayed objective symptoms of being under the influence of alcohol. The suspect did not satisfactorily perform the Standardized Field Sobriety Tests. He was arrested and transported to the Santa Clara County Jail.
Case Number: 19-0228240
Friday, March 1, 2019
Location: 3100 Block of Mission College Boulevard
Officers were dispatched to a report of a fight involving a security guard with an auto burglar on the 3100 block of Mission College Boulevard.
Upon arrival, officers learned a security guard confronted an unknown male suspect regarding a theft from a vehicle. The unknown suspect used force against the victim (security guard) and attempted to steal the security guard’s firearm. One round was fired from the handgun during the struggle. The suspect fled the scene prior to officer arrival and remains at large.
Case Number: 19-0301197
Location: 3600 Block of Flora Vista Avenue
A reporting party contacted Public Safety Dispatchers regarding a robbery.
A male suspect approached a victim in a parking lot on the 3600 block of Flora Vista Avenue.
The suspect re-approached the victim, demanded the victim’s car keys and made verbal threats. The suspect then threw several punches toward the victim. The victim threw the car keys in a nearby bush. The suspect found the keys and drove away in the victim’s vehicle. The victim sustained minor injuries and declined medical treatment.
Later in the evening, the Gilroy Police Department located the stolen vehicle and took the driver into custody (GPD Case Number 19-1062). The driver was identified as a juvenile.
He was arrested and transported to Juvenile Hall.
Case Number: 19-0301223
Saturday, March 2, 2019
Location: Central Park, 909 Kiely Boulevard
The reporting party parked along Patricia Drive near Fatjo sports complex and took a dog for a walk.
Upon return, the reporting party witnessed an incident of indecent exposure.
The victim later called Public Safety Dispatchers to report the incident. The suspect was not located and remains at large.
Case Number: 19-0302164