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Santa Clara Police Report: March 8 – 14

The Santa Clara Police Department is on scene at Maywood Park with armored rescue vehicle. Eisenhower School on shelter in place.

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, March 8, 2020
Petty Theft


Location: 2000 Block of El Camino Real
A male subject shoplifted $141.09 in merchandise from a business on the 2000 block of El Camino Real.

Police located the suspect nearby. A search of his person yielded a controlled substance. He was arrested.
Time: 1500
Case Number: 20-308107


Monday, March 9, 2020
Residential Burglary

Location: 2100 Block of Bohannon Drive
At approximately 1039 hours, an officer responded to the 2100 block of Bohannon Drive on the report of a residential burglary.

Between approximately 1600 hours on 3/8/2020 and approximately 1010 hours on 3/9/2020, an unknown suspect(s) entered the garage of the residence by prying open the side door of the garage. No items were taken from the residence.
Time: 1039
Case Number: 20-309056


Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Resisting Arrest

Location: Machado Avenue and Monroe Street
At approximately 0236 hours, an officer initiated a traffic enforcement stop on Machado Avenue and Monroe Street for vehicle code violations.

The male subject pulled the vehicle into the driveway of a nearby residence and immediately fled from the vehicle into a back yard. A perimeter was set up, and yard to yard searches ensued. The suspect was not located and remains at large.
Time: 0236
Case Number: 20-310016


Wednesday, March 11, 2020
On the evening of March 11, 2020, City Manager Deanna J. Santana officially proclaimed a local state of emergency to prepare for the growing spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the community. Per the City Code, the City Manager as the City of Santa Clara’s Director of Emergency Services has the authority to proclaim a local emergency. The City Council is scheduled to ratify the proclamation at their Tuesday, March 17 meeting in Council Chambers.

Visit for the following information:
– Service level changes in the City
– Event and program updates
– Santa Clara County Public Health resources
– AlertSCC emergency notification registration information
– Link to Santa Clara Unified School District information

Police, fire and medical resources continue to be available 24/7, 365. Dial 9-1-1 in an emergency or 408-615-5580 for non-emergency situations.

General business inquiries should be directed to the Police Department at 408-615-4700 (Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.; Closed Sunday).


Thursday, March 12, 2020
Smoking Ordinance

Location: 1500 Block of Kiely Boulevard
An officer observed a male subject smoking a cigarette within 5 feet of the open door of a business on the 1500 block of Kiely Boulevard. He was issued an administrative citation.
Time: 0828
Case Number: 20-312032


Friday, March 13, 2020
Driving Under the Influence

Location: Harrison Street and Jackson Street
An officer initiated a traffic enforcement stop near the intersection of Harrison Street and Jackson Street for vehicle code violations.

Upon contact, the female driver displayed objective symptoms of alcohol intoxication and was unable to complete the Standardized Field Sobriety Tests. The driver provided breath samples with a blood alcohol content of 0.17% and 0.18%. She was arrested.

The vehicle was also occupied by the subject’s 5-year old daughter. Officers released the juvenile into the custody of her father.
Time: 0257
Case Number: 20-313016


Saturday, March 14, 2020

Location: 1100 Block of El Camino Real
An officer responded to the 1100 block of El Camino Real on the report of a potential burglary.

The property manager informed the officer of two vacant apartments. The property manager believed one, if not both, of the apartments were occupied.

During a search of both apartments, officers located a male subject. The subject did not have permission to be in either apartment, and had caused approximately $6,000 in damages. He was arrested and transported to the Santa Clara County Main Jail.
Time: 2237
Case Number: 20-314153

POLICE BLOTTER UPDATE – Based on the March 16, 2020, mandatory orders from Santa Clara County Public Health, the City of Santa Clara has implemented many service level changes, limited to essential services. As a result, preparation and distribution of a Police Blotter will be postponed until further notice.


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