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Santa Clara Police Report: May 19 – 25

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 (, is updated daily and serves as the most comprehensive list of arrests made.

Sunday, May 19, 2019


Petty Theft

Location: 2000 Block of El Camino Real

A male suspect entered a business on the 2000 block of El Camino Real and stole a cellular phone, valued at $249.99. A Loss Prevention Specialist witnessed the theft however the suspect did not comply with commands to stop and fled the scene.

An officer located a subject matching the description of the suspect near El Camino Real at Scott Boulevard. The suspect was positively identified in an in-field show-up. The suspect was arrested.

Time: 1910

Case Number: 19-0519150


Monday, May 20, 2019

Warrant Arrest – Felony

Location: Mission College Boulevard and Great America Parkway

An officer observed a suspicious vehicle near Mission College Boulevard and Great America Parkway with its front headlamps out. The officer initiated a traffic enforcement stop and was unable to notify Public Safety Dispatchers of a license plate because it had dealership paper plates.

The vehicle was occupied by five subjects, four males and one female. Following Records checks, it was determined that one of the male occupants had an outstanding felony warrant for burglary. This suspect also was found to be in possession of methamphetamine and narcotic paraphernalia. He was arrested and transported to the Santa Clara County Jail.

A second male occupant had a misdemeanor warrant. He was issued a Notice to Appear and released at the scene.

Time: 0131

Case Number: 19-0520010


Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Despite officers conducting auto burglary suppression efforts, 15 thefts from vehicles were reported throughout the City today at the following locations:

  • 100 block of Saratoga Avenue
  • 400 block of El Camino Real
  • 700 block of Lawrence Expressway
  • 3500 block of El Camino Real (2)
  • 3500 block of Monroe Street (2)
  • 3500 block of Homestead Road (4)
  • 5200 block of Stevens Creek Boulevard
  • Homestead Road and Lawrence Expressway (3)


Residents are reminded to:

  • Always lock your vehicle
  • Do not leave ANY valuables (e.g. loose change, GPS, gym bag, purse/wallet, charging cords, garage remote or sunglasses) in your vehicle or in your trunk. Suspects have been known to break windows, fold the back seat, and access trunks
  • Do not leave cell phones, iPads or laptops in your vehicle. Thieves have been known to locate signals from these devices even when they are in “sleep mode”
  • Criminals often target rental cars, so do not leave any valuables in your rental car while it is parked
  • Report suspicious activity by calling 408-615-5580. In-progress incidents should be reported by calling 9-1-1. Do NOT confront suspects. Instead, be a good witness


Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Warrant Arrest

Location:  700 Block of Jefferson Street

A reporting party contacted Public Safety Dispatchers regarding an in-progress residential burglary on the 700 block of Jefferson Street.

Officers arrived in the area, surrounded the home and contacted the male suspect as he exited the front door. It was later determined that a burglary had not occurred. The reporting party came home to find the furniture rearranged and an unknown naked male sleeping inside the residence.

Upon contact, the suspect provided a false name. A Records check revealed he had two outstanding warrants. He was arrested for trespassing and transported to the Santa Clara County Jail.

Time: 2147

Case Number: 19-0522274


Thursday, May 23, 2019

Theft from a Vehicle

Location: 2700 Block of Augustine Drive

While an officer was investigating a theft from a vehicle on the 2700 block of Augustine Drive, the officer was flagged down by a victim of another theft from a vehicle.

The victim arrived in the parking lot at approximately 1000 hours. Upon return, at approximately 1230 hours, the driver side rear window was broken, and items were missing. The theft is likely related to Case Numbers 19-0523112 and 19-0523140.

Time: 1234

Case Number: 19-0523123


Friday, May 24, 2019

Burglary Attempt

Location: 2300 Block of Monroe Street

Public Safety Dispatchers received a call regarding an interrupted residential burglary.

Three unknown suspects rang the doorbell several times. When nobody answered the door, the suspects removed the front window screen and attempted to pull the air conditioning unit out of the window. The resident opened the front door and the suspects fled on foot.

Responding officers conducted an extensive area check for the suspects without success. The suspects remain at large.

Time: 0754

Case Number: 19-0524048


Saturday, May 25, 2019

Driving Under the Influence

Location: Central Expressway and Corvin Drive

An officer located a vehicle parked along Central Expressway with its’ safety hazard lights flashing. The officer pulled behind the vehicle and approached on the passenger side to find the vehicle was running, the driver’s side window was down, and the doors were locked.

Upon contact with the driver, officers observed objective symptoms of alcohol intoxication. The suspect was led through the Standardized Field Sobriety Tests and participated in a Preliminary Alcohol Screening Test. The results were 0.163% and 0.135% blood alcohol content. He was arrested and transported to the Santa Clara County Jail.

Time: 0310

Case Number: 19-0525038


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