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 (www.scpd.org), is updated daily and serves as the most comprehensive list of arrests made.
Sunday, May 3, 2020
Location: 2800 Block of Lakeside Drive
An officer was patrolling a hotel parking lot and conducted a DMV registration check on a vehicle backed into a parking stall matching a description from a recent TRAK flyer. The registered owner matched that of an individual wanted for a prior burglary.
Through investigation, it was determined the hotel room was rented fraudulently.
Officers contacted the occupants of the hotel room, which consisted of two male subjects and one female subject. A Records check revealed one of the male subject’s had an outstanding warrant. He was arrested. The two remaining subjects were escorted out of the hotel.
Case Number: 20-503019
Monday, May 4, 2020
Strong Arm Robbery
Location: 3100 Block of Mission College Boulevard
Public Safety Dispatchers received a call regarding a strong-arm robbery on the 3100 block of Mission College Boulevard.
Upon arrival, an officer contacted the juvenile victim. The victim listed a pair of shoes for sale on a website. Through conversation, the victim and subject agreed to an even exchange; one pair of shoes for another. The two parties met and conducted the trade.
Approximately five minutes after the trade occurred, the subject texted the victim wanting to trade the shoes back. During the phone exchange, the subject made threats against the victim.
The victim and subject met for a second time and traded shoe boxes. After the subject drove away, the victim opened the shoe box, expecting to find his shoes, and the box contained a package of crackers. The subject remains at large.
Case Number: 20-504055
Tuesday, May 5, 2020
PRESS RELEASE – Stabbing Investigation
Location: 3200 Block of Homestead Road
On May 5, at approximately 0232 hours, Santa Clara police officers responded to the 3200 block of Homestead Road on the report of a double stabbing. Arriving officers located a 58-year-old male and his 16-yea-old daughter with injuries. Both were transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Henry Gregory Jones Jr., a 37-year-old resident of San Francisco, was identified as the suspect. He was located and arrested in San Francisco at approximately 1215 hours on May 5. He was booked into Santa Clara County Jail on charges of assault with a deadly weapon and burglary. Jones was acquainted with the victims and this appears to be an isolated incident.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Bill Lutz at 408-615-4814.
Case Number: 20-505013
Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Location: 100 Block of Muir Avenue
An officer responded to the 100 block of Muir Avenue on the report of a male trespassing.
Through investigation, it was determined a male subject stole a victim’s vehicle in San Jose and drove it to the area of Arcadia Avenue in Santa Clara. The subject entered another victim’s backyard located on Muir Avenue and was confronted by the homeowner. The subject assaulted the victim resulting in non-life-threatening injuries.
After the assault, the subject attempted to enter another occupied residence on Muir Avenue without success. The subject approached another residence on Michael Way and stole a second vehicle. The subject drove the vehicle around the block on to Muir Avenue where he was contacted by police. The subject disobeyed officer commands and tried to flee. He was eventually detained and provided a false name.
The subject was positively identified by all of the victims, arrested and transported to the Santa Clara County Jail.
Case Number: 20-506089
Thursday, May 7, 2020
Location: 2300 Block of Park Avenue
An officer was deployed to the 2300 block of Park Avenue on the report of a theft of a catalytic converter.
The victim parked the locked vehicle on the street in front of the complex. The remote/fob alerted the victim to the vehicle being tampered with at approximately 0630 hours. The victim went outside and confirmed the vehicle was secure and intact.
Later in the morning, the victim started the vehicle and was immediately aware the catalytic converter had been stolen. The subject(s) remain at large.
Case Number: 20-507052
Friday, May 8, 2020
Location: 5000 Block of Calle de Escuela
Between 05/07/2020 at approximately 1600 hours and on 05/08/2020 at approximately 0530 hours, a residence was burglarized on the 5000 block of Calle De Escuela.
The unknown subject(s) pried open the locked side exterior garage door. The subject also appeared to attempt to pry open the door to the residence without success. At the time of this report nothing was reported missing, the subject(s) is unknown and still at large.
Case Number: 20-508019
Location: 4900 Block of Avenida de los Arboles
On 05/08/2020 at approximately 0707 hours, an officer responded to the 4900 block of Avenida de los Arboles on the report of a prior residential burglary.
An unknown subject(s) pried open the victim’s garage door open and stole two mountain bicycles. The value of the stolen property is estimated at $9,000. The subject(s) are unknown and at large.
Case Number: 20-508022
Saturday, May 9, 2020
Location: 3500 Block of Mauricia Avenue
Public Safety Dispatchers were contacted regarding an intoxicated male subject at a residence on the 3500 block of Mauricia Avenue. According to the reporting party the subject was told to leave the residence, refused to leave and caused a disturbance outside.
Upon arrival, officers contacted the subject. He displayed objective symptoms of alcohol intoxication and was unable to care for himself. He was arrested and transported to the Santa Clara County Jail.
Case Number: 20-509019
During these challenging times, if you find yourself in a troubling situation, the Santa Clara Police Department encourages you to utilize the following community resources:
- Disaster Distress Helpline, 800-985-5990
- Domestic Violence Crisis Line, 800-799-7233
- Emergency, 9-1-1
- National Alliance on Mental Illness, 800-950-6264 or text 741741
- National Suicide Prevention Hotline, 800-273-8255
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 800-662-4357
- Veteran’s Crisis Line, 800-273-8255
For accurate Coronavirus information:
- Coronavirus Local News and Resources – www.SantaClaraCA.gov/CoronavirusUpdates
- FEMA Coronavirus Myths and Facts – https://www.fema.gov/coronavirus-rumor-control
- FEMA Coronavirus News, Fact Sheets, FAQ and Ways to Help – https://www.fema.gov/coronavirus