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, November 1, 2020
Location: 900 Block of Kiely Boulevard
An unknown subject(s) entered an unlocked rear patio door and made entry to a residence on the 900 block of Kiely Boulevard.
The subject(s) stole an item, however at the time of this report the total loss is unknown.
Case Numbers: 20-1101043
Monday, November 2, 2020
Location: 3500 Block of Agate Drive
An officer on routine patrol conducted a registration check on a vehicle. The return indicated the registration was expired yet the vehicle displayed a current registration tab. The officer followed the vehicle into a parking lot on the 3500 block of Agate Drive and approached the male driver (subject #1) as he exited the vehicle. Another male subject (subject #2) jumped out of the vehicle and ran into the complex. Subject #1 told the officer he locked the keys in his vehicle and did not have a spare.
On contact, subject #1 informed the officer that he was on probation. The probation terms were confirmed via a Records check as well as a felony warrant. Meanwhile, the officer observed drug paraphernalia in plain view in the vehicle. Subject #1 was detained in handcuffs.
Subject #1 informed officers that a spare vehicle key could be obtained from his fiancée in their apartment. An officer went to the apartment, also on the 3500 block of Agate Drive, to make contact with the subject’s fiancée. In doing so, the officer could see a male subject, later determined to be subject #2, attempting to hide inside the apartment. Meanwhile, subject #1’s fiancée (subject #3) stated she did not have any keys and refused to open the door. A Records check advised that subject #3 was on Post Release Community Supervision with search terms.
A probation search of subject #1’s vehicle yielded controlled substances, a United States Postal key, a credit card that did not belong to the subject and several documents of mail. A probation search of the apartment yielded numerous checks, credit cards, blank check paper, DMV paper for printing and identification cards that belonged to other people, laptops, cell phones and $3,985 in various denominations. Subject #2 and #3 were hailed from the apartment. Eventually, subject #1 and #3 were cited and released with a Notice to Appear.
Case Number: 20-1102183
Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Location: 1400 Block of Bowe Avenue
A resident on the 1400 block of Bowe Avenue received a video alert of a subject attempting to open a car door in a carport and attempting to gain entry to the residence. The reporting party sent an email with video of the incident to the Police Department. No calls were received to report the incident. The subject is unknown and at large.
Case Number: 20-1103143
NOTE: Issues requiring law enforcement assistance are best addressed in real time. Unfortunately, this investigation was significantly delayed as the Department’s website, social media and email addresses are not monitored on an on-going basis.
Public Safety Dispatchers work 24/7, 365, have the ability to deploy police, fire and medical resources in real time and have the technology to support the redundancies required for emergency response management. Other forms of communication should not be used as an alternative to calling Public Safety Dispatchers. In an emergency dial 9-1-1. For non-emergency police, fire or medical needs call 408-615-5580.
For general business inquiries call 408-615-4700 (Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. -6 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.; Sunday, closed).
Wednesday, November 4, 2020
Location: 1100 Block of Lily Avenue
An officer observed a vehicle fail to stop at a stop sign at the intersection of White Oak Lane and Lily Avenue. The officer initiated a traffic enforcement stop.
The officer contacted the vehicle’s occupants, a female driver and male passenger. A Records check revealed the male subject was on parole. A search of the vehicle yielded personal identifying information, altered checks, drug paraphernalia and a controlled substance.
The female subject was issued a citation for the traffic violation and released at the scene. The male subject was primarily responsible for the items in the vehicle, was arrested and transported to the Santa Clara County Jail.
Case Number: 20-1104093
Thursday, November 5, 2020
Location: 2000 Block of El Camino Real
Public Safety Dispatchers received a call for service regarding a prior theft on the 2000 block of El Camino Real.
On arrival, the officer learned an unknown subject(s) distracted an employee, inquiring about a particular item being in stock. When the employee was looking for the item, the subject took the employee’s iPad (valued at $800) and left the store. The subject rode away on a bicycle and remains unknown and at large.
Case Number: 20-1105143
Friday, November 6, 2020
Location: International Swim Center, 2625 Patricia Drive
Public Safety Dispatchers received a call for service regarding a prior theft at the International Swim Center, located at 2625 Patricia Drive.
The victim parked an unlocked vehicle in the swim center parking lot adjacent to an occupied parked vehicle. The male subject in the adjacent car opened the victim’s car door, grabbed a purse and fled the scene. The subject is unknown and at large.
Case Number: 20-1106111
Saturday, November 7, 2020
Driving Under the Influence
Location: 3700 Block of Thomas Road
A reporting party witnessed a vehicle driving erratically on Highway 101, across all three lanes of traffic at well below freeway speeds. The reporting party followed the subject as he exited onto Montague Expressway and came to rest on the 3700 block of Thomas Road.
The subject vehicle was running when the officer made contact with the male driver. The subject exited the vehicle and displayed objective symptoms of alcohol intoxication. The subject unsuccessfully performed the Standardized Field Sobriety Tests. Meanwhile, a Records check revealed the subject had a suspended driver’s license and was currently on court probation. He was arrested and transported to the Santa Clara County Jail.
Case Number: 20-1107116
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