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, October 25, 2020
Location: Warburton Avenue and Sanchez Place
An officer on routine patrol observed an occupied vehicle parked near the dead end of a street. As the officer approached the vehicle, there was a strong odor of burnt marijuana.
The officer contacted the three male subjects in the vehicle. The front passenger could be seen with a beer in his hands and a fixed blade knife was visible on the floorboard. As a precautionary measure, the subjects were placed in handcuffs until additional assistance arrived.
A search of the interior of the car yielded drug paraphernalia, baggies containing cocaine, marijuana, equipment consistent with drug sales and $558 in cash in various denominations. The subject sitting in the driver’s side seat claimed possession of the controlled substances and was arrested. He was transported to the Santa Clara County Jail.
Case Numbers: 20-1025079
Monday, October 26, 2020
Location: 3500 Block of Tracy Drive
A resident on the 3500 block of Tracy Drive approached their truck and noticed the rear door open. Several tools, valued at roughly $1,000, were stolen from the vehicle. The subject(s) are unknown and at large.
Case Number: 20-1026129
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Location: 3900 Block of Lick Mill Boulevard
On 10/25/2020, at approximately 1600 hours, a victim parked their vehicle on the 3900 block of Lick Mill Boulevard in a secure underground parking garage.
On 10/26/20, at approximately 0800 hours, the victim returned to the vehicle and noticed the interior had been rummaged through. There were no signs of forced entry or damage to the vehicle, however several items including golf clubs, a suitcase, jacket, etc.were stolen from the vehicle valued at approximately $1,950. The victim notified the landlord and the Homeowner’s Association (HOA).
On 10/27/20, the victim reviewed the surveillance video with the HOA president and contacted the Police Department. The subjects are unknown and at large.
Case Number: 20-1027161
Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Location: 300 Block of Winchester Boulevard
A victim parked their vehicle in a handicap space on the 300 block of Winchester Boulevard on 10/26/20 at approximately 1800 hours.
On 10/28/20, the victim returned to the vehicle at approximately 1300 hours. The vehicle made an unusual sound when it started so the victim drove the vehicle to a mechanic who advised the catalytic converter was missing. The repair cost was estimated at $1,000. The subject(s) are unknown and at large.
Case Number: 20-1028088
Thursday, October 29, 2020
Location: 2600 Block of The Alameda
On 10/29/20, at approximately 1300 hours, a subject stole 13 large rolling metal shelf racks from the exterior of a business on the 2600 block of The Alameda. Each rack is estimated to cost approximately $1,000, for a total loss of $13,000.
Later in the day, an officer located the vehicle used in this crime in the area of Lafayette Street and Poplar Street. The male subject connected with the vehicle admitted to the crime but would not share any details related to the recovery of the items. This investigation is on-going.
Case Number: 20-1029105
Friday, October 30, 2020
Location: 2100 Block of Cabrillo Avenue
At approximately 1545 hours, a victim parked a delivery vehicle mid-block and set out on foot to deliver two packages on the 2100 block of Cabrillo Avenue. After dropping off both packages, the victim returned to the vehicle and updated the information on a work issued device. A male subject reached into the vehicle through an open driver side window and grabbed the victim’s shirt. The subject had something under his shirt simulating a firearm, told the victim to get out of the vehicle and stole the vehicle. The vehicle was last seen fleeing westbound on Cabrillo Avenue.
Through investigation, it was determined there were 14 packages remaining in the vehicle to be delivered. At the time of this report, it is unknown of their contents or value. The vehicle also included the victim’s wallet and car keys. The subject is unknown and at large.
Case Number: 20-1030094
Saturday, October 31, 2020
Driving Under the Influence
Location: 2800 Block of Mission College Boulevard
Public Safety Dispatchers received a call for service regarding a rollover collision on the 2800 block of Mission College Boulevard.
On arrival, an office contacted a female driver. The driver displayed objective symptoms of alcohol intoxication. She performed the Standardized Field Sobriety Tests and was transported to a local hospital for her injuries. While at the hospital, she completed a blood test. She was arrested and later released on her own recognizance.
Case Number: 20-1031142
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