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Santa Clara Police Report: September 6 – 12

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, September 6, 2020


Thefts from Vehicles

Location: 1200 Block of Carolyn Drive

Between 9/5/20 at approximately 1500 hours and 9/6/20 at approximately 0821 hours, two vehicle burglaries occurred on the 1200 block of Carolyn Drive.

The unknown subject(s) broke both victim’s driver’s side windows and rummaged through the glove boxes of the vehicles. The subject did not remove anything from the vehicles but caused an estimated $900 in damages. The subject(s) is unknown and at large.

Time: 0821

Case Numbers: 20-906047


Monday, September 7, 2020


Location: 3400 Block of Wheeling Drive

Public Safety Dispatchers received a call for service regarding a prior incident of prowling.

On 9/6/2020 at approximately 2334 hours, an unknown male subject entered the backyard of a residence on the 3400 block of Wheeling Drive. The victim had video surveillance of the prowler and wanted the incident documented. There were no items missing. The subject is unknown and outstanding.

Time: 1129

Case Number: 20-907083


Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Petty Theft

Location: Bowers Park, 2582 Cabrillo Avenue

Two juvenile males rode their bicycles to Bowers Park, located at 2582 Cabrillo Avenue, and laid their bicycles down in the grassy area near the play structure.

While playing, an unknown male juvenile rode away on one of the unattended bicycles towards Barkley Avenue. The bicycle was valued at $300. The subject is outstanding.

Time: 1700

Case Number: 20-908151


Wednesday, September 9, 2020


Location: San Tomas Expressway and Scott Boulevard

While on routine patrol, an officer observed a vehicle with expired registration on San Tomas Expressway near Scott Boulevard. The officer initiated a traffic enforcement stop.

The vehicle was occupied by a male driver and a female passenger. While speaking with the occupants, the officer observed a large black folding knife in plain view on the center console, between the two front seats. A pat search of the driver yielded metal knuckles in his back pocket. A search of the vehicle revealed pepper spray and drug paraphernalia. The driver was cited and released at the scene.

Time: 0004

Case Number: 20-909001


Thursday, September 10, 2020


Location: 2200 Block The Alameda

Public Safety Dispatchers deployed an officer to the 2200 block of The Alameda on the report of a prior vandalism.

An unknown subject(s) smashed the front left entrance window to the business. Nothing was stolen however it was estimated the window would cost approximately $4,000 to replace. The subject(s) is unknown and outstanding.

Time: 1218

Case Number: 20-910085


Friday, September 11, 2020

Residential Burglary

Location: 3700 Block of El Camino Real

An officer was dispatched to the 3700 block of El Camino Real for a prior burglary.

An unknown subject entered the apartment between 9/10/20 at 1130 hours and 9/11/20 at 1130 hours by prying open a window. The subject stole several miscellaneous household items (e.g. blankets, towels, frying pans, etc.) and a key fob totaling $425. The subject(s) is unknown and outstanding.

Time: 1533

Case Number: 20-911113


Saturday, September 12, 2020


Location: Los Padres Boulevard and Pruneridge Avenue

An officer observed a vehicle swerving and failing to maintain with a lane while traveling on N. Winchester Boulevard. The officer initiated a traffic enforcement stop. While following the vehicle, the officer observed the passenger look back at the patrol vehicle multiple times and reach underneath the passenger seat. The driver pulled over in the area of Los Padres Boulevard and Pruneridge Avenue.

The vehicle was occupied by a male driver and male passenger. On contact, the officer observed pepper spray in plain view in the center console, a fixed blade knife on the rear floorboard and what appeared to be a rifle scope lying on the back seat of the vehicle partially concealed by a backpack. Both individuals were detained in handcuffs while the officers learned more.

A Records check revealed the driver is a convicted felon. A search of the vehicle yielded a controlled substance and prescription medication. Both the driver and passenger were cited and released from the scene.

Time: 0345

Case Number: 20-912020


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


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