Santa Clara Police Blotter (submitted by SCPD)
Sunday, October 23
Information Only – Location: 2500 Block of Warburton Ave.
Public Safety Dispatchers received calls regarding a tree down on the 2500 block of Warburton Ave. The tree fell on top of a parked vehicle causing significant damage to the vehicle. The fallen tree also took down a power line. City employees and contractors responded to the scene to remove the tree and address the power line.
Case Number: 16-10114
Possession of Paraphernalia – Location: Central Expressway and De La Cruz Blvd.
An officer conducted a traffic enforcement stop on a vehicle with a non-functioning tail light and expired registration near the intersection of Central Expressway and De La Cruz Blvd. The driver verbally misidentified himself. A Records check revealed a $50,000 warrant for his arrest out of Morgan Hill and a suspended driver’s license. A search of his vehicle yielded drug paraphernalia. He was arrested and transported to Santa Clara County jail.
Time: Not reported
Case Number: 16-10123
Monday, October 24, 2016
Driving Under the Influence – Location: Maryann Dr. and Karen Dr.
An officer conducted a vehicle enforcement stop for vehicle code violations near the intersection of Maryann Drive and Karen Drive. Upon contact, the driver exhibited symptoms of alcohol intoxication and was unable to successfully complete standardized field sobriety tests. He was arrested and transported to Santa Clara County jail.
Case Number: 10124
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Car Clout – Location: 3200 Block of El Camino Real
On Oct. 25, between 6:40 and 11 p.m., vandalism to and theft from a vehicle occurred in a parking lot on the 3200 block of El Camino Real. An unknown suspect(s) smashed the vehicle driver’s side window and removed personal property. The victim stated the vehicle was locked and secured prior to this incident and valued the stolen property at approximately $60. The suspect(s) fled the scene and remain outstanding.
Case Number: 16-10199
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Driving Under the Influence – Location: Homestead Rd. and Pepper Tree Lane
An officer was dispatched to the area of Pepper Tree Lane and Homestead Road to investigate a report of a non-injury traffic collision involving a vehicle that collided into several parked vehicles. Witnesses communicated to Public Safety Dispatchers that the suspect may have been attempting to leave the scene of the incident. Upon contact with the suspect, the responding officer noticed objective symptoms of alcohol intoxication. The suspect did not satisfactorily perform standardized field sobriety tests. He was arrested and transported to the Santa Clara Police Department’s temporary holding facility.
Case Number: 16-10207
Thursday, October 27, 2016
Burglary Tools – Location: Lafayette St. and Laurelwood Rd.
An officer observed a male subject fail to stop at a red light on a bicycle at Lafayette Street and Laurelwood Road and initiated a traffic enforcement stop. A Records check revealed the subject was on two active grants of searchable probation. A search yielded burglary tools and drug paraphernalia. He was arrested.
Case Number: 16-10257
Friday, October 28, 2016
Theft – Location: 3000 Block of Stevens Creek Blvd.
A male suspect was observed shoplifting on closed circuit television by a Macy’s Asset Protection Detective. The suspect was detained by store security, who then contacted the Santa Clara Police Department for prosecution. An officer responded to investigate the claim and later arrested the suspect.
Case Number: 16-10329
NOTE: Multiple Officers responded to a report of a stabbing at Westfield Valley Fair. According to witnesses, a large group of teenagers were involved in the incident. Both Santa Clara and San Jose Police Departments responded. It was eventually determined that the incident took place in SJPD’s jurisdiction; SJPD took over the investigation accordingly. Santa Clara units assisted with the perimeter search for the suspects. Two of the suspects were located. At least one additional suspect was outstanding at the time of this report (Nov. 1 at 4 p.m.). The victim received a minor cut to their arm.
Saturday, October 29, 2016
Residential Burglary – Location: 2500 Block of Forbes Ave.
An unknown suspect(s) entered a residence on the 2500 block of Forbes Avenue by prying open a rear entry garage door. The suspect(s) checked numerous drawers and closets within the residence and set up a backpack in the middle of the hallway for the stolen items. The victims came home and the suspect(s) fled the scene leaving all of the stolen items inside the backpack at the residence. The suspect(s) remain at large.
Case Number: 16-10372