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Police Blotter - Week Ending May 17, 2014
Posted Date: 5/14/2014
Sunday, May 11, 2014

Assault with a Deadly Weapon
2200 Block of Deborah Drive
Several units responded to the 2200 block of Deborah Drive on a report of an assault with a deadly weapon. The suspect brandished a 10” to 12” kitchen knife at his neighbor sitting in a chair and attempted to stab the victim in the chest area. Another neighbor pushed the suspect backwards and then pushed the victim away for his safety. The suspect was arrested a few minutes later without incident.
Time: 1640
Case Number: 14-005182

Aggravated Assault
Cabrillo Avenue and Calabazas Boulevard
The victim and the suspect got into a verbal altercation inside a local business on the 3100 block of El Camino Real. The victim left on his bicycle and the suspect in his vehicle. The suspect got out of his vehicle at Cabrillo Avenue and Calabazas Boulevard and punched the victim once in the face. The victim fell to the ground and his head struck the pavement. The victim was transported to a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries. The suspect is unknown.
Time: 1710
Case Number: 14-005183

Monday, May 12, 2014

100 Block of Saratoga Avenue
A resident observed two Hispanic male suspects breaking into a cluster of four mail boxes. The resident interrupted the act, which caused the suspects to flee. The suspects remain at large.
Case Number: 15-005194

3900 Block of Rivermark Parkway
Several units responded to Safeway on a report of a robbery in the parking lot. The male suspect approached the female victim while she was walking into the store looking down at her cell phone. He grabbed the phone and assaulted her before fleeing on foot toward the Mansion Grove Apartments. Despite an extensive search, the suspect was not located.

The suspect was described as a white male, in his 20’s and approximately 5’ 8” - 5’ 10’. He has a skinny build, goatee and a cursive word tattooed on the left side of his neck. If you have information regarding this case, please call the Santa Clara Police Department, 408-615-4700.
Time: 1737
Case Number: 14-005210

1800 Block of Benton Street
Units responded to a reported burglary in progress at Wilson Adult Education Center on the 1800 block of Benton Street. Officers observed the suspect climb out of the window of one of the portable classrooms and flee towards the dark field. The suspect was apprehended.
Time: 2101
Case Number: 14-005223

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Petty Theft
3000 Block of Stevens Creek Boulevard
A plain clothed security for Macy’s Men’s observed a suspect steal merchandise, valued at $182.98. He arrested the suspect outside the store and contacted SCPD to file a report. The suspect was cited and released.
Time: 1250
Case Number: 14-005251

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Warrant Arrest
1300 Block of Fremont Street
An officer responded to Fremont Park, located at 1303 Fremont Street, on a report of two suspicious males, one of which had thrown a bottle into the parking lot. Upon contact, one of the suspects informed the officer he was on parole. A Records check revealed he had an outstanding warrant for his arrest. He was taken into custody and transported to the County jail. The other male suspect was on probation and released at the scene.
Time: 1906
Case Number: 14-005311

Thursday, May 15, 2014

2400 Block of Painted Rock Drive
Unknown suspect(s) entered a residence on the 2400 block of Painted Rock Drive. The suspect(s) ransacked the residence, stole the victim’s property and fled the residence. The suspect(s) are at large.
Time: 1320
Case Number: 14-005346

3700 Block of El Camino Real
A female suspect entered Kohl's on the 3700 block of El Camino Real and selected eleven (11) items, valued at $648, before exiting the store without paying for the items. A Kohl’s loss prevention specialist detained the suspect and contacted SCPD. The suspect was cited and released at the scene.
Time: 1715
Case Number: 14-5362

NOTE: A number of reports were taken for car break-ins. Car burglars quickly shatter a window, grab whatever they can and take off. These incidents highlight the importance of locking your car doors and keeping valuables, including briefcases and backpacks known for storing electronics, out of sight.

Incidents occurred on the 2900 block of Lakeside Drive (14-005373), the 4100 block of Great America Parkway (14-005376), the 3100 block of Mission College Boulevard (14-005377 and 14-005382), and the 2700 block of El Camino Real (14-5369). The items stolen from each vehicle ranged in value from $300 to $8,100.

Friday, May 16, 2014

Commercial Burglary
3400 Block of El Camino Real
A commercial burglary occurred on the 3400 block of El Camino Real. Four unidentified suspects entered the store during business hours. Two of the suspects drew the victim's attention to the front of the store, where they asked questions about merchandise. Meanwhile, the other two suspects entered a restricted area at the back of the store, where they took the victim's purse and cash from the business. The suspects in this case have not been apprehended.
Time: 1530
Case Number: 14-005405

NOTE: The San Jose Bike Party rode through Santa Clara, with one “regrouping station” in the Mission College parking lot. Dispatchers received approximately twelve (12) calls for traffic issues, noise complaints, and urinating and defecating in public. No arrests were made.

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Driving Under the Influence
Pomeroy Avenue
An officer responded to a collision on Pomeroy Avenue, south of El Camino Real. The suspect had crashed into two parked cars. Obvious signs of impairment led to a field sobriety test and eventual driving under the influence arrest.
Time: 0113
Case Number: 14-005422

Prepared by Carolyn McDowell, Staff Analyst.

If you have questions regarding the Police Blotter contact Lieutenant Kurt Clarke, 408-615-4865.