Police Blotter: May 10-20, 2014

The San Jose Police Department dispatch logs for May 10-20 include a 9mm-wielding meth courier, a mysteriously sparked fire and a machete attack. The following information was taken from reports created by SJPD staff:

Date/Time: May 20, 2014—11:26am

Location: 1300 block of Woodburn Way

Type of Crime: Residential burglary

Details: A witness reported a suspicious vehicle in the neighborhood and provided a description. When officers arrived they located a subject inside the vehicle and made contact with him. As officers were approaching a nearby house they observed two subjects walking out with property. The subjects immediately took of running and jumped over a fence. One suspect was located and arrested. The second suspect was not located and remains at large. Two suspects were arrested and booked. The investigation is ongoing.

Date/Time: May 19, 2014—11:46pm

Location: 1300 block of North Fourth Street

Type of Crime: Robbery

Details: The female suspect stole the victims wallet and when the victim tried to retrieve it, two adult male subjects physically assaulted the victim. The victim declined medical attention. The unidentified suspects were not located and remain at large. The investigation is ongoing.

Date/Time: May 19, 2014—1:21pm

Location: 500 block of Curie Drive

Type of Crime: Residential burglary

Details: A witness reported seeing two subjects walking away from a home carrying bags and acting suspicious. The witness identified a suspicious vehicle following behind the subjects. Officers arrived on scene and located the vehicle with three occupants driving in the area. Officers conducted a vehicle stop and two subjects took off running from the vehicle. The subjects were eventually located and arrested. All three suspects were booked into Juvenile Hall.

Date/Time: May 18, 2014—1:15pm

Location: 300 block of East Santa Clara Street

Type of Crime: Robbery

Details: Three suspects entered the business, brandished a gun and demanded property. The suspects fled the scene prior to police arrival. No injuries were reported. The unidentified suspects were not located and remain at large. The investigation is ongoing.

Date/Time: May 18, 2014‚4pm

Location: Western Division

Type of Crime: Gang suppression

Details: Officers working gang suppression conducted high visibility patrols in known gang hot spots that resulted in one subject being arrested because he was a parolee at large and a second subject being arrested for under the influence of drugs.

Date/Time: May 17, 2014—4:12pm

Location: 1100 block of Shortridge Avenue

Type of Crime: Assault with a deadly weapon

Details: The suspect and the victim were involved in a verbal altercation. At some point the suspect armed herself with a knife and stabbed the victim a least one time. The victim was transported to a local area hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries. The suspect was not located and remains at large.The investigation is ongoing.

Date/Time: May 17, 2014—3:50pm

Location: 2000 block of Little Orchard Street

Type of Crime: Robbery

Details: The suspect approached the victim, physically assaulted him and took money by force. The victim was transported to a local area and treated for non-life threatening injuries. The suspect was located, arrested and booked into the County Jail.

Date/Time: May 17, 2014—11pm

Location: 3800 block of Monterey Road

Type of Crime: Robbery

Details: Two suspects entered the business armed with a gun and demanded property and money. The suspects fled prior to police arrival. No injuries were reported. The unidentified suspects were not located and remain at large. The investigation is ongoing.

Date/Time: May 17, 2014—4pm

Location: Foothill Division

Type of Crime: Gang suppression

Details: Officers working gang suppression conducted high visibility patrols in known gang hot spots that resulted in two citations for reckless driving and drinking in public.

Date/Time: May 17, 2014—11am

Location: Shadow Oaks Park

Type of Incident: Community meeting

Details: Approximately 250 residents of the Coyote Creek Neighborhood Association met with each other and City Departments. Awards were given to citizens who have done outstanding volunteer work in their community.

Date/Time: May 16, 2014—4pm

Location: Western Division

Type of Crime: Gang suppression

Details: Officers working gang suppression conducted high visibility patrols in known gang hot spots that resulted in the arrest of one gang member for possession of drugs. The suspect was booked into the County Jail.

Date/Time: May 16, 2014—1:15pm

Location: Capitol Avenue and Wiliford Street

Type of Crime: Carjacking

Details: The suspects forced entry into a residence and took personal property and fled the scene. Officers conducted follow up and located one suspect at one location and an additional three suspects at a second location. Four suspects were arrested and booked.

Date/Time: May 16, 2014—12:52pm

Location: Coleman Avenue and Taylor Street

Type of Crime: Strongarm robbery

Details: The suspects forced entry into a residence and took personal property and fled the scene. Officers conducted follow up and located one suspect at one location and an additional three suspects at a second location. Four suspects were arrested and booked.

Date/Time: May 16, 2014—1am

Location: 1000 block of Singleton Avenue

Type of Crime: Burglary

Details: The suspects forced entry into a residence and took personal property and fled the scene. Officers conducted follow up and located one suspect at one location and an additional three suspects at a second location. Four suspects were arrested and booked.

Date/Time: May 15, 2014—12:24am

Location: South Second Street and Fountain Alley

Type of Crime: Assault with a deadly weapon

Details: The suspect approached the victim, stabbed him at least one time and stole personal property from his possession. The victim was transported to a local area hospital and treated for non life-threatening injuries. The unidentified suspect was not located and remains at large. The investigation is ongoing.

Date/Time: May 15, 2014—4pm

Location: Foothill Division

Type of Crime: Gang suppression

Details: Officers working gang suppression conducted high visibility patrols in known gang hot spots that resulted in the arrest of two suspected gang members for felony warrants. In addition, officers conducted premise checks, pedestrian stops and foot patrol in the area.

Date/Time: May 14, 2014—6:26pm

Location: 1200 block of Locust Street

Type of Crime: Assault with a deadly weapon

Details: A suspect struck the victim in the back with a machete. The victim sustained non-life-threatening injuries, and was treated at the scene. The suspect fled in a car and is unidentified and at large. The investigation is active and ongoing.

Date/Time: May 14, 2014—3pm

Location: 200 block of Virginia Avenue

Type of Crime: Warrant arrests

Details: Western Division gang car officers conducted enforcement in area known for high drug and gang activity. Officers contacted a self admitted SSP Surena Gang member. A records check revealed that she had an active felony warrant for vehicle theft. Officers contacted another subject who was a parolee at large, a registered sex offender that was out of compliance and had two active felony warrants for his arrest. Officers contacted a third subject who had three outstanding misdemeanor warrants for her arrest for resisting and delaying, battery and theft. All three subjects were booked into jail.

Date/Time: May 14, 2014—7am

Location: Capital Avenue and Teurs Road

Type of Crime: Copper theft suppression

Details: A Sergeant and four officers conducted foot patrol in the Guadalupe Creek trail area east of Andrew Hill High School. During the foot patrol, officers contacted 10 subjects, four of which had outstanding warrants.

Date/Time: May 13, 2014—2:09pm

Location: 1800 block of South Sixth Street

Type of Crime: Burglary

Details: Officers were flagged down by citizens reporting a burglary in progress. Two suspects had broken into the victim’s home and stolen multiple items. The victim was surprised by the suspects when she arrived home. Officers responded and arrested two suspects in the neighborhood. The stolen property was recovered. The suspects were booked into county jail.

Date/Time: May 13, 2014—4pm

Location: Central Division

Type of Crime: Central gang enforcement

Details: On the above date and time, four officers and one sergeant worked overtime to combat gang related issues in the Central Division. Premise checks were conducted at Roosevelt Park, William Street Park, St. James Park, Olinder Park, Jeanne/Forrestdale, BackestoPark and 1st/Gish. Officers conducted extensive patrol of these areas and made contact with multiple subjects. Numerous parole and probation searches were conducted with negative results. There were no major issues to report. 13 man hours were spent in the above areas.

Date/Time: May 12, 201411:51pm

Location: Lanai Avenue and Pensacola Drive

Type of Crime: Assault with a deadly weapon

Details: Witnesses reported that they observed suspects shooting at another subject who was walking on Lanai Avenue. The suspects and victim all fled before the police arrived. Several casings were recovered from the street. No blood was found.

Date/Time: May 12, 2014—11:19am

Location: 6100 block of Rocky Glen Court

Type of Crime: Home burglary

Details: The victim came home and discovered two suspects in her home. She ran out of her house and hid. The victim followed the suspects to their vehicle and she was able to get their license plate as well as see a third suspect. An officer spotted the suspect vehicle on and conducted an enforcement stop. The suspects were booked into County Jail.

Date/Time: May 12, 2014—1:14am

Location: Alum Rock and White roads

Type of Crime: Assault with a deadly weapon

Details: A suspect attempted to stab the victim. The victim was not injured. Responding officers located and arrested the suspect. The suspect was booked into county jail.

Date/Time: May 12, 2014—4pm

Location: Southern Division

Type of Crime: Gang suppression

Details: On the above date and time, four officers and one sergeant worked overtime gang enforcement in the Southern Division. Multiple contacts were made in the area of Great Oaks Park, Crocker Ct and Monterey Rd. One Norteno was observed in a hand to hand drug transaction atGreat Oaks Park. A juvenile was cited for possession of a gravity knife and several Crip gang members were identified on Crocker Ct. Two probation searches were conducted.

Date/Time: May 11, 2014—10:16pm

Location: 300 block of Taylor Street

Type of Crime: Assault with deadly weapon

Details: Patrol officers responded to the parking lot and located a male victim suffering from at least one non life threatening stab wound. The victim was uncooperative and refused to provide any information pertaining to the incident. There have not been any suspects identified or apprehended. The investigation is active and ongoing.

Date/Time: May 11, 2014—9:17pm

Location: 1300 block of Michigan Avenue

Type of Crime: Assault with a deadly weapon

Details: Police responded to a suspicious person call of an unknown male bleeding from his back after he knocked on the R/P’s door in the 1600 block of Archer Street, in San Jose. The R/P did not know the victim but immediately called the police. Upon arrival, police discovered that the adult male victim had been stabbed at least once causing potentially life threatening injuries. The victim was transported to a local hospital was expected to survive. No suspects have been identified or apprehended. The investigation is active and ongoing.

Date/Time: May 11, 2014—5:35pm

Location: 700 block of Los Esteros Road

Type of Crime: Fire department aid

Details: San Jose Fire Dept., Santa Clara County EMS, and San Jose P.D. responded to a “Two-Alarm” fire at a landfill in the 700 block of Los Esteros Road, in San Jose. SJ Fire requested SJPD to assist in providing traffic control while Fire units battled a very large fire. Per a Fire Captain on scene, SJ Fire was expected to be on this call throughout the night. At lest one SJPD unit was needed for at least two hours for the traffic control. The cause of the fire was unknown at this time.

Date/Time: May 11, 2014—2:19am

Location: 600 block of Coleman Avenue

Type of Crime: Vandalism of city property

Details: An Officer observed a large crowd gathering near the front entrance of the business. Additional officers responded to the scene. Three of the responding officers parked their patrol vehicles in the south parking lot adjacent to the business. All three officers exited their patrol vehicles and assisted with crowd disbursal. Upon returning to the patrol vehicles, an unidentified patron stated a police vehicle had been damaged. Officers returned to their vehicles and conducted an inspection. The officers located a large dent in the front passenger door of one marked patrol vehicle. The investigation is active and ongoing.

Date/Time: May 11, 2014—1:55am

Location: Monterey Road and Edenview Drive

Type of Crime: Gang-related assault with a deadly weapon

Details: The victims encountered the suspects in the parking lot of a business. The victims exchanged stares with the suspects while standing outside of the store. The suspects made gang gestures and then fired at the victims, as they drove out of the parking lot. Two males were struck by gunfire. One victim was located nearby and transported to a local area hospital. The other was driven from the scene by a friend and treated at a local area hospital. Both victims sustained non life-threatening injuries. The unidentified suspects are at-large. The investigation is active and on-going

Date/Time: May 11, 2014—11pm

Location: 2900 Block Tobin Drive

Type of Crime: Search warrant

Details: Officers served a search warrant with the assistance of Special Operations Units, and AIR2. During the surround and call out, approximately 14 subjects exited the residence. Six of those subjects were found to have active felony warrants. The primary suspect listed in the warrant attempted to flee the containment and was spotted by AIR2 discarding numerous items within the perimeter. The primary suspect was later apprehended attempting to break the perimeter. The items discarded were later discovered to be a loaded 9mm pistol and approximately 1/2 ounce of methamphetamine. The subjects were booked into County Jail.

Date/Time: May 10, 2014—9:22am

Location: 200 block of North Jackson Avenue

Type of Crime: Suspicious package

Details: A passer-by reported a suspicious box that was next to and partially under a car parked in the parking lot of a business. It appeared to be wooden, and had wires hanging out of it. The immediate area was evacuated and a perimeter was set up. The Bomb Unit was called out and determined that the box was benign, apparently an abandoned audio speaker box.

Date/Time: May 10, 2014—12:45pm

Location: 500 Block of Giuffrida Avenue

Type of Crime: Carjacking

Details: Three males approached the victim on foot in carport area of apartment complex, and struck him in the face (unknown if weapon used) causing victim to temporarily lose consciousness. Suspects drove off in victim’s vehicle in an unknown direction. Victim treated at scene but refused medical transport. The suspects have not been identified or apprehended. The investigation is active and ongoing.

Date/Time: May 10, 2014—12pm

Location: 4400 Block of Yerba Buena Road

Type of Crime: Assault with deadly weapon

Details: Officers investigated an assault with a deadly weapon involving a firearm at the1000 block of Blossom River Way. During the course of the investigation, officers were able to identify the suspect shooter. Officers apprehended the suspect, recovered the involved firearm, along with an undisclosed amount of cannabis for sales. The suspect was booked for into County Jail.

One Comment

  1. What is the purpose of these posts? If we had more officers (VCET, Gang detectives, Street Crimes, Merge, Burglary, Auto theft) we could solve these crimes. Instead Chuck has cut the department so low you call in and hope someone takes a report for your insurance claim.