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CUPERTINO CRIME SUMMARY 04/02/18 – 04/15/18

Post Date:04/20/2018 11:00 am

Information provided by the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office

To view the City of Cupertino Beat map: http://gis.cupertino.org/sheriffbeats/

BEAT AREA C1

Mail Theft - Orchard Court
Between 12:00 PM on 3/28 and 4:00 PM on 3/29, unknown suspect(s) took mail, including packaged goods, from the mailbox of a residence in the 22000 block of Orchard Court for a total loss of about $54.

Vehicle Burglary, Stolen Vehicle - N. Foothill Boulevard
Between 7:30 PM on 4/8 and 7:00 AM on 4/9, unknown suspect(s) forced open the window of a vehicle parked at the Foothill Heights Apartments on N. Foothill Boulevard and took car keys for another vehicle parked nearby.  The suspect(s) used those keys to steal the other vehicle for an unknown total loss. 

Vehicle Burglary - Madera Drive
Between 6:00 PM on 4/9 and 7:00 AM on 4/10, unknown suspect(s) entered a vehicle parked in the 10000 block of Madera Drive by prying the driver’s door lock.  The vehicle was searched, but nothing was taken.

(ARREST) Shoplifting, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and a Burglary Tool - Homestead Road
At 9:00 PM on 4/11, the suspect took about $130 of store merchandise from Ulta Beauty on Homestead Road without paying.  The suspect was also in possession of a Methamphetamine pipe and a burglary tool.  The suspect was cited and released.

BEAT AREA C2

Nothing to report

BEAT AREA C3

Commercial Burglary - Bandley Drive
Between 1:00 AM and 1:06 AM on 4/3, unknown suspect(s) broke a glass window at Cupertino Family Eye Care on Bandley Drive and took two desktop computers for a total loss of about $4,000.

Attempted Commercial Burglary - Stevens Creek Boulevard
At 1:04 AM on 4/3, unknown suspect(s) threw a rock at a glass window of the T-Mobile store on Stevens Creek Boulevard causing damage.  The suspect(s) did not gain entry and the total amount of damage is unknown.

(ARREST) Registration Fraud - Alves Drive
At 4:21 AM on 4/3, deputies made contact with the occupant of a suspicious vehicle in the YMCA parking lot on Alves Drive.  An investigation revealed the suspect’s vehicle had fraudulent registration tabs affixed to the vehicle.  The suspect was cited and released.

(ARREST) False Identifying Information, Possession of Stolen Property and Drug Paraphernalia, Suspended DL - Homestead Road and N. De Anza Boulevard
At 4:07 PM on 4/3, deputies stopped a motorist at Homestead Road and N. De Anza Boulevard for a traffic violation.  An investigation revealed the suspect driver provided deputies with false identifying information to avoid detection of an outstanding warrant, and was also in possession of stolen property and drug paraphernalia while driving with a suspended driver’s license.  The suspect was arrested and booked into Main Jail.

Shoplifting - Homestead Road
At 10:18 PM on 4/5, the suspect took an unknown amount of store merchandise from Safeway in the Homestead Square shopping center on Homestead Road without paying.  The suspect fled the scene but is known and at large.

Shoplifting - Stevens Creek Boulevard and Saich Way
Between 3:32 PM and 3:42 PM on 4/7, the suspect(s) took about $500 of store merchandise from Target on Stevens Creek Boulevard and Saich Way without paying.  The suspect(s) are unknown and at large.

Vandalism - Homestead Road
Between 8:40 PM on 4/9 and 7:00 AM on 4/10, unknown suspect(s) scratched a vehicle parked at Homestead Bowl in the Homestead Center on Homestead Road.  The total amount of damage was about $9,700.  

(ARREST) Possession of Stolen Property, Burglary Tools, Controlled Substance and Drug Paraphernalia, Suspended DL - Homestead Road and N. De Anza Boulevard
At 4:15 PM on 4/10, deputies stopped a motorist at Homestead Road and N. De Anza Boulevard for a traffic violation.  An investigation revealed the suspect passengers were in possession of stolen property, burglary tools and hypodermic needles containing Heroin, in violation of one of the suspect’s probation terms.  The suspect driver was driving with a suspended driver’s license and had outstanding warrants.  Two suspects were arrested and booked into Main Jail, while the third was cited and released at the scene.

(ARREST) Ignition Interlock Device Required, Suspended DL - N. De Anza Boulevard
At 7:50 AM on 4/14, deputies stopped a motorist at Homestead Road and N. De Anza Boulevard for a traffic violation.  An investigation revealed the suspect driver was driving a vehicle without an ignition interlock device installed as required of the suspect by court order, and was driving with a suspended driver’s license.  The suspect was cited and released.

BEAT AREA C4

(ARREST) Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Expired Driver’s License - N. De Anza Boulevard and Mariani Avenue
At 5:54 PM on 4/8, deputies stopped a motorist at N. De Anza Boulevard and Mariani Avenue for a traffic violation.  An investigation revealed the suspect driver was in possession of needles used for injecting Heroin and was driving with an expired driver’s license.  The suspect was cited and released.

Petty Theft - Stevens Creek Boulevard
Between 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM on 4/9, unknown suspect(s) broke a lock and took a bicycle from behind L’epi D’or Bakery in the Portal Plaza shopping center on Stevens Creek Boulevard for a total loss of about $500.

(ARREST) Shoplifting, Possession of Stolen Property, Burglary Tools and Drug Paraphernalia - Homestead Road and N. De Anza Boulevard
At 8:44 PM on 4/10, deputies stopped a motorist at Homestead Road and N. De Anza Boulevard for a traffic violation.  An investigation revealed the suspect driver and passengers shoplifted merchandise from various retailers, and were in possession of the burglary tool used to do so.  One suspect was in violation of probation, and another was in possession of a Methamphetamine pipe and had an outstanding warrant.  Two suspects were arrested and booked into Main Jail, while the third was cited and released at the scene.

BEAT AREA C5

Vehicle Burglary - N. Wolfe Road
Between 9:00 PM and 9:20 PM on 4/3, unknown suspect(s) broke through a window of a vehicle parked near Le Queena Boutique in the Cupertino Village shopping center on N. Wolfe Road and took a briefcase containing cash and a laptop from the vehicle’s trunk for a total loss of about $1,700.

(ARREST) Possession of Drug Paraphernalia - N. Wolfe Road
At 2:30 PM on 4/5, deputies made contact with a subject panhandling at Starbucks in the Cupertino Village shopping center on N. Wolfe Road.  An investigation revealed the suspect panhandler was in possession of drug paraphernalia and had an outstanding warrant.  The suspect was arrested and booked into Main Jail.

Vehicle Burglary - N. Wolfe Road

Between 7:20 PM and 8:18 PM on 4/5, unknown suspect(s) broke through the windows of two vehicles parked in the Cupertino Village shopping center on N. Wolfe Road and took two backpacks containing an electronic tablet, headphones, laptops, tax return paperwork and a wallet for a total loss of about $4,930.

(ARREST) Possession of a Controlled Substance and Drug Paraphernalia - Stevens Creek Boulevard and N. Wolfe Road
At 12:23 AM on 4/8, deputies made contact with two pedestrians in possession of a shopping cart at Stevens Creek Boulevard and N. Wolfe Road.  An investigation revealed the suspect pedestrian was in possession of Methamphetamine and two Methamphetamine pipes.  The suspect was cited and released.

Vehicle Burglary - N. Wolfe Road
At 10:13 PM on 4/10, unknown suspect(s) broke through a window of a vehicle parked near Chef Yang’s BBQ in the Cupertino Village shopping center on N. Wolfe Road and took a laptop for a total loss of about $4,000.

Commercial Burglary - Stevens Creek Boulevard
At 12:43 PM on 4/10 and 12:28 PM on 4/12, the suspect entered Target at Main Street Cupertino on Stevens Creek Boulevard and took a total of six pairs of headphones for a total loss of about $1,200.  The suspect is known and at large.

Defrauding an Innkeeper - Stevens Creek Boulevard
At 11:50 PM on 4/14, the suspects finished dinner at Alexander’s Steakhouse in the Main Street Cupertino shopping center on Stevens Creek Boulevard and attempted to pay with electronic gift cards, which the restaurant does not accept for payment.  The suspects walked out without paying, for a total loss of about $671.  The suspects are unknown and at large.

(ARREST) Under the Influence and Possession of a Controlled Substance - Stevens Creek Boulevard and N. Tantau Avenue
At 2:20 AM on 4/15, deputies stopped a bicyclist at Stevens Creek Boulevard and N. Tantau Avenue for a traffic violation.  An investigation revealed the suspect bicyclist was under the influence of a controlled substance and in possession of Cocaine.  The suspect was arrested and booked into Main Jail.

BEAT AREA C6

Nothing to report

BEAT AREA C7

Identity Theft – City of Cupertino
On 3/9, the victim discovered unknown suspect(s) used the victim’s personal information to file a fraudulent tax return for 2017 for an unknown total loss.  The victim lives in Cupertino.

Identity Theft – City of Cupertino
Between 2/12 and 4/3, unknown suspect(s) used the victims’ personal information to access the victims’ bank and credit accounts and made fraudulent purchases and transfers from the accounts for an unknown total loss.  The victims live in Cupertino.

(ARREST) Mail Theft, Forgery - Scenic Boulevard
Between 3/25 and 4/3, the suspect is believed to have stolen mail from a mailbox in the 10000 block of Scenic Boulevard, as the victim’s mail was recovered in the suspect’s possession while the suspect was in the victim’s vehicle, which was previously stolen from San Francisco. Of the stolen mail in the suspect’s possession were bank checks intended for the victim, which had been altered and forged.  The suspect was arrested in Santa Clara and booked into Main Jail.

Attempted Extortion – City of Cupertino
At 10:00 PM on 4/4, unknown suspect(s) contacted the victim via online social media, and then attempted to extort $500 from the victim with a threat.  The victim lives in Cupertino.

Petty Theft - Ruppell Place
Between 10/1 and 9:15 AM on 4/6, unknown suspect(s) unhooked a corner of a boat cover to access the interior of the victim’s boat, parked in the driveway of the victim’s residence in the 1200 block of Ruppell Place, and took a trolling motor before re-hooking the cover to the boat for a total loss of about $500.

Identity Theft – City of Cupertino
Between 11:20 AM on 4/10 and 2:00 PM on 4/11, the victim received information indicating unknown suspect(s) used the victim’s personal information to apply for a credit card and a cellular phone service account for an unknown total loss.      

Identity Theft, Theft by False Pretenses – City of Cupertino
Between 2/1 and 4/12, the victim discovered unknown suspect(s) used the victim’s personal information to make fraudulent charges with the victim’s debit card.  When the victim contacted the phone number associated with the charges on the victim’s bank statement, the victim was told to purchases gift cards to receive a refund for the charges.  The victim complied but never received a refund for a total loss of about $1,600.  The victim lives in Cupertino.

Residential Burglary - Crestline Drive
Between 9:00 AM and 2:55 PM on 4/3, unknown suspect(s) entered a residence in the 1100 block of Crestline Drive by breaking a window and took electronics and jewelry for a total loss of about $9,800.

Residential Burglary - Elmsford Drive
Between 9:55 AM and 10:15 AM on 4/13, unknown suspect(s) entered a residence in the 1100 block of Elmsford Drive by kicking in a door.  The residence was searched, but nothing was taken.

 BEAT AREA C8

Petty Theft, Attempted Theft by Credit Card - Stevens Creek Boulevard
Between 1:30 PM and 2:00 PM on 4/6, unknown suspect(s) took a wallet from the victim’s purse while the victim shopped at Sprouts Farmers Market in the Crossroads shopping center on Stevens Creek Boulevard for an unknown total loss.  The suspect(s) attempted to make a fraudulent purchase using a bank card from the wallet at Target in the Main Street Cupertino shopping center on Stevens Creek Boulevard, but were unsuccessful. 

BEAT AREA C9

Identity Theft – City of Cupertino 

On 4/2, the victim received information indicating unknown suspect(s) used the victim’s personal information to obtain employment for an unknown total loss.  The victim lives in Cupertino. 

Recovered Stolen Vehicle - N. De Anza Boulevard
At 2:15 PM on 4/3, deputies recovered a vehicle, previously stolen from San Jose, in the 18000 block of Pendergast Avenue. The suspect(s) are unknown and at large.

Stolen Vehicle- S. De Anza Boulevard
Between 9:30 AM and 10:00 AM on 4/4, unknown suspect(s) stole a vehicle parked at Aqui restaurant on S. De Anza Boulevard. The vehicle had an unknown value.

Shoplifting - Bollinger Road
At 3:49 PM on 4/5, the suspect(s) took about $114 of store merchandise from Walgreens on Bollinger Road without paying. The suspect(s) are unknown and at large.

Vandalism - De Anza Boulevard
At 2:04 AM on 4/7, unknown suspect(s) threw a table at a glass window of Professional Auto Sales on S. De Anza Boulevard, cracking the glass.  The total amount of damage was about $400.

(ARREST) Unattended Animal in Vehicle - Stevens Creek Boulevard
At 2:42 PM on 4/7, deputies responded to an animal cruelty call at the Marketplace shopping center on Stevens Creek Boulevard.  An investigation revealed the suspect left a dog unattended in a vehicle parked in the sun for over one hour, without any water and little air.  The suspect was cited and released.

(ARREST) Possession of a Controlled Substance and Drug Paraphernalia - Bollinger Road and Miller Avenue
At 2:25 PM on 4/8, deputies stopped a motorist at Bollinger Road and Miller Avenue for a traffic violation.  An investigation revealed the suspect passenger was in possession of Heroin, in violation of the suspect’s probation, and had an outstanding warrant.  The suspect was arrested and booked into Main Jail.  Further investigation revealed an additional suspect passenger was in possession of a cylindrical glass pipe.  That suspect was cited and released.

Identity Theft – City of Cupertino
On 4/3, the victim received information indicating unknown suspect(s) used the victim’s personal information to open a line of credit and purchased a vehicle for an unknown total loss.  The victim lives in Cupertino. 

Residential Burglary - Johnson Avenue
Between 4:30 PM and 10:55 PM on 4/9, unknown suspect(s) entered a residence in the 10000 block of Johnson Avenue through an unlocked side garage door.  Nothing was taken from the residence.

Vehicle Burglary - Calvert Drive
At 1:48 AM on 4/11, unknown suspect(s) picked the lock to the back door of a vehicle parked on the street in front of a residence in the 10000 block of Calvert Drive and took tools for a total loss of about $1,350.

Vehicle Burglary - Bollinger Road
Between 6:15 PM and 7:30 PM on 4/11, unknown suspect(s) broke through a window of a vehicle parked at the West Valley Presbyterian Church on Bollinger Road and took a backpack containing tupperware for a total loss of about $40.

 

**** A crime summary is provided to serve as an overview of incidents reported in the City of Cupertino related to Neighborhood Watch.

Please note that a summary does not reflect every reported incident in the city. Crime summaries are posted to help prevent and reduce crime by raising community awareness, minimizing opportunities for crime, and increasing the possibility of solving crimes with the public’s help. Cupertino residents may voluntarily register their email address with the City of Cupertino to receive crime summaries @ http://www.cupertino.org/crimesummaries

If you have any information or questions regarding incidents posted in the Cupertino crime summaries, please contact the Sheriff’s Office at the West Valley Division Monday thru Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm @ 408.868.6600.

Neighborhood Watch is a crime prevention program that enlists the active participation of neighbors in cooperation with law enforcement to reduce crime in their communities. For more information on Neighborhood Watch visit http://www.cupertino.org/our-city/community-services-programs/neighborhood-watch

Or contact Neighborhood Watch Coordinator, Steffanie Turini at 408.777.3177 or e-mail steffaniet@cupertino.org


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