Criminal Acts: Pit Bulls Kill Pomeranian and Mexico Joyride

The following incidents were supplied by the Gilroy Police Department. The arrest information does not indicate convictions.

Gilroy police responded to an assortment of calls from Thursday through Sunday, from car accidents to thefts to graffiti. Here’s a selection from the latest press report.  

Saturday, March 11

4:09 p.m.—An adult male was arrested on suspicion of threatening his wife. 

4:40 a.m.—A 28-year-old male was arrested on suspicion of being in possession of a controlled substance.

Friday, March 10
11:30 p.m.—A man reported that his vehicle was stolen. He had parked his vehicle in the area of Alexander and E. Sixth Street and found it missing when he returned.

11:11 p.m.—A 39-year-old male was arrested on Old Gilroy Street for an outstanding parole violation warrant. During the search, he was found to be in possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia.

10:13 p.m.—A male was found to be in possession of an illegal weapon, and was subsequently arrested for driving under the influence.

Thursday, March 9
6:27 p.m.—Two pit bulls killed a Pomeranian dog in the backyard of a residence located on Forest Street.

12:45 p.m.—A student battered another student at a school located on Carmel Street.

12:15 p.m.—Unknown suspects stole $1,000 worth of shirts from a store located on Arroyo Circle. The suspects had bags hidden under their shirts, which they used to conceal the items.

Wednesday, March 8
11:30 p.m.—A white, 1994, Honda Accord was stolen from Rogers Lane.

10:57 p.m.—A 31-year-old man was stopped for speeding. Police determined that he was intoxicated and found him to be in possession of prescription drugs and marijuana without a prescription.

3 p.m.—One student received medical attention after engaging in a fight with another student at a school located on Grenache Way.

Wednesday, Feb. 1
12:45 p.m. A suspect attempted to use the victim’s California driver’s license to identify himself.

Sunday, Jan. 1

A person left his car with the suspect for repairs, and didn’t hear from the suspect for two months. The victim was later told by mutual friends that the suspect left to Mexico with the vehicle. 

To view more crimes that occurred over the past week, refer to the attached press report. For questions about this blotter, email gilroypatch@gmail.com.


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