Criminal Acts: Robberies, Narcotics and Vandalism

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

Besides being on the hunt for suspects involved with , the Gilroy police responded to an assortment of calls from Thursday through Sunday. Here’s a selection from the latest press report.

Sunday, Feb. 12

12:06 a.m.—During a traffic stop near Maple St. and Sixth St., the driver of a vehicle failed to stop and travled for approximately a block and a half before pulling over. The driver then fled from the vehicle as did a rear male passenger.

A female occupant was taken into custody for weapons violations. The rear passenger was located and was found to be on active CDC parole. He was found with two loaded firearms.

Saturday, Feb. 11

8:40 p.m.—A female suspect walked into a fitting room at a business on Camino Arroyo with several clothing items and a black purse that appeared to be empty.

She left the fitting room with the clothing hidden in her purse and left the store with no attempt to purchase the concealed items. She was stopped by the reporting party and placed under citizen's arrest.

4:30 p.m.—An unknown number of suspects stole property from an unsecured car on Rosanna St. The victim used GPS to track her stolen iPhone to an address on Springdale Ct. She contacted the resident and a juvenile in the home admitted to finding the phone earlier in the day. They were cited and released.

2:21 p.m.—Three juvenile males were arrested for petty theft at a business located on Arroyo Circle.

1:00 p.m.—A window at the Santa Clara County Federal Credit Union was smashed by an unknown suspect. A letter that is a duplicate of previous postings found throughout Gilroy was found taped to the front glass door. No entry was made by the suspect.

12:51 p.m.—An adult male struck his girlfriend after a fight over Facebook posts. The case has been sent to the DA for review.

12:16 a.m.—A male suspect stole two cases of beer from the CVS Pharmacy on First St. The suspect fled to a vehicle that was observed by police as it left the parking lot. Police stopped the vehicle a short time later and two subjects were arrested.

Friday, Feb. 10

7:32 p.m.—A suspect was stopped for riding a bicycle without a light in the dark. The suspect was found to be on active probation with a valid search cause. A search revealed the suspect was in possession of two grams of marijuana.

1:30 p.m.—An unknown suspect was going through a mailbox on Swanston Lane. When the suspect was confronted by the victim, the suspect punched the victim in the face and fled on foot.

12:40 a.m.—An adult female was arrested for drunk in public and was found to be in possession of prescribed medications without a prescription and a schedule II controlled substance.

Thursday, Feb. 9

7:52 p.m.—An employee at the Kohl's on Camino Arroyo stole $300 in cash from his employer.

4:00 p.m.—An juvenile was caught shoplifting Axe body wash, a stuffed monkey and a Green Lantern action figure from the Walmart on Camino Arroyo.

10:15 a.m.--A female student at Christopher High School was arrested for suspicion of assaulting other students. She was released to her parents. Students did receive injuries but none were life threatening.

12:25 a.m.—A female suspect was pulled over near Forest St. and Martin St. She exited her vehicle and attempted to get away from officers but was detained. Officers found a syringe containing suspected liquid heroin near the vehicle. A cigarette laced with PCP was located upon searching the vehicle.


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