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.
Monday, March 19
3 p.m.—A Kern Avenue residence was burglarized. Unknown suspect(s) gained entry through an unlocked vehicle and took several electronics worth an estimated value of $3,000.
11:10 a.m.—A person stole $6,000 cash from a business on Monterey Road.
3 a.m.—A person’s car was burglarized on Welburn Avenue. The suspect smashed the window to grab the victim’s laptop and other electronics worth an estimated $1,000
1:19 a.m.—A residence on Hanna Street was burglarized of almost $2,000 worth of jewelry and cash.
12:01 a.m.—A tan, 1996 Ford was stolen from Pierce Street.
Sunday, March 18
11:20 p.m.—A business located on Arroyo Circle was burglarized. Two suspects shattered the front glass door of the business with a sledge hammer and took a large amount of purses worth over $13,000.
6:02 p.m.—A 20-year-old male was stopped for a traffic violation around the area of Monterey and Third streets and was found to be in possession of a switch blade knife.
10:37 a.m.—A male and female were both arrested for a domestic violence dispute around the area of Church and West Eighth streets.
9:04 a.m.—A 21-year-old male was arrested for a hit-and-run and for driving under the influence on Santa Barbara Drive.
5:04 a.m.—Two juveniles were arrested on Ghirlanda Court for being in possession of a stolen vehicle.
1:56 a.m.—A 22-year-old male was arrested around the area of Fifth and Monterey streets for being in possession of methamphetamine.
Saturday, March 17
10 p.m.—An unknown suspect broke two windows of a victim’s vehicle located on Hersman Drive and etched “OS” on the side of another vehicle owned by the victim.
8:15 p.m.—A person’s vehicle was broken into on Williamsburg Way and electronics worth about $2,000 were stolen along with $800 in cash.
Thursday, March 15
11:05 p.m.—A 33-year-old male was found to be in possession of a controlled substance, drug paraphernalia and packing materials. He also had an outstanding warrant out for his arrest and was booked.
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