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Recent Crime News
Wednesday Jul 29 | via The Campbell Reporter
On July 23 at about 10 a.m., Milpitas Police Department officers responded to a commercial burglary at New China Foods at 1836 N. Milpitas Blvd. Sometime overnight someone smashed a front window to the business, entered and stole cash and coins from boxes kept under the store's cash register, police said. On July 22 at about noon, police responded to the report of a residential burglary that occurred on the 200 block of Heath Street. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 29 | via Cupertino Courier
William Tracy McGowan, a self-employed fitness trainer who worked out of his home in Milpitas, was arrested earlier this month for allegedly raping a teen girl who was his client over a period of years, Milpitas Police Department reported. On July 6, Milpitas police received information that a 16-year-old girl might have been sexually assaulted by her fitness trainer. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 22 | via The Campbell Reporter
Two Oakland men were arrested after allegedly being found in possession of a stolen car in the parking lot of Denny's in Milpitas last week, Milpitas Police Department reported. On July 16 at 8:38 a.m., police said an alert citizen saw two suspicious people looking into vehicles outside the restaurant at 333 S. Abbott Ave. Moments later the suspects drove away in a black 2015 Audi SQ5 and parked at the 76 Gas Station at 97 S. Abbott Ave. A computer check of the vehicle revealed it had been stolen in San Jose. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 22 | via San Jose Mercury News
On July 15 at 11:35 a.m., Milpitas Police Department officers responded to an in-progress residential burglary on the 700 block of Terra Bella Drive, west of North Hillview Drive. Arriving officers searched the area for two hours using police dogs from Milpitas police as well as the Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety. Comment?
Thursday Jul 16 | via Inside Bay Area
Fremont Police Department officers responded to a report of a burglary at Les Schwab Tires, 36761 Fremont Blvd., on Saturday at 4:14 p.m. Employees said three men stole from the store and fled in a vehicle. Officers Jorge Navas and Craig Perry located the suspect vehicle traveling south on Interstate 880 near Mission Boulevard. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 15 | via The Campbell Reporter
On July 7 at about 2:45 p.m., Milpitas Police Department officers responded to a shoplifting at Sports Authority at 1200 Great Mall Drive. That afternoon, 50-year-old Campbell resident Patrick Smallwood allegedly tried to roll a teal and gray bicycle out of the store without paying. Comment?
Thursday Jul 9 | via The Campbell Reporter
On July 1 at 11:29 p.m., Milpitas Police Department officers responded to a disturbance outside Safeway at 555 E. Calaveras Blvd. Police said 31-year-old transient Matthew Wouters allegedly rode his bicycle into a moving 2015 Lexus driven by a 23-year-old Palo Alto man, near Panda Express at 70 N. Milpitas Blvd. Afterward, an apparently upset Wouters went to the nearby Safeway and began tipping over concrete tables, concrete trash bins and planters fronting the store before police were called to the scene. Arriving officers allegedly determined Wouters was under the influence and caused about $2,300 in damage. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 7 | via Patch.com
On June 22, at 12:47 p.m., officers responded to an armed robbery that occurred at Cheap Cigarettes, located at 1201 E. Calaveras Blvd, according to police. One of the suspects entered the business, brandishing the handgun, and stole cash and cigars. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 7 | via San Jose Mercury News
Thounghone Vongdeng, a 34-year-old Stockton resident, was arrested Friday in connection to a stolen vehicle discovered at a local motel, Milpitas Police Department reported. At 5:14 a.m., a Milpitas police officer was patrolling the area of Milpitas Inn at 66 S. Main St. when he noticed a car in the parking lot that was occupied by one person. Comment?
Jul 1, 2015 | via Milpitas Post
On June 25 at about 2:30 p.m., a loss prevention officer was knocked to the ground when she attempted to stop a man who shoplifted from Kohl's at 1150 Great Mall Drive. The suspect fled the store with six shirts and pants valued at $161 and ran toward South Abel Street and the Starlite Pines neighborhood, police said. Comment?
Jun 27, 2015 | via Patch.com
Police on Friday arrested a man in Milpitas in connection with a car theft and for possession of suspected methamphetamine. Thounghone Vongdeng, 34, of Stockton, was arrested on suspicion of auto theft, possession of burglary tools and possession of a controlled substance. Comment?
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