Posted on: March 9, 2017

Threat at the Silicon Valley Jewish Federation Campus

On 3/9/2017, at 11:56 a.m. the Los Gatos Monte Sereno Police Department responded to the Silicon Valley Jewish Federation Campus located at 14855 Oka Rd. in regards to a communicated bomb threat reported by campus staff.

Evacuations of the Silicon Valley Jewish Federation Campus were conducted as a precautionary measure and response to the threat. The Santa Clara County Sheriff's Department Bomb Squad responded to the scene and determined that no explosive device...

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Posted on: February 7, 2017

Traffic Advisory - Highway 17 Closure

The California Highway Patrol has implemented a full closure of southbound Highway 17 at Bear Creek.

Traffic is being turned around at Bear Creek. There is no through traffic over Highway 17.This is in addition to the full closure of both northbound and southbound Highway 17 at Vine Hill. There is also a mudslide southbound Highway 17 at Sugarloaf. Motor...

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Posted on: December 14, 2016

Police Solve Three Residential Burglaries and Arrest Four Suspects

Over the past several weeks, Los Gatos Monte Sereno Police Department initiated an investigation into three recent residential burglaries.

On November 22, 2016 at approximately 12:30 p.m., a residence in the 400 block of Dardanelli Lane was ransacked by four male suspects who fled with an undisclosed amount of jewelry and currency. Video surveillance captured images of the suspects exiting t...

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Posted on: November 30, 2016

Partnership between the Los Gatos Monte Sereno Police Department and Crisis Text Line

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Please see the attached press release announcing the partnerships between the Los Gatos Monte Sereno Police Department

Crisis Text Line and other local and regional partners in their efforts to proactively address mental health issues within our communities through emerging technology and outreach.

Matt Frisby, Chief of the Los Gatos Monte Sereno Police Department stated &...

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Posted on: October 12, 2016

Police Department Hosts DEA National Prescription Drug Take-Back Event

On October 22, 2016, the Los Gatos Monte Sereno Police Department will be participating in the National Prescription Drug Take-Back event, sponsored by the United States Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA).

As a part of the nationally recognized program, local residents can turnover their unnecessary, unwanted, or expired prescription medications for safe disposal at a designated collection location. In collaboration with Community Against Substance Abuse (C...Read on...

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Posted on: October 11, 2016

PinkPatchProject

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The Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police Department, along with many California law enforcement agencies, kicked-off the 2016 #PinkPatchProject...

On Monday, October 1, 2016, the Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police Department, along with many California law enforcement agencies, kicked-off the 2016 #PinkPatchProject, an innovative and collaborative campaign designed to increase public awareness about brea...Read on...

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Posted on: June 10, 2016

Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police Dept. Announces Two More Convictions in 2012 Monte Sereno Homicide

Since November 30, 2012, the Los Gatos Monte Sereno Police Department has been investigating the murder of Monte Sereno resident Ravi Kumra and the home invasion robbery at the Kumra residence.

On June 7, 2016, a Santa Clara County Superior Court Jury convicted DeAngelo Austin and Javier Garcia of Murder, Robbery in Concert, Criminal Threats, and two counts of False Imprisonment. Austin was also convicted of Assault with a Deadly Weapon and the ...Read on...

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Posted on: November 16, 2015

Safeway Purse Thieves Caught by Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police

On November 13, 2015 at approximately 1:40 p.m., Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police Officers responded to a call of two black females causing a disturbance and engaged in a physical confrontation with a victim in the parking lot of Safeway on N. Santa Cruz Ave

On October 30, 2015 at approximately 10:45 a.m., Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police Department responded to a call of a possible robbery that occurred at Safeway located at 15549 Union Ave. The victim's purse was stolen from the victim's shopping cart by an un...Read on...

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Posted on: November 13, 2015

Police Arrest Suspects and Solve Robbery of Gehrkens Fine Jewelry and Design

On 10/16/2015 at approximately 1230 hours, Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police Department responded to a call of a robbery that occurred at Gehrkens Fine Jewelry and Design, located at 3 N. Santa Cruz Ave.

It was reported that two suspects, one male and one female, entered the store and physically assaulted the victim with a stun gun.

Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police Detectives conducted an investigation, coordinating efforts with the Santa Clara County Cri...Read on...

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Posted on: November 13, 2015

Two Suspects Arrested for Assault at Blossom Hill Park

On November 8, 2015, at approximately 1:00 p.m., an unprovoked assault occurred at Blossom Hill Park. Two suspects approached the victims in the parking lot of the park and began assaulting them.

One of the suspects exited the vehicle, armed with an axe, and began swinging it at the three victims. The other suspect exited the vehicle, brandished a knife, and attempted to stab the victims while lifting his shirt and displaying a concealed firearm i...Read on...

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Posted on: November 10, 2015

Suspect Arrested for Purse Robbery in Parking Lot

On October 30, 2015 at approximately 8:10 p.m., a strong arm robbery occurred in the parking lot of 14127 Capri Dr. The suspect approached the victim as she entered her vehicle, reached into the vehicle, and stole the victim's purse.

A physical confrontation ensued as the suspect restrained the victim, and suspect fled the scene on foot with the victim's purse. The victim sustained minor injuries and was treated at the scene. The suspect was described as a black male, 25 to 35 years o...Read on...

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