Los Gatos Police Blotter, Aug. 9-11: Underage Drinking, Loaded Firearm

The following arrest information was supplied by the Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.

Car Accident

  • A car drove into a pole on Los Gatos Boulevard and Blossom Hill Road at about 10 p.m., Aug. 8.


  • Salvatore Dangelo, 21, 2:35 a.m., Aug. 9, at Eaton Lane and Karl Avenue in Monte Sereno, for possessing a loaded firearm.
  • A citizen turned in a firearm for destruction on Winchester Boulevard at 1:13 p.m., Aug. 10.

Found Bike

  • A citizen reported finding a bicycle near her residence on Towne Terrace at 12:51 p.m. Aug. 9 and was turned over to the Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police Department.

Mental Health

  • A mental-health incident was reported at 2:09 p.m. Aug. 9 on Cerro Chico.

Residential Burglary

  • A residential burglary was reported at 4:58 p.m. Aug. 9 on Old Adobe Road.


  • A chair was reported vandalized at a business on No. Santa Cruz Avenue at 5:26 p.m., Aug. 9.
  • An online report of vandalism on Old Adobe Road was made at 8:31 a.m., Aug. 10.

Mail Tampering

  • A citizen reported mail stolen from his mailbox on Kavin Lane in Monte Sereno at 5:50 p.m., Aug. 9.

Car Accident

  • An unknown vehicle hit a two-hour parking sign on W. Main Street and Lyndon Avenue at 6:19 a.m., Aug. 9.
  • An accident occurred between a blue gray Toyota Camry and a green car at 10:50 a.m. at Union Avenue and Blossom Hill Road.

Auto Burglary

  • A vehicle was reported burglarized at 2:40 p.m., Aug. 9 on Garden Hill Drive and the driver's purse and miscellaneous items were missing.
  • An online report of an auto burglary on Loma Alta Avenue was made at 9:23 a.m., Aug. 10.
  • An online report of an auto burglary on Alberto Way was made at 7:54 a.m., Aug. 10.

Lost Property

  • An online report of lost property on Greenwood Lane in Monte Sereno was made at 8:27 a.m., Aug. 10.

Vehicle Tampering

  • An online report of vehicle tampering at 135 Riviera Drive was made at 8:42 a.m., Aug. 10.

Petty Theft

  • An online report of petty theft on Lester Lane and Carlton Avenue was made at 8:50 a.m., Aug. 10.
  • An online report of petty theft at 915 Pollard Rd. was made at 8:52 a.m., Aug. 10.

Vehicle Tow

  • A vehicle illegally parked on Charter oaks Drive and Willow Hill Court was towed at 9:21 a.m., Aug. 7.

Underage Drinking/Replica Firearm

  • A minor was found to be in possession of alcohol and a replica firearm at an undisclosed location at 3:04 a.m., Aug. 11.

Editor's Note: If charges are dropped or you are found not guilty, e-mail Los Gatos Patch Editor Sheila Sanchez at sheila.sanchez@patch.com. Anyone with tips on local crime may call the  at 408-354-8600, report a crime online or call the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office at 408-808-4431.

Jim Van Camp September 03, 2012 at 05:09 PM
I almost killed myself with underage drinking. And yet this is still a cool thing to do among our teenage population. I should have seen the warning signs, a life of trouble and heartache until I was able to stop drinking with AA and God's help.


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