Los Gatos Police Blotter, Feb. 9-12: Woman Arrested for Assault

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


  • A hit-and-run was reported at 1:18 p.m. Feb. 9 at 110 So. Santa Cruz Ave.
  • A hit-and-run was reported at 1:49 p.m. Feb. 10 at 15930 Short Rd.

Vehicle Code Violation

  • A vehicle code violation was reported at 9:23 p.m. Feb. 9 at Blossom Hill Road and Leigh Avenue.


  • Karen Patricia Fortes, 45, 1:12 a.m. Feb. 10, on University Avenue, on suspicion of DUI.

Vehicle Tow

  • A vehicle tow was reported at 4:46 a.m. Feb. 10 at W. Main Street and Montebello Way.

Auto Burglary

  • An auto burglary was reported at 11:18 a.m. Feb. 10 on Johnson Avenue. The crime is said to have occurred between Feb. 7-8. The victim's property was later recovered along with the stolen vehicle.
  • An auto burglary was reported at 7 a.m. Feb. 10 on Pollard Road.
  • An online report of auto burglary was made at 1:03 p.m. Feb. 7 on Bicknell Road.
  • An auto burglary was reported at 10:16 a.m. Feb. 12 on Regent Drive.

Stolen Vehicle

  • A vehicle was reported stolen at 12:27 a.m. Feb. 11 at Pinehurst and Lynn avenues.

Recovered Vehicle

  • A stolen vehicle was reported found at 11:50 p.m. Feb. 12 on Union Avenue.

Commercial Burglary

  • A business located at 777 Knowles Drive was burglarized at 9:22 a.m. Feb. 11.
  • An online report of a commercial burglary was made at 2:17 p.m. Feb. 11 on National Avenue.

Lost Property

  • An online report of lost property was made at 9:03 a.m. Feb. 11 on Blossom Hill Road.

Missing Adult

  • A man was reported missing at 10:21 a.m. Feb. 11 on Hernandez Avenue.


  • Megan Beckle, 36, 12:14 p.m. Feb. 11, at Cherry Blossom Lane and Cherrystone Drive, on suspicion of being in possession of meth, stolen property, syringe and being under the influence of a stimulant and driving on a suspended license.

Petty Theft

  • A petty theft was reported at 7:24 p.m. Feb. 11 on Blossom Hill Road.
  • A wallet was reported stolen from a purse in a shopping cart at 4:30 p.m. Feb. 12 on Los Gatos Boulevard.

Assault/Domestic Violence

  • Damanjeet K. Hines, 49, 11:36 p.m. Feb. 11, on Cypress Way, on suspicion of domestic violence.

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 Los Gatos-Monte Sereno police at 408-354-8600, report a crime online or call the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office at 408-808-4431.

Irene Aida Garza-Ortiz February 25, 2013 at 08:27 PM
Keep up the Good Work Officers!


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