Los Gatos Police Blotter, Sept. 19-22: Erratic Driving, Pot Without Prescription

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

Petty Theft

  • An online report of a petty theft was made at 7:54 p.m. Sept. 17 on College Avenue.
  • An online report of a petty theft was made at 7:47 p.m. Sept. 17 on East Main Street.

Grand Theft

  • An online report of a grand theft was made at 7:40 p.m. Sept. 17 on So. Santa Cruz Avenue.

Found Property

  • An envelope was found at 6:46 p.m. Sept. 17 on Bachman Avenue.
  • A computer monitor was found at 10 a.m. Sept. 17 on Hillbrook Drive.
  • Unidentified property was found at 9:48 a.m. Sept. 20 on Greenwood Lane and Greenwood Road in Monte Sereno.

Identity Theft

  • A citizen on Oak Rim Way reported a credit card information used fraudulently at 2:31 p.m. Sept. 17.
  • An unknown suspect accessed a resident's checking account and made two fraudulent transfers of money at 2:51 p.m. Sept. 20. on Vista Del Monte.


  • An online report of vandalism was made at 7:34 p.m. Sept. 17 on Wedgewood Avenue.
  • A vehicle's window was reported broken at 2:19 p.m. Sept. 21 on Barbara Drive.

Residential Burglary

  • Burglars attempted to enter a residence on Ann Arbor Court at 12:56 p.m. Sept. 17.
  • Suspect(s) forced entry into a victim's apartment and opened various drawers inside at 7:40 p.m. Sept. 20 at San Benito Avenue.

Property Accident

  • A white vehicle crashed into some trees on Los Gatos-Saratoga Road at 8:18 a.m. Sept. 19.


  • Nicole Samantha Yrique and Hilary Toni Elk, both 21, 8:43 p.m. Sept. 19, at Westhill Drive and Bacigalupi Drive, cited for possession of less than one ounce of marijuana.
  • Riley Kane Rhodes, 28, 2:13 p.m. Sept. 20, at Hillbrook Drive and Blossom Hill Road, cited for possession of less than one ounce of marijuana without a valid prescription.

Mental Health

  • A mental health incident was reported at 10:35 p.m. Sept. 19 at W. Parr Avenue.

Car Accident

  • A white Chevrolet and a black Ford got into a car accident at 4:32 p.m. Sept. 20 at No. Santa Cruz Avenue and W. Main Street.

Auto Burglary

  • An unknown suspect broke a vehicle's passenger door window parked in the rear carport overnight at 7:40 a.m. Sept. 21 at 14930 Oka Rd. and took the victim's purse. 

Erratic Driving

  • A driver on northbound Los Gatos Boulevard, who was traveling without headlights in the darkness, was cited and issued a notice of priority re-examination of driver at 7:44 p.m. Sept. 21 at Los Gatos Boulevard and Los Gatos-Almaden Road. According to the police report, the driver's car had front-end damage, was swerving lane to lane and took several minutes to stop after police turned on their red lights and siren. The driver also exhibited poor driving skills, drove over a sidewalk and finally parked in the front lawn near McDonald's on Los Gatos Boulevard, according to the report.


  • Jose Antonio Infante-Hernandez, 31, 2:16 a.m. Sept. 22, at Royce Street and University Avenue, on suspicion of DUI.

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.

Melissa Pugh October 08, 2012 at 10:18 PM
Geez, that erratic driving one is pretty wild. Glad no one was injured, but it made me laugh.
Irene Aida Garza-Ortiz October 09, 2012 at 12:12 AM
And that that he got caught! Think of all these other people that haven't been caught!
Julian Groft October 09, 2012 at 05:26 AM
erratic driving: im sure he had a good reason for parking on the lawn near mcdonalds, i mean this is the united states or also known as the fattycountry and im sure mcdonalds parking lot was all packed and he didnt want to walk a couple blocks. but all seriousness im glad nobody got hirt


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