SOUTHERN DIVISION COMMAND
Armed Gunman Arrest, Ezie/Richdale Ave 8/15/14
I commend Officer Brendan Monlux and retired Lt. Richard Saito, for their courteous efforts and arrest of a violent felon. Officers were driving in the area of Ezie and Richdale Av when they saw a vehicle stopped in the roadway. The suspect was on foot and talking to the driver of the stopped vehicle. The suspect backed away and began shooting into the vehicle. The vehicle containing the victim fled the scene. Officers took the suspect into custody without incident and recovered the gun (reported stolen).
Commander | Southern Division
Bureau of Field Operations
Southern Division encompasses approximately 123 square miles. It is the largest of the four patrol divisions.
Southern Division is comprised of four patrol districts:
Tom, Adam, X-ray and Yellow. The boundaries of the Southern Division are roughly Hamilton Ave - Pine Ave Curtner Ave. and Capital Expy. to the North, the Towns of Los Gatos and Campbell to the West, the Foothills to the East, and the City of Morgan Hill to the South.
Southern Division hosts such attractions as the Almaden Lake Park, the Almaden Quicksilver Park, and Coyote Creek Golf Club - one of Silicon Valley's most distinguished golf courses. Additionally, the Almaden Valley Art and Wine Festival takes place each September.