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Pursuant to Cal Govt. Code Sect 6254(f)
San Jose Police Department
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UPDATE: Suspect Arrested for 10-18-17 Homicide in San Jose
Filed under Press Release, on 10/30/2017 3:35:00 PM by Author: Officer Gina Tepoorten #3103.

TYPE OF CRIME: Homicide CASE NUMBER: 17-291-0023
LOCATION: 300 block of Branham Lane East
 
VICTIM: Lucas Gutierrez AGE:  21 Years
ADDRESS: San Jose Resident
 
SUSPECT: Deven Bargas AGE:  20 Years
ADDRESS: San Jose Resident
 
Suspect: Deven Bargas


UPDATE: 10/30/2017

The suspect responsible for the murder of Lucas Gutierrez has been arrested.  On October 27, 2017, suspect Deven Bargas was located and arrested at the United States-Mexico border by U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers.  The suspect was booked into San Diego County Jail for murder.  

The suspect will be transported back to San Jose and ultimately booked into the Santa Clara County Jail.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Bert Milliken or Detective Raul Corral of the San Jose Police Department's Homicide Unit at 408-277-5283. 

Persons wishing to remain anonymous may either call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line, (408) 947-STOP (7867), or click the "Submit a Tip" link below. Persons providing information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect may be eligible for a CASH REWARD from the Silicon Valley Crime Stoppers.




San Jose: On Wednesday, October, 18, 2017, at 12:20 AM, San Jose Police officers responded to the 300 block of Branham Lane East on a report of a person stabbed.  Arriving Officers located the victim suffering from at least one stab wound.  The victim was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased a short time later.  

Follow up investigation by Homicide detectives lead to a warrant being issued for Suspect Deven Bargas for the Murder of Victim Lucas Gutierrez.  Suspect Bargas whereabouts are unknown and it is possible he has fled to Mexico. 

This is the City’s 28 homicide of 2017.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Bert Milliken or Detective Raul Corral of the San Jose Police Department's Homicide Unit at 408-277-5283.

Persons wishing to remain anonymous may either call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line, (408) 947-STOP (7867), or click the "Submit a Tip" link below. Persons providing information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect may be eligible for a CASH REWARD from the Silicon Valley Crime Stoppers.
 
 
 
 
BY: Ofc. Gina Tepoorten #3103  AUTHORIZED BY: Lt. Paul Spagnoli #2924
DATE: 10/20/17 TIME: 4:00 PM  DATE: 10/20/17 TIME: 4:00 PM


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