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Pursuant to Cal Govt. Code Sect 6254(f)
San Jose Police Department
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UPDATE: 3 Suspects Arrested for Murder and 1 Outstanding for a Homicide from 12-18-16
Filed under Press Release, on 12/15/2017 5:15:00 PM by Author: Officer Gina Tepoorten #3103.

TYPE OF CRIME: Homicide CASE NUMBER: 16-353-0934
LOCATION: 1465 S. Winchester Blvd., San Jose 
 
 
VICTIM #1: Cesar Ponce Sanchez AGE: 18 Years
ADDRESS: San Jose Resident
 
 
SUSPECT #1: Angel SantaCruz AGE: 24 Years
ADDRESS: San Jose Resident
 
 
SUSPECT #2: Jose Alcantar AGE: 21 Years
ADDRESS: San Jose Resident
 
 
SUSPECT #3: Alicia Vallejo AGE: 40 Years
ADDRESS: San Jose Resident
 
 
SUSPECT #4: Joseph Duran   (Outstanding) AGE: 24 Years
ADDRESS: San Jose Resident
Suspect #1: Angel SantaCruz Suspect #2: Jose Alcantor
Suspect #3: Alicia Vallejo  Suspect #4: Joseph Duran
(Outstanding)

 

UPDATE: 12-15-2017

San Jose, CA - After extensive follow up by homicide detectives, the San Jose Police Department has identified and arrested three suspects responsible for the death of victim Cesar Ponce Sanchez.  On Wednesday, December 13, 2017, the San Jose Police Department's Covert Response Unit arrested three suspects in San Jose and booked them into the Santa Clara County Jail. 

Suspect #1, Angel SantaCruz and Suspect #2, Jose Alcantar were booked for Murder - 187 PC, Suspect #3, Alicia Vallejo was booked for Accessory after the fact - 32 PC. 

The San Jose Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in locating a fourth suspect wanted in this case.  Suspect  Joseph Duran is wanted on an outstanding warrant for Murder - 187 PC and is believed to have fled to Mexico.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sergeant John Barg or Detective Wayne Smith 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 Sunday, December 18, 2016, at 11:51 PM, San Jose Police Officers were dispatched to the Mobil gas station located at 1465 S. Winchester Blvd. on a report of a person shot. Arriving officers discovered an adult male victim suffering from at least one gunshot wound. The victim was taken to a local hospital where he died a short time later.  


The motive or circumstances surrounding the homicide are unknown at this time. No suspects have been identified or apprehended. 

This is the City's 46th homicide of 2016.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sergeant John Barg or Detective Wayne Smith 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: Sgt. Enrique Garcia #2936 AUTHORIZED BY: Lt. Paul Spagnoli #2924
DATE: 12/20/16 TIME: 12:45 PM DATE: 12/20/16 TIME: 12:45 PM


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