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San Jose PD Arrests Suspect for Sexual Battery and Other Crimes
Filed under Press Release, on 3/28/2019 3:22:00 PM by Author: Officer Gina Tepoorten #3103.

TYPE OF CRIME: Sexual Battery, Assault with Intent to Commit Rape, and Burglary CASE NUMBER: 19-087-0104
LOCATION: 900 block of Ironwood Drive, San Jose, CA
VICTIM: Withheld AGE: 28 year-old female
ADDRESS: San Jose Resident
SUSPECT: Richard Hernandez AGE: 25 
ADDRESS: San Jose Resident
Suspect Richard Hernandez


San Jose, Calif. - San Jose Police Department arrested suspect Richard Hernandez for Sexual Battery (felony) - 243.3PC, Assault with Intent to Commit Rape (felony) - 220PC and Burglary (felony) - 459PC.

On Thursday, March 28, 2019, at approximately 4:22 a.m., San Jose Police responded to the 900 block of Ironwood Drive in San Jose on a report of an unknown adult male sexually assaulting a female victim inside her bedroom.  San Jose patrol officers arrived on scene and located the suspect inside the residence.  The suspect was not known to the victim.  Suspect Richard Hernandez was taken into custody and booked into Santa Clara County Jail for the above listed violations.  

Anyone with information regarding this incident or any other similar incidents are urged to contact Detective Frank Montoya of the San Jose Police Department's Internet Crimes Against Children/Child Exploitation Detail at (408) 537-1382.

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: Officer Gina Tepoorten #3103 AUTHORIZED BY: Lt. Jason Ta #3265    
DATE: 3/28/19 TIME: 3:00 PM DATE: 3/28/19 TIME: 3:00 PM


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