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SJPD Arrest Suspect for Sexual Assault, Kidnapping, Assault, Battery & Other Crimes
Filed under Press Release, on 8/30/2019 3:52:00 PM by Author: Officer Gina Tepoorten #3103.

TYPE OF CRIME: Sexual Assault, Kidnapping, and Other Crimes  CASE NUMBER: 19-178-1076, 19-204-0048, & 19-241-0086
LOCATION: San Jose, Ca.
 
 
VICTIM #1: Withheld AGE: 18 Years
ADDRESS: Fresno Resident
 
 
VICTIM #2: Withheld AGE: 18 Years
ADDRESS: Vallejo Resident
 
 
VICTIM #3: Withheld AGE: 19 Years
ADDRESS: Richmond Resident
 
 
SUSPECT: Luis Cuevas Gomez AGE: 24 Years
ADDRESS: Morgan Hill Resident
Suspect: Luis Cuevas Gomez 

 

Suspect's Vehicle: Black Toyota Camry 

 

 

 

San Jose, Calif. - The San Jose Police Department’s Sexual Assault Investigations Unit (SAIU) arrested Luis Cuevas Gomez for Sexual Assault, Kidnapping, Assault with a Deadly Weapon, False Imprisonment, Robbery, Criminal Threats, and Lewd and Lascivious Acts.

Between June 28, 2019 and August 29, 2019, detectives investigated three cases in which the suspect contacted sex workers in the area 1st Street and Keyes Street in San Jose. The suspect would pick the victims up in his vehicle, drive them to a nearby secluded parking lot where he physically assaulted and then sexual assault them.  In one case, the suspect brandished a firearm.    

Follow up investigation by SAIU detectives lead to the identification of suspect Gomez.  On Thursday, August 29, 2019, the San Jose Police Department's Covert Response Unit arrested the suspect without incident at his residence in Morgan Hill and subsequently booked him into Santa Clara County Jail for the above crimes.    

Anyone with information about these cases or other cases involving this suspect is asked to contact Detective Sean Ancelet or Detective John Tran of the Jose Police Department's Sexual Unit at 408-277-4102.

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. Brian Anderson #3459
DATE: 8/30/19 TIME: 3:00 PM DATE: 8/30/19 TIME: 3:00 PM


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