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SJPD Arrests 5 Suspects for a Homicide that occurred on October 26, 2019 in San Jose
Filed under Press Release, on 4/30/2020 4:30:00 PM by Author: Officer Gina Tepoorten #3103.

TYPE OF CRIME: Homicide CASE NUMBER: 19-299-0695
LOCATION: N. 5th St. at E. Santa Clara St., San Jose
 
 
VICTIM #1: Wilmar Spikes AGE: 67 Years
ADDRESS: San Jose Resident
 
 
VICTIM #2: Withheld AGE:
ADDRESS:


SUSPECT #1: Juan VelazquezTellez AGE: 23 Years
ADDRESS: San Jose Resident
 
 
SUSPECT #2: Israel Arroyo AGE: 25 Years
ADDRESS: San Jose Resident
 
 
SUSPECT #3: Miles Guzman AGE: 35 Years
ADDRESS: San Jose Resident
 
 
SUSPECT #4: Alberto Hernandez AGE: 20 Years
ADDRESS: San Jose Resident
 
 
SUSPECT #5: Samuel Arroyo AGE: 29 Years
ADDRESS: San Jose Resident
 
 
Suspect #1:Juan VelazquezTellez: Suspect #2: Israel Arroyo Suspect #3: Miles Guzman

 

Suspect #4: Alberto Hernandez Suspect #5: Samuel Arroyo

 

San Jose, Calif. - On Saturday, October 26, 2019, at approximately 5:26 PM, the San Jose Police Department received a call of a person shot in the area of North 5th Street at East Santa Clara Street in San Jose. Upon arrival, officers located two adult males suffering from at least one gunshot wound each. The victims were transported to a local hospital.  Victim Wilmar Spikes was pronounced deceased shortly after arriving at the hospital.  Victim 2 sustained non-life-threatening injuries.  

Patrol officers located suspect #1, Juan VelazquezTellez, in the area shortly after the incident and subsequently booked him into Santa Clara County Jail for murder.  Homicide Detectives conducted extensive follow up and identified four additional suspects.

On November 6, 2019, Suspect #2, Israel Arroyo, and Suspect #3, Miles Guzman, were arrested in San Jose by the San Jose Police Department's Covert Response Unit and booked into Santa Clara County Jail for murder.

On February 11, 2020, Suspect #4, Alberto Hernandez, was arrested by the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office while he was at Santa Clara County Superior Court on an unrelated case. Hernandez had an arrest warrant for conspiracy and was subsequently booked into Santa Clara County Jail.

On April 30, 2020, the fifth and final suspect, Samuel Arroyo, was arrested in San Jose by the San Jose Police Department's MERGE Unit and booked into Santa Clara County Jail for conspiracy.  All suspects remain in custody. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Ali Miri or Detective Gabriel Cuenca 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: Officer Gina Tepoorten #3103 AUTHORIZED BY: Lt. Brian Shab #3549
DATE: 4/30/2020 TIME: 4:30 PM DATE: 4/30/2020 TIME: 4:30 PM



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