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SJPD Arrests 8 Suspects for Weapons, Narcotics and Other Crimes
Filed under Press Release, on 5/22/2020 3:00:00 PM by Author: Sergeant Enrique Garcia #2936.


May 22, 2020


SJPD Gang Investigations Unit Operation 


San Jose, Calif. - Since April 2020, the San Jose Police Department’s Gang Investigations Unit (GIU) conducted an extensive investigation of suspects associated with gangs for possessing firearms and other crimes.

On Wednesday, May 20, 2020, and Thursday, May 21, 2020, GIU detectives, with the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office, utilized the assistance of MERGE, Covert Response Unit, Street Crimes, Metro, Violent Crimes Enforcement Team, patrol, and Santa Clara County Adult Probation to serve a total of thirteen search warrants in San Jose and one in the City of Milpitas. The eight listed suspects were arrested and booked into Santa Clara County Jail on various charges including child endangerment, felon in possession of a firearm, felon in possession of ammunition, possession of narcotics for sale, possession of illegal weapons, and probation violation.

        The following items were seized as evidence:

  • 6 firearms (1 stolen)
  • Brass knuckles
  • Ammunition
  • Narcotics (controlled substances, mushrooms, marijuana)
  • Approximately $26K cash associated to narcotic sales

Call 911 or 311 with information on criminal activity, or call the San Jose Police Department's Drug Hotline at 408-971-DRUG (3784), or Gang Tip Line at 408-293-GANG (4264).

Anyone with specific information related to this investigation is asked to contact Detective Mendoza or Detective Santoro of the San Jose Police Department's Gang Investigations Unit at 408-277-3835.

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.

Ervin Steverson III Julio Garcia-Cortez Daniel Aldama Marcos Cuevas
Raul Radillo Hector Hurtado Maria Jimenez Robert Jimenez


Suspect Information

1.    Ervin Steverson III, Age 30, San Jose Resident

2.    Julio Garcia-Cortez, Age 34, San Jose Resident

3.    Daniel Adlama, Age 30, San Jose Resident

4.    Marcos Cuevas, Age 26, San Jose Resident

5.    Raul Radillo, Age 28, Milpitas Resident

6.    Hector Hurtado, Age 26, San Jose Resident

7.    Maria Jimenez, Age 32, San Jose Resident

8.    Robert Jimenez, Age 32, San Jose Resident


BY: Sgt. Enrique Garcia #2936                                                  AUTHORIZED BY: Lt. Todd Trayer #3301
DATE: 5/22/2020 TIME: 3:00 PM DATE: 5/22/2020 TIME: 3:00 PM


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