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Public Notification of Arrest/Police Seek Public Help
Filed under Press Release, on 9/10/2020 2:40:00 PM by Author: Officer Steve Aponte #4390.

TYPE OF CRIME: Sexual Assault CASE NUMBER: 20-253-0447
LOCATION: Saint James Park, San Jose
 
 
VICTIM: Withheld AGE: 
ADDRESS: San Jose
 
 
SUSPECT: Tacuma Bashir AGE: 41 years old
ADDRESS: Unhoused
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The San Jose Police Department’s Sexual Assault Investigations Unit is actively investigating a sexual assault in the City of San Jose. The suspect, Bashir Tacuma, a resident of San Jose, California, is known to frequent the downtown area of San Jose. Patrol officers responded to a 9-1-1 call of a sexual assault and were able to locate and arrest the suspect nearby.  Detectives assigned to the case conducted follow-up that led them to believe there may be additional victims.  Suspect Bashir was booked into the Santa Clara County Jail for the Sexual Assault. 

Anyone with information about this case, or other cases involving this suspect, is asked to contact Detectives L. Tindall or B. Wolf of the San Jose Police Department’s Sexual Assault Investigations Unit at 408-277-4102.


Persons wishing to remain anonymous my call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line, (408) 947-STOP (7867). 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 Steve Aponte #4390 AUTHORIZED BY: Lieutenant Jaime Jimenez #3425
DATE: 09/10/2020 TIME: 2:45 PM DATE: 09/10/2020 TIME: 1:00 PM


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