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SJPD arrest suspect responsible for homicide on February 20, 2016
Filed under Press Release, on 2/21/2016 1:55:00 PM by Author: Albert Morales #3477.

TYPE OF CRIME: Homicide CASE NUMBER: 16-051-0034
LOCATION: 3200 Block of S. White Road
VICTIM: Withheld AGE: 39
ADDRESS: San Jose Resident
SUSPECT: Anthony Tafolla AGE: 32
ADDRESS: San Jose Resident

Suspect: Anthony Tafolla


San Jose:

At approximately 12:41 A.M., officers responded to the 3200 block of S. White Road on a report of a stabbing.  Upon arrival, officers located two adult males suffering from a least one stab wound each.   The victims were transported to a local area hospital where one adult male was pronounced deceased and other adult male was treated for a non-life threatening injury.

The motive/circumstances are under investigation.  Officers on scene canvassed the area and conducted follow up investigation.  Initially, the suspect was not identified or located.  The San Jose Police Homicide Unit arrived scene and took over the investigation. 

Follow up investigation lead to the identification of a suspect.  On Saturday, February 20, 2016 San Jose Police located and arrested Anthony Tafolla.  Suspect Tafolla was arrested without incident in San Jose and booked into the County Jail.  The identity of the homicide victim will not be released until the Coroner’s Office has confirmed his identity and notified next of kin.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Guire or Detective Tran 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: Ofc. Albert Morales AUTHORIZED BY: Lt. Spagnoli
DATE: 2/21/16 TIME: 1:30 PM DATE: 2/21/16 TIME: 2:30 PM


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