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SJPD Arrests Suspect for Assault w/a Deadly Weapon & Felony Evading
Filed under Press Release, on 11/3/2017 10:15:00 PM by Author: Sergeant Enrique Garcia #2936.

TYPE OF CRIME: Assault with a Deadly Weapon & Felony Evading CASE NUMBER: 17-303-0025
LOCATION: Hostetter Road near Highway 680, San Jose
VICTIM: Withheld AGE:
SUSPECT: Arturo Huerta-Cabrera AGE: 20 Years
ADDRESS: San Jose Resident
Suspect Arturo Huerta-Cabrera


San Jose, CA  On Sunday, October 29, 2017, at approximately 10:00 PM, San Jose police officers along with the California Highway Patrol, Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office, and Morgan Hill Police Department conducted a racer enforcement operation at various locations throughout the City of San Jose.

A San Jose police officer was struck by a vehicle during a traffic enforcement stop for reckless driving on Hostetter Road near Highway 680. The officer was treated at a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries. The solo occupant driver fled the scene and evaded pursuing officers who obtained a partial license plate number. Follow-up investigation by the Assaults Unit led to the suspect's identity.

On Friday, November 3, 2017, at approximately 3:30 PM, suspect Huerta-Cabrera was taken into custody at his residence by the San Jose Police Department's Violent Crimes Enforcement Team and METRO Unit. Suspect Huerta-Cabrera was subsequently booked into the Santa Clara County Jail for Assault with a Deadly Weapon and Felony Evading.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Nate Bennett of the San Jose Police Department's Assaults Unit at 408-277-4161.

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: Sgt. Enrique Garcia #2936 AUTHORIZED BY: Lt. Greg Lombardo #3439
DATE: 11/03/17 TIME: 10:20 PM DATE: 11/03/17 TIME: 10:20 PM


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