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Los Gatos Police Blotter, Jan. 17-21: Traveler's Luggage Stolen

The following arrest information was provided by the Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.

Los Gatos Police Blotter, Jan. 17-21: Traveler's Luggage Stolen

Grand Theft

  • A citizen reported the theft of a watch from a residence at 10:36 a.m. Jan. 17 on Wood Road.
  • A citizen reported that several pieces of luggage were stolen from her front yard at 6 p.m. Jan. 18 on Howes Drive.
  • A citizen reported that a secured bicycle was stolen at 3:29 p.m. Jan. 18 at W. Main Street and Montebello Way.
  • A citizen reported a grand theft of personal property from her Glen Ridge Avenue residence at 12:20 p.m. Jan. 18.

Stolen Vehicle

  • A vehicle was reported stolen at 10:45 a.m. Jan. 17 on Robin Anne Lane.

Petty Theft

  • An online report of petty theft was made at 6:23 a.m. Jan. 17 on Palos Verdes Drive in Monte Sereno.
  • A citizen's bank account was accessed, with the offense reported to police at 1:49 p.m. Jan. 18 on Reservoir Road.
  • A citizen reported fraudulent withdrawals were made from a bank account at 10:41 a.m. Jan. 21 on Via Pinto in Monte Sereno.

Residential Burglary

  • A residential burglary was reported at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 17 on Spencer Avenue.


  • A business' window on Winchester Boulevard was broken when a suspect or suspects shot at it between midnight and 7:30 a.m. Jan. 17.
  • A University Avenue business was vandalized at 2:42 p.m. Jan. 19.

Commercial Burglary

  • A suspect or suspects gained access to an E. Main Street business at 2 p.m. Jan. 18.

Found Property

  • A wallet was found and turned over to Los Gatos Monte Sereno police at 5 p.m. Jan. 17 on Kensington Way.

Mental Health

  • A mental health incident was reported at 1:28 p.m. Jan. 21 on Edelen Avenue.

Identity Theft

  • Felix Moreno Paniagua, 35, 9:10 a.m. Jan. 18, on University Avenue, on suspicion of fraudulently using someone's Social Security card number.
  • A citizen's identity was used to fraudulently open a credit card account and make illegal charges at 5:17 p.m. Jan. 20 on High Street.

Auto Burglary

  • A vehicle was broken into and two dufel bags were taken at 1:02 p.m. Jan. 21 on No. Santa Cruz Avenue.

Missing Adult

  • An adult person was reported missing at about 5:29 p.m. Jan. 20 on W. Parr Avenue.


  • Bryce Drummond, 27, 7:51 a.m. Jan. 20, on Leewood Court, was arrested and booked into Santa Clara County Jail after a vehicle stop revealed he was wanted on an outstanding warrant and was under the influence and in possession of drugs.

Court Violation

  • Nicole Danielle LaCroix, 21, 8:21 p.m. Jan. 19, on Vasona Avenue, was arrested and booked into Santa Clara County Jail, for being in violation of a peaceful contact restraining order after an argument with the protected person. LaCroix was also determined to be under the influence of a stimulant, according to a police report.

Editor's Note: If charges are dropped or you are found not guilty, e-mail Los Gatos Patch Editor Sheila Sanchez at sheila.sanchez@patch.com. Anyone with tips on local crime may call the Los Gatos-Monte Sereno police at 408-354-8600,  report a crime online or call the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office at 408-808-4431.

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