SJPD Arrests Suspect for Assault with Deadly Weapon and Felony Evading
SAN JOSE — The San Jose Police Department has announced the arrest of a wanted suspect who struck an SJPD Officer during a traffic enforcement stop for reckless driving on Hostetter Road near Highway 680.
According to Sergeant Enrique Garcia, “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.”
During an enforcement stop, 20-year-old Arturo Huerta-Cabrera, who was driving in an illegal sideshow, was motioned by an SJPD officer to pull over to the side of the road. He hit the officer as he fled the scene. A partial identification of the driver’s license plate was captured as the suspect fled.
“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,” Garcia said. 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.