News Archive

A man allegedly grabbed a woman from behind while she was out last week. We're looking for help identifying the suspect.
Officers and detectives are currently investigating an armed robbery on Latham Street that is tied to a shooting on Rengstorff Avenue near Highway 101.
MVPD officers took their time to ensure a young woman in crisis got all the assistance she needed late last year. This week, we're recognizing their efforts.
Though he joined the law enforcement profession later in life, Captain Freeberg was a force for good and excelled in his roles at MVPD.
A man was arrested Jan. 12 on suspicion of assault after he allegedly held a knife up and threatened a family member.
By communicating updates to dispatchers, an alert resident helped officers locate a man with several outstanding warrants who also burglarized several victims...
A man is being held without bail on suspicion of assaulting a woman in the downtown area after she was separated from her husband.
A 35-year-old male suspect was found by a woman in a ladies' restroom at Panera Bread around lunchtime on Jan. 2.
A 28-year-old man took a car from downtown Mountain View that had two girls inside while their family member shopped inside a grocery store.
A lot has been going on in Mountain View since we returned from the Thanksgiving a holiday. Here's a look at our patrol teams' good work.
A detective working an overtime shift during the holiday weekend was able to stop a suspect car where the driver had burglary tools and numerous stolen plates...
A few safety reminders as we all head out to spend the holiday with our loved ones this weekend.
The female victim was walking around noon on Nov. 21 when she spotted the suspect who a short time later approached her and exposed himself.
Five suspects associated to an outlaw motorcycle gang were connected to two separate incidents at a Shoreline concert in June, leading to a months-long...
The grant will allow the department to conduct several enforcement and educational operations to help keep our city's roadways safe.
With his own money, one of our officers who responded to a crash last month gifted a new bike and helmets to the injured party -- a young Mountain View...
The teenager was spotted by an alert comunity member who in turn called MVPD, which ultimately resulted in the teenage suspect's arrest.
Alert residents called Mountain View dispatchers who sent police to the scene after two men were spotted running from a secure parking lot.
An unidentified man inappropriately touched a mom as she was shopping at Walmart with her family over the weekend.
A 9-year-old boy tragically drowned in July, and after a thorough investigation, two of his family members have been arrested in connection with the case.
Over the course of several months, detectives had to pour through thousands of images and over 100 chats with minors -- all of which involved the suspect.
The injured man was treated at the scene for his injuries.
Cryptocurrency scams are impacting many who buy and sell cryptocurrency. Here's a one-page fact sheet to help you learn more about what to avoid.
A car collided with a child on a bike and his father as they were riding near the downtown location on Sept. 23.
Detectives are looking for any additional victims after a courageous victim came forward regarding the suspect's actions.
Based on data projections from the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA), 7,485 people, or an average of 20 people every day, died after being struck by...
Please join us in congratulating Sgt. Medina on his new position!
A man at Walgreens allegedly exposed himself to a female customer while she was shopping there early in September.
More than 20 tires were taken from a BMW dealership early Friday. Officers were able to apprehend the suspect.
A homegrown officer who has been with us for more than a decade, Matt Atkins will start in his new role Sept. 4, 2022.
The MVPD officer wounded in a July shooting wanted to reach out to the community to thank them for their support
Officers worked for hours to try and get the man to safely get down from the ledge of the fifth story of the parking structure.
An ongoing fraud investigation led police officers to an apartment on San Antonio Road, which resulted in the discovery of the paraphernalia.
After joining us in 2016, Scott quickly distinguished himself as a consummate leader for our agency.
Three puppies have been stolen from a home in Mountain View over the past several weeks -- can you help us find them?
Quick patrol work and an extensive search with our partners with Sunnyvale DPS resulted in the arrest of a man wanted in connection with the thefts.
A beacon in our Youth Services Unit, Officer Curns faithfully focused on serving the next generation of Mountain View residents for over two decades.
The man was immediately transported to an area hospital and will be provided additional mental health resources as well.
A 33-year-old Stockton man has been arrested in connection with the early morning July 16 shooting of a Mountain View officer.
Mountain View patrol officer wounded after suspect in car stop opens fire on him before fleeing the scene.
The three-digit hotline will have specially trained crisis intervention calltakers to help those in need.
A suspect has been arrested in connection with the 1992 death of Laurie Houts, who was found strangled to death in Mountain View.
A man has been arrested in connection with a possible hate crime after he assaulted another man inside a Dollar Tree.
Multiple personnel worked to try and save a boy after he was found unresponsive in a pool on July 6.
A 43-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of committing a hate crime after an incident in downtown Mountain View Friday.
More than 500 million Americans will travel this weekend by car -- make sure you stay safe on the road.
A man on a job Saturday afternoon requested a Private Person's arrest after a man yelled slurs at him and tried to hit him.
An Oakland man who deliberately hit a security guard in March was arrested after an extensive investigation by Mountain View detectives.
After an extensive investigation, Crime Suppresion Unit detectives arrested a San Jose man June 17 and also recovered a ghost gun during a search of the...
The victim’s sister, who happened to be walking with her, chased after the suspect and video recorded him as he ran away.
A teenager has been cited after allegedly shooting at a mailman Monday afternoon, fortunately not causing any injuries.
His force of nature and tireless advocacy for victims will forever be remembered. He faithfully served Mountain View for nearly 25 years.
A 33-year-old woman was arrested after she attacked a customer and a store manager at Starbucks on May 28.
The information you see in this map is updated daily to allow for you to have regular, timely information about police reports in your area.
If you recognize the man who groped a woman who was out walking in late April, please contact detectives immediately.
MVPD has partnered with the City and the Chamber of Commerce to create a collaborative approach to help curtail auto burglaries.
A note from the Mountain View PD Chief on his appreciation for those women and men who have sacrificed their lives for their communities.
We just wanted to take a moment to remind folks who bike, drive, or walk about how we can all work together to keep our roadways safe.
Officers worked with a CSA employee to safely have a man who had burglarized the business come outside after barricading himself within for several hours.
A man who has served two prison terms for prior crimes involving children was arrested for a third time by Mountain View detectives this week.
Detectives believe there may be additional victims connected to a case where a man was trying to lure minors for inappropriate contact.
Video footage and other information is needed to help detectives solve a vandalism that is being classified as a hate crime.
We're looking to safely bring home a 5-month-old girl who was taken without her father's consent by the child's mother on April 12.
Over the next several days, we will be conducting cell phone enforcement around Mountain View.
No one was seriously injured in a collision late Friday after a driver, who was under the influence, collided with a K9 patrol vehicle.
We are asking for parents to speak with children today after a tragic incident involving a local student.
We wanted to provide our community an update regarding the March 17 traffic fatality that claimed the life of a young Mountain View resident.
Two men were arrested in connection with several Mountain View burglaries, a months-long investigation stemming from an assault on a patrol officer.
An early morning collision between a travel truck and a bicyclist sadly resulted in the death of a teenager.
Additional officers will be on patrol March 17 looking for drivers suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.
Officers and county mental health responders helped safely resolve a call March 15 to help get a resident assistance and services.
MVPD detectives are looking for help identifying two men who robbed a safe at a Mountain View CVS Pharmacy.
Central Expressway between Shoreline Boulevard and Farley Street is closed due to a solo car crash.
Galiotto faithfully served the City for more than 25 years, including time as a city councilmember.
City Council Adopts Safe Storage of Firearms Ordinance
City ordinance goes into effect on May 7
A man allegedly spanked two women on their buttocks while they were out for a walk on March 8.
A man who most likely had a medical event prior to crashing his vehicle in late February unfortunately later died.
A Rocklin man has been arrested for repeatedly and inappropriately touching a former student.
San Jose man arrested in connection with downtown burglary
A San Jose man was seen discarding jewelry from a downtown business before he was quickly apprehended.
More investigation is underway after a man connected to several Mountain View commercial burglaries was arrested Jan. 12.
More than $20,000 in camera equipment was taken in November from a school storage area.
Please join us in congratulating our first female Deputy Chief on her storied career.
While follow-up investigations are currently under way, communication and partnerships with neighboring agencies helped lead to the arrest of two auto burglary...
A young girl was able to notify school staff immediately regarding a concerning contact with a man on her way to school on Dec. 8.
Within hours of learning of two cases involving minors and a Mountain View community organizer, detectives arrested the man without incident.
A man and woman were rescued and the man was eventually arrested without incident after an hours-long effort to peacefully resolve the incident.
Officers responded to a vehicle versus pedestrian collision late on Nov. 23. The pedestrian is in stable condition.
The former Mountain View resident was arrested after oxycodone pills were discovered in his car.
The grant will allow for directed enforcement and programming around traffic safety in Mountain View.
The teen was cited on suspicion of making false bomb threats and making criminal threats at three local schools.
Nearly ten stolen catalytic converters were recovered last week during an early morning stop that also resulted in one man's arrest.
We are working in conjunction with school and school district administrators to assess a potential threat to Bubb Elementary School on Nov. 4.
The 36-year-old man was arrested and detectives are seeking any additional victims.
A San Jose man was arrested last week during a traffic stop that resulted in the discovery of burglary tools and a catalytic converter.
After several hours of searching, the bomb threat that was called into a local high school on Oct. 5 was deemed not credible.
A woman is safe after she was attacked in her California Street apartment by a man she knew.
We're looking to help build hygiene kits for people in need, and we could use our community's help to make that possible.
A man connected to the Rengstorff Park shooting was arrested late Thursday, and in the process of the investigation, a stolen Husky puppy was recovered.
Two people suffered minor injuries Wednesday afternoon in a shooting near the basketball courts.
Maia, our new K9, will replace Zeus, who is retiring in late fall 2021.
MVPD officer spent minutes performing CPR on a baby to earlier this week to help the infant begin breathing again.
Please be on the lookout for two men who allegedly attacked a woman on the Stevens Creek Trail Sept. 1.
After years of extensive police work, Mountain View detectives were able to arrest a man in connection with the shooting death of a man in April 2000.
Over the last 15 years, Charles has loved serving the Mountain View community in a variety of capacities.
Sgt. Fisher, who is overseeing the criminal investigation into the death of a newborn boy, shared his thoughts on the emotional impact of the case.
A mother is facing murder charges after her newborn son was found discarded outside her home Monday.
Following the crash, the caller stated the other driver had made racially charged statements and had hit both him and his wife before running away from the...
A 49-year-old Mountain View man was arrested after a months-long investigation into images that contained exploitative images of children.
After finding the driver asleep at the wheel, officers also found a loaded gun and several pounds of cannabis in the car.
New events and opportunities to engage will be available this August as we bring back the beloved community event.
A preliminary investigation suggests the fall, which left the teen in critical condition, was accidental.
A man running on the Stevens Creek Trail was allegedly attacked by a suspect who also made a racially charged comment about the runner's ethnicity.
After more than 20 years, many of them as a well known K9 officer, Dorene Hansen has earned a much-deserved retirement.
The beloved Bobby T, who made a lasting impact particularly in his role as a school resource officer, retires on July 8.
The East Palo Alto resident was safely apprehended in Mountain View on June 30.
No one else, save the driver of the car, was injured in the crash.
When firefighters arrived, a man was sitting near the fire and when asked to move, the man refused.
A woman was found deceased early on June 9 near the theatre.
After an extensive search, MVPD officers were able to conclude the threat was not real and the public was safe.
An Arizona man was seriously injured after his car crashed on Central Expressway and caught fire last week.
For four years, Mother Champion lit up our deparmtent with love and laughter. She will be missed.
A 19-year-old man is expected to survive his injuries after being stabbed once in the upper body.
Hamilton proudly served the Mountain View community for nearly a decade in the 1960s and 1970s.
One man was severely injured and another was hit by a vehicle in an early Monday morning assault.
Guns were confiscated after a man brandished a firearm in a confrontation with another Mountain View resident.
A year like no other -- and our dispatch team never once stopped providing exceptional service to those in need.
Two Mountain View teenagers were injured in a shooting Friday, and investigators are seeking additional witnesses to solve the case.
Though Rubberta the duck was returned home safely, three people are still being held responsible for her theft.
Two fires set minutes apart earlier this week were connected to a man that was found at Rengstorff Park less than 24 hours later.
One man was hit with a machete during a fight March 31, but was not seriously injured.
A video showing a robbery and possible hate crime has been proven not to have occurred in Mountain View.
Officers arrested a woman Saturday after she hit an employee at a McDonald's and made disparaging remarks about the employee's ethnicity.
We wanted to make you aware of a Public Records Act request our department received in relation to a 2020 case. We have identified records that are subject to...
The BolaWrap is a remote restraint device that ensures a safe distance between a subject and officer.
A Mountain View man was arrested early Wednesday morning in connection with a stabbing that injured two on March 7.
Two people suffered non-life threatening injuries early Sunday in a stabbing in downtown Mountain View.
Officers followed up on a case from February where racially-charged statements were made during the commission of a crime.
Over the last few weeks, our officers have responded to several calls where someone has been in crisis and needed immediate assistance.
Research is currently moving to its next phase where the goal is testing out technology and neuroscience-based interventions to improve stress responses.
After 30 years, the family of Darryl O'Donnell has some closure after DNA evidence linked a man to the murder that took place 30 years ago.
Responding MVPD officers saw the suspect strangling the victim in the downtown area early Sunday morning and ran in to stop the fight.
County of Santa Clara and City of Mountain View Partner to Open COVID-19 Vaccination Site at Mountain View Community Center
Appointment-only vaccination site operated by the County will provide up to 1,000 vaccine doses per weekday
An argument at a bus stop on Jan. 12 led to one man being stabbed.
An 18-year-old and a man in his 20s were arrested in connection with a child pornography investigation on Jan. 12.
In light of a mandate issued by the state Department of Justice, we wanted to update residents and journalists on a forthcoming change to our radio system.
A teenager was arrested in connection with a stabbing that occurred on Toff Street late Christmas Day.
On his first Day of Chief of the Mountain View Police Department, Chief Hsiung addresses the community as we head into 2021.
Crisis negotiators with the Mountain View Police Department were able to safely talk a man off of scaffolding on the fifth floor of a building on Dec. 16.
We're pleased to announce that Mike Canfield has been promoted to Captain, and Scott Nelson has been promoted to Lieuteant.
New information has come forward in a 20-year-old homicide, but MVPD detectives are also asking the public for help.
A 25-year veteran of MVPD, Nowaski brings a wealth of experience and leadership skills to the role.
PhD candidate Alex Stephenson will be tasked with studying data collected by MVPD and looking at best practices for information collection going forward.
In a socially distant virtual ceremony on Nov. 18, the Mountain View Police Department honored several of its members.
Vote Safe in Mountain View: Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 3
If you haven’t cast your ballot yet in the November 2020 Election, there is still time to make sure your vote is counted. The polls close at 8 p.m. Tuesday,...
The department was awarded $72,000 to help enhance education and enforcement around traffic safety.
Nearly $2,000 was withdrawn from a victim's account at the US Bank in Mountain View. We need your help identifying the suspect.
Two adults, and two juveniles, were arrested Monday, Oct. 19, after a stop near Miramonte Avenue yielded two guns and ammunition.
A ghost gun and a stolen motorcycle were recovered as a result of the proactive stop by a Mountain View officer.
Discovered during a search of a stolen vehicle, the badges have now been given back to the retired sergeant's family.
A Sunnyvale man is currently under investigation after Mountain View officers discovered he had trafficked a 15-year-old girl from Arizona to Mountain View.
MVPD officers were looking to help purchase clothes for a woman when a kind Mountain View resident stepped up to help.
MVPD Dispatcher Courtney Hancock knew she wanted to help victims of the CZU Lightning Complex Fire any way she could.
Officers with MVPD's Crisis Negotiations Team and members of the county's Mobile Crisis Response Team worked to resolve the situation peacefully.
A San Jose resident was arrested on a warrant last week connected to a 2019 kidnapping case involving a Mountain View teen.
Additional steps and updated language to align with national campaign efforts are now reflected in the policy.
The mask distributino will take place June 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 1000 Villa Street.
If you see the sedan with a likely broken passenger-side tail light, call 9-1-1 immediately.
Community members have reached out to inquire about safety measures in light of recent news regarding protests across the Bay Area.
Chief Bosel addresses the death of George Floyd and the impacts it has on communities across the country and here in Mountain View.
Some guidance on how to help try to prevent catalytic converter thefts here in Mountain View.
MVPD will be handing out masks at a drive-thru location for those who need them.
MVPD detectives believe there may be additional victims in light of what was discovered during their investigation.
Disposable or resuable masks will be accepted for donations for community distribution.
A reminder about what is not allowed right now in light of the County directive to stay home and save lives.
A San Jose woman attempted to evade capture by driving a stolen vehicle first into a Walgreens and then into a MVPD patrol vehicle.
We have been made aware of an individual posing as a CSA worker asking for donations. This is a fraud.
We have fielded several calls this week about scammers calling and trying to get iPhone users to buy them gift cards.
With the shelter in place directive, Mountain Viewers are wondering if they can still go outside. Short answer: YES.
We're doing our part to help slow the spread of COVID-19.
A message from the Mountain View Police Department about the shelter in place order and enforcement.
A woman who was found lying on Escuela Avenue at El Camino Real later died from her injuries. We're trying to learn more about what happened.
Displaying what was ultimately determined to be a replica gun, three San Jose teens tried to carjack a man's vehicle Tuesday night.
Due to recommendations outlined by the Santa Clara County Department of Public Health, #SheCan has been postponed until further notice.
A Pleasant Grove man was arrested March 4 in connection with a months-long investigation into possession and distribution of child pornography.
A 53-year-old woman is safe after she escaped a man who burst into her home late Feb. 17 and tried to force her to drive him away from the area.
Despite multiple arrests in recent weeks, would-be thieves are still seeking crimes of opportunity with car burglaries throughout the Bay Area.
DNA analysis connected the New Mexico resident to two cold case investigations, one in Albuquerque, and one in Mountain View.
A man was taken to an area hospital for treatment after he was involved in a colliion with a Mercedes sedan Feb. 11.
An enhanced crosswalk option, installed by Caltrans at El Camino Real and Distel Circle, will light up beginning tomorrow.
A detailed look at traffic collisions in Mountain View for the second quarter of 2019, along with some safety reminders.
A look at the most discussed traffic topics on social media for November 2019, along with a notice about upcoming traffic enforcement in Mountain View.
A auto burglary and package theft duo were arrested without incident Jan. 14 thanks to alert 9-1-1 callers.
Alert shoppers noticed suspicious activity and called 9-1-1, leading to the arrest of two East Bay men.
An Air Force veteran, MVPD Sgt. Jerry Larson was instrumental in helping to catalog our department's history.
Some reminders regarding safety as you ring in 2020!
A weeks-long investigation led to a search warrant being served at a home on Church Street on Christmas Eve.
Please take a moment to read over the changes that will be implemented Jan. 1, 2020, regarding false alarm responses by the police department.
Keep yourself and others safe this holiday season by designating a sober driver or utilizing alternate forms of transportation if you choose to imbibe.
With 16 years of public service under his belt, Saul Jaeger, is excited about tackling his new role here at the Mountain View Police Department.
Two elves are on the loose in Mountain View, looking to disturb the peace. Can you help us locate them?
Wet winter weather this week warrants well-being warnings.
A look at the most discussed traffic topics on social media for September 2019, along with some safety tips as we head into the Thanksgiving holiday.
Concord residents crashed at the back gate to the Mountain View Police Department before they were taken into custody by detectives Nov. 13.
Education and enforcement efforts around traffic safety at schools and in the downtown area will be a primary focus for our traffic team over the next month.
Among the stolen items found in a U-Haul connected to a suspicious cirumstance, MVPD officers found stolen police gear.
MVPD detectives are looking to identify the suspect or suspects in a slew of auto burglaries Monday night.
A 23-year-old man was connected to a sexual assault at the Super 8 Motel after days of investigation.
The grant will be utilized for specific traffic safety-related enforcement, including DUI patrols, cell phone violations, school safety measures, and more.
Two San Jose residents were arrested this weekend in connection with mail thefts on Montecito Avenue.
Where should you place your cameras, and what things should you look for when you're looking to buy a home security camera system? Learn more here!
A husband was accidentally shot Thursday night at a home on San Carlos Avenue.
Along with several other agencies throughout Santa Clara County, MVPD is now offering the option to text to 9-1-1 in emergencies.
On Sep. 24, 2019, Council set direction on Safe Parking, Emergency Shelters and Oversized Vehicle Restrictions. Click for more info.
A look at the most discussed traffic topics on social media for July 2019, along with some safety tips as we head into fall.
The Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office hopes awareness regarding the dangers of the drug will help parents and young adults.
Be sure to plan for extra time to get around certain areas of Mountain View this weekend.
Damon Quincy Jones was arrested after he tried to touch a woman showering in the women's locker room at 24 Hour Fitness.
Alert officers quickly pieced together cases across town to connect four Merced residents to criminal activity.
A detailed look at traffic collisions in Mountain View for the second quarter of 2019, along with some safety reminders.
Check out our graphic image attached here to learn more about safety concerns with some of the popular apps in use right now.
With nearly 30 years of public service experience, Hsiung is ready to tackle this new role at MVPD.
Have an unwanted bike you are looking to get rid of? We could use it!
A 21-year-old Milpitas man was arrested after breaking into a Mountain View home in the early morning hours on July 26.
Krishan Chopra Appointed as Mountain View City Attorney
Click on the title of this news item to go to the News Release.
A woman was attacked from behind while walking in Creekside Park. Hours later, a suspect was arrested.
Some tips to help with the anticipated sold-out crowds and hotter weather during the two-day festival this weekend.
A man was quickly caught by officers after he climbed onto a rooftop of a Mountain View resident's home on July 6.
A reminder about traffic along Shoreline Boulevard for the Fourth of July celebration at Shoreline Amphitheatre.
The "blue tower" emergency call boxes are pre-programmed to let us know exactly where you are along the trail in the event of an emergency.
Three suspects were arrested June 18 for a slew of auto burglaries in the South Bay over the past several months.
Although this can be a fun time of the year for your furry friends, it’s also important to remember that higher temperatures mean higher risks for pets.
A man was arrested in connection with an indecent exposure incident on the trail on June 12.
A man tried to pull down a Mountain View resident's shorts as she was walking along Diericx Drive on the afternoon of June 3.
A detailed look at traffic collisions in Mountain View for the first quarter of 2019, along with some safety reminders.
A teen walking home from school on Tuesday, May 28, said a man followed her for several minutes and attempted to get her inside his vehicle.
Do you recognize this woman? If so, we need your help.
Detectives are asking anyone who may be a victim, or knows of a victim, who may have had underage, inappropriate relations with a Mountain View man to seek us...
To help pay for the program's supplies, we are running this gift card drive. These gift cards will be used to purchase food for the children, and they will...
You have seen him around -- he's one of our longest-serving patrol officers!
Several events in and around Mountain View over the next few weeks may impact your travel about town.
An officer responding to reports of suspicious behavior in the Century 16 Theater parking lots on Shoreline Avenue spotted and later arrested two men.
Hiding your bags, wallets, laptops, etc. in the back of your car is not an acceptable way to safely keep your valuables secure. Please, take all items with you.
A look at the most-discussed traffic topics between Mountain View residents on social media.
A Shred Event will be hosted at MVPD on April 27 to help alleviate the paper build-up from tax season.
A woman was killed near the intersection of El Camino Real and Palo Alto Avenue.
Never provide personal identifying information by phone to a number you don't know.
A look at traffic data collected by the Mountain View Police Department from October 2018 through December 2018.
For the second time last week, officers on patrol spotted suspicious behavior in a large parking lot downtownt, ultimately leading to one arrest.
Officers at the scene confirmed the vehicle matched the same suspect vehicle connected to auto burglaries in other areas of the South Bay.
Get information about Mountain View's initiatives for local homeless and people living in vehicles.
A Maine resident was arrested Sunday after he made his way to Mountain View, upset that his YouTube channel had been demonetized.
The 'Park Smart' campaign is designed to help those who live, work, and visit in Mountain View to remember to take all valuables with them when they leave...
The Nextdoor-exclusive edition of the newsletter the Quarterly Cop is now available!
A 29-year-old French national was arrested Friday evening after officers were called to a residence for reports of a battery.
Police are looking for the man pictured in the sketch, who is believed to be associated with an attack that left a woman seriously injured Monday.
Police are looking for a man with a Caribbean accent who severely beat a woman while she was walking along the Stevens Creek Trail.
A look at some of the most discussed traffic statistics on social media regarding traffic in Mountain View.
Richmond resident and the primary suspect in the carjacking, 29-year-old Marcos Mendoza Alcalde, was arrested as he was leaving his apartment on Feb. 11. An...
Police have secured the scene Saturday morning after a man was shot and injured during a carjacking.
A look at the most-discussed traffic topics for Mountain View residents on social media.
Teams are currently investigating a fatal vehicle versus pedestrian collision along El Camino Real near Yuba Drive.
A man is believed to be connected to two groping cases on the Stevens Creek Trail and a theft case at Walgreens this week.
During an argument with a relative Monday night, a 34-year-old Mountain View man fired one round from a gun inside an apartment on Calderon Avenue.
A relative of a witness connected to an ongoing human trafficking case was arrested after allegedly intimidating both a witness and a victim.
Seven people have been arrested in connection with mail thefts that Mountain View detectives had been investigating since August.
A man, who tried to force his way into a woman's home, was arrested and connected to at least two sexual battery cases in the downtown area.
A 54-year-old man was arrested after he tried to run away from a home he had barricaded himself in on Christmas day.
A look at the most discussed topics regarding traffic-related incidents and inquiries for the month of October, 2018.
Detectives believe there are multiple victims who were brought to the United States by Carlos Garza under false pretenses.
Over three hundred videos and images of children, some as young as six months old, were found in a collection that appeared to be owned by the 31-year-old...
A Garden Grove man was apprehended after an alert pair of officers and a curious citizen worked together to solve an identity theft case.
A 52-year-old man was found lying in the roadway suffering from serious injuries after apparently being hit by a car Thursday night.
A Sunnyvale man is behind bars after a brave woman came forward to report repeated sexual assaults by him nearly two decades ago.
A look at traffic data collected by the Mountain View Police Department from July 2018 through September 2018.
MVPD and MVFD personnel responded to the 2600 block of Casey Avenue Tuesday afternoon on reports of a suspicious package found at the building.
Matthew Cringle, 29, was arrested after detectives learned he had been harrassing a former classmate for over a decade.
A look at some of the most discussed traffic topics on social media, and a reminder for travelers for the Thanksgiving holiday.
Kiss those clean shaves goodbye. We're joining in on No-Shave November to raise awareness for men's cancers.
Sunmee Kim, a notorious fraud suspect who has cases spanning across California, was arrested once again by MVPD detectives.
A female pedestrian was killed in a collision involving a Google bus during the Monday evening commute hour.
In this edition, you'll hear some safety reminders when it comes to Halloween and the end of Daylight Savings!
A 27-year-old transient was caught breaking into a Mountain View home by an alert resident.
It only takes $50 to feed a family of four this holiday season, and we'd love to be able to give to each and every family that needs some extra TLC (turkey,...
The suspect in the incident told tellers he had a gun before making off with an undisclosed amount of cash.
An individual was interviewed on Saturday, and our department is in discussions with the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office on next steps.
Just some tips and tricks during to help our neighbors and beyond stay vigilant during National Crime Prevention Month.
An Oakland man has been arrested in connection with a strangling and a rape that occurred in Mountain View on Sunday.
Each month, we will share traffic statistics on eight topics that we see as being of primary concern to our residents.
Bill Crawford, beloved school resource officer and community guardian, passed away Sunday at the age of 78.
A young girl on her way home from school had her hair brushed and was nearly kissed by a stranger who had approached her.
MVPD officers were told that other women in the area (on the lawn seating portion inside the venue) may have been touched inappropriately by the suspect as...
One man was arrested and three others were cited after the bus failed for more than three days, despite being asked to do so.
Each month, we will share traffic statistics on eight topics that we see as being of primary concern to our residents. Every quarter, beginning today, we will...
A woman wearing a mask approached a grandmother, her daughter, and her grandchild and told them she was there to take the child. The suspect then reached for...
A 19-year-old Sunnyvale man was attacked inside an RV on Crisanto Avenue July 12 by two males who allegedly came in and hit him in the face multiple times with...
We wanted to let you know about a potential addition to our department.
Do you recognize this man and this woman? They are wanted in a fraudcase in which they used two stolen credit cards to try and purchase over$1,000 worth of...
A woman was found lying on the side of the road, seriously injured, in what detectives believe may be a hit-and-run.
On June 26, Mountain View officers responded to the 600 block of Tyrella Avenue for reports of a man who had brandished a gun at construction workers on...
A concert at Shoreline Amphitheater, a downtown event and a Torch Run for a good cause may impact your afternoon commute.
Investigators are asking for the public's help in identifying a man who set a trash can on fire behind a downtown restaurant on June 1.
Sunmee Kim, 44, was arrested by Mountain View detectives in Palo Alto June 7 following an ongoing investigation that stemmed from a case out of our city in...
Our most recent Speaker Series slides, which outlined the discussion for the evening's topic -- drugs in our community -- are now available to view.
An early morning argument at the Sports Page bar resulted in a man driving his car at two people, pinning one of them beneath it.
A man forced a driver to take him to a KFC in Mountain View, threatening to harm him if he did not comply.
A Mountain View man was arrested Monday afternoon after he rolled on top of an officer, took their Taser, and ran away before surrendering.
One of our officers who was responding to the call spotted the suspect car as it was trying to drive away and stopped the suspects.
We would like to thank the community and media for their patience as we allowed San Bruno PD to view this footage first. Today, we are publicly releasing the...
Do you recognize the three men who used stolen credit cards to make some major purchases?
Our statement regarding our early morning interactions with woman later identified as the YouTube shooter.
Join us for an event that celebrates and honors women of all ages. We are proud to host Women's Day.
Through efforts to help improve the livelihoods of the homeless or unstably housed, Community Cycles of California recruits and trains volunteers with skills...
We wanted to share information regarding Tuesday's incident involving perceived threats at Mountain View High School.
A keen eye by one of our officers helped stop a package theft in progress this week.
You may see an increase in police presence in the downtown area during the month of March as we work to increase traffic safety for all in and around Castro...
Last week, Mountain View officers got to spend some time with a retired motor officer from the Palo Alto Police Department, and it was a meeting we just had to...
San Jose resident Melissa Vincent was found with over a dozen bags that did not belong to her as well as several pieces of personal identifying information.
An East Bay teen and a San Francisco teen were taken into custody following a months-long, multi-jurisdictional investigation into auto burglaries in the area.
A Cupertino man was arrested Saturday, Feb. 3, after victims came forward stating he had inappropriately and repeatedly touched them.
As officers attempted to detain one man for being under the influence of a narcotic, a second man crawled under a fence and went after officers with a hammer.
A Texas man was brought back to California this week after he was identified as a suspect in a case involving an inappropriate relationship with a minor.
We are pleased to share with you in its entirety to PowerPoint presentation that was used at our latest Speaker Series class.
The Mountain View Police Department, along with the Regional Auto Theft Task Force (RATTF) arrested a San Jose man earlier this week on multiple burglary...
A 33-year-old transient was arrested Jan. 3 after MVPD officers responded to a call that a vehicle theft victim spotted the suspect driving the stolen car.
Two men in their 40s were arrested Friday after an officer on patrol learned that the men, who were under the influence of a controlled substance, had guns,...
Tonato Mills, 30, was detained near a condomium complex early New Year's Eve after residents called to report car alarms going off.
A torched ATM machine was found to have been taken and torched early this morning from a restaurant in Shoreline Park
A motorcyclist was killed in a collision with a bus on Shoreline Boulevard late Wednesday afternoon.
Though we have identified a suspect in a rash of package thefts from earlier this month, we need your help finding her!
An arrest of a man last week for indecent exposure has resulted in a call for help identifying additional victims.
We want you to be able to have a fun, happy holiday season, as stress-free as possible.
For the month of December, Mountain View PD will be implementing "Operation Second Chance" so folks with non-violent, misdemeanor criminal or traffic warrants...
Two sisters who live in Los Gatos got an early holiday gift this year -- we were able to gift them with their World War II-era photo album that had been found...
We have several openings in our December RAD class. To sign up, see information below!
A man opened fire in downtown Mountain View early Sunday. Fortunately, no one was injured.
The annual holiday tradition is at a new venue this year, but Cops That Care still keeps the tradition of family and happy holidays alight!
MVPD will use the funding as part of our department's ongoing commitment to keep our roadways safe and improve the quality of life through both enforcement and...
Are you safely on your way to your friends and family this holiday weekend?
A Mountain View High School teacher was arrested Tuesday morning, one day after school officials alerted Mountain View officers about inappropriate text...
A man, identified as 43-year-old Jan Neal, has been arrested for murder after he fatally injured a man during an attack in downtown Saturday evening.
Just what do you need to know to ensure you're safe both at home and on the road as we "fall back?"
Your donations and time volunteering make this event a total success every year!
A man was killed after his pick-up truck crashed into a tree along Middlefield Road east of Rengstorff Avenue.
A Mountain View teen was arrested in connection with a shooting that stemmed from an argument at a 7-Eleven on Latham Street late Sunday.
Councilmembers unanimously supported additional policy language to provide security for immigrant families in our community
Hear from some of our own about what the Pink Patch means to them and how you too can help support and honor those who have bravely fought, are battling or who...
Hear from some of our own about what the Pink Patch means to them and how you too can help support and honor those who have bravely fought, are battling or who...
Join us on Tuesday, November 7, as we host an informational class on residential and auto burglaries.
Solving the entirety of the struggles that result from homelessness can be a monumental effort, but that in no way has deterred the City of Mountain View and...
The Cornerstone of R.A.D. Systems, this course has its foundations in education and awareness. The course includes lecture, discussion and self-defense...
A large amount of World War II-era photos were found bound in an album this morning by one of our officers on patrol, and we are looking to return the album...
Three people were injured, one seriously, in a three car crash along El Camino Real near Highway 85 Thursday afternoon.
Two men were arrested Tuesday after they attempted to skirt payment on a laptop by driving away, only to subsequently crash into a pole.
We care greatly about the safety and security of our residents in Mountain View, and again, we will do everything we can to ensure that everyone not only is...
Join us in our fight to stand up to cancer, to support those who battle the disease, as well as to honor those who valiantly fought and who never gave up hope.
We wanted to just take a moment to remind folks to always be skeptical when receiving unsolicited calls from strangers demanding money. If you do receive a...
Always be careful not to release any personal identifying information without verifying who is calling you. If you have any doubt, ask for the caller’s name,...
Get to know Officer Mike Taber, who has been selected for a new and unique position here at the Mountain View Police Department
Two residents from a home on the 700 block of Hope Street were arrested Sunday morning following a domestic dispute that resulted in a shelter-in-place.
We are looking to identify two men who stole over $1,000 from a business on El Camino Real Thursday morning.
MVPD is on the lookout for a man who reportedly exposed himself to a female jogger early Sunday morning near the Stevens Creek Trail.
A Union City woman was arrested after she was spotted driving a stolen vehicle late Thursday night near the Sierra Vista Park neighborhood.
As we prep for our annual fireworks spectacular at Shoreline Amphitheatre, some safety and traffic reminders for those planning on attending the event.
A man died after his motorcycle crashed into a tree along Moorpark Way early Saturday morning.
A man fired his gun after an argument near a liquor store on Shoreline Boulevard before driving away, and a short time later carjacked a man before again...
Drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians can expect some delays throughout the city today as several events take place in the downtown area and at Shoreline...
MVPD investigators are looking to find a man who was spotted running away from the scene after a drone crashed into a power line, causing an outage.
A Morgan Hill woman and a San Jose man were arrested this week after they were found in possession of several fake IDs and a stolen truck.
An East Bay man who got into an argument with another man near Villa and Hope streets late Saturday night fired at least one round before fleeing the scene.
Mountain View police were called to Knightscope on Terra Bella Avenue after employees reported one of their robots had been knocked over.
Mountain View detectives are asking anyone who may have additional information, or who know of additional victims, related to the arrest of an 18-year-old...
Two residents of a Hope Street home were arrested after a pried-open ATM machine, methamphetamine and guns were found inside the residence Tuesday evening.
Capt. Chris Hsiung, a 22-year veteran of the Mountain View Police Department, has been recognized by Government Technology as one of the country's "Top 25...
Four-month-old Madilyn Wallin was abducted by her father, 45-year-old Michael Wallin, last night after he got into an argument with her mother.
A man arrested on Sunday for indecent exposure has been connected to a case involving an inappropriate relationship with a minor
Mountain View officers arrested two men Thursday night believed to be connected to multiple burglaries in and around the Mountain View area after the suspects...
Mountain View officers are asking the public’s help in identifying two individuals who fled the scene of a residential burglary earlier today that resulted in...
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