September 16, 2011 > Possession of stolen property
Possession of stolen property
Submitted By Sgt David Ostrander, Milpitas PD
On September 10, at 2:04 p.m., Milpitas Police Officers responded to a report of a person shot in an apartment complex parking lot in the 400 block of Dixon Landing Road. Officers arrived and found Alejandro Jose Perez, Jr., 28-year-old Hispanic male, Antioch resident with a gunshot wound to his right leg. It was initially reported that an unknown gunman shot Perez but officers later discovered Perez accidentally shot himself. Perez was treated at a local hospital and released to police custody.
Officers found the gun Perez used during the incident and discovered it was stolen from another jurisdiction. Perez was arrested for possession of stolen property, possession of a loaded firearm, possession of a firearm by a person with a prior felony conviction, delaying a police officer, violation of probation, and a warrant for passenger in a vehicle possessing an open alcoholic beverage container. Perez was booked into the Santa Clara County Main Jail.
Anyone with any information regarding this investigation is encouraged to call the Milpitas Police Department at (408) 586-2400. Information can also be given anonymously by calling (408) 586-2500 or via the Milpitas Police Department website at: http://www.ci.milpitas.ca.gov/government/police/crime tip.asp