April 23, 2013 > Assault suspect arrest update
Assault suspect arrest update
Submitted By Officer W. Qureshi, Milpitas PD
On June 9, 2012, at about 11:19 PM, a 32-year-old male victim walked into the Regional Medical Center in San Jose and reported that he had been stabbed in Milpitas. Responding officers determined the stabbing occurred in the 100 block of Casper Street, in Milpitas. The victim was rushed into surgery with life threatening stab wounds. Fortunately, the victim survived.
During the investigation, officers discovered that the victim and suspect knew each other and had been involved in an argument. The suspect, later identified as Khet Luangphonh, stabbed the victim in the chest and eluded police attempts to locate and arrest him that evening and throughout the days immediately following the assault. Milpitas detectives obtained a warrant for Luangphonh's arrest.
On March 26, 2013, Milpitas detectives conducted surveillance in the City of San Jose in an attempt to locate Luangphonh. Luangphonh was located within the 1700 block of McKee Road, and taken into custody without incident. Luangphonh was booked into the Santa Clara County Main Jail Anyone with any information regarding this incident 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