Santa Clara County Jail

Santa Clara County Main Jail in San Jose. (CBS)

Officers Put On Leave After Santa Clara County Inmate Found Dead

Three Santa Clara County correctional officers have been put on leave after an inmate died in his cell last week.

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Jail Cell

Sheriff’s Deputies Placed On Leave During Investigation Of Inmate Found Dead In Santa Clara County Jail

An inmate at Santa Clara County Jail was found dead early Thursday, a sheriff’s office spokesman said Friday.


Surveillance photo of a suspect pointing a gun during a robbery at Wells Fargo on Camden Avenue, in San Jose.

3 Suspects Jailed In Connection To Armed San Jose Bank Robbery

Police have released more information about a bank robbery earlier this week that prompted lockdowns at several San Jose schools.



Inmate Dies After Arrest On Drug Charges In San Jose

A man who was brought to Santa Clara County’s Main Jail in San Jose on Tuesday evening to be booked on drug charges died at a hospital after suffering a medical problem, authorities said.

CBS San Francisco–12/15/2010


Kidnappers Wanted $1M Ransom From San Jose Man’s Family

San Jose police arrested five men Friday for allegedly kidnapping a local food business owner and demanding $1 million ransom from his family for his safe return.

CBS San Francisco–11/06/2010

Three Arrested in Major Gilroy Drug Bust

GILROY, Calif. (BCN)_ Members of several law enforcement agencies seized almost 475 pounds of crystal methamphetamine and cocaine, together worth more than $100 million, from a home in Gilroy today, a Sacramento County sheriff’s sergeant […]