Silicon Valley Crime Stoppers is a cooperative effort between law enforcement agencies in Santa Clara County, local media, and a volunteer board of directors. Our program operates a 24-hour telephone line (408) 947-STOP (7867), a website (, and the P3Tips app for the community to report crime tips anonymously. Our program allows citizens with information about serious crimes to report without giving their name or personal information. Crime tips resulting in an arrest of suspects entitle the caller (identified by a code number given to them) to a cash reward. Community members are urged to call (408) 947–STOP or submit their crime tips using P3Tips if they have information on a serious crime. Rewards up to $1,000 are offered for information leading to an arrest.

Help SJPD Locate Suspect Wanted for Burglary, Threats & Firearms Possession

The San Jose Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating an armed suspect who made threats to law enforcement personnel and the public in San Francisco.

On Wednesday, April 4, 2018, at about 10:14 PM, San Jose police officers responded to a report of a burglary in the 1600 block of Husted Ave. in San Jose. Further investigation revealed suspect Dustin Hamilton stole firearms from a residence and made threats to kill people in the City of San Francisco and any law enforcement personnel. The San Jose Police Department immediately notified the San Francisco Police Department. Both agencies are actively conducting follow-up investigation to locate the suspect. 

San Jose PD detectives have obtained a felony arrest warrant for Hamilton for Burglary, Threats & Firearms Possession. In addition, Hamilton has two outstanding felony warrants out of San Francisco for Assault and Vandalism.

Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or contact Detective Emilio Perez and Detective Matt Brackett 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. 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.