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Alleged Serial Vandalism Suspect Caught on Camera

Alleged Serial Vandalism Suspect Caught on Camera

ID #20-147

ID #20-147 Tai Van Trinh

Alleged Serial Vandalism Suspect Caught on Camera

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San Jose Police Department Press Release 4/27/20


San Jose, Calif. – Follow-up investigation by burglary detectives led to the identification of Tai Van Trinh as the suspect responsible for vandalizing businesses in San Jose and the City of Milpitas on April 22, 2020. Based on the preliminary investigation, there is no indication the incidents are hate-motivated crimes.

Updated Suspect Vehicle Description: Black 2004 extended cab Toyota Tacoma pick-up truck, Texas license plate “HZM3285.”

Original Release

San Jose, Calif. – The San Jose Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a vandalism suspect shown in the linked photos and video. The suspect is responsible for a string of vandalisms where the suspect smashed several glass doors and windows. The incidents occurred at the listed locations on Wednesday, April 22, 2020, between 3:15 AM and 6:00 AM. The Milpitas Police Department is also investigating three similar incidents involving the same suspect that occurred on the same date.

Case # 20-113-0095: Lee’s Sandwiches, 2525 S. King Rd., San Jose
Case # 20-113-0138: Lee’s Sandwiches, 2471 Berryessa Rd., San Jose
Case # 20-113-0148: 7 Leaves Cafe, 1743 Berryessa Rd., San Jose
Case # 20-113-0180: Tastea, 1160 N. Capitol Ave., San Jose
Case # 20-113-0593: Pho Y #1 Noodle House, 2050 Concourse Dr., San Jose

Suspect Description: Asian or Hispanic male adult, 5′ 6″, 130 lbs, wearing a dark hoodie and dark pants.

Suspect Vehicle: Dark pick-up truck (possibly a Toyota Tacoma) with a chrome toolbox in the bed of the truck.

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