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February 12, 2013 > Stolen vehicle suspect arrested

Stolen vehicle suspect arrested

Submitted By Lt. Greg Mack, Milpitas PD

On January 15, 2013, at approximately 11:32 P.M., a Milpitas police officer on patrol in the area of Landess Avenue near Clear Lake Avenue, located a stolen 2012 BMW X3 vehicle. The vehicle was reported stolen to the San Jose Police Department. Milpitas police officers conducted a high-risk car stop and took the two vehicle occupants into custody without incident. A loaded .45 caliber handgun was found concealed under the driver seat. The driver was found to be in possession of what is believed to be a controlled substance.

Both occupants possessed fictitious identification. The driver was identified as Tri Nguyen, a Bay Area transient. The passenger was identified as Bryan Le, a San Jose resident. Tri Nguyen was arrested on various charges, including: auto theft, possession of a controlled substance, under the influence of a controlled substance, possession of a loaded and concealed firearm, possession of fictitious identification, and providing false identifying information to a peace officer. Bryan Le was cited and released for possession of fictitious identification.

Anyone with any information regarding this investigation or other similar incidents occurring in our city is encouraged to call the Milpitas Police Department at (408) 586-2400. Information can be given anonymously by calling the Crime Tip Hotline at (408) 586-2500 or via the Milpitas Police Department website at:

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