Stretch of El Camino Real in Santa Clara reopens following suspicious package investigation

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By Yosi Yahoudai
Founder and Managing Partner

A stretch of El Camino Real in Santa Clara was closed Friday afternoon while authorities conducted a suspicious package investigation, police said.

The busy thoroughfare was shut down between Kiely and Calabazas boulevards, according to police.

A report of a suspicious package in the area of El Camino Real and Kiely came from a community member just before 3 p.m., police said.

Just after 5:40 p.m., Santa Clara police posted on social media that the roadways reopened after Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office’s bomb squad inspected the package and “determined it posed no threat to public safety.”

Update: Roadways Reopened Following Suspicious Package Inspection. The roadways have reopened after the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office Bomb Squad inspected the suspicious package and determined it posed no threat to public safety.

— Santa Clara Police (@SantaClaraPD) June 8, 2024

Road Closure: Both directions of El Camino Real, between Calabazas and Kiely, are currently closed due to police activity. Please avoid the area and use alternative routes. The reopening time is currently unknown, we will update once the roads are reopen.

— Santa Clara Police (@SantaClaraPD) June 7, 2024

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About the Author
Yosi Yahoudai is a founder and the managing partner of J&Y. His practice is comprised primarily of cases involving automobile and motorcycle accidents, but he also represents people in premises liability lawsuits, including suits alleging dangerous conditions of public property, third-party criminal conduct, and intentional torts. He also has expertise in cases involving product defects, dog bites, elder abuse, and sexual assault. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California and is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. If you have any questions about this article, you can contact Yosi by clicking here.